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Maui Office and Visitor Center
Oʻahu Office
Kauaʻi Office
State Office


Maui Office and Visitor Center
726 South Kihei Road
Kihei, Hawaiʻi 96753
Phone: (808) 879-2818 or toll free 1-800-831-4888
Fax: (808) 874-3815

Visit the Sanctuary Visitor Center in Maui. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Education materials and special programs are available.
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Directions from the Kahului Airport:
Take Highway 380 W, turn left on Puʻunene which turns into Highway 311, then turn left (South) on South Kihei Road to 726 S.

Directions From Lahaina:
Take Highway 30 to Maʻalaea, turn right on Highway 31 N. Kihei Road, then turn right on South Kihei Road to 726 S. Kihei Road.

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Oʻahu Headquarters Office

The sanctuary's Honolulu office is relocating to the NOAA Inouye Regional Center as of February 1, 2014.

NOAA/DKIRC
ATTN: NOS/HIHWNMS
1845 Wasp Blvd., Bldg 176
Honolulu, HI 96818

The Honolulu office of the sanctuary houses many of the sanctuary's administrative staff including the Sanctuary Superintendent. The office serves as the base of operations for the Sanctuary Ocean Count project and also serves as a venue for scheduled volunteer training, workshops, and meetings. Education and outreach materials are available.

Directions from Downtown
Take H-1 towards the airport and take the exit 15A "Arizona Memorial". Follow Kamehameha Hwy. (#99), go past the Arizona Memorial entrance. Take a left turn onto Ford Island Blvd. Once you get through the security checkpoint, drive over the bridge. At the roundabout take the second exit. You are now driving on the right hand side of the runway. Continue until you see the "NOAA Inouye Regional Center" sign on the right side. Plenty of parking is available.

Directions from West Side
Take H-1 eastbound and take exit 13A for HI-78 toward Aiea, merge onto HI-78 West/H-201, take the exit toward Stadium Aiea, turn left at the stop light and remain in the left lane. Continue on to HI-78. Take the first right turn into Ford Island Blvd. Once you get through the security checkpoint, drive over the bridge. At the roundabout take the second exit. You are now driving on the right hand side of the runway. Continue until you see the "NOAA Inouye Regional Center" sign on the right side. Plenty of parking is available.

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Kauaʻi Office
Kukui Grove Executive Center
4370 Kukui Grove Street, Suite 206
Lihuʻe, Hawaiʻi 96766
Phone: (808) 246-2860
Fax: (808) 246-2862

The sanctuary office in Lihuʻe, Kauaʻi, is a small office in a commercial office complex that serves as the base of operations for sanctuary programs on Kauaʻi. The office also serves as a venue for scheduled volunteer training, workshops, and meetings. Education and outreach materials are available. Please call ahead to schedule a visit as staff are not always on site.

Directions from Lihue (Kauaʻi) Airport
Exit Lihue Airport onto Ahukini Road (570) heading west until the intersection with Kuhio Highway (50). Turn left (west) on Kuhio Highway and drive for less than a mile until the intersection with Nawiliwili Road (58). This is in the vicinity of Taco Bell, Burger King and Kukui Grove (Shopping) Center. Turn left at the intersection, and turn left again at the first intersection (as if going to Burger King). The office is in brown building (Kukui Grove Executive Center) in the Taco Bell parking lot. The office is on the second floor; look for the sanctuary sign on the outside of the building. The office is located at the sign. The bulding is ADA compliant with elevators located nearby.

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State Office
Department of Land and Natural Resources
1151 Punchbowl Street, #330
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813
Phone: (808) 587-0106
Fax: (808) 587-0115

The state sanctuary office is located within the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources in Honolulu.

Directions from Honolulu International Airport:
Upon exiting the airport take the H-1 interstate east toward Honolulu. From the H-1 take the Punchbowl Street exit (21B) and continue south on Punchbowl. The State Sanctuary office is located in the Kalanimoku Building located on the left just past the Beretania Street intersection. Public parking can be found in the basement level below the building in metered stalls.

Directions from Diamond Head:
Take the H-1 interstate west toward Honolulu. From the H-1 take the Vineyard Blvd. exit (22) and turn left on Punchbowl Street. The State Sanctuary office is located in the Kalanimoku Building located on the left just past the Beretania Street intersection. Public parking can be found in the basement level below the building in metered stalls.

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