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Ohana Fishing Charters

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3070 Wa_apa Rd, Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1171
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Guys worked hard to catch fish and did just that. I fish a lot in the Gulf of Mexico, so this trip... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
tw00dward
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Best fishing experience

I’ve been on 4 fishing trips in kauai. Ohana was the best by far! Capt. Lance is a great fisherman... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
blopez0208
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McKinney, Texas
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Ohana Fishing Charters is located at Nawiliwili Small boat harbor just South of the Lihue airport. We are an extremely knowledgeable charter company with a great standing reputation. Ohana means family and that's the impression we like to leave with our guests. Please join us in a great hunting adventure on the beautiful waters off the Garden Isle of Kauai!
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  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3070 Wa_apa Rd, Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1171
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Guys worked hard to catch fish and did just that. I fish a lot in the Gulf of Mexico, so this trip was to try something different. Rough seas made fishing difficult but the Captain made sure the boat didn't pound. He kept circling birds...More

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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha Thad, First off I'd like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. Well it's never for a lack of trying with us. Every day can be a little different when it comes to fishing out here. One day ya can...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I’ve been on 4 fishing trips in kauai. Ohana was the best by far! Capt. Lance is a great fisherman and has a great crew!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Overall we had fun. We didn’t read on the website there’s a fish policy. The fish policy basically states you can’t keep your catch! So, after catching a 80Lb+ yellow fin tuna we learned we couldn’t keep the meat or the fish. They did cut...More

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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time out to write a review. This gives us a great opportuntiy to explain our fish policy again. There are no companies on the isand that let the customer keep all the fish and some even say straight out they...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We got a really good effort from our captain Britt and his mate Ikena. Both were personable and worked hard to get us some fish. The boat was clean and the equipment well maintained. There is not much more that you can ask from a...More

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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I am sorry but after just reading the last sentence I had to burst out laughing! Um, that's me when we go fishing. It's not a great feeling at all! But I have learned a method of taking the sea sick meds that works. So...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went out with Brit and Ikena this morning and had an amazing time. We’ve been on many fishing boats and charters and these guys were by far the best. They were ridiculously knowledgeable, friendly and eager to make sure every person...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Crew and captain were friendly, enjoyed talking with me and the fishing was great! I would go with them again tomorrow if I didn’t have to fly home!More

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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

My first response to reading your review was "aw" meaning that's so sweet. Yes I am very female in my response, lol. Ya know in the past we have had customers do just what you said, come out twice with us etc.. Even had a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Lance took great care of us, we had a ton of fun and loved our fishing excursion. Lance was very knowledgeable and personable, and made sure we were having fun and answered all of our questions. We got some bites and caught a huge...More

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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

D & K, Thanks so much for taking the time out to write a nice & to the point review for us. These Ahi almost won in the game of sport fishing but we got one and like I always say one is better than...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We certainly made the correct choice for this fishing charter! Capt Lance and his crew - Ikena and apprentice Makena were organized, methodical, experienced and friendly. Their sea-worthy vessel - Ho'omaikai took the 3-6 swells without difficulty. The boat was clean as were the facilities...More

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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Okay my Florida friends:) A huge mahalo for the really great review. I am so very pleased with our crew right now. All positive & hard working amazing guys. Yes the apprentice is my hanai son, we are all like family! I hope that when...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us took a 6 hour private charter with Ohana Fishing Charters last week. We could not have asked for a better time. Arrived at the boat and were greeted by the crew, Captain Britt, and deck hands Ikena and Makena. Once we...More

Thank Royce K
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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I always say "I mean what I say", I'm not just fluffing to get people on our boat, I am completely honest & will always answer all your questions w/ a smile on my face. That is who I am as many can testify. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up going on a shared 4-hour fishing trip with the Ohana fishing boat. We met at the dock at 5:45 and headed out to find some fish. We ended up getting on a Skipjack Tuna and the other couple caught this one. We...More

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lance k, Owner at Ohana Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Friend, I will call you a friend cause we will see ya again & even if we didn't we'd still think of you as a friend. Often I pride myself on the company with a heart. Now our entire team encompasses how my husband...More

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Bonnie J
March 19, 2018|
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Response from lance k | Property representative |
Aloha, this is Cynthia Keener Captian Lance's wife. YES we have a private head (bathroom) on our boat. Please call to book HST before you actually arrive to Kauai. We were exceptionally busy this March and had to turn... More
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Hector O
March 14, 2018|
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Response from lance k | Property representative |
Aloha, Please visit our website for all pricing. Click on the " CHARTERS" page. Most all your questions can answered by reading through our website. Mahalo, Cynthia
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Janine D
September 5, 2017|
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Response from lance k | Property representative |
We offer two departures a day. Always booking the 6:00am first. Then we come back in and p/u second trip of the day. We only have one boat as do majority of other charter co's here on island. The species of fish here are... More
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