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Surfing school | Hanalei, HI

Hawaiian School of Surfing | By school
5-5088 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, HI 96754
2.3k 712

How Much

$65 - $250


All ages


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Contact Info

808.652.1116 Visit Website


The true nature of Kauai is only experienced when you go surfing here… Why not experience the best surfing with the Grand Master of Surfing himself?  The Kinimaka family is here to share the gift of surfing.  From beginner to Extreme riders the Hawaiian School of Surfing is your choice for guaranteed fun.  All HSS instructors are native Kauaian’s with a rich surfing tradition that dates back to the 1950’s.  Their unique style of teaching was developed by Titus Kinimaka during his four and half decades of surfing.  His training techniques are used exclusively by HSS instructors and are guaranteed to increase your level of surfing style and grace So come on…give the sport of kings a try with the creators of this ancient pastime, practiced on the islands for centuries.  A wide selection of sandbar breaks and waves.  All instructors are experienced lifeguards and watermen.  Surf with the Hawaiian School of Surfing, share the gift of Aloha given to you by Titus, and perpetuate the tradition of the Hawaiian sport of kings.

There are 3 levels of classes you can attend. We only teach a maximum of 3 persons per group. This creates a better experience because each student will have quality one on one time with their instructor.

Beginner Class $65

Beginner lessons last 90 minutes and we guarantee that you will surf! After the lesson you will be encouraged to continue using our equipment for the rest of the day for no extra charge. We want you to have fun and work on honing your skills!

We will provide the following:

Surfboard built for beginners 

Quicksilver long sleeve rash guard t-shirt to prevent sunburn and rash from surfboard

Advanced Class $65

This class is for surfers who have been surfing consistently for 3-5 years. In most cases surfers bring their own boards and equipment, however we will be happy to provide them with a board and rash guard at no extra charge. This class is primarily for surfers who would like help understanding the HANALEI surf break and how to properly ride this famous break. Lesson will last 90 minutes and surfers are encouraged to use our equipment for the rest of the day to hone their skills.

Extreme Class $250.00

This class is for veteran surfers who want to experience the tow-in sensation of big wave riding.

We will provide the following:

All necessary personal equipment Jet ski's

Location Tour

Note: Location will be decided depending on wave conditions. 

Stand-up surfing lesson $65 

Want to learn the art of stand-up surfing?

We will provide the following:

12 foot soft top stand up board and 72 inch staff aluminum paddles

Our Staple

Hawaiian owned and operated 

The Most Friendly Staff on Kauai 

Small groups, no more than 3 guests per instructor 

Only experienced CPR certified surfers and instructors 

A broad selection of sandbars, no coral reef (beginner friendly)

Most Importantly, As a beginner, we guarantee that you will surf the first day!!

Equipment Rentals

Weekly surfboard rentals including stand-up boards $75/ week 

Weekly Body Board rental 

$40/ week

Daily Surf Board rental 

$10/ hour, $30/ day 

Daily Body Board rental 

$5/ hour, $10/day