Public Education Programs


The Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) provides safe, dependable and affordable water now and into the future.

To meet our mission, the BWS offers education programs via online meetings. We continue to monitor the situation around the pandemic and will update this website when we are able to conduct in-person events. Fun and educational activites are also available on-demand through the following pages: Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Publications, Sources to Tap.

Speaker Requests

tours speaker requestThe BWS accepts speaker requests from schools and community organizations. Through an online meeting, our staff can address various topics including the water cycle, conservation, water quality, climate change, xeriscaping, BWS careers and more!

Please make requests at least three weeks in advance. Meeting appointments depend on speaker availability. Please email your requests to tours@hbws.org. We will reply as soon as we can.


"Keiki and staff were excited and remembered many things you shared...it reinforced many things we have been learning. Keiki were excited to share the coloring books and crayons with their families...(and) share the message of conservation."

nuuanu watershed tour with arthur aiu


Facility Tours

COVID-19 Notice

All tours are closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Normally, the BWS offers free tours of six locations on Oahu. Requests should be made a minimum of three weeks in advance. Please note that some tours may be unavailable due to ongoing renovations. Be sure to review the details page for the desired tour before submitting your tour request.


Updated: 10/11/2021