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Newsweek Readers’ Choice Best Boat Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, April 12, 2024 – Holo Holo Charters boat tour company was nominated for Newsweek Readers’ Choice Best Boat Tour. Readers are being asked to cast their vote  for best boat tour by May 2, 2024, with winners to be announced May 9, 2024. “We’re proud to have been nominated and…

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April 12, 2024

Vote Holo Holo Charters for Best Boat Tour in Newsweek’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards

Calling all Holo Holo friends & ʻohana! We need YOUR vote, please! Voting for the 2024 Best Boat Tour opens (4/4/24), and we kindly request your support and vote! It’s no surprise that we’ve been nominated this year for the #1 Best Boat Tour in Newsweek’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards, and we are deeply honored…

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April 4, 2024

Waimea Canyon / The Grand Canyon of the Pacific

When visiting Kauaʻi, a trip to Waimea Canyon is often top of the list. Understandably one of the most popular tourist destinations on Kauaʻi, the massive canyon is nicknamed the Grand Canyon of the Pacific for its likeness to the Grand Canyon. The spectacular waterfall-clad gorge can be seen by foot, river, helicopter tour, or…

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April 4, 2024

Meet the Reservations Team / Service with Aloha

With a combined 34 years of experience with Holo Holo Charters, it’s no wonder our trio of reservation managers are the go-to for all inquiries from land to sea. Megan Coscarella, Pililani Alaibilla and Hi’ilei Alaibilla oversee every booking, field every call, and tailor every customer experience to be informative, seamless, and fun! As the…

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March 25, 2024

Endemic Birds of Hawaiʻi

Have you ever wondered about the birds on Kauaʻi? And no, I’m not talking about all the colorful roosters and hens moving freely about the island, but rather, where did all the birds come from that we see here in the Hawaiian Islands today? How did they get here, and when? Which birds are native,…

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March 25, 2024

Passing the Torch – The Next Generation of Holo Holo

Our story at Holo Holo has always been rooted in creating once-in-a-lifetime experiences aboard vessels built right here on Kauaʻi. With the intention of honoring the past and sailing into the future, our fearless leader and company founder Kevin Millett has officially passed the everyday operations and vision for Holo Holo on to the next…

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March 13, 2024

History of Mount Waiʻaleʻale

From Hot Lava to a Flourishing Mountain Peak: A Brief Look at the Origin and Transformation of Mount Waiʻaleʻale Kauaʻi Photographer – Kit Furderer The Pacific Plate Gives Life to the Hawaiian Islands Deep below the ocean’s surface, in Hawaiʻi Nei, lies a story. It is one of friction, heat, volcanoes, lava, rock, and life….

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March 12, 2024

Best Things to do on Kauaʻi for Spring Break 2024

The mild weather and minimal crowds make the spring months ideal here on Kauaʻi. As the choppy winter waters begin to calm, our cruises along the Nāpali are as smooth and gorgeous as ever. As always, we’d love to see you aboard for a tour, but here are a few land-bound springtime activities you won’t…

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March 6, 2024

Vote Now, 2024 Keiki Marine Life Art Contest!

Holo Holo Charters enjoys hosting student groups annually during peak humpback whale season. Six wonderful schools participated this year for a marvelous two-hour Keiki Marine Life Excursion. This incredible outdoor educational experience provided the students with a deeper understanding and appreciation for our humpback whales and other precious marine life. It’s a fantastic way for them…

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February 28, 2024

Holo Holo Charters + Naisla Kitchen & Cocktails + Java Kai Giveaway

We have some exciting news to share with you! We’ve partnered with Naisla Kitchen & Cocktails and Java Kai for a Giveaway, and you are the first to know about it! 🔊 Truth be told – this is one incredible GIVEAWAY! 💰 ✨ Here’s the insider’s scoop! One lucky winner will receive: ⁃ Holo…

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February 28, 2024

Kauaʻi Charity Walk Fundraiser 2024

When it comes to giving back to our Kauaʻi community, Holo Holo Charters isn’t here just to talk the talk, we’re here to walk the walk, and we mean that literally! Holo Holo Charters is a proud sponsor of the Visitor Industry Charity Walk happening this year on May 4, 2024. The Hawaiʻi Lodging &…

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February 27, 2024

Waimea Town Celebration

Get on down to the Waimea Town Celebration February 17–24, 2024 It’s that time of year again! Gather the ʻohana and some canned goods for the Hawaiʻi Food Bank donation bins, gear up for a real good time, and head west to historic Waimea Town for the 47th Annual Waimea Town Celebration from February 1724,…

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February 16, 2024