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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

You Can Still Get Fit in 2017 With These Upcoming Races in Honolulu

There are still plenty of opportunities to set a goal, train and test your physical fitness in 2017. Here’s an overview of what’s coming up.
2017.09.01 08:55 AM

A Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the Honolulu Marathon

The Honolulu Marathon is Dec. 10 this year—18 weeks away. Here’s how to plan now so you’ll be prepared.
2017.08.16 04:56 PM

Rat Lungworm 101: What You Need to Know About This Potentially Deadly Parasite

Did you know rat lungworm has been found on five of the six largest Hawaiian Islands?
2017.07.06 03:08 PM

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

6 Things You Need to Know About Rat Lungworm Disease Before You Eat a Salad

Everyone’s talking about the recent disease outbreak affecting the Islands. Find out what it is, where it comes from and how you can prevent it.
2017.04.19 03:53 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

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Weekend in Honolulu: September 9–11

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
2016.09.08 09:00 AM