World Ocean Day 2024

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Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 10:00am
The Downtown Hilo Museum Square Presents
World Ocean Day 2024
Saturday, June 8th in Kalākaua Park, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM

Join the Downtown Hilo Museum Square (East Hawai‘i Cultural Center, Hawai‘i Science and Technology Museum, Mokupāpapa Discovery Center, and Pacific Tsunami Museum) for our 3rd annual World Ocean Day event. This is a free family-friendly event aimed at highlighting our kuleana, our responsibility, in caring for our oceans, responsibility conservation related issues and celebrating our oceans.

World Ocean Day (June 8) is an internationally recognized day of awareness aimed at encouraging people to come together towards restoring and protecting the oceans and ultimately the planet. The 2023 theme is Planet Ocean: Tides Are Changing. 

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The Museum Square event will feature FREE keiki activities, entertainment, informational booths and more! 

PLUS we’ll be offering you a chance to win an awesome prize bag, filled with goodies from each of the 4 Museum Square host organizations! Come down to the event, pick up a stamp card, visit the participating organizations to complete your card, then enter our raffle for a chance to win!

Participating organizations

And visit our Museum Square businesses for specials during the event!

  • Big Island Climbing: 10% off purchases during the event, BOGO, Raffle giveaway
  • Big Island Bookbuyers: 10% off purchases during the event
  • Crazy Beautiful: Free item with purchase
  • Poke Market:  Special of the day! 
  • RK Woods Gallery: 10% off purchases during the event & Discount on sea creatures art hanging on the wall
  • Wade Morales Photography Gallery: 5% off purchases during the event

Mahalo to the Waiākea High School Key Club for their awesome volunteers

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