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SENIORS
CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU
Dept. of Parks & Recreation
Senior Citizens Section
1541 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 973-7258
Call for information on free classes for seniors at recreation centers.

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CHILDREN

CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU
Dept. of Parks and Recreation
650 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Tel. (808) 523-4525
Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (Closed weekends/holidays)
For best beaches for children, please request a free copy of the Oahu Ocean Recreation Guide from the above office or any Satellite City Hall office. (Satellite City Hall offices at Ala Moana and Pearlridge Shopping Centers are open on Saturdays.)

CULTURAL LEARNING CENTER AT KAALA
Kaala Farm
P. O. Box 630
Waianae, HI 96792
(Leeward Coast)
Tel. (808) 696-4954
A living Hawaiian cultural learning and science center. Collections include native Hawaiian plants; varieties of taro, banana, ti; native Hawaiian tools. 4-hour guided visits with hands-on learning activities for children including taro planting, lau hala weaving, poi pounding, traditional fishing techniques and survival skills. Advance reservations required.

FUN FACTORY
91-246 Oihana Street
Kapolei, HI 96707
(West Honolulu District)
Tel. (808) 682-5767
Hawaii's #1 place for family fun. Nine locations on Oahu. Call for information.

HAWAII CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY CENTER
111 Ohe Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Downtown Honolulu)
Tel. (808) 524-5437
37,000 sq. ft. of "hands-on" interactive exhibits for children and families to explore and discover things about themselves and the world. A world class center and "an adventure you won't want to miss"!. Admission charge.

HAWAII NATURE CENTER
(HIKING TOURS)

2131 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822
(Makiki District)
Tel. (808) 955-0100
Hands-on outdoor adventures for children and adults. Three and six hour guided wilderness hikes. Inexpensive trail guide publications (Makiki Loop Trail, Manoa Cliffs Trail) identify native plants along the way.

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HAWAII'S TOP ATTRACTION
55-370 Kamehameha Highway
Laie, Hawaii (HI) 96762
Toll-free (800) 367-7060
Email: internetrez@polynesia.com
The Polynesian Cultural Center is one of the top attractions in Hawaii and features unique Polynesian villages and activities. Located on the North Shore of Oahu, the Polynesian Cultural Center is a must see attraction in Hawaii for first time visitors. Photo

HAWAIIAN WATERS ADVENTURE PARK
400 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707
(Leeward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 674-9283
25 acres of wild wet fun including: a mega-wave pool, tube cruising river, 4 & 7 story waterslide complexes. Separate pools and activities for adults and children complete with Jacuzzi style pools and animal-themed keiki slides. Also, shops, restaurants and group function space complete with disc jockey and land activities.

HAWAII YACHT CLUB
Ala Wai Harbor
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Waikiki District)
Tel. (808) 949-7547
Junior sailing classes for children age 8-18: water safety, knots, rigging, basic boat-handling skills.

HAWAIIAN RAILWAY SOCIETY
91-1001 Renton Road
Ewa, HI 96706
(West Honolulu District)
Tel. (808) 681-5461
Free museum of authentic Hawaiian railroad equipment and artifacts. Thirteen mile (90 minute) train rides every Sunday. Charge for train ride.

HONOLULU THEATER FOR YOUTH
Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew’s Cathedral
229 Queen Emma Square
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Downtown Honolulu)
Tel. (808) 839-9885
Family theater. Call for information on performance sites, times, prices.

HONOLULU ZOO
151 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 971-7171
Renowned Hawaiian bird collection. Children's zoo. Elephant encounter. Simulated African savanna. Ongoing and special events for children.

SEA LIFE PARK
Makapuu Point
Waimanalo, HI 96795
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 259-7933
Over 4,000 sea creatures make Hawaii's underwater sea world come alive. Dolphin shows, tropical fish, birds and turtles, including endangered species; Hawaiian coastal plants. Restaurant, snack bar, reef tank, gift shops, education center. Admission charge. (You can watch the sea lions from the open air restaurant without going into the park!)

WAIKIKI AQUARIUM
2777 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 923-9741
Operated by the University of Hawaii. Over 250 sea creatures. Day reef walk; marine-life natural history; exhibits of Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific species including fish, green sea turtle, Hawaiian monk seal, chambered nautilus, giant clam, live corals and other invertebrates; native coastal plants. On-site interpreters; education programs and activities for children, families and adults. Admission charge.

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