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About LightSUP Hawaii
LightSUP Hawaii is THE ultimate Stand Up Paddle tour on the planet!! Our LightSUP Nightlight boards with their expansive viewing window and internal light ports provide our guests with the most amazing SUP experience; combining the stoke of paddling with the views of snorkeling, even at night! The reef we explore and the sea life we admire along the South Kohala Coast are the most healthy and abundant in Hawaii. Our knowledgeable guides have years of experience and know all of the reef's secret treasures. After the tour, enjoy locally sourced, organic refreshments! Come experience the never before seen views and our Aloha! $8 To change the fate... LightSUP Hawaii donates $8 per guest to the Malama Kai Foundation, who are helping to sustain Hawaii's coastal and marine resources for current and future generations.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoy paddleboarding and loved the idea of the look through boards. We didn’t take a tour but rented and went on our own. Kelly and Ray were awesome to deal with; super flexible and accommodating. We enjoyed it so much that...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mahalo nui loa for sharing your aloha! Your very generous words are greatly appreciated and look forward to your return to paradise to get you out with the lights on!

Reviewed October 6, 2019

This was hands down our favorite activity on the big island! My husband loves to paddle board so when we came across LightSUP we knew we needed to book. Ray and Kelly were absolutely lovely. It was a small group - us and another couple...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for your amazing review! You're very generous words are greatly appreciated. It is guests like you sharing your aloha that is helping the world discover the LightSUP experience and we are very grateful! We look forward to your return to paradise! A...More

Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely THE BEST activity on Big Island, and quite possibly the best paddle board tour ever. My wife and I took the sunset tour and were with another couple who also happened to be on their honeymoon as well, and we all had a blast!!...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

Mahalo nui loa Christine & Hal! We are so grateful for your wonderful review! Congratulations on your new life together and thank you for making us a part of your unforgettable honeymoon adventure!!! We hope to see you back on Big Island again soon!

Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

Kelly and Ray were really great! The evening weather did change quite dramatically at the end but they did everything they could to make sure we were okay. The paddleboard design is great and makes it so easy to view the reef. We were able...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for your very nice review. We do try our absolute best to work with Mother Nature and are very grateful for the all is well that ends well adventure! Thank you for being an amazing guests and for sharing your aloha! A...More

Reviewed September 10, 2019

We did the morning tour on 2 September. Kelly, Ray and little Noah were amazing guides! We had a great time out on the water and saw lots of fish and a turtle. We were both first time SUPers and Kelly and Ray gave very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for your aloha! We are always grateful when our guests experience was worthy of taking a few minutes out of their busy lives to share! Thank you for sharing such a beautiful morning in paradise with us and we can't wait til...More

Reviewed September 5, 2019

My wife and I have been here for a week doing multiple excursions per day. This was hands down the best thing we did. Kelly and Ray were such great hosts and phenomenal helping me my first time paddle boarding. You cannot skip this, it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for your awesome review! Nothing makes us more proud than to know how much you enjoyed the LightSUP experience, especially when we know how many get Big Island adventures are here! Thank you again for you kind words and we look forward...More

Reviewed September 5, 2019

The LED paddle is such a unique experience and perfect thing to do as a couple. Kelly and Ray the owners made us feel like family and a part of their story the way they took care of us and even had some food and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for this amazing review! Whenever we know that our guest leave as Ohana we have accomplished our mission so thank you for sharing!! We can't wait for you to come back soon! Perhaps a Sunrise Tour!? A hui hou!!

Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

We absolutely recommend this activity, we had an amazing time being guided through the ocean by Kelly and Ray(such a nice people) we love to paddle board but never had experienced it at night. Being able to see the corals, fishes and lucky enough to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for your complimentary review! We owe our success to guests like you sharing their experience with us! Thank you again for taking a moment to share and we look forward to your return soon! A hui hou!!

Reviewed August 18, 2019

Best kept secret on the island! Kelly greeted us from the road and led us to the bay. She educated us about the reef, local fish, etc. before we went on the water. It was our first time paddle boarding so she also taught us...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for your very generous review! Your aloha is greatly appreciated and we look forward to your return to paradise so we can get you out on our Signature Sunset Tour! A hui hou!!

Reviewed July 19, 2019

Aloha! Are you ready for something different on the big island- this is it. This week we did the LightSUP sunset paddle board adventure. The communication about when to meet, where and what to bring was very clear.This is a great activity for people who...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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kellylightsup, Owner at LightSUP Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2019

Mahalo nui loa for sharing you're aloha! We are very grateful for this wonderful review and for joining us on our Signature Sunset Tour. We can't wait for your return to paradise! A hui hou!!

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