Join us on a magical journey, and we'll encounter playful dolphins in the wild. Journey of self discovery.
A long time ago, I read a book on Dolphin Connection. A couple of weeks later, I had my first experience, swimming with wild dolphins. It was very spiritual and surprising, to say the least. From that moment on, dolphins had a personal existence in my heart, and I knew they had some magical power. I fulfilled with a desire to share the same experience with others.
- Richard | Dolphins and You
Dolphin and You's most valuable asset is its staff.
We all love the ocean, and are fun-loving people who want to share the spirit of aloha with you.
Aloha, my name is Richard and I am the owner of And You Creations. Currently, I am going back and forth between Hawaii and Japan. Ever since I was young, I have been living a healthy and spiritual life. No matter how busy I am, I never miss yoga or meditation. This a trick to staying calm no matter how busy we are.
Aloha! My name is Shanti and I am a boat captain and the general manager here at Dolphin and You. Born in Japan and raised in Hawaii. Thanks to my parents, I was raised on this beautiful island with much Aloha and places to explore--especially on our boat, Ariya, on the open sea. I love seeing our guests going home with lots of smiles.
Aloha! I am Kaina, the Operation Manager. From swimming to body surfing, surfing to canoeing, I love any ocean sports! I am from Kailua, Oahu and I am very proud of my Hawaiian heritage. I am very happy to share the Aloha spirit with all the guests of the tour.
Aloha! My name is Yui and I am in charge of PR, here at Dolphins and You. I fell in love with dolphins since I first swam with them in the Ogasawara Islands, 18 years ago. In search for more time with the dolphins, I found myself in Hawaii. I feel the happiest when I'm swimming with the dolphins! (Sorry, husband!)
Aloha, my name is Mike and I am one of the boat captains. Ever since I was a little child, I had been surfind and boxing. As for work, I have only worked on the sea as a boat captain or a crew member. But, I have once played a role of a guy getting chased by dinosaurs, in the movie 'Jurrasic Park', filmed in Hawaii.
Aloha, my name is Tommy, the transportation manager. I have been driving Hawaii's best transportation service, "The Bus", for more than 30 years. I am very happy to have the opportunity to show our guests the West Side, where I'm from!
Aloha! My name is Hiromi and I am in charge for accounting, here at Dolphin and You. Before finding myself in Hawaii, I lived in Seattle, Washington. I like the moist & rich Seattle, I also love the bright sun of Hawaii. I enjoy working here and being able to see the guests' faces after their tour. When their happy, I'm happy!
Aloha! My name is Bernard and I am one of the drivers. I have 35 years of experience driving, so I know safety always come first. I'm always happy to share the magic of Hawaii with first-time visitors and repeat visitors to our beautiful island.
Aloha, my name is Mai and I am one of the tour guides, here at Dolphin and You. I love to swim with dolphins because I believe they give me energy and power. With more than 10 years of yoga experience, I also teach classes at Aloha Mai Yoga.
Hi, I am Matt and I am one of the drivers. I know every roads in Oahu, the whole island seems to be my backyard. On my days off, I am typically surfing. When I was young, I often participated in surfing competitions. I love the sea as much as I love this island!
Aloha, my name is Kaena and I am one of the crew members here at Dolphins and You. I love to laugh and hang out with our guests on the sea. On my days off, I often practice the hula. I participate in Hawaii's historic hula celebration, the Merry Monarch. Come see me perform my hula on the tour!
Aloha! My name is Morri and I am a professional photographer for Dolphins & You. Taking and sharing many pictures of the beautiful ocean and dolphins is what makes me the happiest. I am currently studying Marine Biology at the University of Hawaii, so I have extensive knowledge of Hawaiian sea life and would love to share it with you.
Aloha! I am Toshi and I am the Sales Manager. Born and raised in Hyogo Prefecture. I have also spent 16 years in Saipan, before I finally made it here to Hawaii. I am still a new-comer to Hawaii, but I really enjoy the nature of Oahu. The ocean and mountains are where I really like to hang out on my days off. Let me know if you'd like to know more about the beauty & nature of Oahu!
Aloha, my name is Kaiona and I am one of the crew members. I wam from West Oahu and can speak fluent Hawaiian. I have been dancing hula since I was a child and love to play ukulele and sing many different songs. I would love to convey this wonderful Hawaiin culture to all of our guests.
Aloha, my name is Sakiko and I am one of the tour guides here at Dolphins and You. I am from Tokyo, Japan. I feel super lucky to have this job because I have the opportunity to be able to laugh and enjoy the adventures together with my guests. Let's enjoy the beauty of nature in this wonderful island, together!
Aloha! My name is Jeremy and I am a photographer and tour guide. I know I don't look it, but I was born and raised in Japan! I can speak Japanese fluently! I love going on all sorts of adventures in the ocean. I enjoy cliff diving, surfing, and swimming with the Dolphins. You can find me in the water on any day of the week, whether it's for work or pleasure!
Aloha, my name is Mayumi and I am one of the tour guides. I studied Marine Biology for 2 years in Japan and have now been living in Hawaii for 4 years. I love sea creatures, especially dolphins! On my days off, I love to swim in the ocean and go diving. I have also been drumming the Taiko for more than half of my life!
Aloha, I am one of your tour guides, Susumu. I was born in Brazil and raised in Japan. My father is Japanese and my mother is German. I can speak four different languages; Japanese, English, Portugese, and Spanish. I spend my days off with my family. Working with dolphins has become one of the wonderful things in my life.
Aloha, my name is Tatiana and I am one of the crew members. I enjoy meeting our guests who visit from all over the world. When we dance, swim, and laugh together, it seems as though we become families. I am excited to see returning guests!
Aloha, I'm Kudu and I am one of the driver's. My father is Bernard, the senior driver here at Dolphins and You. I enjoy working with my father and driving our guests to the West Coast.
Aloha, my name is Josh and I am one of the Photographers. Before finding myself here, I worked as a graphic designer. But, I wanted to do something that can touch peoples' heart and connect with them. Working alongside with dolphins and sea creatures is the greatest work I can ever ask for!
Aloha! My name is Dystin and I am one of the crew members. I looove the sea and music, so this job is perfect for me! I really enjoy playing the ukulele, singing, and dancing the hula, every day. I would love for everyone to listen to Hawaiian songs.
Aloha, my name is Melissa and I am one of the Photographers. I am so thankful that I get to work on the sea every day because I love the ocean! Everyone I work with also loves the ocean, and so do our guests! I am very happy to think that our guests look back to our photos and remember their fun experiences with us.
Aloha! My name is Wilber and I am one of the crew members. I was raised in the West Coast of Oahu, where you can feel the real nature of Hawaii. I love the ocean and the mountains because thats where I grew up; nature is my friend.
Aloha, my name is Takako and I work in the office of Dolphins and You. I have participated in tour as a customer, many times! I had the opportunity to move to Hawaii so I decided to work here, my dream job, working besides the dolphins!
Aloha, my name is Naoko and I work in the office of Dolphins and You. I participated in this tour when I was working at a travel agency in Hawaii. After the tour, I immediately applied and got a job offer! I am so happy that I am now on the side that supports the tour.
Aloha! My name is Tyler and I am one of the crew members. I am very happy to be working out on the West Side of Oahu. I would love for everyone to enjoy Hawaii's nature as much as I do. I also love how the West Side feels like Hawaii in the old days.
Aloha, my name is Niko and I work in the office, here at Dolphins and You. I can speak two different languages, Chinese and Japanese. I love meeting our guests and seeing their exciting photos/movies at the end of the day.
Interested in expanding the Aloha Spirit? Become a part of our O'hana (family) today!