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Holo Holo Charters Nominated for “Best Boat Tour in the U.S.”

The Kauai boat tour company is one of twenty unique American boat tour operators competing for this year’s title.

Best Boat Tour

Kauai, Hawaii, April 11, 2022. –Kauai boat tour company Holo Holo Charters was recently nominated as a candidate in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest for Best Boat Tour in the U.S. and is asking their fans and community for their online votes.

“We’re proud to have been nominated and obviously, we’d love to own the title! I’ve been with Holo for seven years and can attest that from the top down, our company truly actively strives to be the best we can– for our customers, our staff, and the island of Kauai,” said Kit Furderer, the Advertising and Marketing Manager at Holo Holo Charters. “Holo Holo has soul, we run amazing Napali Coast boat tours, and we appreciate all the votes we can get,” he added.

2022 is the fourth consecutive year that Holo Holo Charters has been nominated in the Best Boat Tour category. The company has placed 5th, 9th, and 2nd, respectively, and is hoping 2022 is the year they clinch the title.

For four weeks, from now until May 9, the public is invited to browse the twenty boat tours and vote online for one nominee per day at Voting is simple and requires no registration.

A panel of travel experts picked twenty nominees for Best Boat Tour and announced them on their website, on April 11, 2022. The panel included a combination of editors from USA TODAY; editors from; relevant expert contributors; and sources for both media properties. provides users with creative, neutral, and practical travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the United States and globally. The site is curated by a team of experienced, well-educated, and discriminating travel experts. averages 5 million visitors per month and was acquired by USA TODAY in January of 2013.

Holo Holo Charters was established on Kauai in 1998. Their fleet of four Kauai-built tour boats run daily sightseeing and snorkeling adventures on the world-famous Napali Coast and to the “Forbidden Island” of Niihau. The company is committed to reducing their environmental impact and recently became the first tour boat company in Hawaii to invest in cutting-edge energy-efficient diesel marine outboard technology.