Surf Art

Laura Mellow / Healing Through Art

Story and Photos: John Weaver Laura Mellow opens the door to her home enthusiastically and says hello with a big smile. Typical. Her positive excitement is infectious to those that know her. Meanwhile, her a...

Heather Brown

Happy Little Waves By Tiffany Foyle When I first met Heather Brown, she worked as a dive instructor at Deep Ecology in Haleiwa (where the current Bottle Shop is). She painted and sold her art there. She was...

Whimsical and Weird Works with artist Kris Goto

By Tiffany Foyle Faceless surfers. Bodies crushed between the exhaustion of a musubi’s rice and spam. Black waves that look like the hair barrel of a harajuku girl’s bun. Kris Goto’s art is unlike anything you’ve seen in the surf world, and that’s becaus...

Catching up with Wyland

By Mike Latronic Photos Wyland Worldwide In the world of art and ocean awareness, no one man does it better or bigger than renowned artist Wyland. This man, whose namesake headlines galleries around the ...

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 been surfing longer than you’ve been alive. This en...

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...

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 accident at Pipeline in 2005, camera equipment rema...

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 matt...

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 mythical figures, cartoon-like animals and multiple, vi...