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“Unreliable” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Hula Girl Excursions

Hula Girl Excursions
5095 Napilihau St. Suite No. 109B, PMB 307, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
(808) 667-5980
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Ranked #33 of 165 Activities in Lahaina
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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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“Unreliable”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2010

We were booked to sail on the Hula Girl on Monday and were looking forward to the trip. Unfortunately, 2 hours before we were to sail, we received a phone call telling us the trip was canceled. It seems that they didn't have what they deemed to be a sufficient passenger load, so they simply decided not to go.

We really wanted to sail on the Hula Girl based on the reviews on this site and when they sail, it must be lovely. However, if you don't have the time to rebook and hope for a departure you may want to investigate several other Catamarans that have sailings in the Maui Channel. We've had good luck with Trilogy on past visits.

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Borrego Springs, California
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“Exceptional Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

We had the luxury of chartering Hula Girl for a private family excursion recently, and the day was well beyond expectations. The cat is beautifully maintained in pristine condition, a real pleasure and treat to be on. The crew is knowledgeable, friendly, approachable, and eager to please. We enjoyed watching their precise teamwork and execution of every task, from getting us safely on board to managing lunch service to distributing snorkeling equipment and preparing our sail back -- they never missed a beat. Food service was outstanding. The snorkeling was fine, too, but the best part of the trip was being on Hula Girl for the day. We didn't want it to end!

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“Had a Great Time on the Hula Girl”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

We went on the snorkel cruise and had a great time on the Hula Girl. The ship is by far the nicest Catamaran we've been on in Hawaii or the Caribbean. The less crowded feel was very noticable even with 45+ on our cruise and the food was as good as the reviews we've read. The snorkel spot in Honalua Bay was very nice and even though you can get there by car, we were parked in a spot that was right by the best parts of the coral so it was nice to just jump in and be in a great spot immediately. Probably one of the best parts of our week in Maui so we would highly recommend the Hula Girl.

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“Good for Childern-Senior Citizen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2010

We spent 4 days on the Maui. For starters, the Kahului airport is busy. Plan on 1.5 hrs to get through security and ticketing, unlike the usual 1 hr at most US airports We stayed at the Royal Lahaina. It was a very nice hotel that is located right beside the beach. We rented a 12 passenger van (6 adults and 2 children) from Dollar. They treated us very well and so we have no complaints. Our traveling group consisted of 4 Senior Citizens, 2 Forty Year Olds, 1 Eight Year Old and 1 Five Year Old. Here is a listing of the top things that we did, listed from best to not the best:

1.)Kupanaha Magic Show-Good and clean humor, awesome magic and great food.
2.)Hula Girl Sunset Dinner Cruise-Smooth Cruise, Great Staff, Awesome Boat and wonderful food.
3.)North Shore Drive-Beautiful sights but a bit tight with a 12 passenger van.
4.)Alexander Baldwin Museum-Pretty lame unless you are into history or sugar or board.
5.)Sugar Cain Train-Very Lame

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“Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

The boat.......First Class
The staff....... Wonderful
The day.....best day in the Hawaiin Islands
If you want to get away from 50 to 75 People stuffed onto a boat ,this is the trip to take.You could not ask for better service or staff .The snorkeling and scuba diving we did
was great ,staff looked after all our needs to get us ready and made sure we were comfortable.The onboard shef made us a lunch to remember.Can not say a bad thing
about the day on the Hula Girl.........................

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