Surfing in Hilo, Hawaii

“When we say we are Hawaiian in the Hawaiian language we say, ‘he Hawaii au,’ which translates to ‘I am Hawaii.’ We don’t separate the person from the place, which is something that I’m very proud of. Without Hawaii, I don’t exist and without me, neither does Hawaii.” Learn about Hawaiian surfer Cliff Kopono’s journey to protect his cultural heritage, as well as the ocean that surrounds his home near Hilo, Hawaii.

It’s Great to Suck At Something

From my coach Gary:

"When I do catch a wave and feel the glide, I’ll hold onto that feeling for hours, days or even weeks. I’m hooked on the…

Posted by Gary L Mahler on Saturday, April 29, 2017

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