LIHUE — The new Kauai Ocean Discovery center opens today at Kukui Grove Center.
The educational facility will share the traditions and knowledge of ocean connections and inspire stewardship, say organizers.
The celebration features entertainment, tours inside Kamakai the inflatable whale, crafts, reef activities, storytelling and ocean puppets. Guests can visit an underwater world through videos, interactive displays and hands-on activities.
The opening ceremony led by kumu Sabra Kauka begins at 10:30 a.m.