Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo
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Monitor local surf and weather reports prior to your park visit.

[MAUI] UPDATED 7/12/24 – Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area: Access to the park and cabin is CLOSED until further notice due to the recent Kula wildfire.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 7/1/24 – Polihale State Park: Queen's Pond access Road is CLOSED June 17-21 (M-F) for rock placement.  Pedestrian traffic should be aware of heavy equipment traversing through the area.  The park remains open - visitors should access via Cane Top access road and points beyond.

[HAWAI’I] UPDATED 7/1/24 –'Akaka Falls State Park is closed this week for additional repair work. Expected to reopen this weekend 7/6/24.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 6/18/24 –Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park: Camping permits held back for local residents during summer, see Kalalau Trail site for more information.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 6/18/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: The gate to Puʻu O Kila Lookout will be closed to vehicular traffic due to road repairs beginning 3/19/24. The lookout will still be accessible by pedestrians, parking is available at Kalalau lookout.

[HAWAI'I] UPDATED 6/18/24 -  West Hawaii State Parks to close early on the 4th of July at 5 PM. Parks effected are: Kekaha Kai SP—Mahai’ula section and Manini’owali (Kua Bay) section, Kiholo SPR, Hapuna Beach SRA and Waialea section

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Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo

April 15, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Find State Parks at the Waikiki Aquarium’s 16th Annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo on April 15th from 9am to 2pm.

Guests will enjoy live entertainment, native plant giveaway (limited to one per household, while supplies last), and interactive activities from various organizations including hands-on learning, arts and crafts, and educational exhibits that showcase ways to protect and preserve Hawai’i’s environment. 

The event is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in the back parking lot at Jefferson Elementary School beginning at 7:30 a.m., with free shuttle to and from the Waikīkī Aquarium courtesy of Waikīkī Trolley. Guests are also invited to bring refillable water bottles to stay hydrated with our water stations. 


April 15, 2023
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Kekai Mar


Waikiki Aquarium
2777 Kalākaua Ave
Honolulu, 96815 United States
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