Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Kawaihae, HI
Kawaihae 3.5 miles N of Puako, is a commercial deepwater harbor basin in the N part of Kawaihae Bay.
Kawaihae is one of the two sheltered harbors along the W coast of Hawaii; all others are smooth during regular NE trades, but are exposed during kona weather.
On Monday, April 18th 2022 voting began in our 4th annual “Best Harbor in the U.S.” contest! Participation is free and open to everyone. Vote for your harbor HERE. Voting for this year’s Best Harbor contest is open from April 18th through May 31st, 2022. Participation is limited to one vote… Learn More
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April 2022 was slightly cooler and wetter than normal across the contiguous U.S., according to the National Centers for Environmental Information. What made the month standout was an early start to the wildfire season, several tornado outbreaks and a widespread Western drought. Below are more takeaways from NOAA’s latest monthly U.S.… SEE MORE
By John Page Williams. Hooray for spring! It’s time to get out on the water. But first, make sure your boat is ready to run smoothly, reliably, and safely. (And even if you have been fishing all winter, it’s a good time to check over your rig for an even… SEE MORE
With just over two weeks left to VOTE for your Best Harbor, a few clear coastal favorites have emerged. Don’t see your favorite harbor in the list below? Get out and vote today! Not only will the winning harbor get bragging rights, the Grand Winner and Regional Winner harbors will… SEE MORE