Upcoming Events at
5th Annual Hawaii Shorts Film Screening at the Waikiki Aquarium
at Waikiki Aquarium
Join us for the 5th Annual Hawaii Shorts International Film Festival at the Waikiki Aquarium on Tuesday, August 21st. Hawaii Shorts International Film Festival showcases the best short films and its filmmakers from around the world.
Little Planet – Popular Digital Theme Park Exhibit
at Waikiki Aquarium
For a limited time, the special exhibits room at the Waikiki Aquarium will be transformed into a virtual theme park with the launch of "Lea Lea Little Planet." Presented in partnership with Hawaii HIS Corporation, the new digital exhibit.
Feb 17, 2018 | 9:00 AM | Saturday
On February 17th and 18th, the Waikīkī Aquarium would like to invite you to explore the world of koi in a new way this year in our main event titled, You Be the Judge.
Start on : February 17, 2018 9:00 AM Saturday
End on : February 18, 2018 2:30 PM Sunday
You will start by judging koi (tank by tank) and evaluate each one’s beauty. Next, world-famous Japanese breeders, Mr. Shigeru Mano and Mr. Takayoshi Omosako will share how they judge koi and explain each koi’s beautiful traits. This is a hands-on seminar that will definitely expand your view of the koi world.
Saturday, February 17th
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: "You Be the Judge" seminar with Japanese breeders Mr. Mano from Dainichi Koi Farm and Mr. Omosako from Omosako Koi Farm
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.: "Koi Husbandry" seminar by Taro Kodama
1:00 pm: Judging seminar by Mr. Mano and Mr. Omosako
Sunday, February 18th
10:00 a.m.: "Koi Handling" seminar by Joan Fujimoto and Hide Kodama
11:00 a.m.: "Koi Varieties" seminar by Taro Kodama
12:00 p.m.: "History of Koi" by James Kinney
Aquarium Admission is $12 for non-members; $8 for Kama’aina and military with ID; $5 for senior citizens and juniors ages four to 12 and free for children three and under and Friends of the Waikīkī Aquarium (FOWA). Adult two-day passes may be purchased for $18 and includes admission to the Aquarium exhibits and Koi Show for both days.