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Surf Life on O‘ahu

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

2016 Islander of the Year in Sports: John John Florence

World Surf Champ.
2017.03.17 01:33 PM

Hawai‘i’s John John Florence Wins His First World Surf Tour Championship

Fulfilling what many called his destiny since he was a child riding Pipeline on the North Shore, the Eddie Aikau winner dominates at Supertubos in Portugal.
2016.10.25 02:14 PM

Is Maui’s Pe‘ahi Challenge Replacing the Eddie?

A big-wave contest at Pe‘ahi takes on the Eddie Aikau, which hasn’t been held since 2009.
2016.02.03 10:06 AM

What It’s Really Like Inside the North Shore’s Exclusive Volcom Surf House

Longhaired young surfers? Striking, sun-bronzed girls? Maybe a yard littered with red Solo cups? Think again.
2015.12.17 10:06 AM

Hawai‘i Surfer John Florence Stars in a New Film, “View From a Blue Moon”

North Shore surf phenom John Florence’s new movie celebrates a life of family, friends and freestyle surfing.
2015.11.09 10:00 AM

39 Ways You Know You’re a Surfer When...

39 signs you’re obsessed with the waves.
2014.12.18 03:50 PM

Surfer Poll Awards

On Friday, Dec. 6, Surfer Magazine held its 43rd annual Surfer Poll Awards at the Turtle Bay Resort. It honored the top 10 male and female surfers, as voted by its magazine readers.
2013.12.09 12:38 PM

North Shore’s Surf Row: Where The Pro Surfers Live

We road-tripped to the North Shore of O‘ahu to take a neighborly peek over the surf world’s most expensive fences.
2013.11.08 01:15 PM