We are a small, conservation-minded, sustainable business. We are local biologists, naturalists and educators offering day tours to some of the most significant locations around the Big Island of Hawaii. We operate year-round out of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
From our start, we’ve asked ourselves how we can protect the places that we love while enhancing the experience of the people we serve. To us, travel and tourism is more than a consumption experience, or an easy pass-through of culture. We believe that, done consciously and responsibly, travel can profoundly benefit both the visitor and the visited.
We don’t take our responsibility within the tourism industry lightly, and we are committed to a sustainable business model and a community-minded approach. We act as stewards of the land to this incredible island and we respect Native Hawaiian Culture deeply. It is our mission to provide our guests with as much cultural and historical information to deepen their understanding and respect for this truly special place. Respecting culturally significant locations on the island is key throughout our tours. The following are ways in which we strive to operate sustainably: