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Hawaii Island Festival of Birds
October 15 @ 7:00 am - October 19 @ 7:00 pmFree – $150
The 5th Annual Hawaii Island Festival of Birds takes flight Oct. 15-19, 2020. HIFB’s 2020 theme, “Wanderers and Migrants—Celebrating Hawaii’s Avian Voyagers,” will focus on the remarkable number of migratory and accidental avian visitors that arrive in Hawaii annually. HIFB’s special guest will be Jason Ward, American naturalist, birder, activist, and host of the 2019 documentary series Birds of North America.
Events include guided field trips and pelagic boat tours, Saturday Bird Fair with educational booths, local arts and crafts, birdwatching optics store and showcase, kids corner, educational talks and panel discussions. An evening presentation, The Seabirds of Traditional Hawaiian Navigation, will include storytelling, hula and Hawaiian song.
Beneficiaries are The Hawaii Wildlife Center and The Hawaii Island Coast to Coast Birding Trail. More at birdfesthawaii.org.