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Family that Plays Together Stays Together

Jul 11, 2012

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Family that Plays Together Stays Together
Hula Kai and Fair Wind II Offer Playful Outings for
Multi-Generational Vacation Fun


Keauhou Bay, Hawaii Island ~ Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides has welcomed families to Hawaii, the Big Island for more than 40 years. With ocean adventures for the young and the young at heart, families can enjoy Hawaii from above and below the ocean’s surface.
“The staff at Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides prides themselves in sharing their love for and knowledge of the ocean. They make certain that whether a passenger is 5, 55, or 95 years old, everyone has a memorable experience,” said Fair Wind Vice President Mendy Dant. “We have boogie boards with windows, “noodles,” custom view-boxes and inner-tubes so the whole family, regardless of skill level, can enjoy the water.” Dant added that Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides place fun second only to safety. Fair Wind II and Hula Kai crew are experienced and lifeguard certified.


Hula Kai, with capacity for just 39 passengers, is a 55-foot Teknicraft power catamaran. There are two staircases for easy water access, restrooms, fresh water showers, and comfortable theater-style seating with arm and head rests. The Fair Wind II has capacity for 100 guests. It is a custom-built, 60-foot aluminum catamaran with covered deck, Fair Wind’s trademark tri-colored striped sail, two 15-foot water slides, high jump platform, on-board restrooms, grill area, and freshwater showers. Hula Ka has two staircases and Fair Wind has one which descends directly into the water for easy water access.


Depending on the specific cruise, guests may be treated to continental breakfasts highlighted by 100% Kona Coffee grown on Fair Wind’s coffee farm and Fair Wind farm-fresh papaya, hot BBQ lunches featuring Hawaii Island grass-fed beef burgers or warm snacks, and no-host bars. Rates range from $75 for an afternoon snack cruise aboard Fair Wind II to $165 for a Deluxe Morning Snorkel Cruise aboard the Hula Kai. Book a second adventure online for a 50-percent discount! Other dive and snorkel cruises are offered throughout the day and prices vary accordingly.


Fair Wind has been recognized by Frommer’s Travel Guide, The Idiot’s Guide to Hawaii, and the West Hawaii Today Readers’ Poll as the Best Snorkel Cruise on the Big Island. Visit www.Fair-Wind.com for more information.


About Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides:

Fair Wind's award-winning tradition of excellence and aloha has earned the company a reputation as the first choice among residents and visitors for ocean adventure. The Fair Wind II, with capacity for 100 guests, is a custom-built, 60-foot aluminum catamaran with covered deck, trademark tri-colored striped sail, two 15-foot water slides, high jump platform, on-board restrooms, grill area, freshwater showers, and a staircase descending directly into the water for easy water access. The more exclusive and intimate Hula Kai, with capacity for just 39, caters to snorkel and dive enthusiasts, going where others can’t. This 55-foot Technicraft hydrofoil catamaran is packed with first-class amenities such as individual theater-style seats for panoramic views during every excursion. Hula Kai also has two fresh-water showers, two rest-rooms and a large commercial grill used to prepare gourmet meals. Visit Fair-Wind.com.

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Contacts:
Vicky Kometani, Public Relations
vicky@current-events.com
Penn Henderson, Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides
Director of Sales & Marketing
Penn@fair-wind.com
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