Surf Art

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 anythin...

LIFE ON CANVAS: Julie Patacchia Adds Color to North Shore History

By Tiffany Foyle    Photos Keoki Julie Patacchia’s paintings chronicle the landmarks, traditions and pastimes of the once sleepy and rural towns of Waialua and Haleiwa and the people who live there. She paints the neighborhoods of old sugar mill homes and d...

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 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 island. Paradise living at its best, years out of scho...

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 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 lenses and techniques.” This consistent uncomfort ...

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 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 ‘cause she always came running, she always came running...