Hawaii Nature Center

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Oahu is the location of the Hawaii Nature Center, the place to go to immerse yourself in Hawaii’s natural side.

Established in 1981, the Hawaii Nature Center has made it a mission to help people become aware of, appreciate, as well as understand the unique environment of Hawaii. Encouraging a wise guardianship of the fragile ecosystem of Hawaiian Islands through interactive education is one of the center’s main goals. Since it was established the Hawaii Nature Center has been one of the leaders in environmental education.

Located on both Maui and Oahu, the Hawaii Nature Center has programs that take place at various field sites all over the islands. The offer programs to elementary as well as middle school children who attend both private and public schools. More than 850,000 adults and children have taken part in the various programs since the Center’s opening. Programs take place in the field and children are exposed to and educated about the various ecosystems such as coastal marsh, forest, and watershed environments.

The center offers many weekend activities for children and their families as well as adults and visitors are always welcome. There are nature excursions at many of the field sites, including Kealia Pond and ‘Iao Valley on the island of Maui. The Nature Center in ‘Iao Valley offers many custom programs that are perfect for not only school children, but employee retreats or church groups as well. They also host many clubs or organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Boy Scouts, and the American Hiking Society.

There are customized day trips or overnight programs and the Center offers help in crating the perfect outing for your group. What better way to learn about the islands during your vacation that to take your group to one of the educational and fun filled learning experiences?

Hawaii is one of the most beautiful Islands in the world and world and there is no better way to view it than through the eyes of those who care for it.

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