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Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors

Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
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About Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors
Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors are born and raised in the islands. 20+ years family owned and operated surf school with classes starting at age 3 and up. Who better to visit when on the Big Island of Hawaii but the Natives! Learn how to surf the Kona style waves with our 'ohana (family) of Hawaiian watermen. Located in the Heart of Kailua-Kona on Ali'i Drive. HLSI proudly works with the National Make A Wish Foundation, Special Olympics, and Surf For Special Needs Hawaii non-profit year round.
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724kellykey wrote a review Aug 7
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These surf lessons were amazing. We had a large group, so we went in 2 groups of 4. The small size of the lesson was perfect. There were 2 of us to 1 instructor, allowing them to easily help us onto the waves. I would not recommend taking a larger group surf lesson as it would divide the instructors attention too much. Jake and Paul were great and attentive instructors. They are Hawaiian locals, which made the experience that much better. They were so encouraging and we were surprisingly able to stand up on most of the waves! I would definitely recommend Hawaiian Lifeguard Surf Instructors for first time surf lessons.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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djchaput wrote a review Aug 4
Overland Park, Kansas1 contribution
Jake & Paul we’re amazing and patient. All the first time surfers were able to get up On the first day. We will be using again.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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sbecke5x wrote a review Jul 2022
Denver, Colorado1 contribution
Paul was awesome! (My FIL and I had a 2:1 lesson). He gave us realistic expectations of conditions before getting into the water. Once we were on the water, he had great communication and kept us away from the masses while still getting great waves. Paul had us catching more waves than anyone we saw at this area and kept us moving around for the best waves. About halfway through another instructor joined us, making it a 1:1. He was on his break but was awesome enough to spend it on the water with us at no cost. Exceeded our expectations, thank you!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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361kristinan wrote a review Jul 2022
Falls Church, Virginia6 contributions
It started with high energy Tifani giving us land lessons with great hints and pointers. She transferred us over to funny, patient and knowledgeable surf instructors, Jake and John. Our group of three were all able to surf thanks to the personalized coaching and support of these friendly and helpful instructors. Look no further and book with Hawaii Surf Instructors: you get the individual attention that you need to have a great time learning to surf in a beautiful location. Support this family-owned and professional company., they are phenomenal.
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mad4ella04 wrote a review Jul 2022
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii1 contribution
This is our second lesson with Jake and we plan to get another one very soon. Jake is extremely knowledgeable, safe and encouraging. My son said he always gives heat direction with each ride and in between the waves he is fun to talk story with.
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