Looking for a little solitude? Maybe an early morning paddle is just what you need!
This beautiful shot from Thomas Hergenrader captures a lot of what we enjoy about playing in Hawaii’s Kona waters. On the leeward side, waves and wind are more calm, creating wonderful conditions for getting out and taking it easy.
The corals here are separated by swaths of white sand in shallow ocean. This causes the high contrast coloring of the sea, especially brought out by the angle of this photo, taken from a quad-copter.
Smooth waves at sunset in Maui are fun, even when they are small kine. read more
A surfer stands tall on the ride of his life, dwarfed by an enormous barreling wave at Peahi, Maui on January 22. read more
Surfing and Hawaii are synonymous, particularly on Oahu where the island’s geography seems specifically carved for creating amazing waves. read more
The shore break at Waimea Bay on the island of Oahu goes off in a prelude to the coming winter months. read more
Another Hawaii nalu (wave) rumbles toward shore, demonstrating the awesome power of water and wind. read more
Being able to see into the ocean from inside of a wave’s curl is one of life’s small but glorious rewards. read more
Hawaii is known throughout the world for its big, perfect, surfable waves. read more
Two thin lines of white water created by surfers trickle down the front of a giant wave in Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore. read more
Here, a surfer with more life experience than some rides classic nose style on the front of his board on a good swell day at Honolua Bay, Maui. read more
A wave rider takes it easy on a shoulder high roller at Kahalu’u Beach Park in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. read more
The sun goes down on Kona town while surfers stay out in glassy waters waiting for one more wave to finish out the day. read more