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2019 Waimea Ocean Film Festival
January 1 - January 9
The Waimea Ocean Film Festival brings a rich and dynamic program to remarkable venues on the Big Island of Hawaii every January.
Over 60 films coupled with filmmaker Q&As, presentations and panel discussions highlight ocean experience, ocean environment, island culture, inspirational stories and epic adventure—set amidst the beauty of the Kohala Coast. Venues include some of the most stunning and exclusive resorts in the world along with charismatic, historic theatres in the town of Waimea.
Films and programs run January 1-4 at venues in Waimea, the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii and The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort before moving to the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai January 5-9.
Waimea Passes range from $65 to $1,250 and Four Seasons Passes range from $85 to $1,250. Passes can be purchased here.
The Waimea Ocean Film Festival was launched in 2011 with a mission “to bring a greater understanding of the ocean environment and island culture, plus build awareness that everything we do on land affects the sea, including the people whose livelihood and subsistence depends on the health of the ocean environment.” Ocean Film Fest, Inc., dba The Waimea Ocean Film Festival, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.