Makani Independence Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise (from Kewalo Basin), Oahu tours & activities, fun things to do in Oahu |

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Makani Independence Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise (from Kewalo Basin)


Celebrate the Fourth of July Hawaiian-style aboard a smooth sailing catamaran and enjoy a delicious dinner with front row seats to the Waikiki fireworks show.

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Experience an unforgettable sail this Fourth of July, and get ready to dine on a scrumptious island-style buffet, sip on refreshing drinks and take in the breathtaking beauty of the Waikiki coastline at night with an unobstructed view of the Honolulu's annual Independence Day fireworks show. As you watch the dazzling array of lights burst and dance across the warm night sky, take in the comfortable atmosphere and the unsurpassed service by Captain Jon Jepson and his crew. What a way to celebrate this fun-filled holiday!
Boat Information:
Name: Makani
Size: 65ft long and 32ft wide US Coast Guard Certified Sailing Catamaran
Capacity: 80 Passengers
Safety: Lifeguard-certified crew members always on board
Accessibility: This vessel is not wheelchair accessible
Amenities: Covered cabin and open-air seating area, two large, freshwater restrooms, an impressive Bose surround sound system, LCD TV, sunbathing net areas, and even pilothouse seating.

Island-style Dinner Buffet Menu:

  • Hot & Cold Dishes:  Island Style Chicken (Soy-bases), Beef* & Vegetable Medley (GF), Curried Tofu Vegetable Wraps (V), Veggie Spring Rolls (V), Steamed White Rice (GF), Roasted Red Potatoes with Olive Oil & Dijon (V)
  • Dessert:   Macadamia Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Beverages:  One (1) complimentary alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. Additional beverages are available for purchase.

*Vegetarian alternative: With advance notice, beef can be replaced with tofu. Please indicate your preference during booking.

*Menu items are subject to change and seasonal availability.
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 17:00-18:00 Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels & Check-in at Kewalo Basin
  • 18:30 4th of July Fireworks Cruise (2.5 hrs)
  • 21:00-22:00 Check-out & Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Additional Note(s)
    • The fireworks display is operated by the City & County of Honolulu and is subject to cancellation due to weather or other circumstances.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Drinks are available for purchase.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
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Will I be able to see the fireworks?
  • The Makani Catamaran has plenty of outside seating that will provide guests fantastic panoramic views of the Waikiki fireworks spectacular!
What if I am prone to seasickness?
  • Consider taking an over the counter motion sickness preventative before your cruise if you are worried about sea sickness.
How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • Please book as early as possible as this cruise is very popular, seating is limited, and will most likely sell out early.
What type of boat is used?
  • The Boat: A 65ft long and 32ft wide US Coast Guard Certified Sailing Catamaran that was built in St. Croix, Virgin Islands in August of 2005. Offering a capacity of 80 passengers, a covered cabin seating area, two large, freshwater restrooms, an impressive Bose surround sound system, LCD TV, sunbathing net areas, and even pilothouse seating, no expense has been spared in the making of Makani.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(4.67/5.00) 4.67 / 5
(3 reviews)

Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 3 - 5 hour(s)
Meal Dinner buffet


My husband and I were recently married in Oahu and stayed for our honeymoon for 2 weeks. We wanted something really unique to do for the 4th of July and while I was online booking another activity, th...more
by: Mr. Anonymous
Made arrangements for the early 4th of July celebration which was last night there. Kids ages 12 thru 18 enjoyed the ride and the fireworks. So that made me happy. I believe that it would be a good...more
by: Mr. Anonymous
We took our family on this cruise, and are happy we did. Every year we never seem to know what to do about going to Fireworks shows. We have two kids, and I am always a little worried to have them aro...more

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