Fair Wind has been recognized for our commitment towards protecting Hawaii's unique natural environment and hosting culture through the promotion of responsible travel.
Travel Channel “Top 10 Things to Do in a Lifetime” (manta snorkel)
Voted “Best Snorkel Cruise on the Big Island” in the annual West Hawaii Today Reader’s Poll – thirteen straight years! (2001-2013)
“One of the best ways to snorkel Kealakekua Bay”, rated “EXCEPTIONAL” by Frommer’s (highest rating).
2009 Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Pualu Award for Visitor Industry Marketing
2011 Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Pualu Award for Environmental Awareness
2011 Business Administration Award as Family Owned Small Business – Hawaii Island
- Certificate of Merit Award For Environmental Preservation
- State of Hawaii Governor’s Kilohana Award For Outstanding Volunteerism
- Richard Smart Big Island Community Achievement Awards Distinguished Business Award for Environmental Protection
- United States Congress / Hawaii Convention and Visitor Bureau “Keep it Hawaii”