Sail With the Whales Benefit for Health Center

February 8, 2017, 11:53 AM HST
* Updated February 8, 11:56 AM
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Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), mother and calf.
Photo Copyright © Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide.

The 4th Annual benefit whale watching cruise is set to sail on Sunday, Feb. 12, and Sunday, March 12, 2017.

Residents and visitors are invited to “Sail With The Whales” and help support West Hawai‘i Community Health Center’s mission to make quality, comprehensive and integrated health services accessible to all, regardless of income.

This benefit two-hour whale watch adventure aboard the Ocean Sports luxury catamaran takes off from Kawaihae Harbor at 12:30 and will return at 2:30 p.m. Check-in is at noon.

During the cruise, guests will enjoy the sounds of Hawaiian music from award winning slack-key (kiho‘alu) guitarist John Keawe.

Sixty seats are available on each cruise.


Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by calling Terri at (808) 329-0400 or by emailing [email protected].


About West Hawai‘i Community Health Center

Weaving a lauhala of wellness since opening in 2005, West Hawai‘i Community Health Center has grown from 905 patients to over 13,000 today. West Hawai‘i Community Health Center currently serves Hawai‘i Island residents with offices in Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Kealakehe and Waikoloa Village.

The mission of West Hawai‘i Community Health Center is to make quality, comprehensive and integrated health services accessible to all regardless of their ability to pay. These services are culturally sensitive and promote community well-being through the practice of “malama pono.”


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