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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. 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 Make A Wish Foundation year round and is a family owned and operated Hawaiian Surf School since the 1990's.
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All reviews private lesson hour lesson group lesson classroom session friendly instructors family owned and operated business these guys excellent instruction riding waves dry land learn how captain rick the big island a lot of fun awesome experience super fun highlight of our trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with me until I got up on the board. I’m so happy I can say I learned how to surf in Hawaii. So positive and patient. Thank you

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a private lesson with Jacob. It goes without saying that Jacob is an awesome dude. He loves the art of surfing and passes that love on to his students. I won’t repeat all the great things people have said about this family run...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

I loved the my experience in water with a great, nice, experience instructor. This is a must for those who visit the island . I will definitely do it again and again🙂

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

My girlfriend and I booked Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instrcutors for private lessons. The coaches were excellent and spread the "aloha vibe." They made us feel confident, comfortable, and safe in the water. The classroom session was also very useful, allowing us the opportunity to learn...More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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HLSI, General Manager at Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2019

thank you guys for joining us! Very glad to hear you guys felt the Aloha while with us. We appreciate you guys!

Reviewed August 30, 2019

Our daughters expressed some interest (ages 8 and 10) in surfing while on our recent vacation. I searched in the Kailua-Kona area and came across this family run and family oriented surf school. From the booking process to the end, everything was great. We received...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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HLSI, General Manager at Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2019

Thank you guys so much for joining us out in the waves over and over. So grateful to have had tou guys surf with us and a big thank you for taking the time to share your POV and review for us all. It helps...More

Reviewed August 29, 2019

Great introduction to surfing. Instructors were amazing and treated us like family. Very personable and at the same time, professional. They ensured that everyone was safe, having fun, and learning. We learned so much about surfing and are confident to try on our own. Thank...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

This was a blast for our entire family! Everyone was so personable and helpful and had us all surfing in no time! Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

My wife booked me a surfing lesson for our honeymoon. I was assigned John Carter, he was great and had me up on the board surfing in no time, you have a practice on land first then an hours session in the sea. Would definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

Jacob and John were me and my husband's instructors for semi-private lessons. We had a short training with Tiffany beforehand at the office and then went down to the beach to meet with Jacob and John. Everyone was really friendly and knowledgeable. I was able...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

My son had always wanted to try surfing. This was his shot. He had a blast. Even though the surf was not extremely active, he had the opportunity to learn surfing techniques and make a new friend in a safe and fun way. He had...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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