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HYPR Nalu

75-5663 Palani Rd Ste A, Ste, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3138
+1 808-960-4667
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Amazing Intro Into Big Island Surfing!!!

Cruised out to Hawaii on a whim for July 4th and booked some surfing lessons with Ian and his crew... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Innerchildatplay
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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lots of fun and learning!

This is my first time in the Big Island. I surf back home but am still a beginner - since I'm still... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gabbyaguinaldo
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Daly City, California
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Coaching :- Advanced LESSONS on SURFING, SURFSKI / Kayaking, Outrigger Canoes, PADDLEBOARDNG, YOGA, SWIMMING, Strength Training, , Surfskis ( Kayaks ) Bodyboarding. Even as Tourists, we treat all our guests as athletes because believe competition techniques and knowledge is the FASTEST, most Stable and most efficient way to SURF & paddle i.E. DO IT RIGHT THE 1st TIME. We EDUCATE our guests to be able to SELF COACH. World's best Boards - Established in 2002. We make ALL our own Stand Up Paddleboards, Surfboards and Outrigger Canoes. We started out as a maker Hi-Performance Carbon Outrigger Canoes & Paddleboards in Kona, Hawaii. We opened an ocean front store so that paddlers, surfers and tourists could come test our products in a convenient location on the Kona Pier. We sell our unique products by "word of mouth".
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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75-5663 Palani Rd Ste A, Ste, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3138
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cruised out to Hawaii on a whim for July 4th and booked some surfing lessons with Ian and his crew at HYPR—it was an absolute blast! I’m a bit more of an athletic build and a snowboarder and these guys helped me break all my...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my first time in the Big Island. I surf back home but am still a beginner - since I'm still learning I thought it would be a good idea to take a lesson to get to know the water here and brush up...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We chose HYPR Nalu because we needed help with our technique as we had developed some bad habits from previous surf lessons while on vacation elsewhere. Ian was able to not only identify our problems but actively work to correct them, by helping us understand...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an incredible time surfing. My daughter is 12 and she had an amazing time. The guys who came out with us took great precautions and I felt she was safe at all times. We learned a lot and it was worth the price....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The instructors were very knowledgeable and excited to teach us how to surf. They did a great job making sure we were ready before we even got in the water and once we were out there they made sure we were comfortable before taking us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I walked into Hypr Nalu because I was interested in their board design (which is very impressive), and Ian talked my wife & I into a paddling class. Ian’s paddling technique & teaching are difference makers. I’m 50+ and normally have terrible balance.....a boat wake...More

2  Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

my 12 year old granddaughter came to Hawaii with one wish to take surf lessons . Thanks to the fantastic people an her instructor Jared who was amazing. She now wants to go home an surf. They had the patience to teach her the fundamentals...More

1  Thank travlwithme2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just spent the afternoon with Ian Foo, the owner of Hypr Nalu. I bought a new SUP today. At first, what I was looking for was merely a board. But, when I came in to the shop, I was in for a very different...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ian is one of the the best modern surfboard shapers in the state and makes some of the prettiest boards in the Pacific. I have been surfing since my teens (I'm an old guy) and board tech has advanced. Ian has upped the game on...More

Thank Duvauchelle E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just happened to walk by and saw the sign on this place. Gave it a shot and they were great. I had already surfed in the past but the tips and coaching made it much easier. Highly recommend them!!

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luv2travel_needlotto
19 November 2016|
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Response from Hypr F | Property representative |
Aloha, We are part of the Seaside Hotel -- Please call to make an appointment 808-960-4667 THe LESSON and Board rental is a 3 hour package and it cost only $90 for Seaside customers THank you Ian & Lauren 990-7776
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Deb0rah_L2013
9 February 2016|
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Response from Hypr F | Property representative |
Hi Deborah, PLEASE just email us directly at We rarely read our Tripadvisor messages - sorry I missed it Aloha ian
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86steelersfan86
18 January 2016|
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Response from Hypr F | Property representative |
Aloha again, NEver did hear from you again. Please call us at808-960-4667. Thanks ian
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