Wave of Gratitude
Catch the Wave of Gratitude at Maui Ocean Center this November as we offer special discounts to express our appreciation. The Aquarium is offering 50% off general admission for U.S. Police, Fire, Lifeguard, and EMS personnel. Hawaii residents can also enjoy the ride with our year-round Kama‘aina rates -- $15.75 for adults, $8.75 for kids (ages 3-12), and $13.75 for seniors (ages 65 and up). Discounts apply to those with a valid ID. All prices are plus tax. Offers are not combinable with other admission discounts and promotions.
Fins and Flippers Tour
Tuesdays, Fridays | 11:30am | $10 plus admission
Learn fascinating facts about sharks and sea turtles on this naturalist-guided tour. Sneak a peek behind-the-scenes and participate in a supervised feed of sharks and green sea turtles. Reservations: (808) 270-7088.
What’s on the menu for the marine animals at Maui Ocean Center? Watch Chef Diver prepare food for the sharks, rays and fish every Thursday at Hammerhead Harbor to learn about the animals’ diets and feeding habits. Included with Aquarium admission.
Hangin’ with Honu
Wednesday, November 6 | 11am-2pm
Enjoy casual talks about sea turtles with a special guest speaker at the Turtle Lagoon for an exciting green sea turtle encounter. Discover the fascinating story behind the turtles at Maui Ocean Center, along with information on the green sea turtle educational loan program and more.
Thursday, November 21 | 2pm
Experience an up close and personal encounter with green sea turtles at the Turtle Lagoon. Join the curatorial team as they take the weight and measurement of each turtle, and learn about the biology, behavior and diet of these beloved ocean-dwellers.
Thanksgiving at Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant
Thursday, November 28 | 11am-2:30pm
Celebrate Thanksgiving with lunch at the award-winning, ocean view Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant. Indulge your taste buds with flavorful Thanksgiving menu offerings created by our talented culinary team just for the holiday, or try one of the mouthwatering dishes from the daily menu. Admission not required to dine. Reservations are optional; call (808) 270-7068.
Monk Seal Foundation Booth
Sundays | November 10 and 24 | 10am-2pm
Join the Monk Seal Foundation in Marine Mammal Discovery Center to learn more about the endangered Hawaiian monk seal and what you can do to help. Fun children’s craft will be offered.
Talk Story and Hula Lesson
Mondays | 11:45am
An extraordinary opportunity to hear from Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiian Cultural Advisor Kahu Dane Maxwell and take in a hula lesson. Maxwell and ‘Ohana (family) will conduct a talk story session and hula lesson at the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. This activity is complimentary with aquarium admission and appropriate for all ages. Schedule is subject to change.
For children ages 3-12.
Story Time & Craft Hour
Saturdays | 11:30am | Hawaiians and the Sea Exhibit
Presentation times are subject to change or cancelation without notice. Ask an Ocean Naturalist for the next presentation time.
Most aquarium activities included with paid admission; excludes lunch specials and tour upgrades.