HAWAII ISLAND FESTIVAL OF BIRDS - 2ND ANNUAL

  • Date: September 15, 2017
  • Time: 08:30 AM - 03:00 AM
  • Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa
  • 78-128 Ehukai St
  • Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
  • http://birdfesthawaii.org
Contact Info
Bridget Walker
808-331-3617
b.walker@hawaii-forest.com
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Description

The program will include expert guest speakers including Jeff Gordon, the President of the American Birding Association and Kenn Kaufman, renowned author, artist and conservationist, a trade show for outdoor and birding equipment, a children's corner, bird-themed arts and crafts fair, photography and painting workshops, a birding film festival, time to interact with Hawaii Island naturalists and bird experts, and guided field trips on land and sea.Friday and Sunday activities include guided birdwatching field trips along the newly created Hawaii Island Coast to Coast Birding Trail, and guided boat trips out of Honokohau Harbor to watch seabirds. The 90-mile Trail crosses Hawaii Island from Kona on the west coast to Hilo on the east coast, from rainforest to lava plains. While birds will be the focal points, elements of Hawaii Island's unique plants and trees, geology, history and of course, scenic view points will also be highlighted.

HAWAII ISLAND FESTIVAL OF BIRDS - 2ND ANNUAL