Hawai'i conservation alliance

Special Events

Tuesday, August 4th

DOWNTOWN HILO EXPERIENCE || 6:00pm - 8:30pm

  • SIG ZANE DESIGNS SPECIAL EXTENDED HOURS || 6pm - 8pm || 1222 Kamehameha Avenue
  • MOKUPĀPAPA DISCOVERY CENTER RECEPTION || 7pm - 8:30pm || 76 Kamehameha Avenue

Wednesday, August 5th

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS DAY || 8:00am - 8:00pm || University of Hawaii at Hilo

  • PAPAHĀNAUMOKUĀKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT SPECIAL EVENT || 10:00am - 5:30pm || Hale'ōlelo Performing Arts Auditorium, Univeristy of Hawaii at Hilo
    • Join us for a day immersed in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands with talks on resource protectio, scientific research, cultural practice, large-scale marine protected area management, World Heritage and more!
    • Check out the FULL SCHEDULE for more information on the awesome events!
  • Public Conference Sessions || 3:30 - 5:30pm
    • Presentations on community based resource managemnet, invasive species control, environmental education opportunities, and much more.
  • HCC Poster Reception || 5:30 - 7:30pm || UHH Cafeteria
    • Learn about exciting programs, projects, and advances in conservation through discussion with project authors. Pupus and a no-host bar.
  • MIXed Plate: A Collaboration of Chefs. A Bounty of Ingredients. A Taste of Conservation. || 5:30 - 7:30pm || UHH Campus Center 2nd Floor
    • Join Chef Mark "Gooch" Noguchi, Chef Sheldon Simeon, and their favorite chef buddies as they celebrate the diverse ingredients our islands have to offer.
  • Live Music || 6:00 - 8:00pm || Library Lānai
    • Paula Fuga and Kainani Kahaunaele will be sharing powerful mele of aloha 'āina