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Volcanoes National Park to Re-Open

Exciting news for the Island’s economy and for our visitors! Volcanoes National Park is planning on re-opening some areas of the park later this month. The park had relocated its visitor center to Kahuku Unit which is a one-hour drive south of the main park entrance. Those coming to the Big Island can soon enjoy…

Hurricane Lane Broke Records

Hurricane Lane has come and gone dumping 52 inches of rain on our Island. Beaches and harbors were closed while the storm moved through, but operations are back to normal here. Fortunately, our little slice of Aloha in Kona was largely undamaged. However, clean up continues for our friends on the East side of Hawaii….

Kilauea Takes a Pause?

Kīlauea is the youngest and southeastern most volcano on the Island of Hawai‘i. Since May 2018, the eruption and seismic activity in that area have been pretty continuous. However, recently the volcano is quieting down with decreased volume of lava and earthquakes. Scientists are not certain this is a permanent change and continue to monitor…

SunLight on Water Featured in NY,SeeYouLater! Blog

Travel writers and bloggers Dan and Emille featured SunLight on Water’s morning Dolphin Swims and evening Manta Snorkels in their online travel blog, ” New York, See you later!” They even got a treat, seeing Pilot Whales on their Dolphin Swim! All the best to them in their travels across the globe. Check out their experiences:

Happy 4th of July!

SunLight on Water wishes their friends, family, and community a wonderful 4th of July. Our marine friends came out in full force today to celebrate with our guests on our morning Dolphin Swim.

Hawaii Visitors Bureau Releases Maps and Fact Sheets

Want to know where to learn the latest about visiting the Big Island and how Kilauea is flowing? Check out this page that has all kinds of tools and information. Our tours are not affected by the eruption or the Vog! https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/news/alerts/kilauea-volcano-update/ https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/media/2211/2018-06-18-quick-facts.pdf

An Odd Couple

Our May 11th morning Dolphin Swim had an unusual guest. This Octopus felt like joining the fun with our tour, making for an unique photo opportunity. Learn more about Octopus at the Kanoloa Octopus Farm (just a 2 minute drive north of our location at Honokohau Harbor)

Pele’s Impact on Kona

The news is presenting many alarming images of the current volcanic eruption on our Island. Currently the areas impacted by the eruption are contained to a small area of the Island in the Southeast corner. The west coast of the Island (including Captain Cook, Kona, Holualoa, Waikoloa, Waimea, Hawi, Kawahaie) are not experiencing effects from…

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