Friends of NELHA, Kailua-Kona

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  • We loved this. The tour was incredibly interesting. NELHA is doing some amazing work. Visiting the charter school was very cool and made us want to go back to school (one of that type of course..) Def...  more »
  • This tour is fun, enlightening, inspirational, and did I mention, fun! Four of us enjoyed visiting the NELHA facility, learning about the use of surface warm and deep cold ocean water to create therma...  more »
  • This tour was so amazing! I learned so much about the more than 40 businesses that use the cold and warm water of the Ocean to drive their businesses. I brought a group of 12 to the Aquaculture tour o...  more »
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  • We had an extra day on our trip to Kona, and we weren't sure what to do, until we found this online. As a science teacher, looking at all the interesting things being done in modern science research seemed like the perfect fit. We booked our tour without knowing much about it, and really enjoyed everything about it. She started out with some educational background on the property and how it works, and then we got out to visit three different sites on the ground. We followed her in our rental car to the Octopus Farm, Monk Seal Rescue and more. Great for many people, but even greater for this science nerd!
  • Amazing! An overview of what engineers, scientists and biologists are doing to help Hawaii become energy independent as well as helping sealife and the seafood industry become more sustainable. Our tour guides were very knowlegable....saving the monk seals - and we got to meet and play with an octopus! Definately a tour not to miss!
  • Great experience! Note that entrance is now via newly-opened Kahilihili St from Kaiminani Dr, ~.7 mile north of entrance shown on Google Maps/GPS. Turn West on Kaiminani Dr, go south on Kahilihili St past Makako Bay Dr, and the Gateway Visitor Center will be on your left. Enjoy!
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