1) Have a child interested in the Civil Air Patrol? The Wheeler Composite Squadron will have an Open House coming up on the 31st, 1730-2000, at the Squadron Hangar, right across from the fire station on Wheeler.
2) For middle and high school students: The Students' Day at the IUCN World Conservation Congress is coming up on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 8:00am–2:00pm, at the Hawaii Convention Center, First Floor of the Main Exhibition Hall. "The IUCN Congress presents a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to learn from international professionals and leaders about the conservation challenges facing Hawaii and the world. Through the Design Thinking process students will create sustainable projects and environmentally conscious solutions for their schools and communities." (https://hawaii.iucnworldconservationcongress.org/students-day-2/)
3) TeenPact, a Christian leadership experience that positions teens "to impact public policy in their state", is coming up soon and registration is Sept. 1st at noon! Check it out at http://teenpact.com/!
4) Save the date! The Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor's Living History Day will be Saturday, September 24th from 9am to 4:30pm. Some highlights of the event include meeting Pearl Harbor Survivors, open cockpits, museum tours, a scavenger hunt, swing dancing, aircraft modelers, and student exhibits. You can get FREE tickets at SmithsonianMag.com/MuseumDay !
5) "A Honu World" at Sea Life Park will be held on September 4th! You can get two keiki in for FREE that day! "Enjoy all park shows and exhibits along with activities including: • Baby turtle Meet and Greets-have you met a baby honu before? • Ask The Expert! Speak with NOAA representatives to learn about honu in the wild • Meet mermaids and watch them swim! • Learn from the real volunteers! Visit Malama Na Honu’s booth • Visit our recreated turtle “Nesting Site” • Turn into a honu at our Honu Craft Station • Play Honu Games at the Adventure Kids Play Zone • Face Painting and Glitter Tattoos! • Feed the turtles and more! The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle is an important part of our state’s marine ecosystem. Sea Life Park has taken the lead in conservation efforts to protect and nurture the population, releasing turtle hatchlings every year and educating people about their lives and the dangers they face. We hope to instill a love of these wonderful reptiles in children and their parents alike through this Keiki Sunday. Keiki Sunday is a quarterly event that provides keiki and parents with opportunities to learn more about Sea Life Park’s animal residents through specially themed educational exhibits, interactive activities, and arts & crafts. Two children 3-12 years old will receive free entry with each paying adult. Regular park admission is $39.99 for adults, and kama‘aina rates are available. Transportation not included." (https://www.facebook.com/events/1189587474424780/)
6) Here's a cultural education experience opportunity! Honolulu Tribal Pow Wow! http://www.honoluluintertribalpowwow.com/
"Free admission - everyone welcome! Native Frybread, dancing, singing, drumming, educational booths, local & mainland craft vendors & children's arts/crafts. October 1st & 2nd, 10am-5pm, at Magic Island Beach Park, 1401 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI, 96814".
Note: I am NOT affiliated or associated with any of the above events or organizations. I'm simply passing along the information I received and sharing in case it is of interest to some of my readers. Please direct any questions to the event organizers or organizations themselves. Thanks & enjoy!
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