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Locals Only Day


A lot has happened in the last few months… we got a new boat, were able to get HB 1090 vetoed, and a new non profit is in the works at Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor. We saw an overwhelming amount of support from the community when we were on the verge of having our tours changed forever and would like to give back.

We are proud to announced that the companies that are partnering with the new Kikiaola Boat Alliance will be offering a locals only day on Na Pali. We are stoked to offer free tours to the people of Kauai, many of whom never had to chance to experience Na Pali.

We cannot thank the community enough and look forward to hosting more events in the future.

KEKAHA — Tour operators at Kikialoa Small Boat Harbor are offering free Napali Coast sightseeing tours for Kaua‘i residents on July 26, following the official veto of a bill that aimed to reduce their commercial boating operations.

All 10 sightseeing companies that run out of the harbor have banded together to host the event, which will allow more than 200 Kaua‘i residents to experience Napali Coast through a complimentary boat tour.

Nick Croft, of Explore Kaua‘i Scuba, said the “‘ohana day” is a kind of “thank you” event for community residents who spoke out against House Bill 1090, which could have canceled 15 of the roughly 25 boating permits at Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor. Gov. Josh Green issued his intent to veto HB 1090 on June 23, and the bill was officially vetoed on July 7.

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Free Napali Coast boat tours offered