Take the worry, the endless studying, deciding, arguing, the lack of local knowledge out of your trip to Hawaii. On Oahu, there is a guide waiting for you. Someone who can personalize your tour to your specific interests. Tell you where to eat. Keep you from getting lost.
Everybody wants a special taste of Hawaii, not just the run of the mill tourist thing. If that's you, this tour is for you.
Come and spend time with Papa Al. Meet a real local person. Sing a few songs. Awaken old memories and important dreams. Take back something from Papa Al's book, "Stuff Nobody Told Me."
You can tailor your tour for a whole day, half day or evening. Papa Al will meet you at your Waikiki Hotel. You must provide the rental van or car for your tour..
NEW!! We can show you some sites related to Barack Obama: the apartment that Toots, his grandmother lived, Punahou, the school he attended, Kapiolani Hospital, where he was born, Baskin and Robbins, where he had one of his first jobs, and Young Street, where he strolled pensively during his last visit to Toots.
SPECIAL: Papa Al has just developed a new Elvis Tour! See the exact Honolulu locations for Elvis in Hawaii. The spot where Elvis had his shack in Blue Hawaii, the scene overlooking Diamond Head where he sings with a ukulele. The shot with Chinaman's Hat in the background in Paradise Hawaiian Style, and Elvis on the tuna boat in Girls Girls Girls.
Note. Papa Al knows the
Moanalua Gardens Ala Wai Harbor Ala Moana Beach Downtown Shinto temple
Who's Papa Al?
Papa Al, BTAB, was born and raised in Hawaii and is a writer by trade, a small business owner, quit smoking facilitator and singer. He has been editor of Pacific Business, the Kalihi Press, vice president of Aloha Airlines, and owner of Koo & Shiraki Consultants, Beaches 'N Creme Yogurt in Waikiki and Papa Al's Restaurant in Hanalei, Kauai. Papa lives on his boat at the Ala Wai Harbor in Waikiki. (BTAB -- Been There and Back)
Koi in private pond Fish auction Korean Temple Chinatown Pali
Suggestion: Buy and read his book before you come to Hawaii.
Stuff Nobody Told Me
"Stuff Nobody Told Me" is a great, simple book about living the good life. Have you ever learned something later in life, something important to help you to be happy, and thought: I wonder why nobody ever told me that before? This is a book to help you remember. The 6 step plan, 4 great truths, the 81 step plan for those who say it can't be that simple: beliefs, exercise, diet, emotions, it's all there. By local sailor, singer and philosopher Papa Al. $10.95 plus $4 shipping Make check to Alvin Koo and mail to 1741 Ala Moana #67, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 with your return address, or buy a book when you meet Papa Al.
Transportation provided from your Waikiki Hotel only. Visitor provides the car and Papa Al does the driving if necessary. There is a $130.00 cost passthrough if Papa Al provides the rental car.
Whole day $285.00 (8 Hours)
Half day $175.00 (4 Hours)
Evening $195.00 (4 Hours)
University of Hawaii football cheerleaders Laie Beach
Limited Space.... so make your reservations early. (There is only one Papa Al).
Papa Al or HawaiiGuide.com shall not be liable for any injury, loss, damage, or accident to persons or property of any individual on the tour from any cause. Cancellations by the customer with less than 24 hours notice will be subject to a fee. Prices, times, and places visited are subject to change without notice.