Legends

Legends / Ben Aipa

By Cash Lambert If I told you that the swallowtail surfboard design - yes, the same shape of board that you surf on regularly at Kewalos and Bowls - was inspired by the fluttering of a bird, would you believe ...

Eddie Went! Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau 2016

Leaving a flat Australian summer and flying into a forecast like they were laying out for February 25 on the North Shore this year is weird. It’s not just a plane ride, it’s a matter transporter. It d...

Celebrating Buffalo

Though the topics of conversation during the 40th Annual Buffalo Big Board Classic included the pristine conditions and the types of crafts being ridden, the resounding dialogue throughout Makaha Beach was a palpable love for Richard “Buffalo” Keaula...

Brock Little 1967-2016

On February 18th, iconic big wave surfer, waterman and Hollywood stuntman Brock Little passed away while fighting cancer. The moment the news was announced, the surf community began an outpouring of c...

For the Record: Adriano De Souza on the 2015 Title Race

By: Chris Latronic Photo: Tony Heff As of early November, the World Title is still up for grabs and you’re within reach of claiming it. How does that feel? To see my name at the last event of the year have a chance to win the world title...f...

Surfing: The National Sport of Hawaiians

By Malia Evans The North Shore of Oahu was renowned in traditional times for the immensity of its waves and the resultant sound of thunder that carried over the ʻaina into the uplands of Wahiʻawa. Su...

The Evolution of Sunny Garcia

By Mike Latronic Photo: Joli Most sports enthusiasts have little concept of the dedication, work, preparation and determination required to be a winner - much less a world champion. Former Worl...

Pancho Sullivan Retires

One of Hawai‘i’s greatest power surfers and top form competitors is hanging up the jersey, looking to focus on other areas in his life. Still one of the stand out performers at any line up on the planet – and particularly in ‘waves of con...

Hands on with Jon Pyzel

What is the most significant turning point in your career to this day? It's hard to pin point something like that, but 2 things really stand out to me- First, as far as shaping goes I just remember way back...

Waimea Valley presents Makahiki Festival 2015

Makahiki (New Year) Lono i ka Makahiki!…. When the rise of Makaliʻi (Pleiades) is present in the evening sky, Makahiki begins. In reverence to Lono, one of the four major godʻs in Hawaiʻi, Makahiki marks a time of peace, relaxation and festivities.  L...