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Malama Eco Adventure Package

Hawaii Island Nahele - Native Tree Planting

Embark on a spiritual journey by connecting to the ʻāina, or land, when participating in the hoʻokupu (offering) of planting a native tree.

Water pouring over over around an endemic tree
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Experience Hawaiian Cultures & Traditions

Nurture native flora on the Island of Hawai'i.

Pair your sightseeing flight with a landing at one of our remote and secluded sites to a native tree and learn about Hawai'i's unique ecosystem.

Tour departs from

Kona Airport
Flight TimeX Hours* *
Ground TourY Hours*
*Flight times are approximate, do not include check-in time, and total times may vary depending on weather conditions and where the best sights are at the time of your tour.

Included on This Adventure 

Kohala Valleys and Waterfalls

Kohala Valleys & Waterfalls Flight

Fly through Kohala's misty valleys and towering waterfalls. Learn about the rich and fragile biodiversity of Hawaiʻi and how you can help to preserve and protect it.

Adding a landing

Exclusive Landing

Your pilot will guide you through the lush valleys of Kohala to a remote forested landing few can access.

Tree planting activity

Tree Planting Activity

Our tree planting experience includes an educational component to help you better understand our unique ecosystem. Restore native habitat and your own sense of wellness.

Customize Your Adventure With These Upgrades 

Remote Hike Through Strawberry Guava Forest

Remote Hike Through Strawberry Guava Forest

Add a one-mile hike through the shade of a waiwi, or guava, forest to a seacliff offering an epic vantage of the ocean and Mokupuku rock formations.

Hawaiian Cultural Practitioner Host

Arrange for a Hawaiian cultural practitioner, or kumu, to join your experience. They will perform a Hawaiian blessing of the tree planting and talk story about the mythology and ali'i, or nobility, of the region's past.

Remote Hike at Healing Waterfall

Remote Hike at Healing Waterfall

Touch down mid-flight for a refreshing and brief scramble over rocks to this wahi pana, or sacred place, where an 800-foot ocean-front waterfall tumbles gracefully down toward the sea.

Gourmet Lunch at Healing Waterfall

Gourmet Lunch at Healing Waterfall

Visit a remote and picturesque valley for a gourmet lunch full of locally-sourced ingredients, enjoyed in a gazebo on the grounds of a historic cabin.

Girls at a picnic

Make it Your Own 

Tell a Paradise Helicopters concierge about your ideal experience.

Call 808-896-3336