Traveling is better with local friends, & even better when they give you the 'inside scoops' on their own home town. Read more
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on October 11, 2012.
About this project
Three years ago a client came to Honolulu to work with me. He brought his wife because it was their 25th wedding anniversary and they'd never been before to Hawaii. We usually finished by mid-afternoon, and they wanted to see more of the island. Unfortunately, I wasn't available to drive them around and show off my hometown like I would normally do. They were looking for an affordable, fun alternative to traditional tours. I wished I could duplicate myself and spend some hours with them. Aloha & welcome to DIYToursHawaii!
What Are DIYToursHawaii?
DIYToursHawaii are affordable, fun and easy, just like having friends in the car with you giving you the 'inside scoops' on all that you see, such as history, culture, great personal stories, safety tips, legends, and more! Even better than the current apps available out there or GPS gizmos, our self-guided audio tours share the behind-the-scenes stories of all that you see, with ‘friends’ giving directions who can accurately pronounce those Hawaiian street names and can give you parking advice and account for traffic.
All Oahu tours start in Waikiki, which means 'spouting waters.'
Our volunteer team has spent the past two years pulling together the basic facts, stories and info for twelve walking and driving tours on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island.
Now we're stuck. We need funds to turn our fun scripts into professional audio tours, complete with music.
Some of the Places You'll Visit on DIYToursHawaii
Why We're Raising Funds on Kickstarter
We’ve spent the past two years raising funds from family and friends and putting in our own monies (not to mention all our free time) to cover the ‘start-up lean budget.’ We’re stalled because I’m having major surgery in a few days and will be ‘in communicado’ for most likely one full month before I can focus again on this project. (Who would have imagined in this modern techie time?!?) Good thing we’ve got a great team!
By sharing our story, our team can follow up with YOU and move forward when we receive funding.
How You Can Support Us
We would love to receive your contributions and add you to our mailing list to send you updates about DIYToursHawaii!
A hui hou e malama pono, (until the next time we get together, take care to do what is right for all - in Hawaiian)
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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Our gratitude and aloha for your support of our project and we'll send you updates of our progress! Mahalo nui loa (which means Thank You Very Much in Hawaiian)Estimated delivery:
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1 Free Two-Hr Audio DIY Walking Tour - Honolulu Historic Capital District, Oahu (Value $14.95)Estimated delivery:
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Previous Rewards + 1 Free 2-Hr Audio DIY WalkingTour - Lahaina, Maui (Value $39.90)Estimated delivery:
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Previous Rewards + 1 Free 4-Hr Audio DIY Driving Tour - North Shore, Oahu (Value $74.85)Estimated delivery:
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Previous Rewards + 1 Free 4-Hr Audio DIY Driving Tour - East Honolulu & Windward Oahu (Value $109.80)Estimated delivery:
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Previous Rewards + 1 Free 4-Hr Audio DIY Driving Tour - South Maui from Makena to Kapalua + 1 Free 8-Hr Audio DIY Driving Tour - Oahu Circle Tour (Value $199.70)Estimated delivery:
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Previous Rewards + Personal Tour of Oahu with Founder Kehau + Lunch + Yummy Shave Ice + introductions to key people to know (Value Priceless) - you are responsible for getting yourself to Oahu and all travel and hotel expensesEstimated delivery:
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Previous Rewards + Personal Tour of Maui with Founder Kehau & Friends + Lunch on Maui (Value Priceless) - you are responsible for getting yourself to Maui and all travel and hotel expensesEstimated delivery:
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Previous Rewards + Personalized Tour Designed for you of any main island in Hawaii - you are responsible for getting yourself to Hawaii and all travel and hotel expenses (Value Priceless)Estimated delivery:
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