Ocean Sports has been offering ocean adventures on
the Kohala Coast of the Big Island since 1981.
Kama’aina Korner Outlet
61-3657 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kawaihae, HI 96743
(808) 886 - 6666
Toll Free: (888) 724 - 5924
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
• 11 MOORINGS (North) • 25 MOORINGS (South) • BOAT RAMP • PIER
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.
• Snorkel Cruises • Sunset Cruises • Dolphin Cruises
• Whale Watching Cruises • Scuba Diving • Canoe Rides
• Glass Bottom Boat • Beach Activities & Rentals
PO Box 44904, Kawaihae, HI 96743
20° 02′ 00″ N, 155° 49′ 49″ W
Hawaii Island District Office: (808) 327-3685
This site is NOT affiliated with the Harbor management, the State of Hawaii, Harbors Division, DLNR nor DBOR.
Experience Sailing & Snorkeling on the Kohaha Coast.
Seasonal Humpback Whale Watch
Watch a picturesque Hawaiian sunset from the water
Make memories with your own custom charter
61-3638 Kawaihae Rd., Waimea, Hawaii 96743
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
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.
Offering private tours that are completely customized to you and your
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.
Enjoy our brand new 6 passenger vessel for an unforgettable adventure
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.
Seasonal Tour December - March