A lone surfer makes one of many bottom turns for the morning after catching a set wave in a hidden bay on Hawaii’s Big Island. Surfing alone on a break in Hawaii is many people’s dream, an uncommon occurrence, and the reason that bays like this one remain unpublicized, hidden, and only accessible to those in the know.
Off the Kona coast, this unexpected head-high swell with light offshore breezes (perfect surfing conditions) was capitalized on only by those able to see it firsthand and call in for a “sick” day. With 80 degree glassy water in a cloudless sky, who wouldn’t want to ditch for a day?
Sometimes getting to the surf is more difficult than others. Of course, that’s all part of the adventure that makes surfing what it is. read more
A Samoan fire dancer using a nifo oti (war knife) lit afire performs a traditional ailao–knife dance–at the Kauai Grand Hyatt Luau. read more
At sunset near Kapa’a, Kauai a Hawaiian throw net fisherman plies his craft. read more
Lest we forget, this picture shows Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu under attack on December 7th, 1941. It is important to remember the real lives affected to this day by the events of that one. read more
Haleiwa on Oahu’s North Shore is legendary for many reasons–beauty, local style, surf, and more. read more
Standing up on a surfboard is tough enough, let alone walking to the front of the board and hanging five or ten toes over the nose. But this man was able to get five over the front standing on a boogie board, which is considerably more difficult. read more
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has boomed in recent years. Originally developed by Waikiki’s beach boys in the 1950’s, this sport has come into it’s own…even for dogs. read more