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Hawaiian Outrigger Experience

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We invite you to relive a part of Hawaiian cultural history and walk in the footsteps of the Ali'i as you experience a traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoe tour! Let our experienced guides demonstrate the Aloha way by making your time with us the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-633-2800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip was on our last day, just hours before we headed home. The experience of learning about the history of the native people of Hawaii and enjoying the natural beauty in a traditional canoe was unique. Our tour guide Keli'i was great and made...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We went on the cultural tour with Kevin this morning. What a beautiful morning and awesome experience! I would HIGHLY recommend this tour because it is such a unique experience. You can kayak anywhere, but you can only experience the traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoe in...More

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Kevin H, Owner at Hawaiian Outrigger Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Aloha Julie, Mahalo for coming to Maui and participating in our Hawaiian Outrigger Experience! We had a great time on the canoe! I continue to be amazed in the thoughtfulness so many people demonstrate each day! Mahalo nui loa for your kindness in submitting a...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

This was an awesome experience with born and raised Hawaiians who know, love and share their island experience! Paddle out in an outrigger canoe to snorkel with the turtles, what a great way to spend the day! Also learned more about Hawaii culture from Kevin...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

A truly one of a kind experience for all on a Outrigger boat reliving the culture of the Hawaiian people heading out to sea. We learned about the history from Kevin Hoke an amazingly knowledgeable and proud Hawaiian local who shared his ancestry through stories...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Kevin was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of Hawaiian Cultural history and stories with us, which we really enjoyed. I would have liked if we had a full hour on the water, however, in addition to the time well-spent learning about Hawaiian history. We...More

Thank Melanie I
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to go out on an Outrigger for 4 years now, all my plans fell thru! I stumbled upon a postcard at the Wailea Beach Resort Marriott and the concierge set up reservations quickly. I went out 2 mornings, the ocean was...More

Thank alice w
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Well sort of.......Kevin happily told me I could "rest" whenever I wanted but with a full canoe it was good fun. Saw a few turtles but mainly just did the Outrigger for an hour. As we travel the Country it is interesting to learn about...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I was born and raised on Maui, my wife in Oahu. We now reside in Seattle and I took my family out on the canoe tour with Kevin. I want to first say, My wife and I are native Hawaiian and born and raised in...More

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AlohaSurfSchoolMaui, Owner at Hawaiian Outrigger Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Aloha Braddah Eric, It was a pleasure to meet you and your ohana; felt like I’ve known you for years! Another great Kanaka! Keep the mana strong in the PacNW! A hui hou Kanaka!

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Booked the one hour canoe and cultural tour with Kevin as our guide. He did such a great job telling us about the Hawaiian culture and explaining the traditions. And then we paddled away into to blue ocean! Six can fit in the canoe, and...More

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AlohaSurfSchoolMaui, Owner at Hawaiian Outrigger Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Mahalo for submitting the thoughtful review! It was a pleasure to take you out on the wa’a!

Reviewed 3 February 2018

What a great day to spend in the water. We went on the outrigger trip last minute and I am so happy we did. Quite a few turtles out, several whale sightings and a brief History lesson. Would highly recommend. Trying the surf school next....More

Thank Kimberlee H
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21 May 2018|
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Response from Kevin H | Property representative |
Aloha and mahalo for contacting Hawaiian Ocean Sports. Please provide an email to receive the information requested. Mahalo nui loa, Kevin Hoke
14 January 2018|
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Response from AlohaSurfSchoolMaui | Property representative |
Aloha and Mahalo for your question. 2 of our canoes have double Ama and Iakos which means it cannot flip over. Please contact me at 808-633-2800 re: questions. Mahalo, Kevin