Adventures Await Above and Below the Surface at Kohanaiki

Let the team at this exclusive Kona Coast community expertly guide you on a day of exhilarating pastimes

In partnership with KOHANAIKI


For members of Kohanaiki, a private residential community on Hawaii Island’s picture-perfect Kona Coast, each day brings a new opportunity to explore the surrounding Pacific paradise. To help facilitate every excursion is the property’s Adventure Team — trained guides comprising experts in hiking, snorkeling, surfing, scuba diving and other enthralling activities.

Meet members of the “A” Team as early as 7 a.m. outside their shoreline hale (the Hawaiian word for “house”), where together you will select equipment for the day’s pursuits: a six-man outrigger canoe trip, a snorkel experience in search of tropical fish, or a satisfying paddleboard session.

With close proximity to so many dive spots home to unique marine life, Kohanaiki offers introductory classes, as well as dives with fully certified scuba masters, so that those interested can take full advantage of the area’s clear waters. Have a bigger mode of transportation in mind? Book the Kai Kea, Kohanaiki’s 39-foot yellowfin boat, for your day of snorkeling, diving or sport fishing in the prime stretch known as Ono Lane. Or treat yourself to whale watching or a laid-back coastline cruise as spinner dolphins do flips nearby.

Beyond curating and arranging these incredible adventures, the A Team — many of them a keiki o ka ‘aina (“child of the land”) — can share with Kohanaiki residents interesting information on the local reefs, currents, tides, flora and fauna, ecology, culture and the history of the islands.

And whether you choose to start or end your day on the ocean, the community’s 450 acres of land afford many more activities waiting for you back on solid ground, too. Discover the Rees Jones-designed golf course, a new 67,000-square-foot clubhouse and spa, the oceanfront restaurant and bar, and more. However you choose to spend a given 24 hours at Kohanaiki on the Kona Coast, it’s safe to say it will be another unforgettable day of adventures in paradise.


Oct. 24, 2019

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