This summer, be a #HawaiiReefHero and help protect the waters of Hawaii.

Hawaii’s coral reefs need you! Since the beginning of the year, Hawaii has banned the use of coral-harming sunscreen products and we need your help to spread the word. Joining is easy. Just ‘gram any ocean-related photo and use the hashtags #HawaiiActivities and #HawaiiReefHero. We’re giving away 10 free snorkeling cruises and you might just be one of the lucky winners!

How to enter

1. Follow

Follow us at @hawaii.activities on Instagram.

2. Post

Post any ocean-related photo on your Instagram feed. You can get as creative as you wish. Get +5 bonus entries for photos featuring eco-friendly sunscreen.

3. Tag

Use the hashtags #HawaiiActivities and #HawaiiReefHero in the caption. Additional +5 bonus entries if you talk about the use of eco-friendly sunscreen to protect marine life.

Prizes

Grand Prize - Snorkeling Cruise

10 lucky winners will receive free snorkeling cruise tickets. 

Additional Prizes

We will also be giving away a number of Hawaii-made eco-friendly sunscreen products from our partners.

*Snorkeling cruise tickets are valid until December 31st, 2021.

*Sunscreen giveaways will be available for pick-up at a designated location.

FAQ

This contest is open to Instagram users in the United States of America who are 18 years old and older.
Residents outside of the U.S. are unfortunately not eligible for this contest.

You can post photos or video clips in the form of Reels or IGTV. Stories will not be counted as valid entries.

All posts must have the consent of all parties shown, or the entry will be considered invalid.

You can post and enter as many times as you like during the contest period.

Winners will be chosen randomly.

We will contact you by direct message. Winners will also be announced on this page on June 23rd.

By entering the contest, you agree to abide by the contest terms and conditions.

  • Eligibility: This contest is open to entries that have complied with the guidelines. Account users must be at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry. The contest is open to legal residents of the world and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of HawaiiActivities.com, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the contest. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  • Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agrees to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of HawaiiActivities.com as final and binding as they relate to the content of this contest.
  • Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting May 18 to June 16, 2021.
  • How to Enter: The contest must be entered by submitting an entry using the hashtags provided. The entry must fulfill all contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of HawaiiActivities.com. You may enter as many times as you wish. You must provide the information requested. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of HawaiiActivities.com.
  • Prizes: The Grand Prize Winners of the contest (“Winner”) will each receive up to two tickets snorkeling cruise in Hawaii, valid until the end of the year. Eco-friendly sunscreen will be sent to select participants as consolation prizes. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by HawaiiActivities.com. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at the discretion of Hawaii Activities. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for HawaiiActivities.com to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  • Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  • Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by the staff of HawaiiActivities.com. Winner will be notified by Instagram direct message within fourteen (14) days following selection of Winner. Hawaii Activities shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within a week from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT HAWAIIACTIVITIES.COM’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  • Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that HawaiiActivities.com, anyone acting on behalf of HawaiiActivities.com, and HawaiiActivities.com’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of HawaiiActivities.com. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless HawaiiActivities.com from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Hawaii Activities may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  • Terms & Conditions: HawaiiActivities.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond HawaiiActivities.com’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the contest. In such case, HawaiiActivities.com may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by HawaiiActivities.com. HawaiiActivities.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. HawaiiActivities.com has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, HawaiiActivities.com reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless HawaiiActivities.com and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  • Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HAWAII, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Hawaii having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  • Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the HawaiiActivities.com website.
  • Sponsor: The Sponsor of the contest is HawaiiActivities.com.
  • The contest hosted by HawaiiActivities.com is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.
  • By participating in the contest, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules & Regulations.

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