Friday, September 29, 2023

Say Aloha To A More Tropical Way To Play CATAN With New ‘CATAN- Hawai’i’ Scenario

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CATAN Studio, the studio behind the Settlers of Catan board game series, is has announced the upcoming release of CATAN – Hawai’i, a new scenario designed for the CATAN – Seafarers expansion. With its picturesque landscapes and abundant fishing grounds, the CATAN Studio hopes it serves as an “exhilerating” new way to play.

CATAN Hawai'i cover

Based on the popular CATAN – Seafarers expansion, CATAN – Hawai’i introduces players to the Pacific archipelago of the same name. Embark on a fishing excursion as you navigate the bountiful waters and utilize new and helpful abilities. Set sail with your fleet and immerse yourself in the rich and productive surroundings of this tropical paradise.

“We have been patiently waiting to introduce CATAN – Hawai’i and now that it is finally here we are so excited for people to dive into this charming new scenario”  Kelli Schmitz, Brand Development Director of CATAN Studio,  “This new addition allows players to experience the thrill of CATAN in a gorgeous tropical setting, complete with beautiful landscapes and rich fishing grounds. We are confident that CATAN fans will be delighted by this unique gameplay experience.”

Catan Hawai'i Board

To play CATAN – Hawai’i, players will require select materials and rules from the CATAN base game and the CATAN – Seafarers expansion. Additionally, if played with 5 or 6 players, the 5-6 player extensions for CATAN and Seafarers are necessary. The new folio-style retail package includes a fold-out paper game board, 25 fish tokens, six fishing boats, six fish market tiles, fish conversion rules cards, victory point markers in six colors, and a rules sheet.

“We’re thrilled to publish the CATAN Hawai’i scenario. Having enjoyed vacations on these stunning islands, I am excited that we can offer CATAN players the opportunity to experience the beauty of this paradise through gameplay.” Benjamin Teuber, Managing Director at CATAN GmbH. 

CATAN – Hawai’i will be available for purchase from friendly local games stores and online in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada starting June 30, 2023. For more information and updates, please visit

Images via CATAN Studio

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  • Dan Arndt

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