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Maikai Ohana Tours

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About Maikai Ohana Tours
Aloha! We are a Hilo-based tour company providing small-group sightseeing tours to Japanese guests and also Japan escorted tours to Hawaii locals. All of our Hawaii and Japan tours are carefully planned and created by us, professional Japanese/English speaking guides. Please join us!! Mahalo!
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What I enjoyed about the Fall 2018 tour with Yosh was visiting places we have never been to before: Kanazawa, Toyama, Kurobe Gorge, Takayama, Nagoa, Hiroshima and Miyajima Island, and Himeji. It was so exciting because we rode the shinkansen so many times throughout this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yoboamy
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Yosh is a great tour guide - he tries to accommodate everyone on his tours. You will learn to travel Japan like a local. You can experience the culture, food, shopping, and travel (by train, subway and bus). This is not the usual tour. You...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank teruyoung
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Experiencing Japan with Maikai Ohana Tours was outstanding! We were immersed in the beautiful Japanese culture by visiting historical landmarks and traveling daily via public transportation on trains, buses, subways, and shin-kansen (bullet train), and of course, walking. We shopped at traditional street markets as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LHawaiian
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Just got back from the Spring Tour and it was Awesome! We got to see some beautiful sakura flowers, especially at Takayama which is at a higher elevation. The food is wonderful and very affordable. Some meals were provided, especially for breakfast, and the Japanese...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank houdiniturtle
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This was our third trip with Maikai Ohana Tours and Yosh, and if it's possible it just keeps getting better. We had a great time traveling, touring and eating our way from Tokyo, to the Japanese Alps, to the Sea of Japan, then down south...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Eric K
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Awesome tour with a lot of things to see and do. It was a great group of people, delicious food and drink, and fun shopping. I've been on a number of tours and Yosh is one of the best. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Diane C
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent guided tour also providing enough free time to explore. Good introduction to traveling in japan.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Wesley I
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Japan is a beautiful country with so many attractions from food and sake to its natural beauty. Yosh-san made my 15 day trip in June 2016 a very, very enjoyable & informative experience. Having grown up in Japan, Yosh-san is very knowledgeable about the customs,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lynnette K
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Thank you Yosh for another wonderful time in Japan. Coming from his Summer 2015 tour we were really looking forward to traveling with Yosh again in the Spring and it couldn't have been better. The sights, the food and the people we were traveling with...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Eric K
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Great trip especially for first time travelers to Japan. We ate a lot of fantastic food, saw incredible sites, and connected with people that have now become friends.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Response from Pathfinder804447 | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for your question! For our next Fall tour (11/1-11/12/2015), we will stay at 4 different hotels (3 nights in Tokyo - 2 nights in Toyama - 2 nights in Takayama - 3 nights in Osaka). We will travel by JR trains... More