Hele mai, come aboard the Kama Hele Kai, our 32-foot “Ocean Traveler” Lightning Power Catamaran, as we journey from Haleiwa Harbor to the coastlines of Hawaii’s most famous North Shores, including Ka’ena Point, Waimea Bay, Banzai Pipeline and Sunset Beach. Enjoy a front row seat, experiencing the natural wonder of our ocean habitats aboard the swiftest sea vessel the North Shore can offer.
Appreciate the predator of the sea, the shark from the comfort of your seat and be amazed at the frolicking dolphins as the pod surrounds the boat in a playful dance. And look for the indigenous Honu, Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle.
During the winter months, the North Shore beaches erupt with thunderous surf. Kama Hele Kai gives visitors and locals alike the advantage of seeing the raw power of the sea from the safety of our vessel. During those same months witness the seasonal winter migration of the humpback whales as they splash, blow, and within view.
Observe the islands splendor, “From Mauka to Makai”, mountain to sea, as the Native Hawaiian, kanaka maoli, crew tells of how our ancestors thrived in self-sustained communities, known as “Ahupua‘a”. Lush green landscapes covering the mountainside as a backdrop to the pristine sandy beaches and glistening aqua blue waters. Kanaka’s appreciation for the simple natural beauty, each offering life’s most basic needs of food, shelter and water.
Welcome the rising of the sun above the Ko‘olau mountains, from the waters of Waialua Bay aboard the Kama Hele Kai. Sun rays piercing the ocean surface like a prism of light releasing a rainbow of changing colors. Be riveted by the manō, shark, as it greets the early morning in its natural habitat. Cruise the coastline from Waialua to the point of Paumalū, most famously known as Sunset Beach.
Come be a part of our ‘Ohana, “family”, as we celebrate the Sun’s highest point in the sky. Experience the vast marine sanctuary from Waimea Bay to Ke‘iki Point, on our way to ‘Ehukai Beach, most famously known as Banzai Pipeline. Appreciate the brilliance of dolphins, turtles, native schools of fish and seasonal migrating humpback whales within the ocean. Sunscreen recommended and Snorkeling available weather permitting.
Breath taking sunsets from the Kama Hele Kai bears witness to the luminous shades of orange, pink and violet colors as they dance across the sky. The fastest power tour boat in the harbor allows us to give you the best our coastline has to offer, without enduring the chaos of traffic. Viewing the sunset from the Point of Pua‘ena, Haleiwa Town, witnessing the halawai, the zenith, where the sun marries the ocean and sky in divine magnificence.
*Children under 12 years and non-swimmers life jacket are available.
We depart from the Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor in Haleiwa. The Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor is located on the North Shore of Oahu at the mouth of the Anahulu River
66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa, HI 96712
Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.