Kualoa Debuts Paniolo-Inspired Country Fair

Rodeos, Cowgirls, Crafts and more

This Saturday, October 2, from 10: 00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Kualoa Ranch is hosting the first annual Country Fair and Hawaii Women’s Rodeo Association rodeo. Sure, there will be kick ass cowgirls and adorable keiki getting dirty and dusty with barrel racing, steer un-decorating, roping and an all-around cowgirl champion contest. But there will also be a classic car show, farmer’s market, crafts booths, chili cook-off  and games for the whole family (papaya rolling, anyone?).

One Man's Solo Sail from SF to Hanalei

Currently en route, sailors and desk-bound adventurers can follow AJ Goldman across the Pacific via Facebook, Google Earth

The fine folks at Mac 24/7—the late night eatery known for their gigantic pancakes and retro-chic diner decor—have sponsored AJ Goldman’s solo sail across 2,120 miles of Pacific Ocean.

SUP Craze: Battle of the Paddle Heads to Waikiki

You've seen them paddling out past the line-ups, off towards the horizon, as if in a trance. Big boys (and girls) on big boards with a long paddle, heaving their way through the chop. It isn't hard to see the allure of stand up paddleboarding; which is probably the reason it's now a global phenomenon.

Hilo's Imiloa to Offer Youth Science Camps in June

Third through Sixth Graders Can Participate in Multi-Sensory Activities

It ain't no secret that the powers-that-be in Hawai`i don't see the value in giving Hawai`i's youth the best educational opportunities available. So, it falls on parents and communities to push the minds of our keiki.

Nat Geo Expert to Lead Ocean Exploration at Orchid

Big Island Luxury Resort Will Host Dr. Kenny Broad

Ocean enthusiasts and those with a penchant for adventure should consider the freshly announced program coming soon to the Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawai`i. From June 25–27, 2010, guests of the Kohala Coast luxury resort can join National Geographic environmental anthropologist Dr.

Robby Naish: King of Windsurfing, Waterman and Global Dominator

Robby Naish is a 24-time World Champion wind surfer. He's the Michael Jordan of surfing with a sail. It's debatable if anyone, ever, will mimic the achievements Naish has made on the competitive circuit—which began when he was 12 years old. Yet, if it wasn't enough, Naish has built a business of wind, Stand-Up, kite and surf gear that is top-tier.

Duke's Waikiki to Honor Molokai Fisherman

Most of you know all about the good times, great drinks and jubilant vibe at Duke's Waikiki. A few of you even know that the venue is a Hawai`i institution—where you can often find legendary Waikiki Beach Boys like Rabbit Kekai and Buffalo Keaulana (to name a few) saddled up to a bar stool.

Board Meetings: Triple Crown Exec Director Randy Rarick Talks

This Savvy Surf Legend Talks with B About The Evolution of Competitive Surf

For over 25 years, surf legend Randy Rarick has wrangled adrenaline-charged surfers, international crowds and a litany of corporate sponsors to bring us the Triple Crown of Surfing—the most important series of surf contests on the globe.

Bad Betty on Wheels: Roller Derby Season Kicks Off

Roller Derby is back! On the heels of Drew Barrymore's feature film, Whip It, and a resurgence in all-things-retro, womens roller derby season hit Honolulu hard on March 6th at the outdoor roller hockey rink at Kamiloiki Community Park at the corner of Hawaii Kai Drive and Lunalillo Home Road. The event is free to the public, although donations are greatly appreciated.

EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: The Paskowitz Family Interview

The World's Most Unconventional Surf Family Talks About Life After The Film

Once in a great while you'll catch wind of a truly fascinating story. As a journalist, I often hope it's one that's both true, and one I can track down the characters of. The story you're about to read came to us through a screening of the film Surfwise, at the Maui Film Festival a few years back.

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