Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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Surfing Hawaii

An RC Surfer Hilariously Pa(Trolls) the Backdoor Lineup

[embedded content] A young, fresh-faced star has been pushing the limits of what’s possible during a North Shore summer. This may be the first you’ve heard of him and we won’t blame you because he only recently made his presence known to the world on social media, amassing nearly 5,000 followers on Instagram in less […]

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Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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How Jack Johnson Managed to Never Sell Out | The Inertia
Surfing Hawaii

How Jack Johnson Managed to Never Sell Out | The Inertia

A voice we can depend on. Photos: Morgan Maassen Jack Johnson has always been a voice we can depend on. His Brushfire Fairytales became an instant classic in 2001 when he formally introduced himself to the music world with its release. But if you’re a surfer – or a student who frequented Santa Barbara music […]

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Longboard Style Master Kaniela Stewart is Proud to Represent Hawaii Through His Surfing | The Inertia
Surfing Hawaii

Longboard Style Master Kaniela Stewart is Proud to Represent Hawaii Through His Surfing | The Inertia

Kaniela Stewart: the style master. Photo: Tommy Pierucki Kaniela Stewart is a Hawaii boy through and through. Born and raised in Waikiki, Stewart spent every day of his childhood on the beach. “I grew up right on the beach in Waikiki,” says Stewart. “My mom taught surf lessons, my dad took tourists out on the […]

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Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet
Surfing Hawaii

Where to catch the surf in Hawaii – Lonely Planet

Surfing walks out of the home team locker room into the glorious wave arena that is Hawaii. Whispers of daring Polynesian kings and nobles attempting to harness the ocean here go back some 800 years, back to an age when great 10-foot boards carved of Acacia koa trees were forged and high Polynesian priests appealed […]

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Plus-size women have a champion in Hawaii: ‘If you’re surfing, you are a surfer’
Surfing Hawaii

Plus-size women have a champion in Hawaii: ‘If you’re surfing, you are a surfer’

Sarah Sekula  |  Special to USA TODAY WAIKIKI, OAHU – It’s a few hours before sunset. Mellow waves consistently kiss the shoreline. With a few strong strokes, Elizabeth Sneed pops up onto her yellow longboard with ease. She smiles. Sneed is doing something she’s always dreamed of: surfing. It‘s something that certainly didn’t happen overnight. […]

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Jamie O’Brien Surfing ‘the Sketchiest Wave in Hawaii’
Surfing Hawaii

Jamie O’Brien Surfing ‘the Sketchiest Wave in Hawaii’

[embedded content] Jamie O’Brien has surfed a lot of sketchy waves in his time. He’s broken bones, busted ligaments, split his skin, and bled all over a whole lot of reefs over the course of his surfing career, so he’s gotten pretty good at surfing waves that most surfers, for the most part, want no […]

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TV show of 1965 Duke Kahanamoku surf event resurfaces for first time since original airing | Maui Now
Surfing Hawaii

TV show of 1965 Duke Kahanamoku surf event resurfaces for first time since original airing | Maui Now

L-R: Larry Lindberg, Kimo McVay and Duke Kahanamoku during filming of 1965 Duke Kahanamoku Invitational Championship. Photo Courtesy: Opper FilmsOpper Films, home of the world’s largest historical surf film library, has acquired 22 rare, legendary surfing event titles and film footage from Larry Lindberg Productions in New York. Lindberg was a pioneer in sports television […]

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