Top 10 Hawaii Ocean Activities 1. Canoe racing (Paddling) could be compared to say a softball league. - 2. Surfing - Watch out for the reefs on the BI. Oahu North Shore, Jaws in Maui. - Surf school if visiting. 3. Fishing - Boat and shore. No license required. - Kona is home to 1000 lb. Blue Marling. Ono, Wahu, Mahi Mahi. - Tell story about bringing the banana on to Steve’s boat. - Can charter at the harbor. 4. Scuba Diving - Boat and shore diving. Jack’s Diving Locker and Big Island Divers both been here long time. 5. Kayaking - Up and down the coast. Be careful up by Kawaihai or you’ll wind up in Japan. 6. Stand Up Paddle Board - Can rent near the pier. 7. Swimming 8. Snorkeling 9. Sailing - Check activity kiosk and A-Bay. 10. Kite Surfing - Up at Kiholo Bay - They look like bait to me. Fun to watch.