Naish Hokua


Only best products in a given category receive “A” grade.


Paddle Board Highlights

First Impressions

The Naish Hokua is a great all around surfboard. It has a flatter tail than the Mad Dog model, allowing for much flatter sections, allowing for more speed. You can pump through so if you live in place where the surf is fairly soft this is the board you want to have. It drives lots of speed, it is fairly stable, and it looks stunning as well. The Hokua is fairly lightweight for that type of board with its strong construction that it comes with. It’s a phenomenal board if you live in Southern California, or in a place with a bit softer surf wherever you are but is a great all around board that can also pump a bit more aggressively in faster surf. Defintiely deserving of an A-Grade.


  • Primary Use


    Paddle Boards fall into two broad categories, All-Around and Specialty boards, with all-around designed primarily for recreation while speciality boards for top performance in specific disciplines

  • Durability


    Durability is largely a result of the board construction and shape, with more durable boards typically carrying more materials (added layers, PVC, etc) and as such adding to the weight.

  • Carrying


    Carrying ease is determined by board weight and handle type, where a board weighing under 20lbs with a Liftsup handle is extremely easy to carry while a 35+lbs board quite difficult.

  • Stability


    Stability is a product of construction and shape, where boards w/ 30”+ wide and 200+ liters in volume offer plenty of stability for your AVG adult while a board under 26” wide is a challenge.

  • Glide


    Glide is a result of board shape and construction, w/ boards weighing under 30lbs and designed for racing offering best glide while recreational boards normally being on the slow side.

  • IMG 1249
  • IMG 1225
  • IMG 1236
  • IMG 1246
  • IMG 1259
  • IMG 1261
  • IMG 1262
  • IMG 1265
  • IMG 1266
  • IMG 1267
  • IMG 1268
  • IMG 1270
  • IMG 3277
  • IMG 1274


Learn more on the Naish website.


  • Dimensions

    9'6" x 29.75" x 4.5"

    Industry standard in board dimensions reads: L (length, from nose to tail) x W (width, from rail to rail at midpoint length), and H (height, from top to bottom of board at midpoint length).

  • Weight

    22.12 lbs

    Standup paddle boards tend to fall into 4 different weight classes: extremely lightweight (under 20 lbs), lightweight (20-28 lbs), average weight (28-35 lbs), heavy (above 35 lbs).

  • Volume

    145 L

    Volume is a key metric to determine how much weight a board can carry. Boards w/ 200+ liters offer most floatation with boards under 150 liters typically for high-performance surf.

  • Capacity

    220 lbs

    Capacity is the max cargo weight a stand up paddle board can carry, considering not only the paddler’s weight but whatever else the paddler may choose to carry alongside him/her.

  • Add On's


    Add-on’s include bungee cords, a minimalist way to haul things; Connexsup, which allows for all sorts of attachments, even fishing rods; and FCS II/Connect, for easy fin install.

  • Handle

    Ergo Well

    Handles directly affect carrying ease, with external grip handles (Liftsup & EZgrab) offering most comfort, Internal Ergo Grip the mid-tier comfort, and box handles as least comfortable.

  • Holders


    Fishing rod holders and/or paddle holders can make paddling that much more pleasant, esp. when needing holders for the rod or having a safe place for the paddle during yoga.

Sizes Available

8 Feet 6 Inches 28.25 Inches 3.75 Inches 108 L
9 Feet 0 Inches 29 Inches 4.5 Inches 126 L
9 Feet 6 Inches 29.75 Inches 4.5 Inches 145 L


Learn more on the Naish website.

Similar Products

  • sic flow reviews

    Naish One Inflatable


  • bote flood reviews

    Red Paddle Sport


  • nsp cocomat cruise reviews

    Pau Hana Mini Sport


  • surftech chamelion reviews

    NSP Performance Touring


For more detailed reviews and to look at similar models, visit Supconnect.com. If you like this review, give us the thumbs up. Don’t forget to leave your thoughts in the comments. And make sure to subscribe to our newsletter so you never miss the latest news and reviews from Supconnect.

Last modified onWednesday, 09 May 2018 17:44
More in this category: « Naish Mad Dog Naish Nalu »