skip to Main Content

Flumin’ Kohala is Closed

On April 5, 2021 a large landslide destroyed a flume connecting Kohala Ditch to its largest water source and heavily damaged a tunnel which is now in imminent danger of collapse.  Without this source of water, there is not enough water in the ditch to operate a kayak tour. Learn More >>

We have shifted our wonderful crew over to a new activity!


Our crew will be looking forward to meeting you to share the stories, history, and folklore of our wonderful home here in beautiful North Kohala. We humbly ask that you consider visiting KOHALA UTV ADVENTURE on your next Big Island visit.

Visit Kohala UTV Adventure

— the —
Kohala Ditch

Hand drilled and blasted over a century ago out of solid rock deep in the canyons of Kohala, “The Ditch” brought water and prosperity to the people of Kohala. Hundreds of brave men risked their lives, and many perished in its construction. To this day, the Ditch remains witness to a heroic feat of engineering skill, physical prowess, and, above all, human determination.

Flumin’ Kohala offered a rare opportunity to explore this remarkable hand-wrought wonder and the pristine Hawaiian landscapes it crosses. Once a guided tour through three scenic miles of Hawaiian history. Safely seated in custom four-man kayaks, visitors delved underground and floated through thousand-foot tunnels dripping with spring water. At times, the kayaks soared high over rushing streams, and floated across the mountainside via elevated flumes. The flume quietly meandered through thick forests by way of winding concrete channels.

This leisurely paced, educational, fascinating and fun, was a perfect Hawaiian eco-activity for families and groups.

Back To Top