Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Honolulu-Oahu-Hawaii by Tour Guide Yolanda S. (Guide #26370)


Frances Nartowicz

United States
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Tour: #573825, Pearl Harbor and Scenic Oahu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Feb 22/20

Yolanda was our tour guide on February 22, 2020 for Pearl Harbor and Scenic Oahu. We would definitely give her a rating or 5 out of 5. She was friendly and very knowledgeable about the island. She took us to the places we wanted to see and then she showed us the beautiful beaches along the east side of the island. We would definitely recommend her for private tours. John and Fran Nartowicz

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha John and Fran, thank you so much for allowing me to share this beautiful island with you! Hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda

Brian Armitage

United States
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Tour: #389758, Historical Highlights of Oahu/BrianArmitage, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Feb 12/20

Yolanda was a pure joy!!! Her knowledge of Pearl Harbor history was out standing. She is able to acquire the National Park tickets you need to see all the sites while you avoid all the lines!!! Best way to see and learn the history stress free.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Brain , Thank you so much! It was my pleasure, and I am so happy that your experience was good! Hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda S

Nora Chambers

United States
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Tour: 100% Hawaiian Freestyle Tour with Roland, Waikiki, Hawaii, United States
Date: Jan 31/20

We had a delightful day with Yolanda. Her personality immediately put us at ease. She took us on the circle island tour, giving us local history and interesting facts along the way. It's obvious she's very knowledgeable about O'ahu. She was also sensitive to our requests. When I told her my husband always wants to find ice cream, she immediately had a place in mind. It was a great combination of history, sightseeing, food, and even some local shopping...everything we asked for. Highly recommend!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Nora, Thank you so much for your review. I really enjoyed our day together. Hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda S

Fran Rotter

United States
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Tour: #573825, Pearl Harbor and Scenic Oahu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Jan 30/20

Perfect combination of Pearl Harbor and scenic Oahu…Yolanda did exactly what we wanted ,saw out-of-the-way places -beautiful beaches, waterfalls,fun lunch, Dole plantation! Yolanda was great!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Fran Thank you so much! I enjoyed showing you and your group this beautiful island. Mahalo Nui Yolanda S

Michael A.

United States
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Tour: 100% Hawaiian Freestyle Tour with Roland, Waikiki, Hawaii, United States
Date: Jan 24/20

"Freestyle" allows you to take advantage of your guide's expertise and knowledge. Yolanda shared secret beaches, unknown lookouts, historic sites and excellent historic knowledge. Highlight: delicious shrimp truck lunch and a visit to local artists at work.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Michael, Thank you so much! I really enjoyed showing you and your wife our most beautiful but secret spots. Mahalo Yolanda

Niki Istwan

United States
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Tour: #573736, Off-the-Beaten Path on Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Jan 19/20

Yolanda was a fabulous guide. She was on time and a safe driver. The tour was well paced. She always made sure we were comfortable. We had a great day and I would not hesitate to use her again.

Nisha Kakodkar

United States
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour/NishaKakodkar, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Jan 1/20

Yolanda was amazing to work with. She took us to places we wanted to go and was very realistic about what a family of four with two children could accomplish. She was wonderful with our two children, especially the child with special needs, and really geared the tours toward their interests. THANK YOU, YOLANDA!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Nisha, Thank you so much for your wonderful rating! It was a pleasure to had you family around. Your children are wonderful so eager to learn and appreciate everything. I now know the different of a hump and a bump! I wish you all the best for 2020! With warm aloha, Yolanda S

Nisha Kakodkar

United States
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Tour: #389027, Green and Blue Oahu North Shore/NishaKakodkar, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Dec 30/19

Yolanda was amazing to work with. She took us to places we wanted to go and was very realistic about what a family of four with two children could accomplish. She was wonderful with our two children, especially the child with special needs, and really geared the tours toward their interests. THANK YOU, YOLANDA!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you again, you were a wonderful family to work with. Big Mahalo, Yolanda

Allison Lamont

United States
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Dec 29/19

Absolutely Fantastic. We were on the island at a very busy time and Yolanda's skillful navigation allowed us to maximize our experience. She worked through traffic slow downs, crammed parking lots and long lines to deliver the best tour. The information about Hawaii and Honolulu was complete an interesting. Thanks for a WONDERFUL day!!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Allison, Thank you so much! I really appreciate your review. I totally enjoyed taking you and your beautiful family around this beautiful island. Big Mahalo, Yolanda

Tatyana Kagan

United States
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Tour: #505942, Fond Farewell Private Oahu Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Dec 7/19

We really liked our Oahu tour with Yolanda. She gave us the opportunity to get the best of our short 7 hours that we had to spent on Oahu prior to our flight back to Chicago. We experienced beautiful places, views on and off the beaten paths, snorkel at Hanauma bay, try food at the North Shore famous food trucks... All of that in short 7 hours tour with Yolanda. She was very patient, interested and accommodating to our needs and interests. We would definitely recommend her tours.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Tatyana, I enjoyed showing you this beautiful island. With warm aloha, Yolanda S

Thomas (Tom) Cox

United States
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Tour: Pearl Harbor Historic Sites and Southeast O'ahu with Hawaii's Top Rated Private Tour Guide, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Date: Nov 29/19

Great guide! Yolanda is friendly, knowledgeable and a very good driver.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Tom, It was my pleasure, to take you and Sharon around our beautiful island, and sharing with you some of our history by visiting Pearl Harbor. Mahalo, Yolanda

Joan J.

United States
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Tour: #505942, Fond Farewell Private Oahu Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Nov 23/19

Yolanda certainly helped us bid a 'Fond Farewell' to Honolulu, picking us from our cruise ship and taking us on a tour of sites we had prearranged in advance. Everything was perfect, from the North Shore to see surfers to a food truck serving delicious shrimp. We were able to take a tour of the KoHana rum plant (extra charge) and still get back to the airport in time for our flight home. Along the way Yolanda added interesting tidbits about island life. We can't thank her enough!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Joan, thank you for your wonderful ratings. I really enjoyed taking you and your party around our beautiful island. I also discovered; thanks to you, the rum tasting plant. I love this island and its culture, so I feel extremely fortunate to be able to share it with wonderful people like you! Big Mahalo

Uri S.

Israel
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Tour: #389027, Green and Blue Oahu North Shore/UriSchechterman, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Nov 8/19

Yolanda was amazing for our day tour of Oahu. My wife and I just landed from a long flight and we only had one day in Oahu prior to traveling to Maui and Kauai. Yolanda guided us through a perfect day that was jam packed with great sites, both on and off the beaten path. She picked us up from our hotel and showed us the Island. This experience was amazing and we were able to see many more sites than we would have been able to do on our own, not to mention the fact that we got a deeper insight into the Isl

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Uri Thank you so much! I really enjoyed meeting you and your lovely wife, and spending the day with you, I love this island, so it is with great pleasure to me, to take people around our more secret but beautiful sites. Big Mahalo, Yolanda

Katherine Fox Applebee

United States
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Tour: #573825, Pearl Harbor and Scenic Oahu/KatherineApplebee, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Oct 26/19

We were very pleased with our customized Honolulu tour which was conducted by Yolanda! She made us feel like we were close friends and provided excellent service every step of the way--from assisting us with planning the itinerary to accommodating some minor changes on the day of our tour. We would HIGHLY recommend Yolanda to anyone considering a tour in the Honolulu area, especially if they wanted to design their own schedule and list of places to visit.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Katherine, You and your husband made my day a very special one, I was so happy that your were able to go and visit the places you wanted to go, while Randy was resting or sometimes talking to me, and knowing that you were enjoying the sites. In Hawaiian Ohana means family, and include all the great people around you, sometimes, friends, neighbors, relatives, etc. I think you and Randy are part of our Ohana. With warm aloha, Yolanda S

Keith Germain

Guernsey
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Tour: #573825, Pearl Harbor and Scenic Oahu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Oct 14/19

We had a wonderful time with Yolanda - she was punctual, knowledgeable, personable and so generous with her time that she couldn't have put more into our day if she tried! We learnt so much about the history, culture and beauty of Oahu. More than we ever imagined. She is a guiding gem!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Keith, It was my pleasure to meet you and your beautiful wife, I enjoyed the tour and you company. I hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda S

Lisa G.

United States
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Tour: #573736, Off-the-Beaten Path on Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Oct 6/19

Yolanda is a wonderful guide! She took us on a tour of the North Shore and showed us many places on Oahu. We had discussed the tour beforehand, but she was willing to be flexible and let us decide how long we wanted to spend in each place and divert from the plan when we liked. She is very friendly and knowledgeable about the island and its history. I would heartily recommend Yolanda to anyone who would like a good guide in Oahu!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Lisa, Thank you so much, big mahalo, for that wonderful review. I really enjoyed having you, mom and friends on October 06, and taking all of you around this beautiful island. Hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda

Philip L.

United States
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Tour: #389758, Historical Highlights of Oahu, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Sep 29/19

Was everything we wanted very flexible and totally met the tour description. Took all the stress out of trying to do it ourselves!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Philip, it was a pleasure to take you around Oahu. Enjoy your cruise! Mahalo

Brigitte-Eva Reyer

United States
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Tour: #390200, Private Tour of North Shore and Windward Oahu/BzrigitteReyer, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Sep 23/19

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Carolkyn Hart

United States
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Sep 20/19

Yolanda was terrific and well worth every penny I spent for this day long tour. With limited time in Oahu, we wanted to get the most out of it so I booked 8 hours with Yolanda. She asked each of us for one thing we wanted to make sure we did - and she made sure it all happened and then some! One even needed to get a new pair of sneakers and without impacting the overall site seeing - she made it happen. She was very knowledgeable and congenial. I plan to go back and will use her again!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Carolkyn, It was my pleasure, you were so fun to be with! Thank you so much!! Yolanda S

Chris Walker

Australia
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Tour: #390200, Private Tour of North Shore/ ChristopherWelker, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Sep 17/19

Yolanda is very professional and knowledgeable. Knows all the ins and outs. Highly recommended.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Chris, Thank you for a wonderful review, I am very happy that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda

Kathleen Glass

New Zealand
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour/KathleenGlass, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Jun 28/19

Yolanda was a fabulous and friendly tour guide. She is a truly lovely and thoughtful person who came up with wonderful ideas for how to spend our time around the Island. Yolanda has strong knowledge and our tour was very interesting. A huge thank you Yolanda, you helped our holiday in Hawaii to be a fabulous one.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Kathleen, Thank you so much, it was wonderful to meet your family and spent time with you and your daughters. I hope to see you again, you are now part of our ohana (family in Hawaiian). With warm aloha, Yolanda

Linda Christian

United States
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Tour: #389758, Historical Highlights of Oahu, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Jun 13/19

Yolanda was great. She arrived right on time, was so friendly, had all our tickets reserved and the whole day went smoothly. She was very knowledgeable and fun to be with.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Linda Thank you so much. Big mahalo, it was my pleasure to share with you and your family this part of our history. Hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda

Don Reese

United States
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour/DonReese, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Jun 1/19

This private guided tour was our best experience in Hawaii. Yolanda is an excellent tour guide. She is knows the island like the back of her hand. She is patient and very friendly. We liked her immediately! Our son is in a wheel chair and she went out of her way to help him during the tour. She totally customized the tour to meet our needs. She knew about the best beach areas, as well as the best sights on the island. She made us feel very much at ease. Plus, she is an excellent driver! Awesome!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Don, It was my pleasure, to be your guide! I enjoyed meeting you, and your beautiful family. I hope to see all of you again, so we can go around this beautiful place again. Big Mahalo Yolanda

Sandra Renneisen

Australia
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Tour: #573736, Off-the-Beaten Path on Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: May 9/19

Great tour - well timed and interesting stops - thanks Yolanda we had a wonderful day and the lunch was fabulous. Car was very clean and comfortable. See you again when we return.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Sandra, It was my pleasure . With warm aloha, Yolanda S

Panna Pallan

United States
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Tour: #573825, Pearl Harbor and Fun Oahu/PannaPallan, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: May 4/19

Our first visit to Honolulu was made pleasurable by Yolanda. She is knowledgeable and accommodated our requests. Yolanda was on time both days. All the information provided was informative and we learnt a lot of the history and culture of the island people.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Panna, Thank you so much. I enjoyed meeting all of you, and having the opportunity to show you this beautiful paradise. I hope to see you again, and I am glad you enjoyed the photos too. With warm aloha Yolanda

Jane P.

United States
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Tour: #505942, Fond Farewell Private Oahu Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Apr 30/19

Yolanda customized a tour for us between legs of our consecutive cruises. We had previously been to the major tourist sites, so she came up with really spectacular off-the-beaten-path locations for us to visit. Yolanda took wonderful photos capturing us enjoying Oahu's amazing natural beauty. We also enjoyed a roadside treat from her and a Dole Whip snack. She surprised us by quickly emailing personalized souvenir pages. Very interesting and kind guide. Most enjoyable day. We highly recommend Yolanda!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Jane, Thank you so much, I really enjoyed having you around this beautiful island! Mahalo Yolanda S

Jason Gerfen

United States
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Tour: #505942, Fond Farewell Private Oahu Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Apr 29/19

Yolanda was a great tour guide, and enjoyed seeing somethings that we didn't see while waiting for our flight home, very knowledgeable and friendly, met us at hotel and very professional and worked with us to find stuff best fit for what we were looking for, id highly recommend her for anyone doing any tour in Oahu, but this tour was great as had so much time from checking out of hotel to needing to board flight home, id use her again the next time I go back.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Jason, Sorry to heard the news about your dad, hope he is doing well now. Thank you so much for your rating, I enjoyed having you and your nephew, it was wonderful to share this beautiful paradise with you. Mahalo, Yolanda S

Alice Schmidt

United States
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Apr 28/19

We had a perfect day with Yolanda. She could not do enough for us and even sent photos from our day. It was a true Aloha experience. I highly recommend this tour.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Alice, Thank you so much, it was a real pleasure to show you this beautiful island. I hope to see you again, With warm aloha, Yolanda

Igor Dawid

Bethesda, MD, United States
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Mar 12/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Aloha Igor, Thank you so much! Yolanda

Igor Dawid

Bethesda, MD, United States
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Tour: #428265, Hang Loose Oahu Private Tour, Oahu, Hawaii, United States    view tour
Date: Mar 11/19

Excellent tour. Yolanda was a fine host and took us to many great places. She was very pleasant to interact with. Also, we had a four-year old along, and Yolanda was very good with her. I highly recommend this tour and guide.