While cruising between shore and Kealakekua Bay, scan the horizon for bottlenose dolphins that sometimes splash on the surface, or search for pods of spinner dolphins that leap and jump in the air.
In winter, there’s a good chance you’ll spot humpback whales either breaching or spouting offshore, and it’s also possible to find pilot whales that live in these waters year-round.
Kapu forbid women to eat with men, and commoners to look at a chief or even touch a chief's shadow.
Follow road downhill for 3 miles and look for park entrance on the left.
Go slow near the parks entrance as it is a popular swim spot.
Contacts: Phone: 808-328-2326Website: Directions: From Kona: Head south on HI-route 11.
Just after 104-mile marker and the "S" curve look for sign for "Pu'uhonua o Honaunau" and turn right onto HI-route 160.