As Whale Season Approaches…

Check out a lovely article on Humpback Whales and Hawaii in the current Hawaii Drive Guide (you’ll have to flip to page 26). Sunlight on Water is featured as an “Insider’s Pick.” http://www.hawaiidriveguides.com/HawaiiDriveGuide/ P.S. Our boat...

Brazil says “Ola!” to SunLight on Water

Visitors from around come to the Hawaiian Islands each year and our guests reflect that diversity. SunLight on Water is honored to be acknowledged in a recent blog highlighting the Big Island’s offerings to those in Brazil. Check it out below. Thanks to Dina for...

Photographing the Wild

This week we have had some epic tours, both Dolphin Swims and Manta Snorkels. We wanted to share a few extraordinary photos captured during those tours. Nature doesn’t always stop for selfies…Kudos to our crew for taking these (and many others) while...
Volcanoes National Park to Re-Open

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...
Hurricane Lane Broke Records

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...
Kilauea Takes a Pause?

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....