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Flumin’ Kohala offers a unique and exclusive adventure deep in the historically rich and verdant mountains of Kohala. There you will explore the much storied Kohala Ditch, a 110 year old system of hand-wrought tunnels, elevated flumes, and concrete channels that once supplied millions of gallons of fresh water to the vast sugar cane plantations of Kohala. On a leisurely kayak float through 3 miles of the system, you will have the rare opportunity to access lush private lands, streams, waterfalls and other natural and man-made wonders kapu (forbidden) to all except guests of Flumin’ Kohala.

Location: 55-517 Hāwī Road, in the quaint plantation village of Hāwī (pronounced “ha-vee”).
Daily Tour Times: 8 am, 9 am, 12:15 pm, & 1:15 pm
Check In Time: 15 min. prior to tour time.
Tour Duration: Approx. 2.5-3 hours, from departure to return
Prices: Adult (age 12 & up): $135; Child (ages 5 to 11): $75
Rated: Easy (4wd van ride, short level hike, leisurely kayak float)
Gear Provided: Personal flotation device, rain poncho (for rainy days) & light snack (upon returning to headquarters)
  • Must be able to walk over uneven ground and sit for at least one hour in an upright position without back support. This tour is not for those with back or neck problems, expectant mothers, or those fearful of dark, confined places, nature, learning, getting wet, or good fun.
  • Must be at least 5 years old
  • Weigh no more than 300 lbs.

What to Bring & Wear:
You will get wet. Comfortable, water tolerant walking shoes or reef walkers (absolutely NO slippers or flip flops). Wear clothing that can get wet (you will get wet). Bring a towel and a change of dry clothing. A light jacket is recommended (did we mention that you will get wet?).

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