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Try your kayak adventure, Hawaiian style, with our traditional one-of-a-kind outrigger canoes. These double-hull canoes can accommodate up to Seven to Ten passengers and are noted for stability and smooth rides. They are ideal for those who want to experience the magnificence of Kealakekua Bay with minimal exertion. We provide the muscle and narration; you enjoy the sights and history of Kealakekua Bay.

The Bay is one of the most sacred and historical sites in all of Hawaii. You will learn about the history of the Bay, the mysterious caves on the Pali (the cliff) and how Hawaiians lived in the area. Our guides all know the history of this Bay, because the history of their families are uniquely tied to this area. They take great pride in sharing the history and culture of this area with people from all over the world.

Join us on one of our two guided Outrigger canoe tours on Kealakekua Bay!
Locations visited
Kealakekua Bay
The Captain Cook Monument
Ehu & Kai Adventures
Skip the usual boat tours and embark upon a Hawaiian style kayak adventure in a traditional outrigger canoe. These double-hull canoes are known for providing stability and smooth rides; all the better to experience Kealakekua Bay with minimal exertion. Learn about the history of the bay, one of the most sacred in Hawaii; its mysterious caves, and how people lived there, from guides whose families are connected to the area.
  • Embark on a boat tour with a difference in a traditional outrigger canoe
  • Learn about the history of the area from people who have family connections to it
  • Cruise around the bay with minimal exertion: A relaxing excursion
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon tour to best suit your schedule
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We are a couple honeymooning from California and our guided outrigger canoe tour with Ehu & Kai was absolutely THE BEST experience we had in our ten days on the big island! We showed up at Kealakekua Bay and I feel like we were welcomed...More

Thank aliciaglover
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience!

We went out on the canoe in early morning and were greeted by spinner dolphins that swam along with us! Great snorkelling in a absolutely beautiful spot. Everyone we encountered were so nice and welcoming and very knowledgeable about the history of the area. Highly...More

Thank Sheri B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This was one of the highlights of our Hawaii trip. They gave us great kayaks, with good gear and a dry bag--we were then able to Kayak out to Cook's bay and snorkle for a few hours. Service was "A1" and we really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Riley M
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great kajaks and the nicest people. Saw the dolphins, only 30 min paddle. Book with these guys. They have excellent tips.

Thank Extraordinary623821
Reviewed 22 December 2017
kayaking and snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay

We rented kayaks from Ehu & Kia Adventures to kayak and snorkel in Kealakekua Bay. Ehu and Kia is permitted to rent kayaks in Kealakekua Bay. They provided the permits with the kayak rentals along with a dry bag (you need a permit to be...More

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