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Honolulu Fish auction

Highly recommended. The tour started at 6am but well worth it. It was too bad that we has to... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
rbahar007
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Tampa, Florida
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Honolulu Fish Auction: Only one of its kind in the United States

I've visited the Honolulu Fish Auction many times over the years, and have never had to PAY or go... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
oahusquid x
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. The tour started at 6am but well worth it. It was too bad that we has to leave that day, otherwise, we might have bought a nice Ahi at wholesale.

2  Thank rbahar007
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I've visited the Honolulu Fish Auction many times over the years, and have never had to PAY or go on a tour. You just show up and look around. This is a place of business, so please be respectful of the many people working. If...More

4  Thank oahusquid x
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

A great tour for a great price. If you are interested in fishing, or the restaurant industry. A working auction house for the wild caught tuna, these aren't the giant blue ones, but there were many that were over 100 pounds. We got to see...More

3  Thank CanadianTraveller168
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Was a great experience to see the flow from dock to auction. Interesting, informative & was a nice break from the typical tour trail. It’s early, reservations required but certainly worth the pain of an early am. It’s a very different experience from Tsukiji, really...More

2  Thank Global_Kevin
Reviewed 1 March 2018

This may be one of the most overlooked, off the beaten path things to do in Honolulu, and probably one of the best, particularly if you're (1) a seafood lover, (2) interested/concerned about fishing and sustainability, (3) curious about seafood procurement and marketing, or (4)...More

1  Thank jakester88
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I have been to the famous Tokyo fish market aunction years ago , my friend took me to the Honolulu one at 530am on my way to the airport. . The fishing boats on the pier were unloading fish , mostly tuna where we arrived...More

2  Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Tremendous selection of fish thaat has just been brought from the boats. The prices are VERY reasonable and the meat is very fresh My favorite is the Ahi, called Tune by the mainlanders. Ask for help to cook the fish to the best it can...More

1  Thank pgrogger
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing experience. I would highly recommend going on the tour. the dates are limited. They will give you boots to wear as you will have to step into sanitizer.

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I loved this trip. The tour guide gave a straight forward approach to how a fish gets from the ocean to your plate. Yes you have to get there early but it's totally worth it if you like fish. You can see hundreds to thousands...More

2  Thank Monika M
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was one of the highlights of our trip. The auction/tour is offered (I think) on Saturdays only and the tour starts at 6am and requires reservations. The tour is extremely well done and is led by a knowledgeable guy with relevant experience. Here are...More

1  Thank berkeley78
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I have done the tour 3 times now with friends that were visiting. The tour is run by a representative of NOAA and you wear headphones while he takes you around the site. You probably could just walk in to the auction but you... More
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