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“A breath taking and informative way to see the Islands!”

Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours - Maui
Ranked #3 of 31 Tours in Kahului
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Blue Hawaiian Helicopters is the premier helicopter company in Hawaii utilizing the latest technology helicopters and safety systems.
Pleasant Grove, Utah
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“A breath taking and informative way to see the Islands!”
Reviewed June 18, 2010

I am a helicopter pilot and FAA Pilot Examiner. I was impressed with the professionalism and safety practices Blue Hawaiian uses. I was very impressed with their equipment and state of the art video of the flight that was available. The flight was absolutely breath taking and the staff was extremely personable. I recommend Blue Hawaiian to anyone, whether they have been on a helicopter before or not. Safety is obviously Blue Hawaiian's top priority; they will make your flight personal and very enjoyable! Blue Hawaiian is a must do when visiting Hawaii!!!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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“The Best in the Business”
Reviewed June 4, 2010

We've flown with Blue Hawaiian before and so on this trip to Maui it was an easy choice that did not disappoint us. We did the "round the island" trip which gave us a fantastic overview of Maui and helped us to put locations and places we later planned to visit in perspective. We were upgraded to an EcoStar which is the best as far as viewing ability is concerned. As in the past, the pilot was excellent and the flight was smooth showing us sights there simply is no other way to see. Thanks, Blue Hawaiian, for getting our trip off to a great start!

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Parsippany
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“A RIDE OF A LIFETIME”
Reviewed May 9, 2010

I'm a first time helio flyer. This was a trip to remember. The views were fantastic. Pilot was knowledgeable, friendly and very experienced. Staff was curtious at every moment. Ride was smooth with occasional bumps due to wind sheer, but other then that, had a blast. The waterfall's were amazing and the stop on the ranch on the hill gave a jaw dropping site. The rainforest was spectacular, so dense but beutiful. Saw old lava flows, black sand beaches, even the road to lana from the air.
Pilot flew over land and sea and made sure everyone got a view of the special sites. We did not get a chance to look at the crater due to the weather, but that did't bother me a bit. Better safe then sorry.

After checking the reviews of the other company's i've chosen Blue Hawaiian, and i don't regret it one bit. Thank you Blue Hawaiian for a wonderful experiance.

One recommendation: I highly recommend 2 stop flights to the big island to see the active lava flow. I know you do charters but they are very expensive and most people won't do that. Recommend cost of 600.00 / person for the ultimate ride from maui to the helio port on the big island and then route to the views of the active volcano. I would of def of done both this maui experience and the big island if it was available.

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San Francisco, California
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“Must do!”
Reviewed March 11, 2010

We went on the Blue Hawaii's EcoStar flight from Maui to Molokai. It was an hour trip started at 12;00PM and it was the best way to see the islands! We saw water falls and mountain ridges from the sky that we couldn't have seen. The pilot was an excellent guide. She was explaining the islands and pointing out sites as we flew by.

The flight was pricy (probably pricer than other companies), but I think it was worth it. We even bought the DVD of our actual flight. It was worth it!

Now I want to go on the flight to Volcano now... ok, next trip!

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Bellevue, WA
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“The only way to see the lava flowing right now”
Reviewed March 2, 2010

We enjoyed our one hour helicopter tour from Hilo. At this time, helicopter is the ONLY way to see any lava, so if that is something you want to see, this is the way to go. The lava is not as spectacular as it has been in the past, but the view of the caldera is amazing, and the only way to truly see inside the caldera is to get above it in a helicopter. In addition to flying over the lava (which was flowing, like a red stream, across the landscape), the helicopter ride also gives you a unique perspective on the land. And our pilot took us by some waterfalls, and out over the ocean, where we were able to observe 3 humpback whales, from above—an amazing sight, that, alone, would have made this trip well worthwhile.

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