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APRIL CALENDAR LISTINGS

Event: “Hawai‘i’s Unique Oceans” Coloring Contest
Description:Maui Ocean Center is holding a Coloring Contest for grades K-5 in honor of World Oceans Day on June 8th. The goal of the contest is to promote ocean awareness among Maui’s students. The top three drawings that best represent the theme “Hawai‘i’s Unique Oceans” will win an Annual Journey Pass to the Aquarium. Click here for instructions on how to enter. Click here to view
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Dates: April 1-May 31
Cost: Complimentary for winners

Event: True or Fool Quiz
Description: See if you know what’s true and what’s ‘fool’ (false) about Hawaiian marine life! From March 29 through April 5, Maui Ocean Center offers a fun “True or Fool” quiz to celebrate April Fools’ Day! Complete this quiz at the Aquarium or at home. Download your quiz online at mauioceancenter.com, or ask for one at the Aquarium’s front gate.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Dates: March 29-April 5
Time: 9am-5pm
Cost: Included with aquarium admission

Event: Fins and Flippers Tour
Description: Learn fascinating facts about hammerhead sharks and green sea turtles on the exclusive Fins and Flippers tour. Led by a trained Ocean Naturalist, this interactive tour includes a sneak peek behind-the-scenes at MOC and the chance to observe the feeding behavior of sharks and sea turtles at the Hammerhead Harbor and Turtle Lagoon exhibits. Tours are offered once a day at 11:30am on Tuesdays. Cost is $10 per person plus admission. Space is limited. Advance reservations are recommended by calling (808) 270-7088.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Dates: Tuesdays- April 3, 10, 17, 24
Time: 11:30am
Cost: $10 plus admission
Reservations: (808) 270-7088


Event: Sleep with the Sharks
Description: Keiki in grades 3-8 are invited to sleep with the sharks! Experience the Aquarium after dark and learn about Hawaii’s unique marine life with hands-on discovery lessons, ocean-themed games and crafts, a supervised turtle feed plus much more! Fee of $60 plus tax per child includes meals and souvenir. Aquarium members receive a 15% discount. Reservations are required; call (808) 270-7075. Program details available online.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Dates: Fridays- April 6, 20
Time: 5:30pm until 8am the following day
Cost: $60 plus tax per child; 15% discount for members
Reservations: Required, call (808) 270-7075.

Event: Easter Lunch at Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant
Description: Happy Easter! Join us for scrumptious lunch specials in the award-winning Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant at Maui Ocean Center on Easter Sunday. Enjoy your meal amongst stunning ocean and aquarium views in our open air restaurant. Aquarium admission is not required to dine in the restaurant. Reservations are optional, call 270-7086.
Date: Sunday, April 8
Time: 11am-2:30pm
Place: Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant, Maui Ocean Center
Reservations: Optional; call (808)270-7068.

Event: Children’s Ocean Crafts
Description: Keiki ages 3-12 can create fun ocean-themed crafts in the Marine Mammal Discovery Center. The craft booth is hosted by the Aquarium’s education team and available from 11am-2pm on selected days in April. For more info, call 270-7000 or visit www.mauioceancenter.com.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Dates: April 8, 12, 18, 22, 27, 29
Time: 11am-2pm
Cost: Included with aquarium admission

Event: Children’s Story & Craft Hour
Description: Children three to 12 years old are invited to an intriguing story time followed by a fun ocean-themed craft! Story & Craft Hour takes place every Saturday at 11:30am in Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiians and the Sea Exhibit. For more info, call 270-7000 or visit www.mauioceancenter.com.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Dates: Saturdays- April 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 11am-2pm
Cost: Included with aquarium admission


Event: Turtle-rrific Thursday
Description: Enjoy up close and personal encounters with green sea turtles at MOC’s Turtle Lagoon beginning at 2pm. Interact with the Aquarium’s curatorial team and learn fascinating facts about the biology, behavior and diet of green sea turtles. This activity is included with aquarium admission.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Date: Thursday, April 19
Time: 2pm
Cost: Included with aquarium admission

Event: Hangin’ with Honu
Description: Discover the fascinating story behind the green sea turtles at MOC. Join a special guest speaker at Turtle Lagoon from 11am-2pm for casual talks about turtles and an up close encounter with a Hawaiian green sea turtle. Along with interesting turtle facts, guests will learn about the Aquarium’s partnership with Sea Life Park Hawaii’s green turtle educational loan program. This activity is included with aquarium admission.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Date: Friday, April 27
Time: 11am-2pm
Cost: Included with aquarium admission