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OAHU, HAWAII

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Aloha!

Welcome aboard Captain Don Hackman's Whipsaw, One of the best sport fishing charter boats in Honolulu, Hawaii. We know Hawaiian waters and we're known for boating big fish. Top trophies include Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna (ahi), Wahoo (Ono), Mahi-Mahi and many more. Make a reservation and let's go fishing!

Top 3 Finisher, 2 of last 4 years Ahi Fever Tournament (200 Boats)

Charter Packages

Special Online Discount Pricing:

Shared 1/2 Day

Special Internet Price
$199
Per Person
4-5 Hours
Plus Taxes & Fees
Retail Price:$209 Per Person

Shared Full-Day

Special Internet Price
$229
Per Person
8-10 Hours
Plus Taxes & Fees
Retail Price $239 Per Person

Private 1/2 Day

Special Internet Price
$795
Up to 6 Guests
4-5 Hours
Plus Taxes & Fees
Retail Price $899

Private 3/4 Day

Special Internet Price
$895
Up to 6 Guests
6-7 Hours
Plus Taxes & Fees
Retail Price: $999
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Private Full-Day

Special Internet Price
$995
Up to 6 Guests
8-10 Hours
Plus Taxes & Fees
Retail Price: $1099
Catch & Release Charters available. Ask about our Military Discounts. Reservations »

A Good Sized Mahi-Mahi

This compliment is WAY overdue! Just wanted to say “Thank you” to Mike and Eric for our wonderful fishing trip on March 7th, 2013. We were vacationing in Hawaii with my husband’s family and we decided we wanted to go fishing that week. Luckily, the Whipsaw had availability and we were thrilled to go. The View Full →
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This compliment is WAY overdue! Just wanted to say “Thank you” to Mike and Eric for our wonderful fishing trip on March 7th, 2013. We were vacationing in Hawaii with my husband’s family and we decided we wanted to go fishing that week. Luckily, the Whipsaw had availability and we were thrilled to go. The View Full →

A Nice Marlin, Mahi-Mahi and…

Hi Don, Myself and my family wanted to tell you what a great time we had fishing July 8th 2013. Cant say enough about the crew. Capt. Mike and JR were awesome! It was immediately apparent that they were veteran fisherman, deliberate in setting the gear,and all about making the guests welcome and comfortable. The View Full →

Scott, Jamie and Travis Livingston

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Scott, Jamie and Travis Livingston

Hi Don, Myself and my family wanted to tell you what a great time we had fishing July 8th 2013. Cant say enough about the crew. Capt. Mike and JR were awesome! It was immediately apparent that they were veteran fisherman, deliberate in setting the gear,and all about making the guests welcome and comfortable. The View Full →

I Reeled in a 50lb Tuna

We went with Don and Mike July 1, 2013. It could not have been a more perfect fishing trip. It was beautiful Hawaiian weather and a scenic boat ride out from the coast. The boat is luxurious with a top bench by the captains wheel which provides a beautiful view of the ocean- we even View Full →
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We went with Don and Mike July 1, 2013. It could not have been a more perfect fishing trip. It was beautiful Hawaiian weather and a scenic boat ride out from the coast. The boat is luxurious with a top bench by the captains wheel which provides a beautiful view of the ocean- we even View Full →

A Respectful Spearfish

Hi Don, We went on one of your charters in January with Capt. Mike and Eric, me and  my dad just wanted to say we had a great experience and it made the trip for us.  Although the fishing was slow we still manage to get a respectful spearfish,  which is something we will probably View Full →
2015-03-20T05:55:34+00:00
Hi Don, We went on one of your charters in January with Capt. Mike and Eric, me and  my dad just wanted to say we had a great experience and it made the trip for us.  Although the fishing was slow we still manage to get a respectful spearfish,  which is something we will probably View Full →

A Great Crew

Don—I want to convey what a great crew we had today and yesterday.  They did a great job of explaining to the newbies how to haul  in a fish and were great all day.  I have been on some charters where the crew get a little up tight and not too friendly—just the opposite with View Full →
2015-03-20T05:56:25+00:00
Don—I want to convey what a great crew we had today and yesterday.  They did a great job of explaining to the newbies how to haul  in a fish and were great all day.  I have been on some charters where the crew get a little up tight and not too friendly—just the opposite with View Full →
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FAQs

What kind of fish do we catch?
Most common catches include Pacific Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Hawaiian Spear Fish, Yellowfin Tuna (Ahi), Wahoo (Ono) and Mahi-Mahi.

How many can go?
We run a maximum number of 6 passengers per trip. Shared Charters require a minimum of 4 passengers.

What time do we start?
Check-in time for morning departures is 5:45 am and we leave at approximately 6:00 am. Afternoon charters please check with us for your check-in & departure times.

How many can go?
We run a maximum number of 6 passengers per trip. Shared Charters require a minimum of 4 passengers.

How big is your boat?
Whipsaw is an air-conditioned luxury 35′ CABO sport fishing vessel powered by twin 435hp Caterpillar diesel engines.

Do I get to keep fish?
Yes! For Private Charters, we will filet up to half the fish you caught up to fifty (50) lbs. For individuals on Shared Charters, we filet servings at 1-2 lbs per person from fish caught. Any single fish cought over 100 lbs. will stay with the boat and will not be cut.

Are food and drink provided?
You're welcome to bring food, snacks and beverages for the day (Please NO BANANAS: they're considered BAD LUCK!) Alcoholic beverages are also permitted but please also bring an adequate supply of bottled water or sodas.

Cancellations & Refunds
Cancellations more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure receive a full refund. Cancellations within 48 hours of the scheduled departure will not receive a refund. If Whipsaw cancels your charter for mechanical reasons or weather conditions, we will re-schedule your charter or give you a full refund. If the Captain returns early for passenger safety concerns (e.g. too much to drink or seasickness) there will be no refund.

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WHIPSAW SPORTFISHING | OAHU, HAWAII

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Reservations: (808) 393-2000