Paddling and Canoeing

Experience the traditional sport of paddling in a Hawaiian outrigger canoe with a guided tour from Hoku Water Sports.

Or take to the water above the waves by renting a stand-up paddleboard. We also offer group and private lessons!

Stand Up Paddleboards

SUP rental rates are $25/hr. and $65/day.* Boards must be returned by 4:30 pm.

We offer stand up paddle lessons daily at 9:00 am.

*Both rentals and lessons are dependent on ocean and wind conditions.

3 students max
$90 + tax
/person
*Minimum age is 10 years and maximum weight is 230 lbs.

Our 90-minute lessons include all equipment needed and will start on land to teach you the basics of proper paddling technique, stance & positioning on board and board maneuvering and control.  This brief land demo is followed by an hour + on the water with instructor.

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2 students max
$130 + tax
/person
*Minimum age is 10 years and maximum weight is 230 lbs.

Same 90-minute lesson as group with fewer people.  All equipment will be provided and will start on land.  Great for the honeymooners!

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one-on-one
$250 + tax
*Minimum age is 10 years and maximum weight is 230 lbs.

Great for the student that has paddled before on flat water and now wants to go on the ocean and learn more technique.  Also good for the individual that just wants someone on the water with them and needs some coaching.

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Outrigger Canoeing

Embark on a fun, exciting, informative and definitely a one-of-a-kind experience! Perpetuating the Hawaiian tradition of outrigger canoe paddling is an important aspect of this activity. It has been designated as the official team sport of Hawai'i!

Ocean Canoe Rides

2 to 6 riders
$55 + tax
/person
*Minimum age is 10 years and maximum weight is 225 lbs. Two paddlers miimum.

Rides include a paddling/safety briefing describing proper paddling technique as well as how to enter and exit the canoe.  Your experienced steersman will then guide you along the coastline looking for dolphins, turtles and the occasional humpback whale (Dec. to Mar.)  *All riders must be able to swim and paddle.  If conditions permit, we will catch & surf some waves ‘Hoku Style’.

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