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Hawaiian WaterSports Kailua

171 Hamakua Dr, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2840
+1 808-262-5483
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Do not go kitesurfing!

Our instructor (art) taught me, my brother, and my father (in separate lessons) and was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gman540
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New York City, New York
via mobile
So much fun!!

The price for rentals can't be beat! For a very minimal fee, they supply you with the necessary... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Jackie N
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Denver, Colorado
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Retail store that sells equipment for surfing, stand up paddling, skim boarding, bodyboarding, body surfing, freediving, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and foiling for surf and wind sports. Hawaiian WaterSports works with Pa’ani Wai Hawai’i, an 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to teach ocean safety & conservative/stewardship to Locals & Visitors, but especially to children.
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  • Very good10%
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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
12 Mar 2018
“So much fun!!”
10 Dec 2017
“Pleasure to deal with ”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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171 Hamakua Dr, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2840
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+1 808-262-5483
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our instructor (art) taught me, my brother, and my father (in separate lessons) and was absolutely terrible. Not only did he crash our kite 3 times by himself, he also is awful at explaining even simple concepts. He even would say contradictory things and was...More

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808Mama, Manager at Hawaiian WaterSports Kailua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear about your experience with Art. We really do wish you had said your criticisms in person to Josh, our 20-year senior instructor, when he asked you how your lesson went, in order to resolve this at that time. Truthfully, it...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The price for rentals can't be beat! For a very minimal fee, they supply you with the necessary supplies to transport your kayaks (the location is not right at the beach). They were super friendly and accommodating.

Thank Jackie N
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I booked with Hawaiian Watersports because the price couldn't be beat. They were extremely reasonably priced but they were also great to deal with. Very friendly and helpful during the entire pick up and return process.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I took my first ever kite boarding lesson in a private session with Sophia. I was very impressed with what I had learned in one lesson and left feeling confident that it wasn't going to take me long to get out on the board. Sophia's...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

When I first moved to Oahu I came across Hawaiian Water Sports through a Groupon special for SUP rentals. I didnt meet the groupn time requirements but the shop honored the rates anyways. Great, knowledgeable and friendly staff, that I always enjoy going in for...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

I booked a three hour kite surfing lesson for my girl friend who had never kited before and at the end of the lesson she body dragged three times and was ready to try it on her own. Hans was the instructor and did an...More

Thank Windlove
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Did 2 of their 3 hour private kite surfing lessons, it was an amazing experience, the staff is very professional and got me enjoying every minute of it. Staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you Hawaiian water sports. Very highly recommended

Thank SunnyBruch
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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

I have wanted to go windsurfing for years and decided I would take the opportunity of having a lesson while in Hawaii. I'm so glad I did! I'm not very athletic and have no water sport experience so was expecting it to b a major...More

Thank Lainadean
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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

My sister, brother in law, and I took a 1.5 hour beginner windsurfing lesson with Inia as a weekend treat. None of us had been before. Inia thoroughly explained the equipment and the basics before taking us out in the water. Her enthusiasm and knowledgeability...More

Thank Carrie B
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

We were a large group and rented 10 double kayaks and 2 singles. We all arrived at the store at the same time. The people there were very helpful and patient they help us all to load the kayaks in the cars. When we returned...More

Thank kuky132015
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