Mahalo for your interest on our group education programs.
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Have any questions? Feel free to read the FAQ below:
Is there a group rate for field trips?
Groups of 15 paying children or more qualify for a group program.
How many students can you accomodate?
This depends on age, program chosen, and season. Please fill out a reservation request below so that we may better assist you.
For what grade levels do you offer group programs?
We offer group programs as well as outreach programs for students in pre-school up till 12th grade. Don't know which program is best for your students? Please fill out a reservation request below and allow us to pick the best program for you.
What is included in a group visit?
All LAMC programs are hands-on, interactive, and fully guided programs alligned with HCPSIII. Field trips typically involve touching animals, a learning section, and a craft.
How long is a field trip?
Field trips typically take 90 minutes to 120 minutes to complete.
How much is field trip admission?
Admission for qualified groups is $5.75 per person (tax is included). Lab classes like Squid Dissection, Wet Lab, and Microbe Monsters are $7.95 per student.
Admission fees apply to any person ages 2 and up.
How much is the Gyotaku T-shirt printing?
White t-shirts with the LAMC logo are available for groups for $5.95 per shirt (reg. $10.00). Available sizes are youth xs-l and adult s-xxl. Any sales of t-shirts will directly support the continuation of our education programs. Mahalo!
What if I have less than 15 students but still want to do a group program?
You may request a group program for smaller groups as well. The invoice will reflect 15 paying students at the minimum.
You may also want to consider joining one of our Family Programs.
When are group visits offered?
Group visits can be scheduled on any day at a time that is convenient for you.
Your Calendar of Events shows your are booked or there is a blank space. Are you closed?
No, the Living Art Marine Center is open every day. The calendar only shows public events like Family Programs and Ocean Craft Days. Private events like group visits and birthday parties are not listed.
Please fill out a reservation request below to find out if a certain date is available.
When do I book? How far in advance do I book?
While last minute spots may be available, considering the high volume of requests, it is recommended to book 2-6 months in advance. Please select at least three days as your possible visit day.
I'm interested in booking a group reef walk. How do I do that?
Click here to place your group reef walk requests.
Notice: While last minute spots may be available, it is recommended to book 2-10 months in advance.
What are your opening hours?
The Living Art Marine Center is open every day. However, reservations are required for all visits. Unfortunately, walk-ins are not offered at the moment.
Considering the high volume of requests, please place any visit requests at least 2 days in advance.
How do I ask about availability for a group program?
Availability depends on group size, grade level, season, program chosen, as well as other factors. Please fill out a reservation request below.
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White t-shirts are available for the Gyotaku fish printing craft.
(imitation fish are used)
They really worked hard here to get their information at the appropriate level
for the kids.
-- Beverly Kutsunai,
teacher Kamehameha Schools
It gives (the students) a better appreciation for the vast marine life that we have here.
-- Dave Dunaway
Friendly and knowledgeble tour guides make your experience special.
Ask about our discounted rates for senior tours of the Marine Center.