A small tent on the floor of Waimanu Valley as the morning sun comes up.

Trekking to Waimanu Valley

The hike down to Waipi‘o and over the pali to Waimanu Valley is considered by many one of the top three treks in Hawaii. Here’s what you need to know to make the trip.

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.