Feb 17, 2018 | 9:00 AM | Saturday

Sat Feb 17, 9:00 AM - Sun Feb 18, 2:30 PM
2777 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

Community: Waikiki

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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.

Event Details

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.

PROGRAM

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.

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