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John John Florence Is Going to the Olympics—Even After Gabriel Medina Ended His Comeback at the Billabong Pipe Masters

John John Florence edges rival Kelly Slater for the last U.S. Olympic berth. He joins fellow local Carissa Moore on the squad.
2019.12.19 04:36 PM

Follow John John Florence Right Now as He Battles for an Olympic Berth

The Billabong Pipe Masters is happening with Hawai‘i's Seth Moniz just eliminated by Kelly Slater. If Florence can advance, a tense semifinal awaits.
2019.12.19 12:17 PM

John John Florence vs. Kelly Slater: Only One Will Go to the Olympics

Day 2 of the Billabong Pipe Masters turned into a John John and Kelly show. Thursday promises to be a showdown.
2019.12.11 09:50 PM

John John Can Go at the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters

In his first contest since blowing out his knee in June, John John surfs his way into Pipeline contention—and closes in on an Olympic slot.
2019.12.10 09:14 PM

Carissa Moore Won the World Title and Nabbed an Olympic Games Slot at the Lululemon Maui Pro

As if we don’t feel the Black Friday-through-Cyber Monday hangover enough, the Native Hawaiian from O‘ahu dominated in a shortened format in heavy storm surf while her top two rivals lost heartbreaker heats. It’s Moore’s fourth world title.
2019.12.02 01:00 PM

The Ultimate Lost Surf Film Footage Comes to Light at HIFF’s Screening of “Lost and Found: The Film Archives of Greg Noll”

A single screening November 9 at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Q&A with Noll, should be a highlight of the festival—for surfers and also those who can’t get enough of vintage Hawai‘i in the early 1950s.
2019.11.07 06:44 PM

From Now Until Friday, Alaska Airlines is Selling Tickets Discounted by the Size of the Surf in Hawai‘i

12-foot waves get you 15% off, but you have to buy from Nov. 4 to 8 for flights through Nov. 20. The deal is based on Surfline.com forecasts.
2019.11.05 10:33 AM

11 Things Locals Need to Know About 2020’s First-Ever Olympic Surf Competition at the Tokyo Games

Until last weekend the Olympics looked promising for Hawai‘i’s surfing contingent, with four local hopefuls.
2019.09.27 05:25 PM

Dogs, Ducks and Duos Compete in Surf Events at Duke’s OceanFest 2019 in Waikīkī

Cue the ooohs and aaaws.
2019.08.22 04:40 PM

What It’s Like Taking a Stand-Up Paddleboard Class from Paddle Core Fitness

Working our cores without doing planks or situps, and being in the ocean? We’re here for it.
2019.08.19 06:05 PM

Your Ultimate Guide to Duke’s OceanFest 2019

Celebrate your love for the ocean with surfing dogs, surfboards floating 2 feet above the water and a one-man show dedicated to Duke’s life.
2019.08.09 03:12 PM

Sharkbusters: 6 Ways Humans Have Tried to Avoid Shark Attacks

Over time, people have tried an impressive range of tactics to repel sharks. But do they work? Not well enough ...
2019.01.17 05:40 PM