Kealakekua Bay Relaxing

Stand Up Paddling

Stand Up Paddling

Kona Boys has you covered for all of your stand up paddling (SUP) needs with rentals, sales and lessons.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding, it’s roots in Hawaii’s culture and it’s revival by the beach boys of Waikiki, has of recent become the fastest growing water sport on the planet. What better place to give it a try, or hone your skills than the protected coastline of the Kona Coast.

Want to see? Check this out for a taste.

Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals

Kona Boys is stoked to rent a variety of stand up paddle boards. Ranging from 10 to 12 feet and from traditional to step-railed, Kona Boys would love to help you get on the water and into this great sport. … Check it out >

Stand Up Paddling Lessons

Kona Boys is pleased to offer stand up paddle surfing lessons for ability-levels ranging from first-timers to those looking to go pro. Check it out >

Stand Up Paddle Board Sales

First shop on the Big Island offering stand up paddleboards for sale. Kona Boys has been buying, selling, and consigning new and used stand up paddleboards on the Big Island longer than anyone else. The selection changes daily and offers … Check it out >

Stand Up Paddling Tours

Tour the Kona Coast on a Stand Up Paddleboard! First learn stand up paddling with a mini lesson and paddle. Then take to the coastline in Kona town to learn a little Hawaiian history, and enjoy the magic waters of the Kona Coast. Check it out >

Stand Up Paddling Spots

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely paddle, a workout, or a full-blown surf session, Kona has a stand up paddling spot for you.

Stand Up Paddling Resources

Kona Boys has loved stand up paddling for years, which is why we were the first shop on the Big Island to start offering stand up boards and paddles. Over that time, we’ve spent hundreds of hours pouring through surf … Check it out >

Stand Up Paddling Feature!

Our beach shack, stand up paddling lessons, and staff were featured in the Italian television series, “Living in America.” Watch a few minutes to learn some more about stand up paddling, our lessons, and Kona Boys.


Captain Cook Discovers Hawaii

Captain James Cook and his ships, the Resolution and Discovery, entered the sheltered waters of Kealakekua Bay (Path of the Gods) on the morning of Jan 17, 1779. Unbeknownst to him, Cook had entered the... More >