Watching the Surf

Stand Up Paddling Spots

Stand Up Paddling Spots

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely paddle, a workout, or a full-blown surf session, Kona has a stand up paddling spot for you.

  • Kahaluu Bay, Kona Snorkeling in Ocean

    Kahalu’u Beach Park

    You may have already visited Kahalu'u Bay in Kona near mile marker 5 on Alii Drive. But you might not know that it is one of Kona's premier beach parks. Originally the spot of several... More >
  • Kealakekua Bay From Maninis

    Kealakekua Bay

    Kealakekua Bay is a sacred and beautiful place. We are privileged to enjoy it and share it with others. This sweet pocket of historical importance, unmatched snorkeling, and onshore adventure is the most protected deep water bay in all of Hawaii. More >
Puako Petroglyphs

Hawaiian Petroglyphs

The largest concentration of petroglyphs in the Pacific (over 3,000 carvings) is on the Big Island near the small town of Puako. Petroglyphs, or kii pohaku, are lava rock carvings etched into stone by Native... More >