Lahaina celebrates the annual migration of Pacific Humpback whales with our upcoming Lahaina Whale and Ocean Arts Festival. On Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm in Banyan Tree Park, artists display their best marine-themed art for sale, while musicians and hula troupes entertain. The Keiki will enjoy a keiki ocean art contest. Prizes provided by our sponsors. The festival consists of Marine research Groups, with naturalists on hand who will talk story and offer visitors and residents opportunities to learn more about the whales and our oceans life. Each Whale group will also have information available and merchandise for sale.

The Lahaina Whale and Ocean Arts Festival event will be held at Banyan Tree Park and will have live musical entertainment, 20Maui artists, lei making and face painting for the keiki.

Warmest Mahalo to our special presentation booths by: Whale Trust, Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary ,NOAA, Hawaii Wild life fund, West Maui Ridge to Reef and West Maui Kumuwai. The event is free to the public. While enjoying the fun bring a nonperishable food donation for the Maui Food Bank.

For more information go to www.visitlahaina.com or call Lahaina Visitor Center at 808-667-9175

What: Lahaina Town Action Committee- Lahaina Whale and Ocean Arts Festival

When: March 7th and 8th. 9am-5pm Saturday & Sunday

Where: Banyan Tree Park, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761