HANS HEDEMANN SURF SCHOOL Pro surfer and ocean safety advocate Hans Hedemann opened his surf school in 1997 and today has locations in Waikiki and Turtle Bay. His school offers surf camps and lessons, water activity packages and equipment rentals, with a strong emphasis on ocean safety. hhsurf.com. Park Shore Hotel, 2586 Kalakaua Ave., 808.924.7778; Turtle Bay Resort, 57- 091 Kamehameha Hwy., 808.447.6755. HAWAIIAN OCEANS WAIKIKI Take a surf lesson on the world famous Waikiki Beach. Learn how to paddle, turn and properly position yourself on the wave. All of the instructors are licensed by the State of Hawaii and have Red Cross CPR certification. hawaiianoceanswaikiki.com. 2425 Kalakaua Ave., 808.306.4586. KAI SALLAS’ PRO SURF SCHOOL Owned and operated by professional surfer, Kai Sallas, this surf school takes learners away from the crowded waters of Waikiki to a secluded, beginnerfriendly surf-spot with slow rolling waves. Services offered include surfing, stand up paddling, and body-boarding lessons and surf tours. www.prosurfschoolhawaii.com. Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 808.343.9667. KAILUA SAILBOARDS AND KAYAKS Kayak, snorkel, windsurf, boogie board or canoe paddle at one of the best beaches in the world. Try a kayak tour to the Mokulua Islands and visit a protected bird sanctuary. kailuasailboards. com. 130 Kailua Rd., 808.262.2555. TY GURNEY SURF SCHOOL Ty Gurney is a highly respected, nationally prominent surf instructor offering private and customized lessons tailored to personal needs. You can choose oneon-one instruction or group lessons in Waikiki, or full- and half-day surf safaris to east Oahu and the North Shore. He’s known for his commitment to ocean safety and the expertise gained from a lifetime of surfing. The customer service is notable. tygurneysurfschool. com. Imperial of Waikiki Resort, 205 Lewers St., 808.271.9557.