Grom Report

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Grom Report / Johnny Van Hohenstein

By Kyveli Diener DOB: August 7, 2003 Sponsors: Moku Hawaii, North Shore Surf Shop, Chance Em, Kai Coffee, Reezen Eyewear, Ezko, Matunas Wax, Carve Visionaries, Kuleana Sun Protection, Organic Amazon Acai,...

Isaiah Briley

by Cash Lambert When we asked Guest Editors Mason and Burger who they would like to feature in the Grom Report, Mason answered without hesitation: “Isaiah Briley. Kid is nuts, people don’t even know. I went ...

Grom Report / Kainehe Hunt

A 6'4" grom tucked deep in an Off the Wall barrel is anything but the "gentle sea" of which his name implies. Kainehe Hunt is a 14-year-old regular footer that is humble by nature, with a personality that trumps his wave-hacking stature. As a toddler, he wa...

Robert Grilho III

Think of your average grom. The sounds flooding your mind right now may include blaring music, boys yelling brazenly, serious whispers plotting pranks, and possibly the tousles of tackling each other between se...

Grom Report / Luke Swanson

By John Ellis “The best thing about life as a grom is that you don’t worry about anything – no job, besides surfing.” Spend any time with Luke Swanson, a 13-year-old North Shore grom, and he’ll speak of gro...

Grom Report / Kai Martin

By Cash Lambert Have you seen Kai Martin’s resume as of recent? It’s glowing! Listen to stellar performances the 11-year-old has achieved in the Mini Grom bracket this year: 1st at NSSA Hawaii Regionals at Kewalos, 1st at NSSA Lahaina Harbor, 1st at NSSA Bany...

Grom Report: Levi Young

By Cash Lambert There’s a feeling I get, when I look to the west. And my spirit is crying for leaving. Perhaps crying is a bit of an overstatement, because those are Led Zeppelin’s words, not Le...

21ST ANNUAL SHANE DORIAN KEIKI CLASSIC

Fantastic weather and ripable 2-foot surf welcomed the 21st Annual Shane Dorian Keiki Classic, held at Banyans in sunny Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawai’i. Truckloads of groms covered the beachfront...

Grom Report: Tony Nunez

by Cash Lambert “Nunez makes his mark on the national surfing stage” read the headline, in bold and black lettering. The article, dated in the Lahaina News over 3 years ago, came just after the goofyfooter earned a second place finish in the Minig...

Grom Report: Luke Heflin

By Cash Lambert Luke Heflin has a secret. And it doesn’t matter how frequently you ask or how you pose the question, either way the 12-year-old will remain tight lipped about the whereabouts of his...

Grom Report: Cole Alves

By Cash Lambert Try to speak with Cole Alves before a surf heat and chances are you’re going to have to compete with Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and company for the Maui native’s attention. Why? Led Zeppelin’s Dazed and Confused is part of Cole’s pre-h...