BEST OF KAILUA 2018 - WE MADE IT!
December 5, 2018
We’re stoked – Sammy’s Aloha Watersports was selected to be a “Best of Kailua 2018” business in the “Other Business Services” category. According to the Kailua Award Program, the companies selected “enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community.” Read the press release here.
SUPPORTING THE MISS LATINA HAWAII
January 2, 2015
We are a proud sponsor of the 2015 Miss Latina Hawaii Pageant. Given our Latino roots, this event is a great one for us to support. Sammy’s donated a personal paddleboarding lesson for all contestants, plus an additional private lesson for the winner and a guest in the sport of her choice. In this shot, Sammy and the ladies are ready to hit the water… Read More
NEW HQ BOARDS ARE HERE
December 6, 2014
The new 2015 HQ boards have arrived! Place your order with us now. We love the new boards, and have gotten great feedback from our clients and instructors. Many thanks to Chris and the rest of the gang at HQ for being awesome partners the past few years, and providing a sweet product… Read More
SAMMY AT THE ALOHA CLASSIC
October 30, 2014
Heat 25 saw some major drama with broken gear, lots of washings and local guys Casey Rehrer and Samuel Perez taking down McKercher and Talma! We caught up with heat winner, the young rider Casey and Oahu based Perez to find out their reactions (they were more than a little bit stoked!)… Read More
FREE T-SHIRT PROMO
June 4, 2014
June/July free t-shirt promo: past and current clients, refer a new student to us these next two months and receive a free stylin’ super-soft Sammy’s t-shirt (a $20 value). Just email us with the name of the person you referred, after they completed their lesson, along with your t-shirt size/color preference and mailing address, and your shirt will be on its way.
WE ARE THE SCHOOL-OF-THE-MONTH
September 10, 2014
We’re proud to be Wainman Hawaii’s School-of-the-Month for September. As the primary vendor for Wainman gear on Oahu, hit us up to snag their newest kites, boards, and accessories.
GETTING ON TRIPADVISOR
May 3, 2014
Help, Please! As a small business, getting reviewed online is now more important than ever. We are just getting ourselves onto the global travel site, TripAdvisor, so please help write us a review! We are still largely a word-of-mouth business, so we truly appreciate all of our amazing clients who help get the word out… help us by giving a review
SAMMY’S FEATURED IN AUSTRALIAN PRESS
April 27, 2014
Sammy has made it to Australia! Well, virtually, that is. Check out his subject matter expertise displayed in Aussie journalist Melissa Hammond’s article on Kailua kiteboarding… Read More
NEW WAINMAN KITES LAUNCHED
November 5, 2013
Our fleet of custom Wainman School Edition kites, complete with school logo, have arrived. Come see us at the beach and demo this sweet kite.
SCHOOL SPONSORS TEAM AT LANIKAI OPEN
July 13, 2013
We were happy to sponsor an awesome team of dudes for this year’s Lanikai Open volleyball tournament. The guys made it to the final 3 in the B category before the tourney was called off due to low-light. Good job, guys!
SAMMY PLACES AT MAUI RACE SERIES
July 5, 2013
Sammy was pumped to take 2nd place in the Maui Race Series, one of the primary annual windsurfing competitions in Hawaii. We are lucky to live in one of the best watersports destinations in the world.
TURTLE BAY RESORT PARTNERSHIP OFFICIAL
June 18, 2013
It’s official – we have established a partnership with Turtle Bay Resort’s Hele Huli Activity Center, to offer top-notch kiteboarding instruction to their guests on the North Shore. Turtle Bay Resort provides an exceptional experience to those visiting Hawaii, and Sammy’s is thrilled to be the hotel’s first and only kiteboarding partner.
SAMMY’S PARTNERS WITH THE IDCARD
May 17, 2013
Sammy’s Aloha Watersports now accepts the iDcard! We are excited to be one of the newest merchants to partner with this local discount card, which offers members savings on all sorts of goods and services throughout Hawaii. Card holders plus a guest receive 15% off of Sammy’s all lessons and rentals… visit the activities section of the iDCard website.
SAMMY RECEIVES PUBLIC COMMENDATION
January 17, 2013
The Honolulu Fire Department awards Sammy a commendation for last year’s rescue of a fellow kiteboarder… Read More
Left to right: Fire Commissioner Quentin Kawananakoa, Samuel Perez Hults, Mayor Kirk Caldwell, & Acting HFD Chief Emmit Kane.
HFD Courtesy Photo.