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Surfing & SUP

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

The Everything Guide to Surfing

Here's how Hawaii surfs now.
2012.12.18 02:02 PM

HONOLULU Magazine's 100 Surfer Poll

HONOLULU Magazine stopped by Diamond Head Beach to talk story with local surfers. From skipping work to surf-related injuries, here's what we found out. Be sure to pick up our December 2012 issue to read the full feature, "The Everything Guide to Surfing," by David Thompson and Martha Cheng.
2012.11.21 04:27 PM

Do You Speak Ocean?

Like Morse code, Hawai‘i’s surf beats out a message—one that reaches surprisingly far. Meet some global citizens who heeded this call.
2006.11.01 12:00 AM

Learners Not Permitted

A big-wave rider and early tow-in surfing pioneer, the Maui resident can handle heavy water. But a groundswell of angry locals, tired of overcrowded surf spots, has engendered a new Maui County law.
2005.01.01 12:00 AM