HONOLULU, HI—December 10, 2014– T&C Surf announces the opening of its seventh location in Hawaii. Located in the newly completed Haleiwa Store Lots, Kamehameha Schools’North Shore development, the shop is slated to open on Thursday, December 11, 2014 next door to the famous Matsumoto Shave Ice.
From the plantation-era exterior to the rural interior, the old town character is embraced. A corrugated tin roof lines a portion of the wall space, reclaimed wood fills the ceiling and a feature wall and underfoot lays a rustic wood style floor throughout. T&C Surf, rooted in Hawaii for over 43 years identifies with the historical concept and feeling of the project.
This premiere surf, skate and fashion store located in Haleiwa Store Lots features apparel and accessories from core surf/skate lifestyle brands. This new shop will feature brands like RVCA, Vissla, Billabong, Nixon, GoPro, Dakine and many others. T&C Surf will offer t-shirt designs featuring the iconic Haleiwa Bridge, the infamous Pipeline, along with all the NorthShore contest apparel from Reef, Vans and Billabong. “We are absolutely stoked to open our store in Haleiwa! Not only is this historical town an International Mecca for surfing, it is also my stomping grounds during the winter swells. We look forward to serving the locals and visitors that frequent Haleiwa. It will be both our honor and pleasure to share our excellent products, customer service, and Aloha spirit with everyone who walks through our doors,” says owner and founder Craig Sugihara. The new location is open from 11am-6pm daily.
Currently, T&C Surf operates seven stores on the island of Oahu. Our retail locations include: Ala Moana Center, Pearlridge Center, Kahala Mall, Windward Mall, Ward Warehouse, Ward Centre and now Haleiwa. Our product range offers customers the best selection of apparel and hardgoods from leading surf, skate and lifestyle brands. T&C Surf is proud to have served its loyal clientele for over 43 years. We take pride in offering exceptional customer service. Our goal is to make everyone a customer for life.
T&C Surf has been voted Hawaii’s Best Surf Shop for five years running by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Readers Poll. Other awards include the Governor’s Cup Hawaii Specialty Store of the Year, Oahu County Retailer of the Year and Retail Business of the Year awarded by Retail Merchants of Hawaii, Pearlridge Center’s Retailer of the Year, readers poll for Midweek’s Hawaii’s Best Surf Shop, readers pick for Honolulu Weekly’s Best Surf Shop and Honolulu Magazine’s readers pick for Best of Honolulu Surf Shop multiple times. In addition, T&C Surf was nominated in the past for Retailer of the Year by the Surf Industry Manufactures Association.
T&C Surf was founded in 1971 by local surfboard shaper, Craig Sugihara. T&C Surf has evolved from a small Hawaii surfboard manufacturer into a multifaceted international leader in the surf industry. The operation today includes the following divisions: Surfboard Manufacturing, Retail and International Licensing.