As an island known for its robust marine life, kids who want to learn more about ocean species can check out Ocean Alohaa new activity in which a marine naturalist from the Maui Ocean Center will instill the importance of caring for our ocean through interactive learning.
“This collaboration is designed to help visitors understand our diverse ocean ecosystem,” notes the Maui Ocean Center’s general manager, Tapani Vuori. “Once people of all ages form a connection with the ocean, the need to protect its creatures begins to grow.”
Ocean Aloha includes a special gift: Hawaii Sea Turtle Rescue, a graphic novel by Fabien Cousteau Ocean Expeditions. Inspired in part by Four Seasons Resort Maui and Maui Ocean Center, Hawaii Sea Turtle Rescue features the story of Fabien and two junior explorers as they embark on a mission to rescue endangered sea turtles from the coral reefs of Maui.
On Saturday evening, little astronomers and adventurers will be captivated by the navigator At Kala Babayan Tanaka Hawaiian Star Storiesin which she recounts the journey of her brave ancestors to the Hawaiian Islands, navigating solely by the stars and other environmental elements.
Four Seasons Academy Spring Break Schedule:
monday | 10am-11am | Free
Discover maui unique marine life through interactive, teacher-led learning Maui Ocean Center marine naturalist, one of whom ocean explorer Live Touch Pool with starfish, sea cucumbers and sea urchins.
*For children from 5 to 12 years old.
Hawaiian Star Stories
Saturdays | 8-8:30 p.m. | Free
Make yourself comfortable under maui starry sky, like hawaiian navigator Kala Baybayan Tanaka tells the story of the Polynesian scouts who used the stars, the wind and the currents to travel to the Hawaiian Islands. Families will experience the spiritual connection travelers have with the Hawaiian Islands, their ancestors, and the environment.
*Recommended for ages 8 and up. Must be accompanied by a guardian.
“The Four Seasons Maui has a long-standing commitment to connecting its guests to the island’s culture, history and natural environment,” says Station General Manager Ben Shank. “We are thrilled to partner with Maui Ocean Center and welcome Kala back to help our youngest visitors make a meaningful connection to this very special place we call home.”
Four Seasons Maui Academy joins the resort’s free Kids for All Seasons day camp, along with a long list of activities and amenitiesaccessible to families all year round, all without resort fees.
Reservations for Ocean Aloha and Hawaiian Star Stories are required. Contact the concierge at [email protected] or (808) 874-8000.
About the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
maui The legendary Forbes Five-Star resort is nestled on 15 acres of beautiful Wailea coastline. The 383-room beachfront property is world-renowned for its comfortable opulence, impeccable service, luxurious amenities, and living in harmony with its surroundings and community. The seaside resort of maui is also home to one of the nation’s top-rated wellness spas and three of the Hawaii most acclaimed restaurants – Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante, Spago Maui and DUO Steak and Seafood. This sophisticated home away from home caters to the needs and interests of all generations – offering world-class outdoor adventures and once-in-a-lifetime unforgettable experiences, cultural activities, a museum-quality art collection, three swimming pools overlooking the azure blue Pacific Ocean including one adult only Serenity Pool with exclusive cabins designed by Missoni, and more. Four Seasons Resort Maui, a Hawaiian vacation destination for action adventurers, guests wishing to practice the art of doing nothing at all, and everyone in between. For more information, please visit https://www.fourseasons.com/maui/
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