About Holo Holo Charters

Holo Holo was founded on Kauai in 1997 with a simple idea: build amazing, high speed boats that can take Kauai’s challenging ocean conditions in stride and deliver visitors to remote and dramatic locations like the Napali Coast, Kipu Kai, Lehua Crater, and Niihau; combine that with an exceptional staff that’s focused on giving our passengers a first-class vacation experience and we’ve found a recipe for success. Contact us today at 1-800-848-6130 and choose one of our Napali Coast Tours.

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We support the Hawaii Ecotourism Association’s principles of sustainable tourism, which addresses operating principles in the following content areas:

  • Environmental Management
  • Staff Management
  • Interpretation Management
  • Consumer Evaluation Management
  • Marketing Management

Holo Holo Charters is the only company on Kauai certified by NOAA as Dolphin SMART, a voluntary program designed to promote responsible viewing of marine life. This involves educating our guests on the importance of responsible viewing practices and making sure we don’t disrupt the natural activities and behaviors of dolphins and other marine life. We recognize the importance of being stewards of the natural environment and strive to have minimal impact on the ecosystems that we utilize daily.

Holo Holo Charters is the only Kauai boat company featuring certification from the Kauai-Made program. All four of our vessels were designed and built on Kauai by the owner of Holo Holo Charters, Kevin Millett. These custom vessels were designed specifically to navigate the challenging ocean conditions around Kauai and Niihau. We are proud to be locally owned and operated, and our store in Port Allen features several Kauai-Made products available for purchase.

Mission

Aloha and welcome to Holo Holo Charters! When Holo Holo Charters was created over 20 years ago, we had one simple idea: to build high-quality, custom boats on Kauai, that could take you to some of the most remote and beautiful places on earth.

Kauai offers unique and enchanting destinations only accessible by ocean, including the Napali Coast, the Hawaiian Forbidden Island of Niihau, and Lehua Crater. Being a third generation boat builder ignited my passion for sailing and spending time on the water, which has truly allowed our company to create a unique product and vessel that no one else can match.

The knowledge of the ocean and weather conditions unique to Kauai has played an integral role in all our tours and the way we build our boats. We created our vessels to handle the ever-changing conditions, some days it’s like sailing on a lake and some days it feels like a Hawaiian roller coaster ride! Regardless of the weather, our capable vessels and experienced staff are here to ensure you have an adventure to remember.

We strive every day to be unconditionally the best by providing the safest, most unique and memorable ocean experience available. Thank you for considering touring with us and we hope to see you and your family on the water soon!

Certificates & Awards

Best of Kauai