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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.

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.

Surfing and the "Net Effect"

Recently, through a series of less than usual events, I found myself working closely with a physical therapist. I was prescribed a number of back and shoulder strengthening exercises to combat the negative postural effects of sitting on my computer typing.

Spyder Wright: Surf Hall of Famer, Designer and Entrepreneur

On Lunching with "The Duke", Watches, and the Truth About The HI Wave Scale

Sometimes you’re just in the right place, at the right time. Spyder Wright is one of those people. And, so was B on Hawaii, when we happened to be on an airport shuttle with the shaper, pro surfer, fixture on the Hawaii surf scene since the mid-1960s and 2008 inductee in to the Surfing Hall of Fame.

Ambassador of Aloha, Surf Legend and Spirit Guide of Waikiki: Dane Kealoha

This past fall, legendary big wave rider, world champion surfer and Hall of Famer Dane Kealoha opened his Surf Academy in the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa in Waikiki.

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Surfing With Aloha... and Cameron Diaz: Ty Gurney Talks About The Stoke Of Surfing

When Ty Gurney left his five year post manning head surf instruction for Hans Hedemann, he swore off mass surf lessons and companies that get too big, too fast. It was time to get back to the core reason he taught surf in the first place. It was time he reached back to the roots of where he found the Aloha Spirit.

Kailua Bay Residents Armed With... More Knowledge

New Initiative To Help With Ocean Awareness

This time last year I was asked to write a feature story for Honolulu Magazine on the subject of ocean lifestyle as found throughout the Windward hamlet of Kailua, Oahu. I interviewed about a dozen residents of the town. Some had been born and raised there. Some came in the early 60s. One was the head of the Kailua Chamber of Commerce.

Desoto Brown: The Bishop Museum's Archivist

On The Heels Of His Newest Book, "Surfing"

How many times have you sat through Raiders of the Lost Ark, and at the film's close, as the attendant is wheeling the Ark of the Covenant through the grandiose warehouse stacked high with crates, thought: What if such a place existed"

An Excerpt From Hawaii's Biggest Surf Day

The Wind Shifts, As Does The Surf

[This is an excerpt from an article that was completely butchered when it ran in a travel weekly newspaper two winters ago. With the start of the winter swells this week on the North Shore--and the big surf buzz in the air--we thought it appropriate to offer mainlanders a taste of what's in store during the coming months. Enjoy.]

An Interview With Laird Hamilton, Dave Kalama & Don King

On Their Incredible Feat, Done In The Name of a "Beautiful Son"

Some times in this business of sharing information, you meet and interview people whom you become truly giddy with excitement to rush home and write about... just for the opportunity to share it with your readers. we'recently had such an experience, and bring to you a series of interviews that took place over the last few weeks.

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