The Hawaiian Monk Seal


By Jonathan Howery A large yet gentle creature you may encounter on the Hawaii Turtle Tours is the The Hawaiian Monk Seal. As one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world, The Hawaiian monk seal is the rarest seal or sea lion in US waters. In the late …

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Laie Point

By Jonathan Howery Hawaiian myths and legends happen to captivate the minds and imaginations of visitors to the islands. They are full of struggle and peril and happen to feature stories beyond belief. One of the stops that the Hawaii Turtle Tour makes is out to Laie Point. You can’t …

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Chinaman’s Hat

By Jonathan Howery A great stop and picture opportunity along the way on the Hawaii Turtle Tour is to Chinaman’s Hat, also known as Mokoli’i in Hawaiian. Chinaman’s Hat is a basalt islet in Kaneohe Bay on Oahu. It is part of Kualoa Regional Park near the Kualoa Ranch and …

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Haleiwa Town


By Jonathan Howery Snorkeling in the ocean and seeing all kinds on Hawaiian fish and sea turtles is an amazing experience on the original Hawaii Turtle Tour. The snorkeling takes place at a secret spot out in Haleiwa. All of the gear is included and a safety instruction is given …

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Macadamia Nut Farm

Macademia Nut Farm

Hawaii Turtle Tours take you to many parts of the Island of Oahu and a great stop they make along the way is to Tropical Farms Macadamia Nut Farm. Tropical Farms initially began as a roadside outlet for macadamia nuts in 1987. It was a very convenient spot as there …

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By Jonathan Howery Hawaii Turtle Tours takes you for a tour around the island of Oahu to see some pretty amazing things. However, most people don’t know about the trouble that the islands face. The islands are home to some amazing and unique plants and animals. Yet, today it is …

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The Islands of Hawaii


By Jonathan Howery History about the Islands of Hawaii is a large part of what you will be hearing while on the Hawaii Turtle Tour. In fact you will learn all about Hawaii’s 137 islands in all. Just kidding, but you will learn the names of the Big 8. Most …

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Waikiki History

Waikiki history

By Jonathan Howery Hawaii Turtle Tours takes the scenic route through this district of Honolulu while it drives to sightseeing destinations. One thing you will learn is about Waikiki history. The word Waikiki means spouting water in the Hawaiian language. This is in reference to the springs and rivers that …

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The Hawaiian State Fish


By Jonathan Howery One of the cool things that you’ll get a chance to see while snorkeling with Hawaii Turtle Tours is the Hawaiian State fish, the the Humuhumunukunukuapuaa. It is also known as the Hawaiian triggerfish or rectangular triggerfish. Hawaii’s State Legislature asked the Waikiki Aquarium and the University …

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Oahu Tour to Waimea Bay

An awesome view is granted by Hawaii Turtle Tours while passing the legendary spot of Waimea Bay. Waimea Bay used to be a significant surfing spot during the 1950s at the beginning of big wave surfing. Daring surfers started to challenge the winter waves of Waimea, making big wave-riding a …

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