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Up & Comers

4 Junior wahine ascending surfing’s competitive ranks By Chris Latronic Mahina Maeda Photo: Tony Heff Mahina Maeda Mahina Maeda is now an esteemed veteran of the junior ranks and well on her way battling...

Pau Hana / Reporting Live with Shannon Marie Quirk

By Cash Lambert It’s one of the biggest nights in surf: the World Surf League Big Wave awards, with the industry’s best looking spectacular and strolling the red carpet as a soft California summer breeze fil...

She Rips / Keala Tomodo-Bannert

By Cash Lambert Can you feel this energy? This is the start of something great We might be a little late...hey But at least we’re on our way These lyrics flow in Keala Tomodo-Bannert’s ears, turning...

10 Questions with Bethany Hamilton

by Cash Lambert Mother, wife, movie star, activist and a pro surfer who has the talent to enter a WSL Championship Tour contest as a wildcard and finish 3rd overall - as she did at the Fiji Pro in 2016 - alo...

Love on Film

Ways to get your significant other to film you surfing “What are you going to be doing while I surf?” “Nothing, just cruising here on the beach.” “Well, since you’re not busy, want to film me in the water? I...

2017 Summer Beach & Board Buyers Guide

BoardsAccessories By Chris Latronic   Photos Keoki Length, width, thickness, volume, concave, rocker, flex, composition, hand shaped, machine shaped, symmetrical, asymmetrical, nose shape, tail shape...th...

Junior Report / Barron Mamiya

By Cash Lambert “When I was a little kid, like 3 or 4 years old, my Dad would get me after work and we’d go surf. He’d say ‘it’s 3 feet today’ and I would say ‘I’m 3 years old, I can surf it.’ I thought howe...

Underground / Derek Lyons-Wolfe

By Cash Lambert Paddling out at Ala Moana Bowls at the beginning of summer, there’s multiple senses that can attract your attention. Like the modern skyscrapers contrasting with Diamond Head, your feet still...

Quivers / Kekoa Bacalso

By Cash Lambert There’s only one way to earn the nickname Bam - in reference to the Flintstones character - and that’s to hit something with power! With aggression! With unbridled force! Watch Kekoa Bacal...

Project XO with Arakawa Surfboards

The Backstory: For 8 years, the team at Arakawa Surfboards has been quietly working on a “top secret” surfboard design. Originally dubbed the X Project, the stringerless board - a play off their top seller Ampl...