A pod of spinner dolphins photographed underwater.

Dolphin Swims and Whale-Watching Trips in Kona

Many of the kayaking and snorkeling trips in Kona offer dolphin options, but for an unforgettable experience, stick with outfitters and excursions that are fully dedicated to dolphin swims or whale watches. Here are three favorites, their focus, and why they’re so great.

Aerial view of the Waipi‘o Valley on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Waipi’o Valley: Then and Now

Waipi’o Valley has seen much turmoil through the years. Learn about its history, how that affects visitors today, and how to ensure future visitors remain welcome.