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The Original Glider Rides

The Original Glider Rides

(808) 677-3404

The Original Glider Rides

47 years in business
PO Box 626
Waialua, HI 96791-0626
Fax Numbers
  • (808) 676-8520
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (808) 637-0207
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 05/05/1998
Business Started: 06/29/1970
Business Started Locally: 06/29/1970
Business Incorporated: 06/29/1970 in HI
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. William Star, President
Business Category
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Aviation Services
  • Flight Instructor
  • Tour Operators

Products & Services
Sailplane (Glider) Tours, Glider Flight Instruction
Service Area

North Shore

Island of Oahu

Alternate Business Names
  • Honolulu Soaring
  • Honolulu Soaring Club Inc.
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
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Number of Employees: 
Methods of Payment
  • Cash

    All Major Credit Cards

Refund & Exchange Policy: 
Weather-related cancellations are always 100%
BBB accredited business



Honolulu Soaring Club, Inc. was formed in 1970 and has operated continuously from Dillingham Airfield on Oahu’s North Shore. Due to the excellent flying conditions in Hawaii, this soaring activity operates year round. The hours of operation are 10:00 am to 5:30 pm (and sometimes past 5:30 pm in the summer months when the days are longer). 

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The Original Glider Rides

The Original Glider Rides


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