World Whale Day

Date: 
02/18/2012 - 9:00am - 7:30pm
Location: 
Kalama Park, South Kihei Road, Kihei (Maui)
Is a MWF event: 
This is a MWF event

One of Maui's most popular events, World Whale Day (formerly known as “Whale Day”)is a free, all-day celebration that  honors the humpback whales that come to Maui each winter. Newly expanded, World Whale Day begins at 9 am with the Parade of Whales and ends at 8:00  pm this year. The public is invited to enjoy free live entertainment  on two stages, including performances by some of Hawaii’s top recording stars, including Anuhea, Hapa, John Cruz, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Marty Dread,  Nuff Sedd and Willie K, plus hula and fire dance performances by Manutea Nui E. The second stage will feature chidren's entertainers, including Uncle Wayne Watkins. The day also features great food by Maui restaurants; a Keiki (Children’s) Carnival with bouncy rides, games and activities; a huge "Made on Maui" artisans fair; environmental displays and more. It takes place at Kalama Park, across from Foodland on South Kihei Road, Maui.  To learn more, visit www.mauiwhalefestival.org or call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1. Presented by Pacific Whale Foundation. Sponsored by Expedia Local Expert, County of Maui Office of Economic Development, Hawaii Tourism Authority and County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation. Part of the Maui Whale Festival.