Outdoor Classes


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Beginning Surfing

Learn the water sport of Hawai'i!! This class is for beginners and transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

 

One Day Classes
$22 UHM student, faculty and staff
$27 guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Diamond Head.

 

Aug 22 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Aug 24 Sun (8:30-11:30am)
Aug 28 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)
Sept 3 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)
Sept 13 Sat (8:30-11:30am)
Sept 16 Tues (3:00-6:00pm)
Sept 26 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Oct 1 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)
Oct 12 Sun (8:30-11:30am)
Oct 23 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)
Oct 29 Wed (2:00-5:00pm)
Nov 1 Sat (8:30-11:30am)
Nov 11 Tues (2:00-5:00pm)
Nov 17 Mon (2:00-5:00pm)
Dec 5 Fri (8:30-11:30am)

 

Two Day Classes
$42 UHM student, faculty and staff
$52 guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Diamond Head.

 

Sept. 5 & 12 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Oct. 3 & 10 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Oct. 31 & Nov. 7 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)

 

Stand-Up Paddling

Learn the basics of Stand-Up Paddling, one of the newest, fastest growing water sports. Participants must be able to swim. Transportation and equipment provided.

$27 UHM student, faculty and staff
$32 guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Sand Island and Kahana Bay, depending on conditions.

 

Aug 23 Sat (3:00-6:00pm)
Sept 4 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)
Sept 20 Sat (3:00-6:00pm)
Sept 25 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)
Oct 2 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)
Oct 15 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)
Nov 6 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)
Nov 19 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)
Dec 3 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)

 

Body Boarding

Body Boarding is enjoyed at most beaches in the State of Hawai'i. Come learn the basics of body boarding and water safety at a beach with shore break. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim. Body boarding is limited to UH students, faculty, staff and their guests. All excursions take place at Waimanalo

$22 UHM student, faculty and staff
$27 community/guest

 

Sept 1 Mon (9:00-12:00pm)
Sept 21 Sun (2:00-5:00pm)
Oct 4 Sat (1:30-4:30pm)
Oct 19 Sun (2:00-5:00pm)

 

Hiking

Explore the island of Oahu. Join organized hikes to scenic locations.

Transportation provided.

$7 UHM student, faculty and staff
$12 community/guest

 

Aug 16 Sat (8:30-1:00pm) – Maunawili Falls
Sept 1 Mon (1:30-5:30pm) – Makapu’u Tide Pools
Oct 5 Sun (8:30-1:30pm) – Olomana
Oct 26 Sun (8:30-1:30pm) – Wa’ahila Ridge
Nov 2 Sun (8:30-1:00pm) – Lanikai Bunkers
Nov 23 Sun (8:30-1:30pm) – Kaena Point
Nov 29 Sat (9:00-2:00pm) – Lanipo

 

Kayaking Excursions

Excursions are lead to different parts of Oahu and are intended for the beginner kayaker. Learn kayak and water safety skills while experiencing different scenic areas around the island. Participating in a kayak excursion or class will allow you to take the kayak safety test and receive UH kayaker certification card enabling you to rent our kayaks. Excursions are limited to UH students, faculty, staff and their guests. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$27 UHM student, faculty and staff
$32 community/guest

 

Aug 30 Sat (8:30-1:30pm) – Mokulua Isle
Sept 6 Sat (1:30-5:00pm) – Hawaii Kai
Sept 14 Sun (8:30-1:30pm) – Kahana Bay
Sept 28 Sun (8:30-1:30pm) – Haleiwa river
Oct 11 Sat (1:30-6:30pm) – Malaekahana
Oct 19 Sun (8:30-1:30pm) – Flat Island
Oct 25 Sat (8:30-1:30pm) – Chinaman’s Hat
Nov 8 Sat (8:30-1:30pm) – Mokulua Isle
Nov 15 Sat (11:00-4:00pm) – Hawaii Kai
Nov 28 Fri (9:00-1:00pm) – Kahana Bay
Dec 6 Sat (9:00-1:00pm) – Chinaman’s Hat

 

Introduction to Sailing

This one day class introduces participants to the basics of sailing while enjoying and taking part in a cruise around Keehi Lagoon aboard a 20' keel boat. Equipment and transportation provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$22 UHM student, faculty and staff
$27 guests

 

No classes scheduled at this time.

 

Beginner Sailing

This is a great opportunity to learn a great lifetime sport. Classes are taught in 20' keelboats and include both classroom and on-the-water sessions. Instruction will include basic sailing theory and concentrate on boat handling techniques at Keehi Lagoon. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$97 UHM student, faculty and staff
$132 PVS
$152 community/guest
Classes are held at Ke'ehi Lagoon.

 

Aug 31 – Sept 21 Sundays (8:30-12:30pm)
Sept 27 – Oct 18 Saturdays (8:30-12:30pm)
Nov 2 - 23 Sundays (1:30-5:30pm)

 

Intermediate Sailing

Continue where you left off with the beginner class and learn more advanced sailing theory and boat handling techniques. This class gives you time to practice and gives you a taste of racing. Classes are taught in 20' keel boats and include both classroom and on the water sessions. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$97 UHM Student, faculty and staff
$132 PVS
$ 152 community/guest

 

Oct 7, 9, 14, 16 Tues/Thurs (3:00-6:15pm)

Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 Sat (2:30-6:30pm)

 

Sailing Adventure

Sail off the beautiful Waikiki shoreline. Makani Catamaran's eco-friendly spirit of the ocean provides breathtaking views suitable for students, families and guests!

 

No classes scheduled at this time.

 

SCUBA

Discover the underwater beauty of the Pacific. Receive a PADI Open Water Certification upon completion of the course. Participants MUST be able to swim and provide their own mask, fins and snorkel.

$210 UHM student, faculty and staff
$225 guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 

Sept 23, 25, 27, 28

Tues/Thurs 6:00-9:00pm

Sat/Sun 12:00-3:00pm

 

Oct 21, 23, 25, 26

Tues/Thurs 6:00-9:00pm

Sat/Sun 12:00-3:00pm

 

Nov 12, 13, 14, 15

Wed/Thurs 6:00-9:00pm

Sat/Sun 12:00-3:00pm

 

Dec 2, 4, 6, 7

Tues/Thurs 6:00-9:00pm

Sat/Sun 12:00-3:00pm

 

 

Snorkeling

Explore the wonderful marine life that Hawai'i has to offer at Shark's Cove (North Shore, Oahu). Equipment and transportation provided for the first ten people. Participants MUST be able to swim!

$22 UHM student, faculty and staff
$27 community/guest

 

Aug 23 Sat (8:30-12:30pm)
Sept 6 Sat (8:30-12:30pm)
Sept 13 Sat (1:30-5:30pm)
Sept 27 Sat (2:00-6:00pm)