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Akima K.

Haleiwa, HI, United States

Aloha oe. My name is Akima, I am a professional underwater/nature photographer, snorkeling/skin diving instructor and experienced guide in Oahu for 7 years.

I am originally from Tokyo Japan but I have been living/working as a tour guide/scuba diving guide in several countries like Australia, Canada, Philippines, New Zealand and south pacific islands (Tonga, Vanuatu, Samoa, Solomon, Fiji) since in 1999.
Hawaii and Polynesian culture are very interested and deep. There are many legends, history and culture I can talk about.
I am new in "TOUR BY LOCALs" but I start working as a tour guide/snorkeling guide in Oahu in 2011. I made a lot of happy guests. Come join me for my private tour I will make you a perfect ALOHA day for your Hawaii vacation!!
If you have any questions don't heritage to contact me! I am very flexible and will make it happen your memorable vacation.

A Recent Review of this guide

Akima was absolutely fantastic. The best guide we could have chosen. She is very knowledgeable and fun to be with. I would highly recommend an 8 hour private tour with her.
Allankah Hughes

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Tour guide in Oahu for 7 years
Professional photographer (Own my Photo Gallery at North Shore Oahu)
Rescue diver and dive master, 20 years of dedicated service to NAUI (National Association of Underwater Instructors)
Life supporting first aid instructor by NAUI in 1996
CPR and first aid certified
Snorkeling rescue trained
Snorkeling guide permit by the state of Hawaii
FII (Freediving instructors international) Level one certificated freediver
The 42 Absolute Best Eco-Adventures in the United States in 2017
Certificate of Excellence in 2018
Certificate of Excellence in 2017
Certificate of Excellence in 2016


I do not have permit into Honolulu harbor but I can pick you up the parking lot front of Aloha Tower. (about 5 min walk from your port. (Depends on your arriving port.)

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