Surf Art

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 within is the creative spirit.  Some see an old bus...

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 ...

V13 #2 Cover Story Aaron Gold w/ Brent Bielmann

By: Brent Bielmann For this swell, everyone went over to Jaws the day before and I didn’t go until the next morning. I decided to wait and see if Pipe would be good, so at midnight I looked at the ...

Cover Story- Billy Kemper

By Brent Bielmann When you’re at Jaws, everything is happening so fast. It looks big and huge but you don’t really grasp it until you later you look at the photos. At that moment you’re immersed in the scene and it's not until you have a minute to...

Eduardo Bolioli

Besides having been Art Director for brands like Blue Hawaii and Local Motion, Eduardo Bolioli was also a designer for Quiksilver, Gotcha and Billabong during the late eighties, then became the Absolut Vodka ar...

Pipeline Gallery features Ted Grambeau

You're invited to a special exhibit at Pipeline Gallery in Haleiwa on Friday, December 4 from 6 to 8pm. Veteran water photographer and world traveler Ted Grambeau presents SEALEVEL / Silence of Change, a colorful and poignant photographic tribute to the ocean....

How GoPro Captured the Eyes of the Surf Industry

Mount, Click, Surf, Repeat By Cash Lambert It’s a narrative that we love to hear about: humble beginnings. The waterlogged and dinged first surfboard for a now contending sponsored surfer. A busines...

Blank Shoe Canvases with Kimi Werner

By Cash Lambert Photos: Keoki Follow Kimi Werner’s hand as she begins drawing on a white canvas and you’ll catch a glimpse of the hues and sights that make her tick: the mountainous backbones of O...

Triple Crown Issue Cover Story

  By Blake Lefkoe It’s that time again. Powerful ocean swells that have traveled thousands of miles begin to explode on our reefs and shores. Salt spray fills the air, traffic congests the roads and surfers pile into Foodland, tracking sand ...