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About Hawaii Surfing Academy
Teaching the fun sport of surfing for beginners and intermediates! All ages welcome! All equipment included! No experience nessasary! Some students may need private attention due to physical ability,s ! Also we teach surfing in Waikiki,Oahu at the uncrowded beginner surfing spot and the North Shore Haleiwa at the beginner surfing spots ! We have the best rates and our lessons are exclusive as you are not treated in a commercial way but with Aloha! Meaning our prices are very affordable and when you book a group it will be just your group ! Private and semi-private surfing classes are priced to beat the competition! We offer free photos and videos and are a family owned and operated! We enjoy making people happy with our service and pricing!
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Julie S wrote a review Jun 15
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The one on one interaction with Jimmy was exceptional. They are extremely professional and provide high quality photos and videos. Trustworthy company to work with. We highly recommend them and it has been one of the best experiences for our teenager.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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N6211BJen wrote a review Jun 10
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Jimmy is the bomb! He is very professional and very understanding. I have never surfed before. I have no idea how I got roped into taking a surfing lesson from Jimmy. But since I was signed up, I give it a go with all I got (which is not much at that moment). Here is the Don't-Be-The-Loser tip - Make sure you had decent amount of rest before joining Jimmy on the boards. I was up all night doing last minutes panic packing for this visit. I only slept like 30 minutes around 3:30am. Then it was off to the 6 hours flight. Then it was trying to get my group checked into the hotel. Then, I was standing next to Jimmy and Noni, putting on my water shoes. You get the idea how little rest I had. After a few paddle back out, attempt to catch the surf plus standing up on the board, and then falling spectacularly over routines, I felt the fatigue setting in. On the next paddle out, I was feeling nauseated and about to feed the sealife. My head was pretty much down on the board on each subsequent paddle back out to Jimmy. Jimmy sees this. I confess my state of un-readiness. However, Jimmy did not give up on me! He came up with another way to enable me to finally get up and maintain my stance on the board! Really! Jimmy the man saw how un-readied I was and still figured out how to get me to make my first stand up ride of the surf all the way to the beach! Jimmy, if you are reading this, I am sorry I was such a bad, unprepared student! Noni, if you are reading this, I am sorry you had to make so many take with your drone to capture my "moment of glory"! But you two make a sweet lemonade of an experience for me out of a lemon of me! Let's have a round of applause for Jimmy and Noni! TL/DR: Trust Jimmy and Noni. They are the best! But do show up rested and with an iPhone. The iPhone enable Noni to AirDrop the videos and photos to you at maximum resolution!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Chuck B wrote a review Jun 5
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Jimmy and Noni are the best!!! They provided excellent instruction and a first class surfing experience for three beginners in my family. We were originally scheduled to surf the North Shore, but Jimmy said the surf forecast for Waikiki was better, so we switched it up. Top notch communication. Everything we needed was provided. A safe and fun experience was had by all. Noni shot some excellent drone photos and videos of our successful rides. When we return to Hawaii, we’ll be scheduling with Jimmy and Noni again.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Yingwei D wrote a review May 2022
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Jimmy is very nice and professional surfing instructor. His wife noni is also professional photogy. Really recommend for first learner.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Greg K wrote a review May 2022
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Jimmy and Noni were excellent! The instruction was clear and fun, and all four of the people in my party were able to get up on their boards :) ... We definitely recommend. Also, the drone pictures are a great touch!
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Date of experience: May 2022
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