Holokai He'eia Fishpond Adventure




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TOUR TIME

Daily: 9:00 am
Monday - Saturday 
Duration: 4 Hours

 

DESCRIPTION

The Guided He’eia Fishpond Exploration is just that, an exploration of an ancient Hawaiian pond built for sustainable fish farming. This is truly a one-of-a-kind Hawaiian activity, an authentic cultural experience that’s off the beaten path. Your pre-trip briefing includes the basics of kayaking and ocean safety, and then take to the water to learn the cultural significance of ancient Hawaiian fishponds. Your guides will talk about the importance of their “sustainable” existence to our ancestors , why we need to learn from them and how we can apply the same type of thinking to our current times. You get to play an active role in restoring this once flourishing pond by fishing the predatory fish out with a Hawaiian-style bamboo fishing pole! 

ITINERARY

  • 8:45 – 9:00 AM: Check-in
  • 9:00 AM: Departure
  • Duration: 4-hour Adventure (3 hours on the water; 1 hour for lunch)

WHAT IS INCLUDED 

  • All participant briefing of He’eia Fishpond’s significance in Kane’ohe Bay
  • Transportation to and from Waikiki
  • He’eia Fishpond History and Vision briefing
  • Adventure along ancient Hawaiian volcanic rock wall
  • Bamboo-pole fishing of invasive species
  • Fresh-water showers and changing rooms
  • snacks and drinks
  • Hawaiian BBQ lunch (vegetarian options available)

 

GOOD TO KNOW

  • No Infants. Ages 5+. All participants must be able to fit into at least a 30-50 pound life jacket

CHECK-IN LOCATION

  HE'EIA STATE PARK 46-465 Kamehameha Hwy Kaneohe, HI 96744

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