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Kona Coast Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

We had such a great time on the Kulapa Kai with Captains Eric and Elayne. We chose the morning time slot as it was recommended to have a better chance to see the dolphins. We saw the first dolphins before we were even out of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Eric and Elayne will wow your socks off! They were referred to us by a relative who lives on the island, and it was the best recommendation of our trip– by far! Their boat is the perfect set up, they are both amanzjngly fun people,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joshua E
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We booked two trips with Hawaiian Boating Adventures, a sunset snorkeling trip and a swim with dolphins / snorkeling trip. We chose HBA because we were looking for a private charter and the reviews we read before going were really good. We were not disappointed....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Josh L
Reviewed March 1, 2018

It was the last and best day of my 14 days on the Big Island. Captain Eric and Elayne were the consummates hosts, meeting us promptly as planned and greeting us with loving, sincere Aloha Spirit... I am stickler for attention to detail and Eric...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Captain Eric and Elayne showed us what an amazing place the waters off the Kona coast truly are. We were able to snorkel with the spinner dolphins as they put on a show displaying their acrobatic skills. It was just breathtaking. Many whales breached close...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Steve N
Eric H, Owner at Hawaiian Boating Adventures​, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you, Steve. We are looking forward to taking you out again on Kulapa Kai. Aloha

Reviewed February 24, 2018

Its not an exaggeration to say that the day we spent with Captain Elayne and Captain Eric on their boat was one of the most unforgettable days of my life. I had never experienced spinner dolphins, and its just such a pleasure to see them...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Eric H, Owner at Hawaiian Boating Adventures​, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thanks Laura, it was our pleasure and we hope you had a nice birthday. Aloha and please tell al your friends. Eric & Elayne

Reviewed November 10, 2017

We had a wonderful day. The boat was beautiful and we'll maintained. Our two captains were the best. If you want to have a great day on the beatiful Kona coast, I surly recommend Hawaiian Boating Adventures..

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Date of experience: February 2017
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Eric H, Owner at Hawaiian Boating Adventures​, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Thanks a million for your review. We do appreciate you taking time to write a quick note about us and Kulapa Kai. Please tell all your friends and familiy, word of mouth is our bread and butter. Aloha, Capt. Eric and Elayne

Reviewed November 8, 2017

Such a great day with Captain Eric and Elaine! Wonderful end to our Hawaiian vacation. They tailored the charter to our interests and have some great local knowledge and history of the Big Island.

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Eric H, Owner at Hawaiian Boating Adventures​, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Thank you so much. It was a pleasure having you folks on Kulapa Kai. We sincerely hope to see you again in the future. Please mention us to friends and family, word of mouth is our bread and butter. Aloha, Capt. Eric and Elayne

Reviewed November 8, 2017

We scheduled a full day adventure with Eric and Elayne on the recommendation of friends and it was the best decision of our vacation. Although the weather had been bad for a few days, we were able to get out on the water the day...More

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Eric H, Owner at Hawaiian Boating Adventures​, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Thank you, Stepanie ! We sincerely hope to see you again in the future on Kulapa Kai. Please tell all your friends and family, first hand info is the best advertising for us. Aloha, Capt. Eric and Elayne

Reviewed November 8, 2017

What a great outing for me and my wife as first time visitors to Hawaii ! Captains Eric and Elayne were very gracious and knowledgeable guides, and gave us the perfect customized afternoon/evening adventure we were hoping for. A bit of snorkeling for the rookies,...More

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Date of experience: July 2017
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Eric H, Owner at Hawaiian Boating Adventures​, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Dear Robert, thank you so much for your review. We enjoyed having you on Kulapa Kai and sharing the ocean with you folks. Please tell all your friends and family about us, word of mouth is our bread and butter. Until we meet again. Aloha,...More

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