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Address: 2551 Poipu Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
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+1 808-639-9333
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Surf lessons, snorkeling, stand up paddling, outrigger canoe rides and...

Surf lessons, snorkeling, stand up paddling, outrigger canoe rides and beach gear rentals.

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Great Surf Lesson!

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
emiles4
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Clovis, California

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Clovis, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank emiles4
Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this review

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. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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 wish I had more time to take another class from him.

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Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this review

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! More 

Aspen, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 ago! He offered tips on best times for surfing and chatted about local fun spots.... More 

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San Diego County (Vista, Ca)
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 doing this activity with Hoku Water Spirts for about 10 years/ every visit. It never... More 

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Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this review

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. More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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 review

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. More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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 instructions were really clear and informative and we got lots of rides during the 90-minute... More 

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Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this review

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

Pelham
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233 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 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 can't remember. The instructors and gear were top notch. Triple Forks Hunting

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Greg D, Owner at Hoku Water Sports, responded to this review

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

Sherwood, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 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 perfect spot to learn. After some brief instruction on land, the instructors stand in the... More 

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Oakland, New Jersey
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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) was patient and focused on safety. Greg (the owner) was very friendly and knowledgeable. All... More 

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Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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 instructor was cautious to make us go at our speed. We got to stand on... More 

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