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Island Lensmen

Showcasing three photographers entrenched in the Neighbor Islands Dane Grady Scan Dane Grady’s portfolio, including mesmerizing aerial shots of mountains of water colliding into glorious explosions, mellow l...

5 Neighbor Island Adventures

Photo: Ehitu Keeling 1. Kilauea Lava Flow Where else can visitors come within steps of red hot magma? At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island, visitors can see the active volcano Kilauea put on a...

The Elements of Cliff Kapono

By Cash Lambert How a Hilo boy became a Renaissance man, serving as a voice for environmentalism, activism and science in Hawaii It’s late Friday night, and while most are relaxing, talking story with friends...

New Freesurf! Read V14N7 Online

5 Must-Do Island Adventures Presenting 5 activities to cross off your bucket list during flat spells The Elements of Cliff Kapono How a Hilo boy became a Renaissance man, serving as a voice for environment...

Design Forum: Foam Kinships

There's a tight bond that exists between pro surfers and their shapers and we take a closer look at some of those relationships in Foam Kinships. Featuring Glen Pang and Finn McGill, Eric Arakawa and Josh Moniz...

First Name Basis: Kai Mana Henry

We sit down with Maui native Kai Mana Henry to talk about his long lasting career as a professional surfer. This gentle giant has been in the game for while and currently holds it down at the Volcom House, righ...

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 Tomoda-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 Tomoda-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...