World Oceans Day Hawai’i is a non-profit event presented by PangeaSeed, the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Doris Duke Theater to celebrate World Oceans Day (June 8th). World Oceans Day Hawai’i is a platform that connects local marine conservationists, film-makers, scientists and ocean enthusiasts to share their knowledge and passion, with the aim to inspire a new generation of ocean stewards. Whether you live inland or on the coast, we all have an impact and depend on a healthy ocean ecosystem. World Oceans Day is the day to appreciate and pay tribute to the sheer beauty and the multitude of ecosystem services the ocean provides us.
Schedule of Events:
Friday, June 6, 2014
Art Exhibition Opening Reception, 6:00pm – 9:00pm @ Honolulu Museum of Art School
Art Exhibition will be on display June 6 – 12th.
Featuring a selection of original artworks by some of the most distinguished contemporary artists from around the globe, the week-long exhibition will highlight key ocean environmental issues including overfishing, climate change, pollution and coastal development.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Morning Film Block, 10:00am – 12:00pm (Ocean Exploration)
Afternoon Film Block, 1:00pm – 3:00pm (People & The Sea)
Opening Reception, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Feature-length film & keynote speech, 7:30pm
Sunday, June 8, 2014
A Morning for Sprouts, 9:30am – 11:00am (Children’s films, Sea Keiki Fun Zone)
Afternoon Film Block, 12:00pm – 2:00pm (Marine Sciences & Wildlife)
Afternoon Film Block, 3:00pm – 5:00pm (Ocean Environmental Issues)