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About Hawaiian WaterSports Kailua
Retail store that sells equipment for surfing, stand up paddling, skim boarding, bodyboarding, body surfing, freediving, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and foiling for surf and wind sports. Hawaiian WaterSports works with Pa’ani Wai Hawai’i, an 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to teach ocean safety & conservative/stewardship to Locals & Visitors, but especially to children.
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Reviewed October 21, 2019

We had an AMAZING experience at their keiki Watersports clinic! The day started off with everyone meeting at the shop...plenty of time to see their selection & everything they offer. Next was an info session for everyone about ocean safety; both for ourselves and for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rene C
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a great instructor, Inia. She went through everything to be expected, initially very overwhelming; however once in the water it all came together. My first time trying it definitely worth the cost to try something different and the location is ideal. Would recommend for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela M
808Mama, General Manager at Hawaiian WaterSports Kailua, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Aloha Angela, we're glad you had a great lesson and thank you for the recommendation!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

We used Hawaiian Watersports to rent a kayak and SUP to take to Lanikai beach on a Friday afternoon. The online reservation system was super easy and definitely the best prices that I found in my online research. The team was helpful getting us good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chelsealynae88
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I unfortunately booked kite lessons online with another shop and the guy no call, no showed me. Then I found Hawaiian WaterSports shop and they were so welcoming, accommodating and helpful. With a matter of having only a few hours before my flight they got...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mlr0bb0
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The staff was helpful in putting the kayaks on our rental car. I gave this 2 Stars because I reserved a skim board and a couple days before I was to pick it up, I received an email stating they sold their last skim board...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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808Mama, Manager at Hawaiian WaterSports Kailua, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hi, we apologize for not having the skimboard available for your son. We are the only organization that carry only the high end $300 skimboards and offer them for a $24 rentals, and we know that no other company offer this activity. By policy we...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

A wonderful and fun excursion! We spent an amazing afternoon on the water paddling with Keona during our guided kayak tour from Kailua Bay, past Flat Island and Lanikai Beach, on to Mokulua Nui Island, and back. She pointed out features of the local environment...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GeoMa3
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Our instructor (art) taught me, my brother, and my father (in separate lessons) and was absolutely terrible. Not only did he crash our kite 3 times by himself, he also is awful at explaining even simple concepts. He even would say contradictory things and was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gman540
808Mama, Manager at Hawaiian WaterSports Kailua, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

We are sorry to hear about your experience with Art. We really do wish you had said your criticisms in person to Josh, our 20-year senior instructor, when he asked you how your lesson went, in order to resolve this at that time. Truthfully, it...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018

The price for rentals can't be beat! For a very minimal fee, they supply you with the necessary supplies to transport your kayaks (the location is not right at the beach). They were super friendly and accommodating.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jackie N
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

I booked with Hawaiian Watersports because the price couldn't be beat. They were extremely reasonably priced but they were also great to deal with. Very friendly and helpful during the entire pick up and return process.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank klfr
Reviewed November 26, 2017

I took my first ever kite boarding lesson in a private session with Sophia. I was very impressed with what I had learned in one lesson and left feeling confident that it wasn't going to take me long to get out on the board. Sophia's...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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