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“pono fried”(24 reviews)
One of a kind Private Tour of Maui's highlights & Best Kept SECRETS! See, hear, experience things no other tour island gives you. Visit special places seldom seen, walk or ride in comfort, to awe-inspiring legendary sights. Enjoy stops where buses...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Makawao, Maui, HI 96768
+1 808-280-5299
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Aloha from Canada! One of our most magical on Maui was taking the Road to Hana tour with our wonderful guide, Pono. My husband and I and our 9 year old daughter, who all stayed at the Maui Kai, for the first two weeks of...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

We had a wonderful unique and customized tour with Pono from Open Eye Tours. Pono asked many questions about our family prior to the day we spent with him...my husband, and two daughters (12 and 3 years) and myself. Pono greeted us with a traditional...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Had an amazing two day/ two island tour with Pono last week. What a truly unique and refreshing guide Pono is. I am a solo traveler and Pono immediately made me feel at home. Pono took me to all the top sights in Maui and...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend a day in Maui. Having a wonderful guide drive you up this winding mountain road with all his knowledge and experience is the right way to go. Pono took us places no one would find on their own. When...More

2  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

ALOHA! My three sisters-in-law, 7-year-old niece, and 15-year-old daughter recently toured with Pono Fried and Open Eye Tours during the 8-hour “Halfway to Hana” tour. Spectacular experience, one that suited the interests and expectations of all! OUR EXPERIENCE: We enjoyed discovering Maui with Pono, a...More

2  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 20 June 2018

My wife and I wanted to take a guided tour of Maui to celebrate our anniversary and after some research decided to book a date with Pono. We thoroughly enjoyed our journey, visiting many scenic spots and learning more about the island of Maui. (Pono...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Close your eyes, and soak in the true soul of tranquil island music and authentic Hawaiian language, drift in the fragrance of ambrosial pikaki, savor the burst of unique tropical tastes from homegrown island fruit, let your wholistic self discover surprisingly wondrous vistas that rival...More

Thank kathy k
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Pono is VERY knowledgeable about not just Maui, but the all of the Hawaiian culture, history, language, secret places to visit, etc. If you want a customized tour for your family, this is the way to go. We had our 7 and 8 year old,...More

Thank MonikaTheTraveller81
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We spent our last full day on Maui (of a ten day trip) with Pono on his tour. Our group was myself (woman in her 40s), my husband (man in his forties) and our mothers (73 and 82). My husband and his mother have been...More

Thank dallastexastraveller
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I have never done a review, but I felt compelled to write a positive review about Pono, our guide in Maui. I was referred to him from a friend, and I’m so grateful I got the chance to take a tour with him! We stayed...More

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pono808, Owner at Open Eye Tours & Photos, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Nice memories made! Enjoyed sharing some of what makes Maui special with you....Thanks much for your enthusiastic interest, participation, kindness, and generosity! Your son picked up on 'ukulele chords and rhythm quite well, and I was delighted he got to play through a whole popular...More

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Gail V
11 March 2017|
Response from Keith B | Reviewed this property |
Contact him via his website, Open Eye Tours.
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Response from abizanda2 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Don´t worry about that. If you contact with Pono he will prepare the excursion just in the way you need. Perhaps you can´t do all the walks that he usually prepares, but, for the problem you tell me, I think he is the... More