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Surf4HUGS empowers kids coping with illness


Updated on  July 16, 2017 at 3:59 pm
For the 14th year, Surf4HUGS will take sick children and interested siblings out on surfboards and launch them in the waves at Baby Queens in Waikiki. Read More

Women shred stereotypes at Surf Film Fest


Updated on  July 3, 2017 at 5:21 pm
Whether you’re a crowd-fearing summer grumpster like me or not, a perfect place to chill is the air-conditioned Doris Duke Theatre, where the 10th annual Surf Film Festival is playing for a month. Read More

Young surfers catch mindfulness along with waves


Updated on  June 25, 2017 at 9:48 am
The first summer swells are rolling in and, as usual, mind-boggling crowds are swooping into the Suis lineup, jockeying for position. This year, however, something’s changed. Read More

Champion surfer’s dad writes book on achieving excellence


Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 12:13 pm
In his brief but illuminating memoir, Chris Moore, a Honolulu-born surfer and competitive swimmer, examines his parenting successes and mistakes with refreshing candor and humor. Read More

Summer swells bring Oahu surfers together


Updated on  June 13, 2017 at 10:36 am
Summer brings with it the smells of sunblock and limu, the taste of sea salt and kalbi, the cannon of a big swell, the tradewinds, warm water and the illusion of endless time. Read More

Battle scars come with surfing lifestyle


Updated on  June 4, 2017 at 11:49 am
It was one of the first spring swells on Oahu’s south shore and I got careless, pitching over with my board following and nailing me in the ear. Read More

Surfers remember lost people, waves


Updated on  May 27, 2017 at 6:24 pm
Most surfers ask guardian spirits to protect them in the sea and say prayers of thanks after a good wave — not just for the wave, but for all the good people and experiences in life. Read More
 

New grom gang needs to learn respect


Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm
It’s springtime, which brings a population explosion in South Shore lineups on Oahu. Read More

No stopping arrival of Mother’s Day, south swells


Updated on  May 14, 2017 at 6:19 pm
On Mother’s Day, Oahu’s south shore traditionally receives the season’s first epic swell — the better for surfers to flee our mothers, if we’re lucky enough to still have them. Read More
 

After 40 years, Tonggs Gang reconvenes in Waikiki


Updated on  April 30, 2017 at 8:43 pm
Last month, 30-plus members of the Tonggs Gang milled about, hailing one another, clapping shoulders, shaking hands and chugging beers beside tables heaped with food. Read More

Gymnastic workouts train groms to channel energy


Updated on  April 23, 2017 at 3:42 pm
Pure joy is contagious, and I caught some on a visit to Kid Peligro’s Ginastica Natural surf training class at the Sunset Beach Jiu Jitsu studio across the highway from the famed surf break. Read More

Women surf strong and free with support


Updated on  April 16, 2017 at 4:11 pm
Despite all the advances female surfers have made, the sport remains dominated by male surfers. Read More

Air Force missile tests could impair lives of whales


Updated on  April 9, 2017 at 6:01 pm
The Air Force is seeking permission to fire missiles that could result in behavioral responses, such as panic and disruption of feeding or breeding, in an estimated 219 marine mammals. Read More

Saying goodbye to old friend brings reconnection


Updated on  March 26, 2017 at 5:19 pm
Now, 40 years later, I stood on a big lawn overlooking a sandy cove and the rocky break named Jocko’s after James Sutherland’s older brother, 1960s champion surfer Jock Sutherland. Read More

Downings take activist role in Waikiki debate


Updated on  March 18, 2017 at 6:12 pm
In a March 7 public hearing, Keone Downing spoke out against the state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ proposed replacement for the Royal Hawaiian groin, installed to prevent sand drifting from the beach in front of the Waikiki hotel. Read More

Surfboard leashes pose own dangers in ocean


Updated on  March 6, 2017 at 10:00 am
By getting snagged on a rock or coral head, leashes have caused some surfers to have been held underwater and drowned. Read More

Surfing for fun, grandfather a grom at heart


Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 6:43 pm
Since he retired, surfing is Captain Cal’s job. He can be found first thing every morning at Makalei Beach Park, gazing out to the horizon. Read More

Sharks at isle surf spots generate tales of terror


Updated on  February 20, 2017 at 11:15 am
When we enter the ocean, we enter the wilderness. Humans are, after all, mere visitors in this vast, mysterious realm. Read More

Couples’ love of waves matches love for each other


Updated on  February 12, 2017 at 3:49 pm
While you won’t find surfers handing out soggy valentines in the lineup, one might just offer you a wave. Read More

Dream day at Ehukai keeps sadness at bay


Updated on  February 4, 2017 at 2:11 am
For years, catching good Ehukai was an impossible dream — work and less-than-ideal surf conditions got in the way. Read More

As more stake claim to surf spot, aloha suffers

When country breaks get enormous waves from the west-northwest, it’s possible for a smaller wrap-around swell to make it to town. Read More

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