Surf Art

Presented by Wyland Galleries

Surf Art / Jeannie Chesser

If you’ve ever surfed out at Ala Moana Bowls, you’ve probably noticed the cute little firecracker with short white hair picking off the best waves. That legendary woman is Jeannie Chesser and odds are, she’s be...

Heather Brown’s “Summer Vacation”

"A beautiful summer day and everything is fine," says artist Heather Brown. "We always love when the "surf season" ends but we still get fun days on the North Shore and the crowds are spread throughout the isla...

Heather Brown’s “Pipeline Style”

"Living just down the beach from Pipeline on The North Shore of Oahu, I get plenty of chances to go watch the big waves and the great people that ride them," said artist Heather Brown. "Style is what originally drew me to surfing, and the legend Gerry Lopez ha...

Lens Women- Amber Mozo

The DNA Amber Mozo received from her parents included more than brown hair, brown eyes and a snow white smile; it also included an eye for photography. After her father, Jon Mozo, passed away in an a...

Lens Women- Christa Funk

Why does Christa Funk shoot from the water at Pipeline, Sunset and Jaws during heavy winter season swells on the North Shore? “I try and stay uncomfortable,” the 26-year- old says. “And use different ...

IRIE LOVE

by Chelsea Jarrell Toes and heels velcroed to the board, dropping into a frothy left. Finding out it’s yours. Finding out it’s not yours. It’s that embracing feeling that everything’s dandy no matter the situation. It’s alright. By definition, it’...

6th Annual Pow Wow Hawaii

During the week of February 8th, Honolulu’s Kakaako district was splashed with bold and colorful graffiti, manifested into expansive and collective murals that featured the likes of gladiator-clad mythi...

Sounds: Zion Thompson from The Green

by Chelsea Jarrell Driving down Kamehameha Highway along Oahu’s foamy coastline while salty-skinned, strummed notes from The Green’s sweet reggae guitar echo from the radio: “She was the best ‘caus...

12TH ANNUAL KONA SURF FILM FESTIVAL

Story and Photos by Shawn Pila January 30th was a perfect night for the 12th Annual Kona Surf Film Festival presented by ALTRES as families, friends, surfers, boardmakers, filmmakers and tourists gat...

The Art of Surfboard Carving: Ruben Aira Jr. Q&A

You have a very unique art form. How did you come about transforming foam into art? I believe that art is everywhere and within everything and the key to being able to see past the object and seeing what's w...

Shaping Tools with Bret Muramoto

Like an artists who has tools to produce his fine masterpieces, surfboard shapers are no different. Maybe except that the fact the art produced is used to ride waves instead of been hung on a wall. North Shore shaper Bret Muramoto runs us through his tool box ...