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Hoku Water Sports

#10 of 13 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Koloa Features Animals
2251 Poipu Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-639-9333
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Great Surf Lesson!

Ziggy was an awesome instructor - laid back, explained things well. He made a true beginner feel... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
emiles4
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Clovis, California
First SUP lesson

Greg taught my 10yr old son and me this week. We not only had a blast, but learned a lot. I feel... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Gayani D
,
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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Surf lessons, snorkeling, stand up paddling, outrigger canoe rides and beach gear rentals.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“great surf” (2 reviews)
“poipu beach” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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2251 Poipu Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
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+1 808-639-9333

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Ziggy was an awesome instructor - laid back, explained things well. He made a true beginner feel comfortable in the water.

Thank emiles4
Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for joining us. We appreciate the nice comments and are glad you had such a great time. I will pass this on to Ziggy as I know he enjoys hearing back from his students. Mahalo.

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Greg taught my 10yr old son and me this week. We not only had a blast, but learned a lot. I feel confident for my son and I to go out in CA. Greg was patient, kind, a great teacher, and amazing with kids! I...More

Thank Gayani D
Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Aloha Gayani, Thank you so much for your kind review. I really enjoyed having you both on the water with me. Hopefully you two will keep up the paddling and next time you are here you can join us again. Have a great summer!

Reviewed 28 February 2017

The location of this shop is perfect for water sports around Poipu Beach. We are beginner/intermediate surfers and the manager, Greg, couldn't have been more helpful and friendly with me and my 11 and 14 year old. Wish we would have found his shop years...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Chris is a fantastic instructor. Surf lesson...safety first and good explanations before you ever get in the water, which made water time more fun. SUP... Yup, also good land instruction, but like the surf lesson , plenty of water/ board time. Canoe surfing...I have been...More

Thank NancyTG
Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Aloha Nancy. Thank you so much for your very kind review. We always love to have you join us when you are on Kaua'i. This time you got to do it all! We will look forward to your next visit. Mahalo.

Reviewed 17 August 2016

As our first surfing experience, Hoku Sports was a wonderful entry point. John was a lovely and kind instructor who effectively taught us basic techniques and was flexible with our skill set. I really appreciate Greg and his warm and considerate customer service skills.

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Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Mahalo. It was great to have you join us and even better that you had such a great time. Thank you for choosing Hoku Water Sports.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My family took surfing lessons with this shop, and we couldn't have had a better time. All three of us including my 13-year-old son all were able to get up on our surf boards and ride the wave all the way into the beach. The...More

Thank L3Nola
Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thank you for the nice review. We enjoyed having you experience surfing with us and hope you can return to Kaua'i again. Mahalo.

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time kayaking in the morning. It rained and we just went to get cover underneath the trees on shore. It stopped and we just had a blast. Later that day we snorked and saw so many different fish that I...More

Thank tripleforkshunting
Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are happy that you enjoyed our services. Mahalo.

Reviewed 12 January 2016

My kids (ages 17 & 14) took surf lessons from Hoku Water sports in Poipu. The owner, Greg was very nice and helpful. The instructor, Ziggy, was great with the kids. The lessons take place in front of the Kiahuna Plantation and it is a...More

1  Thank dsquared91
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Last week my kids took their first surfing lesson while I watched from the shore and took pictures. The conditions were less than ideal for novices (high tide, strong current parallel to the shore, challenging waves, middle of the day heat) but their instructor (Ziggy)...More

1  Thank rxk2rxk
Reviewed 9 July 2013

From the Koakea, you can get their service and they come to the hotel to help your prep, then onto the Poipu Beach for the lesson. We did 2 hours of stand-up paddle boarding, neither I, nor my wife are in great shape and the...More

2  Thank Yoshikaz
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NancyTG
Hi, Looking for Chris, who used to,work for Garden Island Surf School. Will,be on Kauai from 2/22- 2/27. Looking for another canoe ride,SUP!lesson and maybe surf lesson. Thanks, Nancy at Sunset Kahili
15 February 2017|
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Response from Greg D | Property representative |
Hi Nancy. Chris still works with us here at Hoku Water Sports and does do the outrigger canoe rides. The rides are usually done early in the morning between 7:00 and 8:00 am during the week. During the time you are here... More
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