By Catherine E. Toth
Advertiser Staff Writer
Future marine biologists, the Waikiki Aquarium has got the classes for you.
Here are some upcoming events ideal for families:
Exploring the Reef at Night: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday. Explore the underwater night life at the aquarium and learn about coral reefs, ecology, conservation and safety. Minimum age is 5 years old, and all youngsters must be accompanied by adults. Cost: $10 for those 16 years and older, $8 for children under 16 ($8 and $6 for Waikiki Aquarium members).
Aquarium After Dark: 7 to 9 p.m. March 16. The Waikiki Aquarium comes to life at night during this flashlight tour. Youngsters must be accompanied by an adult; $7 for those 16 years and older, $6 for children under 16 ($6 and $5 for members).
Fishing and the Fish: 8 to 11 a.m. March 18. Learn the science of fishing at this hands-on workshop. From fish habits to habitats, this field trip is an "edu-venture" for the entire family. Participants must provide their own transportation to the site, which has not been announced yet. Cost: $12 for those 16 years and older, $8 for children under 16 ($10 and $6 for members).
The Waikiki Aquarium does not take reservations over the phone, only in person or via mail. For more information about its classes and activities, visit www.waquarium.org or call the aquariums Education Department at 923-9741.
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