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“pono fried”(27 reviews)
One of a kind Private Tour of Maui's highlights & Best Kept SECRETS! See, hear, experience things no other tour island gives you. Visit special places seldom seen, walk or ride in comfort, to awe-inspiring legendary sights. Enjoy stops where buses...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Makawao, Maui, HI 96768
+1 808-280-5299
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My clients used Pono of Open Eye Tours and couldn't stop raving about him. He customized their private tour on the Road To Hana. He took them to all the secrets spots and kept them from being part of the tourist crowd and made them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cgraham314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Maui for only three days and I wanted to see the best of the best of the island. Pono was able to not only show me the most amazing spots but to also teach me and my boyfriend's family so much about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andriana K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our time with Pono was incredible. I wish we could spend a week with him. He taught us so much about the island and took us to places we would have never seen. I think a highlight was a poke spot where they sliced up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 900alyssac
Pono F, Owner at Open Eye Tours & Photos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You are a curious, bright, engaging, delightful, beautiful and loving, happy couple , and your interest, participation, enthusiasm, kindness made me want to share more and more...next time, other aspects of the precious Hawaiian culture shall unfold for you...lots more stories, chants, legends, history, song,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yesterday, 12/29/18, my husband and two of our young adult children, did a Halfway to Hana Tour with Pono Fried. We have taken many private tours, all over the world, and Pono is one of the best guides we have ever experienced! His knowledge of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Pono F, Owner at Open Eye Tours & Photos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind acknowledgement... An honor and privilege to be of service! Know I count you among my many blessings...Happy New Year and aloha

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Aloha from Canada! One of our most magical on Maui was taking the Road to Hana tour with our wonderful guide, Pono. My husband and I and our 9 year old daughter, who all stayed at the Maui Kai, for the first two weeks of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank William-J-Argue
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We had a wonderful unique and customized tour with Pono from Open Eye Tours. Pono asked many questions about our family prior to the day we spent with him...my husband, and two daughters (12 and 3 years) and myself. Pono greeted us with a traditional...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jennifervanhoutan
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Had an amazing two day/ two island tour with Pono last week. What a truly unique and refreshing guide Pono is. I am a solo traveler and Pono immediately made me feel at home. Pono took me to all the top sights in Maui and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend a day in Maui. Having a wonderful guide drive you up this winding mountain road with all his knowledge and experience is the right way to go. Pono took us places no one would find on their own. When...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

ALOHA! My three sisters-in-law, 7-year-old niece, and 15-year-old daughter recently toured with Pono Fried and Open Eye Tours during the 8-hour “Halfway to Hana” tour. Spectacular experience, one that suited the interests and expectations of all! OUR EXPERIENCE: We enjoyed discovering Maui with Pono, a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

My wife and I wanted to take a guided tour of Maui to celebrate our anniversary and after some research decided to book a date with Pono. We thoroughly enjoyed our journey, visiting many scenic spots and learning more about the island of Maui. (Pono...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David H
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10 March 2017|
Response from keithbU8888PD | Reviewed this property |
Contact him via his website, Open Eye Tours.
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Response from abizanda2 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Don´t worry about that. If you contact with Pono he will prepare the excursion just in the way you need. Perhaps you can´t do all the walks that he usually prepares, but, for the problem you tell me, I think he is the... More