Big Island Shaka
 
Ocean Sports has been offering ocean adventures on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island since 1981.
 
Snorkel CruisesSunset CruisesWhale Watching CruisesDolphin Cruises
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61-3657 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihae, HI
 
 
 
 
 
KAWAIHAE HARBOR,
HAWAII ISLAND
Kawaihae is a port community on the north west side of the island of Hawaiʻi which includes a fuel depot, shipping terminal and military landing site. Outside of the man-made breakwall is a popular surf spot, the Pua Kailima o Kawaihae Cultural Surf Park. The small town of Kawaihae features a couple of restaurants and art galleries. To the north of the harbor is the Kawaihae Canoe Club and boat ramp.
11 MOORINGS (North)25 MOORINGS (South)BOAT RAMPPIER 
COMFORT STATIONRESTROOMSFUEL KOHALA BURGER & TACO
Kawaihae Harbor South
To the south is the new Kawaihae Harbor South section and further south is the
Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site built by King Kamehameha I in 1791.
Kawaihae Harbor South is Hawaii's newest Harbor.
KAWAIHAE HARBOR
PO Box 44904, Kawaihae, HI 96743
 
20° 02′ 00″ N, 155° 49′ 49″ W
 
 
Hawaii Island District Office: (808) 327-3685
 
DLNR.BD.HonokohauHarbor@hawaii.gov
 
 
 
 
Kohala Blue Riva Sailboat
Photo courtesy Kohala Blue
Photo courtesy Big Island Shaka
Big Island Shaka
Experience Sailing & Snorkeling on the Kohaha Coast.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Captain Chad's
Kohala Blue Sail Hawai'i - We've gone ELECTRIC!
Our vessel, the Dolce Vita, has undergone a complete overhaul - including the installation of two state of the art electric motors, as well as solar panels and wind generators. These allow us to operate mainly from renewable energy and almost entirely without fossil fuels. Guests now enjoy a cleaner, quieter and more enjoyable experience as we take in the beauty and marine wildlife of the amazing Kohala waters, Big Island, Hawai'i. We have three sailing excursions to choose from for your private tour of up to 6 guests. We also offer shared tours for smaller parties totaling no more than 6 guests.
 
 
Wildlife Encounter Snorkel
Luxury Custom Private Charter
Sunset Views Cruise - 2 Hours
Seasonal Whale Watching - 2 Hours
Photos courtesy Captain Chad's Charters
Offering private tours that are completely customized to you and your interests. On Captain Chad's Charters we are able to seasonally Whale watch, as well as listen to, the humpback whales. Experiencing daily encounters with year round spinner dolphins, turtles, whale sharks, as well as year-round sport fishing charters and so much more! Ride the Kohala Coastline in style and luxury on our beautiful 32’ EdgeWater "Niolo Nui" center console that has shade and seating throughout to maximize comfort for everyone aboard. Full service bathroom, kitchenette, fresh water shower, & fresh water sink. Bow seating has a chase lounge option and a booth-style seating with a table option. The most luxurious boat on the west side of the island.
Captain Chad's Boat
Live Reservations
Captain Chad's Whale Watch
Kawaihae, Hawaii
Live Reservations
Enjoy our brand new 6 passenger vessel for an unforgettable adventure with the humpback whales. We launch right in the middle of the humpback sanctuary, where we find mother humpback whales with their babies (called cow/calf pairs), competition pods (often where we witness the breaching), and singing whales (yes, we do have a hydrophone on board). Captain Kelsey and team are very knowledgeable about cetaceans and Big Island history, that for a solid 1 hr and 45 minutes you will have such a fabulous and informative time! This trip is great for photographers, as Captain Kelsey is very aware of lighting and driving the boat so one gets the best picture!
Boat has a bathroom on board. Hydrophone. Relaxing music as we cruise. Cold drinks and a locally sourced snack is provided.
Photo courtesy Da Whale Boat
Best Big Island Whale Watch
Seasonal Tour December - March
Live Reservations
Live Reservations
• Morning Snorkel & Sail
• Afternoon Snorkel & Sail
• Sunset Sail
 
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Reef Snorkel & Sail
Seasonal Humpback Whale Watch
Kohala Coast Sunset Sail
Watch a picturesque Hawaiian sunset from the water
Private Sailing Charters
Make memories with your own custom charter
Please Support LAHAINA YACHT CLUB by Donating to the LYC Fire Relief Fund
DONATIONS will go to supporting our wonderful staff during this difficult time, as well as rebuilding our club.
HAWAII ISLAND
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 Keauhou Harbor
 Pohoiki Bay
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 Wailoa Harbor
KAUAI
 Hanalei Bay & Pier
 Kikiaola Harbor
 Kukuiula Harbor
 Nawiliwili Harbor
 Port Allen Harbor
LANAI
 Kaumalapau Harbor
 Manale Harbor
MOLOKAI
 Hale O Lono Harbor
 Kaunakakai Harbor
OAHU
 Ala Wai Harbor
 Haleiwa Harbor
 Heeia Kea Harbor
 Honolulu Harbor
 Kalaeloa Harbor
 Keehi Lagoon
 Kewalo Basin Harbor
 Ko Olina Harbor
 Pearl Harbor
 Rainbow Bay Marina
 Sail Waikiki
 Waianae Harbor
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