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Address: 78-639 Ihilani Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9790
Phone Number: +1 808-896-2711
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Experience the trip of a lifetime aboard one of Kona's finest boats....

Experience the trip of a lifetime aboard one of Kona's finest boats. "Kila Kila" is a beautiful 53' Merritt operated Captain Gabe Heflin. Kila Kila is one of the largest, most comfortable, luxurious boats in the Kona fleet. Offering six different species of billfish, Kona, Hawaii is home to some of the best big game fishing in the world. Catch your trophy fish with memories to last a lifetime!

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"Bucket list" event

My daughter's friend Gabe gave me the chance to check off one on my bucket list. Everything was perfect, boat, captain, service and I caught two big fish. Just incredible day. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 April 2015
Jerry K
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Mission Viejo, California

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

My daughter's friend Gabe gave me the chance to check off one on my bucket list. Everything was perfect, boat, captain, service and I caught two big fish. Just incredible day. I am very grateful and thankful.

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San Clemente, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

Best day fishing ever! We were greeted by friendly Captain Gabe and his crew. The Kila Kila is the nicest, cleanest and best equipped boat in Hawaii. They were very accommodating with my 9 year old son and wife and took them to a nice bay to swim and snorkel. I was fortunate to catch a Short Billed Spearfish which... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

My husband and I went fishing on the Kila Kila over our honeymoon and had such an amazing time the first day out we had to call Captain Gabe the next day to schedule another trip! Gabe and Joe were not only expert anglers, but they were friendly, professional, courteous, and fun. We hadn’t seen the boat in person before... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

Thank you to Capt. Gabe and Carl for a great day! This was my first visit to the islands and the best day out of all of them. Gabe and Carl were very knowledgeable and explained everything very clearly. They were also happy to share their stories which made the trip a lot more enjoyable. I just wished I had... More 

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Hawi, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

I could not believe the boat when we showed up early that morning and that was only the beginning. I had so much fun catching fish, but I have to say my highlight was when Captain Gabe showed me how to land my first Mahi Mahi, man what a day. Huge props to Captain Gabe and his crew, I highly... More 

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CaptGabeHeflin, Owner at Kila Kila Sportfishing - Capt. Gabe Heflin, responded to this review

We had a great days with you guys. It's always awesome when everyone on board has a shot at catching fish. We look forward to having you guys out again next year. Aloha, Capt. Gabe More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

Went on a fishing trip with a party of six. First, the boat is really nice and i mean really nice. The cabin has AC and nice leather couches. Second, Capt. Gabe and Joe were awesome. Both very nice and friendly. Joe may be one of the most amazing fisherman I've been around. He has all sorts of methods and... More 

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CaptGabeHeflin, Owner at Kila Kila Sportfishing - Capt. Gabe Heflin, responded to this review

Thanks you guys for the review. It was a pleasure having you aboard. I am glad we were able to make it happen for the groom to be. I hope you enjoyed your trip. Aloha, Capt. Gabe More 

Tustin, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012

Thanks capt.Gabe & crew,our day fishing was so much more than we expected.Even the ladies cant wait to go on the Kila Kila again.(they usually frown at deep sea fishing).We will be back to kona for sure because of the great time we had there,and we'll be spending <several days> with you next time. Superb from the moment we called... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2012

Fishing on the Kila Kila with Captain Gabe was definitely the coolest thing we did during our stay in Hawaii. The boat itself was beautiful. With polished wood, leather couches, a galley, and two bedrooms, we soon found we were fishing in high style. Captain Gabe had everything all set for us when we got there (beer, sodas, snacks) and... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2012

Just finished a full day on the water and recommend this boat for anyone visiting Kona. For the avid tournament or bill fish angler this boat has everything. Capt. Gabe is serious about finding fish and he and his crew made me feel right at home in that fighting chair. I have to say I wasn't sure about bringing my... More 

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Lake elsinore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2012

We took our family out with Capt Gabe to go swim with dolphins at captain cooks monument. Our experience was amazing. Capt. Gabe was so friendly, great with our kids, and new the best spots to snorkel and swim. Not to mention that the boat was so beautiful! We had an amazing experience and would highly recommended this to everyone!... More 

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