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7 Free Events in December 2018

Gift shopping got you on a tight budget? From a holiday block party to an open dance class, check out these free events to offset your busy month with a little holiday spirit.
2018.11.30 06:05 AM

The Story Behind the Honolulu Surf Film Festival’s Retro-Inspired Logo

Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i artist Jeff Gress made this year’s Honolulu Surf Film Festival logo a subtle nod to surf culture. The festival runs July 7 through Aug. 3 at Doris Duke Theatre.
2018.07.05 12:29 PM

Ride a Wave Through Time in Ward Village’s New Summer Surfing Exhibition

“Summer Slide” pays homage to Hawaiʻi’s favorite pastime through vintage surf photography, three surf documentaries from around the world and a collection of surfboards.
2018.06.27 04:36 PM

Our Waikīkī: Meet the Hawai‘i Beachboys Keeping the Tradition Alive

The Waikīkī beachboys are a holdover from a bygone era, when this legendary band of Hawaiian watermen ruled the beach as Waikīkī rose to become Hawai‘i’s premier resort destination.
2018.02.16 08:55 AM

John John Florence Backs into the 2017 World Surf Title, His Second in a Row

After taking care of business on his end in small Pipe, Florence gets a repeat world title in the semifinals thanks to France’s Jeremy Flores knocking out Gabriel Medina. But he loses the Pipe Masters to Flores in the finals.
2017.12.18 04:31 PM

Can John John Florence Clinch His Second World Title in a Row at the Pipe Masters?

Unlike last year, the North Shore native has three rivals nipping at his heels.
2017.12.08 11:23 AM

2017 Surfer Awards

The surf world’s annual gala was held at Turtle Bay Resort on Dec. 6. The awards show, which is organized by Surfer Magazine, recognizes the publication’s readers’ votes for favorite surfers.
2017.12.07 11:14 AM

John John Florence Discusses His Chances of Being World Surf Champion (Again!)

As the 2016 champ returns to his North Shore home to compete in the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, he’s taken a slim lead going into the Billabong Pipeline Masters.
2017.11.21 03:45 PM

John John Florence Wins Hearts at the Hale‘iwa Hawaiian Pro

Moments after emerging, dripping, from fighting his way into second place in his Nov. 19 heat in sloppy surf, Florence takes a half hour to chat and sign autographs for the next generation of John Johns. “It’s unruly, but it’s fun,” he says to HONOLULU.
2017.11.21 03:43 PM

Your Essential Guide to the 2017 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

Winter in Hawaiʻi means epic surf and world-class competitions on the North Shore. Here’s where these annual contests happen and how to spectate like a pro.
2017.11.10 11:48 AM

2017 T&C Surf Grom Contest

The 20th annual two-day surf contest for kids ages 12 and younger took place May 20–21, 2017 at Queens at Kūhiō Beach.
2017.05.22 10:30 AM

Surf Legend Kelly Slater Just Bought a $7.8 Million Home on the North Shore

Who says surfing doesn’t pay?
2017.05.19 04:26 PM