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Kamoauli - A Native Cultural Experience Sailing the Waikiki Coast

Honolulu, HI, USA
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About Kamoauli - A Native Cultural Experience Sailing the Waikiki Coast
Educational & Cultural Sailing Tours aboard the only U.S.C.G.-certified Polynesian wa'a kaulua: a traditional style all-wood, double-hulled sailing canoe.
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Polynesian Canoe Sunset Sail

Kamoauli is a locally owned, all-wood, double-hulled, traditional Polynesian canoe (wa’a kaulua) offering a one-of-a-kind native Hawaiian cultural and educational experience. Come sail along the beautiful Waikiki coastline and become immersed in the stories and history of place (Mo‘olelo) reflected through the land (ʻāina) and ocean (moana) aboard a classroom on the sea. Our cultural practitioner and crew involve guests in hands on activities, using native materials to make food, clothing, tools, and other traditional items. Ask questions, explore the deck, nets and hulls, take part in poi (taro) pounding or just relax and enjoy. 'Ukulele music and traditional chants ('oli) with locally-sourced traditional food and drinks are all part of this unique experience.
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2 hours
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Polynesian Canoe Day Sail

Kamoauli is a locally owned, all-wood, double-hulled, traditional Polynesian canoe (wa’a kaulua) offering a one-of-a-kind native Hawaiian cultural and educational experience. Come sail along the beautiful Waikiki coastline and become immersed in the stories and history of place (Mo‘olelo) reflected through the land (ʻāina) and ocean (moana) aboard a classroom on the sea. Our cultural practitioner and crew involve guests in hands on activities, using native materials to make food, clothing, tools, and other traditional items. Ask questions, explore the deck, nets and hulls, take part in poi (taro) pounding or just relax and enjoy. 'Ukulele music and traditional chants ('oli) with locally-sourced traditional food and drinks are all part of this unique experience.

*Note: Saturday & Sunday Daytime Sails are 3 hours instead of 2 and include full meal service.*
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2 hours
from $149.34

Polynesian Canoe Morning Sail

Kamoauli is a locally owned, all-wood, double-hulled, traditional Polynesian canoe (wa’a kaulua) offering a one-of-a-kind native Hawaiian cultural and educational experience. Come sail along the beautiful Waikiki coastline and become immersed in the stories and history of place (Mo‘olelo) reflected through the land (ʻāina) and ocean (moana) aboard a classroom on the sea. Our cultural practitioner and crew involve guests in hands on activities, using native materials to make food, clothing, tools, and other traditional items. Ask questions, explore the deck, nets and hulls, take part in poi (taro) pounding or just relax and enjoy. 'Ukulele music and traditional chants ('oli) with locally-sourced traditional food and drinks are all part of this unique experience.

*Morning sails are the best time to see ocean wildlife in Waikiki waters. *

*Note: Saturday & Sunday Morning Sails are 3 hours instead of 2*
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2 hours
from $149.34
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If we are looking for booze cruise, this is not for you. If you want to contribute to the local community and participate in a cultural adventure, then you are in the right place The owner/operator is a lovely guy, who renovated this royal canoe,...More

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Capt R, Owner at Kamoauli - A Native Cultural Experience Sailing the Waikiki Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review, we ejoyed having you with us to experience the wildlife and sunset. It was a magical night!

Reviewed January 21, 2020

My wife and I were the only ones booked for the evening, instead of canceling they took us out for a personal cruise. Lots of culture and enjoyed the crew and the water. We also saw dolphins and a young humpback put on a show...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Capt R, Owner at Kamoauli - A Native Cultural Experience Sailing the Waikiki Coast, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2020

What a blessing to see a whale at sunset, we had such a great time mahalo for joining us for the evening.

Reviewed November 18, 2019

I can’t begin to describe this experience. I was looking for a gift for my husband that was educational in nature and more hands on, this was exactly it. It was one part touristy in that it was a beauty view of Waikiki and sunset...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
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Capt R, Owner at Kamoauli - A Native Cultural Experience Sailing the Waikiki Coast, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2019

Thank you for joining us for an evening at sea, we all had fun and enjoyed the time together. Wonderful having the two of you ride along to share some food music and the beauty of Hawai'i. Aloha.

Reviewed November 9, 2019

Incredible trip on a gorgeous wooden catamaran built in Tonga. Only 6 passengers at a time, so it's really intimate, personal experience on the water. The 2+ hour trip was spectacular, included live traditional music, meaningful connections, and storytelling with local native Hawaiian hosts. Plus...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Capt R, Owner at Kamoauli - A Native Cultural Experience Sailing the Waikiki Coast, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2019

Thank you for sailing with us we all had a great time and the moon over Diamond Head was beautiful. The crew and I really enjoyed having your family share the sunset with us and hope to see you all again. Mahalo for the wonderful...More

Reviewed October 22, 2019

Mahalo to Rob & crew for excellent educational and relaxing cruise along Wailiki Coast. We all loved it!

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Capt R, Owner at Kamoauli - A Native Cultural Experience Sailing the Waikiki Coast, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2019

What a beautiful sail, the crew and I has so much fun hosting you. Thank you for the great review!

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Julie Z
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Aloha Julie, Thank you for taking intrest in Kamoauli. We are a cultural and educational excursion limiting our tour guest to 12 passenger for an intimate experience with our Practitioner and crew. Being a youth educational... More
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