Hawaii Island Festival of Birds

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 6:00am

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Celebrate Hawaii’s unique blend of birds – from native honeycreepers found nowhere else in the world to common backyard birds from five continents. The annual Hawaiʻi Island Festival of Birds supports the Hawaiʻi Island Coast to Coast Birding Trail and the Hawaiʻi Wildlife Center.

Schedule of Events:

6:00 AM Leeward Birding and Windward Seawatch with Visit to HWC

Transportation: Pickups at Sheraton, 6:30 HFT

6:00 AM Nature Extravaganza: Birds, Waterfalls, & Volcanoes

Transportation: Pickups at Sheraton, 6:30 HFT, 7:15 Saddle Road Junction

6:00 AM Hakalau Forest NWR Birding Adventure

Transportation: Pickups at Sheraton, 6:30 HFT, 7:15 Saddle Road Junction

6:00 AM Endangered Native Habitats Birding Adventure

Transportation: Pickups at Sheraton, 6:30 HFT, 7:15 Saddle Road Junction

5:30 PM Opening Reception and Film Festival

Schedule:

Cocktail Reception 5:30-7pm

Feature film 7-9pm

Location: Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa Convention Center

7:30 AM Kona Coast Pelagic Birding

Transportation: Meet at 8:00am Honokohau Marina at Jacks Honokohau Harbor Shop