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Hoe Wa'a (Hawaiian Canoe Paddle)


  • Adventure TypeTours, Lessons & Diving
  • Captain IncludedExpert-Led
  • Cancelation PolicyModerate

Adventure Details

Embark on a 3-hour Hawaiian Canoe Paddle Adventure to the Mokes with local watermen in Kailua, where you will learn about the history and cultural significance of the wa’a (canoe) to Hawaiian and Polynesian cultures. Explore the clear waters of Kailua and visit the private wildlife sanctuary islands as you paddle through the coral reefs, encountering sea turtles and other native sea life. Immerse yourself in a unique Hawaiian experience unlike any other in the world, while learning about the native inhabitants that call the Mokuluas home. During the adventure, enjoy the stunning views of the Ko’olau range surrounding the islands as watermen share the mo’olelo (stories) of the region's rich history. Experience catching waves on the canoe and surfing Hawaiian style on the way back, a traditional pastime of local Hawaiians. Participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time, sign an electronic liability waiver, and be prepared to paddle and get wet. This adventure offers a combination of cultural immersion, natural exploration, and exciting water activities for a memorable Hawaiian experience. - Participants must arrive 15 minutes early - Sign electronic liability waiver - Paddling is required - Expect to get wet TLDR: - 3-hour Hawaiian Canoe Paddle Adventure to the Mokes - Explore Kailua with local watermen, learn about the cultural significance of the wa’a - Encounter sea turtles, catch waves on the canoe, and immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture

Damage Deposit

Your payment method will be charged a damage deposit of USD 0.00 24h prior to your rental. Pending any damages, the damage deposit will be returned 48h post rental. This damage deposit secures the host if the boat is damaged during your rental. The damage deposit must be taken from the same card that the booking was made on. Questions? Contact us by clicking on the blue support button.


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