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Stan Lawrence of Orchidland Surf Boards at Sunset Courtesy of Kai Bradley Beach. Photo courtesy of Bernie Baker

Robert Duerr presentation on surfing at Lyman Museum Sept. 17 & 18, 2018

Everyone knows that surfing is the sport that has been most associated with Hawai‘i. Robert Duerr has been the epitome of the “waterman” chasing the waves around the world, making it his career on and off the water for the past 51 years. His vividly illustrated program at the Lyman Museum will be an epic […]

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Wish you were here? Afternoons at Honoli‘i Beach Park

A relaxing scene at one of Hilo’s favorite surf spots.

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High surf advisory continues for East facing shores of the Big Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the high surf advisory for East facing shores of the Big Island until 9 a.m. Friday (Dec 21).

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Healing minds and bodies through surfing

Mayor Kenoi joined volunteers and participants in the annual ‘Surf Day With Aloha,’ event at Kahaluu Beach Park in Kona Wednesday (May 23). The event provides therapeutic surfing for people with disabilities.

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The Surfers Healing Foundation - Hawai’i Island Chapter will be hosting a 2 - day event for children with Autism and other disabilities.  The first event is scheduled for Friday, November 25th at Hilo’s Palace Theater from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday, November 26th, the Honoli’i Paka Surf Gathering and Surf Camp for children with Autism and other disabilities will be held on at Honoli’i Beach Park beginning at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Surf film and Honolii surf camp for kids with autism November 25 & 26

The Surfers Healing Foundation – Hawai’i Island Chapter will be hosting a 2 – day event for children with Autism and other disabilities. The first event is scheduled for Friday, November 25th at Hilo’s Palace Theater from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday, November 26th, the Honoli’i Paka Surf Gathering and Surf Camp for […]

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DOE to offer surfing as official school sport

DOE to offer surfing as official school sport

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii public high school students will for the first time be able to compete in school sanctioned surf competitions as early as the spring of 2013, under a plan announced by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, the state Board and Department of Education and professional surfer Carissa Moore. Working with the appointed state Board of […]

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Video of surfing and bodyboarding at Honolii.

27th Annual Big Island Pro-Am Surfing Trials at Honolii

Video of surfing and bodyboarding at Honolii.

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These are the observations and input we have received since the public meeting and first working group meeting. Pay particular attention to our observations of our unique and limited Hilo surf breaks, and the need for SUP specific guidelines to achieve a safe and balanced use of our precious wave resources by a wide range of water users who range from all ages and backgrounds.

Big Island Safe Surfing Alliance releases draft SUP guidelines

These are the observations and input we have received since the public meeting and first working group meeting. Pay particular attention to our observations of our unique and limited Hilo surf breaks, and the need for SUP specific guidelines to achieve a safe and balanced use of our precious wave resources by a wide range […]

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Surfers and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) users meet to discuss the escalation of tension of having too many people trying to catch waves in the limited surf spots on the Big Island.

Surfers and SUP users confront the issues of coexistence

Surfers and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) users meet to discuss the escalation of tension of having too many people trying to catch waves in the limited surf spots on the Big Island.

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Shane Dorian's annual Keiki Surf Contest at Banyan's Surf Spot in Kona.

Shane Dorian’s 2011 Keiki Surf Classic

Shane Dorian’s annual Keiki Surf Contest at Banyan’s Surf Spot in Kona.

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The Hawaii Island Finals marks the homecoming of the Stand Up World Tour and the prestigious close to the season. Set to take place here on the Big Island for the next three years as a minimum, the event will conclude the global pursuit of the world's best to be crowned Champion of the World.

Stand Up World Tour arrives in Hilo

The Hawaii Island Finals marks the homecoming of the Stand Up World Tour and the prestigious close to the season. Set to take place here on the Big Island for the next three years as a minimum, the event will conclude the global pursuit of the world’s best to be crowned Champion of the World.

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The Tombomb Wahine Classic began to advocate preservation of our coastlines, promote women's surfing and encourage community involvement. We wanted to have a wahine surf contest and beach cleanup in Kona aimed at encouraging teamwork and camaraderie between women surfers. Registration deadline is Sept. 25, 2010.

Tombomb Wahine Classic registration opens

The Tombomb Wahine Classic began to advocate preservation of our coastlines, promote women’s surfing and encourage community involvement. We wanted to have a wahine surf contest and beach cleanup in Kona aimed at encouraging teamwork and camaraderie between women surfers. Registration deadline is Sept. 25, 2010.

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The week saw a high surf advisories for south shores of all islands and surfers tried to take advantage of that. The surf wasn't big at Honolii but it beats being stuck in traffic or at work.

Summer surf at Honolii

The week saw a high surf advisories for south shores of all islands and surfers tried to take advantage of that. The surf wasn’t big at Honolii but it beats being stuck in traffic or at work.

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Lingle establishes two Hawaii Surfing Reserves

Lingle establishes two Hawaii Surfing Reserves

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle has issued an executive order to establish surfing reserves at two of Hawaii’s most important and well-known surfing areas. The executive order “acknowledges the cultural, sports and historic significance of important surf sites in Hawaii,” and “raises public awareness about the importance of protecting, nourishing and developing Hawaii’s world famous […]

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