World's Top 10 Aquariums

Immerse Yourself

Encounter Hawaii’s marine life and local culture in an unforgettable immersive experience.

Aloha, ‘E Komo Mai

Welcome to the Aquarium of Hawaii

At Maui Ocean Center, our mission is to foster understanding, wonder, and respect for Hawaii’s marine life. We invite kāmaʻāina and visitors worldwide to develop an understanding and appreciation for Hawaii’s unique ocean environment. Explore local culture as you encounter the animals that live in Hawaii — many found nowhere else in the world — and learn about the close relationship that exists between Hawaiians and the sea. Take your time, explore, and have an unforgettable Hawaii experience!

Daily Presentations

  • Humpbacks of Hawai‘i Film

    Every 30 minutes from 10am to 4pm

  • Turtle Lagoon

    10:30am and 2:30pm

  • Open Ocean

    11:00am and 3:00pm

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Experience the love and work our team invests in marine life.

Explore Hawaii's vibrant marine life through the eyes of those who love and care for it.

No other place like it in the world!

The display of ocean majesty combined with the deep reverence for the Hawaiian culture make it an authentic and rich experience that is sure to affect and inspire you.

Jayme C.,  October 2018

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Live Web Cam

Take control of our live webcam to view the outdoor exhibits, Ma‘alaea Harbor, and our Open Ocean exhibit.

Live Cam & Gallery

Mālama Land & Sea

Join our team of dedicated marine biologists, divers, and aquarists in caring for the beaches and oceans many call home.

Volunteer Opportunities

Hawaii's Marine Life

Engage your sense of wonder and meet the many inhabitants of Hawaii’s underwater world. Featuring over 60 displays teeming with sharks, turtles, stingrays, and thousands of fish!

Hawai‘i’s Marine Life

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