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Ko Olina Ocean Adventures – Whale Watching Season

Every year, Humpback whales migrate 3,000 miles from Alaska to the warm waters of Hawaii to mate or give birth to their calves.  When they come up to take a breath, tail slap, fin slap, or breach, it’s a stunning and unforgettable sight to see!  We always allow plenty of room for these majestic mammals…

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January 25, 2023

Ko Olina Ocean Adventures 25th Year Anniversary!

Over two and a half decades ago, Todd Pickering and Mick Riegel took their love of the ocean to the ultimate test of sharing their passion with visitors from across the globe.  Todd was a sailor at heart, and Mick a diver by nature.  The two friends created a passive dolphin swim in the wild, shared SNUBA, and now raise sails on their beautiful 53′ sailing Catamaran, the Holole’akai. Holole’a kai means to sail freely with the ocean, as the two founders have done, moving with the ebb and flows of the market, federal permissions, and global challenges.  As we stand proudly at this milestone, we sincerely and humbly thank each of you, for your professional help, friendship and seat within our ‘ohana.

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January 5, 2023