Month: October 2017

Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Surfers

Pumpkin is a fall favorite and for good reason. This superfood is packed with vitamins and minerals.

New Jersey’s Belmar Pro

Fall has begun, bringing us farther away from summer and closer to wetsuits. The Jersey Shore seeps out the last warm rush and the mid-Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end. Last month, the season’s peak hit a high. Lucky for Monmouth county NJ the storms rallied during the 2017 North East Regional for surfing. The Belmar Pro is held in Belmar NJ and organized by Eastern Surfing Association. T...

THE EDDIE IS PAU – FOR NOW

Rumors spread along the North Shore of Oahu almost as fast as wildfires take out vineyards and cannabis farms in Sonoma County, so in the October days following the official declaration that the 2017/2018 Quiksilver Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau was called off, rumors spread as to the who, why, when and how much. According to one North Shore resident who wished to remain anonymous: “It’s a...

HOME SWEET HAWAII: Hokulea is Safe and Sound

After a three-year, “Malama Honua,” around the world voyage through cold, stormy, unfamiliar oceans, the 62-foot, 12-ton Hokulea made a triumphant return to the Hawaiian Islands in June of 2017 – sailing into the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor to cheering crowds, music and heaps of aloha. This was an unprecedented voyage for a double-hulled Hawaiian voyaging canoe. Built for navigating the South Pacif...