Environment

Pu`ukua Fundraiser / Waimea Valley / May 1

Hi`ipaka LLC, the nonprofit that manages Waimea Valley, is organizing a campaign to purchase Pu`ukua, the last remaining private parcel in Waimea Valley.  Almost a decade ago, community partners, OHA, and other...

World Surf League announces WSL PURE

The World Surf League has announced the creation of WSL PURE (Progressive Understanding and Respect for the Environment), its philanthropic initiative dedicated to supporting ocean health through the key areas ...

Chronic Contamination at Kauai Streams

According to the Surfrider Foundation, several Kauai streams have been tested positive for contamination especially in along the Waiopili stream. A letter from Surfrider Foundation about this issue has been sent to the Department of Health and is looking for c...

Call to Action: A Future for Solar Power

A global revolution is underway in how we are powering our world. Last December, in Paris, 195 countries reached a climate change accord where each country will begin to implement new policies and pra...

The North Shore takes on Unruly Conditions

It was forecasted, the purple blob that has made itself known on weather maps was marching to the Hawaiian Islands. The winds forecasted to be in the 10-15mph range with gusts up to 35mph out of the NW. With a ...

More Plastic than Fish in Oceans by 2050

By: Ivanna Kottasova @ivanakottasova via CNN Money The world is flooded with plastic garbage. There will be more plastic than fish in terms of weight in the world's oceans by 2050, the World Economic Forum warned Tuesday. Plastic has become one of the wo...

Kelly Slater on Monsanto, 9/11, and Voting 2016

In this video Luke Rudkowski interviews professional surfing legend Kelly Slater in Oahu Hawaii. The two discuss the 2016 presidential elections, the truth behind 9/11 and the battle with Monsanto in Hawaii. Th...

Varial x North Shore

Varial bridges the gap between rocket science and bikinis by bringing leading edge technology and the ultimate lifestyle together in one beautiful sandy union. Get stoked on the Aloha Vibes and advanced perform...

For The Record: Ian Walsh on Big Wave Surfing

By: Chris Latronic Photo: Tony Heff When did you make the transition into big wave surfing? I never had a transition, a specific day where I said ‘now I’m going to surf big waves’. It comes naturally for most kids that grow up in Hawaii. The...

Malama Pupukea-Waimea “10 for 10” Challenge

Every dollar you donate will be matched by an anonymous donor up to $5,000 until January 30, 2016. Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea had a big year! We celebrated our 10th anniversary Planted over 5,000 native plant...

El Nino Small Talk

By Lauren Rolland Warm ocean waters have lasted into the fall and winter months in Hawai‘i and residents have been relishing in consistent waves sans springsuits. Currently in the midst of what loo...

Vans Triple Crown Kuleana

It’s a humid morning. The winds are calm, yet the excitement in the air creates an opposite atmosphere. The buzz runs up and down Kamehameha Highway, along the sand and throughout the beach park, like a current of electricity. A clean NW swell filled...