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First Time Surfing !!!

What an awesome lesson James instructed! Caught my very first wave on my very first try! Was so... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Waikiki, Hawaii
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10/10 would highly recommend

While on a trip with a few of my girlfriends we stumbled across Beach Boy Hale when searching for... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Waikiki, Hawaii
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We do surf lessons for all ages. We have Private, Semi-private and group lessons. We are located right of the beach of the Hale Koa and Waikiki Shores. Surf lessons include all gear. Waikiki is one of the best places to learn because waves are year...more
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2055 Kalia Rd, Fort DeRussy Boardwalk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome lesson James instructed! Caught my very first wave on my very first try! Was so RAD, he explained and helped us out whenever we had a question. Supper cool, will recommend over other companies as he actually gave feedback and was valuebale...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

While on a trip with a few of my girlfriends we stumbled across Beach Boy Hale when searching for surf lessons in Waikiki. We called the morning of our wanted lesson and were easily able to book a group lesson. James was a great instructor!...More

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808Waikiki, Owner at Beach Boy Hale, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018
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Mahalo Nui Loa.

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Signed up for a Surf lesson with 3 of my friends while on a vacation to Waikiki. Two of us had never tried surfing before and the other one had only tried a couple other times. With the amazing instructions and tips provided by James,...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

I booked my family (me, husband, two daughters age 11 and 13 for a private group lesson on our first day of our first trip to HI. First time for all of us. One point of confusion for me was that the website said "Under...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

My husband, 13 year old daughter, and I took a semi-private lesson (just the 3 of us) with James. My 10 year old daughter took a private lesson with Jill. Both of them were AMAZING! My husband and daughters were able to get up on...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I have been working with Jill and Beach Boy Hale since my first lesson in 2011. Every time I am in Honolulu for business, which may be a few times every year, I try to squeeze in a lesson. Jill very quickly taught me the...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed June 28, 2017

My daughter and I had the private lessons with instructor Jill. She gave good instruction prior to going out into the water and was a good cheerleader while we were in the water. I would have liked to give this a 3 1/2 rating if...More

Thank Katie F
Ron G, Owner at Beach Boy Hale, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Katie, Sorry that you didn't enjoy your lesson as much as Jill hoped for. Regarding the coral, Jill mentioned that as a safety precaution which I have all my surf instructor say during the land lesson. Jill honestly didn't mean to scare your daughter or...More

Reviewed May 11, 2017

I'm 62, have bad knees, and am out of shape. But with James' excellent tutelage, I was able to get up the first time and stay up on most of the rides in. If you are older like me there is no other way to...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Ask for Dane! We were a family of two adults and two teenage boys who worked with Dane. All four of us got up very quickly thanks to Dane's good instructions and help. He's got a great personality and he's fun to work with. Big...More

Thank David J
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

My sister, brother and I were part of a group surf lesson with James at the beginning of the month. We had booked a lesson and were advised that the weather was not ideal and that we may not get the most out of it....More

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