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1. “Electric Beach” Snorkeling

One of the leeward coast's best kept secrets, the crystal clear water and huge reef fish population is a snorkeler's (and shell enthusiast's) dream. How to get there:  Ko Olina Ocean Adventures, daily excursions.


2. Hike Kaena Point

Following an old railroad bed and former dirt road, the easy

3.5 mile hike will take you to the western most point of Oahu. This hike is notorious for being hot with little shade, so bring plenty of water and wear sunscreen. Tons of marine life to see including Honu (green sea turtles) and Hawaiian Monk Seals. 


3. Horseback Riding in Historic Makaha Valley

Makaha Valley Riding Stables has special permission to access the historic valley by horseback. Choose from five unique trail adventures. Suggested: for snorkelers and riders looking for the full experience is the Mauka-Makai (Land-Ocean) trip with Ko Olina Ocean Adventures, a day of riding scenic trails and snorkeling along Oahu’s leeward coastline.


4. Hawaiian Fire Surf School

What's a vacation without indulging in Hawaii's favorite pastime? Hawaiian Fire Surf School, a network of local firefighters, is among the best in getting you "surf-certified." After your lesson, grab some gear from the Hawaiian Fire Retail Shop at Ko Olina Station.



5. Farm to Table:  Kahumana Organic Farm & Café

Kahumana Farm Café showcases freshly harvested fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs, local fish, grass-fed beef and free-range chicken on their daily menu. Check out the yoga class (donation only) before dinner for the full relaxation and farm to table experience!


About Ko Olina Resort
Ko Olina is a 642-acre master-planned resort community on the western shore of the island of Oahu. Resort partners include the iconic JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina, Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club, Marriott’s most successful vacation club product in the world, Ko Olina Beach Villas Resort, Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Disney’s first family destination resort outside of its theme park developments, Ko Olina Golf Club, Ko Olina Station retail center and the state-of-the-art Ko Olina Marina. The resort, known as Oahu's premier vacation destination, also features seven pristine oceanfront lagoons connected by 1.5 miles of shoreline pathways, access to a diverse selection of ocean and outdoor activities and the island’s best weather. For more information, visit


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