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Surf Hawaii Surf School

62-148 Lokoea Pl Apt A, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1474
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Ty Gurney Surfer/Business

The rental property was not as advertised – it was very unsanitary including BED BUGS. And, don’t... read more

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bpssmith
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Golden, Colorado
Surf Tour with Edison

Edison arranged a fantastic all-day "surf tour" for our family (my husband, my 17 year old son, and... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Rebecca C
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Bayport, New York
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Let surfing enhance your life! Surf Hawaii - Surf School is one of the most respected surfing school in Hawaii and on the North Shore of Oahu. The owner Edison de Paula is the head coach, with more then 25 years of experience. We teach surfing lessons, stand up paddle lessons and we run our Surf Camps designed to enable surfers of all ages and skill levels to live the dream of riding waves on the beautiful beaches of Hawaii. Surfing with Edison and his team of professional instructors is an exhilarating, healthy and natural experience available on the North Shore of Oahu. See what a difference professional surf instruction and the latest technology can make. Edison's surf school, a qualified professional surf coach that will make your dreams of surfing a reality! They are carefully selected, experienced instructors and experts in surfing. Our surf instructors are Lifeguards, CPR and First Aid certified.
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62-148 Lokoea Pl Apt A, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1474
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Reviewed yesterday

The rental property was not as advertised – it was very unsanitary including BED BUGS. And, don’t count on your own parking space. Worst of all, the owner wouldn’t refund my money after PROMISING to do so. For the next several weeks I attempted to...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Edison arranged a fantastic all-day "surf tour" for our family (my husband, my 17 year old son, and me) last month that was the highlight of our week in Hawaii. He took us out for a surf lesson in the morning, followed by breakfast at...More

Thank Rebecca C
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

I think all the other 5 star reviews summed up our experience with Edison! Thoughtful, safety conscious, extremely helpful, lots of good tips to improve our technique so we were all able to stand up and catch a few rides for first time surfing ever!...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

I had some lessons with Edison some years ago and now I come back every year with friends to improve my surfing and to gain more confidence in the water! Being around an experienced big wave surfer makes a lot of difference and makes me...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

This trip changed my life and I am going to be back in January! Edison is the best surf instructor ever! How can you go wrong to learn from a former Surf Pro and big wave surfer (the scary stuff). Edison makes you feel comfortable...More

1  Thank GermanFoodieMKE
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

I love this surf camp. I am a surfer that had an exceptional time surfing on the north shore during the week. The surf camp is for all levels of surfers from beginners to advanced. Edison is a phenomenal surfer and surfing coach who loves...More

1  Thank Eli K
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

I visited from West Virginia and am a beginner surfer who just started shakily standing up on the board last year. When speaking to Edison prior to our trip, his kindness and enthusiasm made our decision easy. He started us at the right beach for...More

1  Thank Katherine L M
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

The surf lessons were awesome! We were three students. All beginners. So we went to Laniakea Beach at the North Shore. Edison, the instructor, has a lot of experience, patience and is always motivating! We learned a lot during this time while having a lot...More

1  Thank Johannes_Traveler
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Aloha! Thanks Edison & Jenny for an amazing week at the surf camp! I stayed in this lovely cottage at the surf camp for a week. It's so close to Haleiwa town and all the beautiful beaches in the North Shore. A massive big thank...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2017

I enjoyed a great time surfing in March 2017 in the camp of Edison. The accommodation was a very spacious, stylish and well equipped flat that I shared with my brother and one more guest. The surrounding beautiful property is situated on a river that...More

1  Thank Thilo K
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