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Makana Lani Charters

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Thanks Captain Ken

Fished 2 days with Captain Ken a few weeks back.He is knowledgeable professional and a nice guy.His... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Massapequa, New York
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MAHALO Captain Kenny and his deckhand Judah! They were wonderful! My husband and I live near Kona... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
jo v
Holualoa, Hawaii
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Honokahau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fished 2 days with Captain Ken a few weeks back.He is knowledgeable professional and a nice guy.His boat is clean and comfortable.I highly recommend this boat if ur going to Kona.I fished with my girlfriend and both the captain and his mate Cole made sure...More

Thank bocchiaro196
Reviewed July 23, 2018

MAHALO Captain Kenny and his deckhand Judah! They were wonderful! My husband and I live near Kona and LOVE fishing Kona waters! The only problem is that we get VERY seasick! Captain Kenny and Judah were AWESOME and VERY compassionate! They made us feel very...More

Thank jo v
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Caught a 200lb Blue Marlin in my our first 15 minutes of fishing! Captain Kenny and deckhand Shaun were awesome and accommodating. I especially enjoyed my conversations with Shaun. For $400 for 6.5 hours of fishing you can't beat it! Definitely recommend.

Thank Max H
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Today's trip with Kenny and Sean was superb on every level! We boated a 120 lb Yellow Tail and got what looked like a 200 lb Blue Marlin up to the leader before the hook slipped. The boat was meticulous and Captain Kenny's seamanship was...More

Thank maxwtalbott
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Thanks so much to Makana Lani and their incredible crew, went fishing with this charter back in December, a life long dream for me was catching a marlin...of any size I wouldve been happy with...but thanks to this charters amazing skills, I am able to...More

Thank thereellife
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We had an AMAZING day with captain Kenny and “uncle” Walter. We started the day bright and early and watched a beautiful sunrise as we made our way out to sea. Although seas were calm that day, we all had a little sea sickness but...More

Thank jnbasile
Reviewed February 11, 2018

I would probably have given another star if the fish had cooperated. They didn't, only a couple of bites and "quick releases" each of the two days I scheduled with Capt. Ken. But he and deckhand, Cole, ran a tight ship, had good gear and...More

Thank Mike S
Ken F, Owner at Makana Lani Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Thank you for fishing with us, I’ve seen a chart I'll see if I can find one for you, Thank You for your review we appreciate your honesty, Blessings Kenny

Reviewed July 23, 2017

Booked a 3/4 day charter with Capt Ken, great guy right from the start, and best price in town. We trolled around, for a few hours with no action....then BZZZZZZ she was on...what ended up as a 700lb Blue Marlin. Kens 1st mate Walter gave...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Yesterday I was fortunate to have chartered a day with Captain Kenny Fogarty, crewed by his brother Captain Greg Fogarty on their excellent 31' fishing boat. After many many "boat rides" over too many attempts, my # 1 bucket list fish, a big Pacific Blue...More

Thank avi514
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Although it was valentine day my wife was swimming with dolphins so our host Kevin and I went fishing with Kenny and Stretch off the Kona Coast for whatever would bite that day. Although fishing had been really slow Cpt. Kenny and Stretch got 5...More

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