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2003, 2019

North Shore Surf Girl’s to Sponsor Pipeline Women’s Pro in Memory of Don & Josie Over March 21 – April 3, 2019

By |March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Competitor check is at March 21, 2019, 4-5:00 PM at the Volcom House.

2001, 2019

North Shore Surf Girls to Sponsor World Championship of Women’s Bodyboarding in Memory of Don & Josie Over March 21 – April 3, 2019

By |January 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This is a special retro contest to bring back some of the soul to women’s bodyboarding…. entry form below….more details coming soon.

We have room for 50 women to compete. Entry is being excepted on a first come first serve basis. Below is the entry form. Competitors should download and email it to the address enclosed.

Pipe-2019 entry formDownload

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1212, 2018

How to check the surf.

By |December 12th, 2018|How To Do Things Related to Surfing|0 Comments

The best way to check the surf is to wake up very early in the morning and look at it in person. If you can’t look at the ocean physically the next best option is to go online and visit either surf line or surf news network to look at 1 of their a surf cams. I personally like the surfline surf cams better but the surf report from Surf News Network is more accurate. So your best bet is to check them both.

1012, 2018

How to stand up on a surfboard

By |December 10th, 2018|How To Do Things Related to Surfing|0 Comments

How to stand up on the surfboard, can be one of the most intimidating parts of learning how to surf. The big secret in knowing how to stand up on a surfboard is to know that you don’t have to stand up on the surfboard, to ride a wave. The Secret is to paddling  to the wave and catch the wave on your stomach 1st gaining control of the board with your hands on either side and continuing to control the board with your hands as you step light as a cat into position pivoting sideways looking and keeping the hands low.

Admittedly the video above is not standing up on surfboard but we figure if this guy can stand up on a slack line then you can’t be that hard to stand up on a surfboard after all.

2411, 2018

Summer Surf Camps for Children

By |November 24th, 2018|Children's Surfing Lessons on the North Shore of Oahu|0 Comments


SUMMER SURF CAMP Dates: Weekly from June 2 – August 9, 2019

Summer Surf Camp Days: Mon, Tues, Wed, and Thurs

Summer surf Camp Hours: 9-11 AM

Ages: 8 – 17

Cost: $312

ABOUT OUR KIDS  SUMMER SURF CAMPS: Our CPR, AED and lifeguard certified surf instructors teach surfing to all levels, surf etiquette, ocean safety and awareness.. We offer a minimum 5:1 ratio but give one on one attention where we see fit and depend on the student and parent to express their concerns and expectations. We spend most of our time in the water surfing but spend some time on the beach teaching too, our goal is to encourage all campers to learn water skills and become strong watermen, waterwomen, and lifelong surfers.

WHAT TO BRING: lunch, snacks, bottle water, towel, hat, sunscreen and bathing suite. We provide long sleeve surf shirts and all surfing equipment.

For booking and questions about  our Kids Surf Camps please call North Shore Surf Girls at  808-637-2977


2311, 2018

Puaena Point is the Best Place on Oahu to Learn to Surf

By |November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Puaena Point on the North Shore of Oahu offers the best waves for learning to surf.  The North Shore Surf Girls teach surfing lessons daily at this location from October to May each year.  While you can find us here, it’s always best to make a reservation ahead of time, either by calling 1-808-637-2977 or by booking a lesson on line. 

The North Shore Surf Girls love teaching surfing lessons at Puaena Point for many reasons.  It is a protected cove and safe from the big waves the North Shore of Oahu is know for in our winter months.  Puaena Point is a long gentle breaking wave.  The wave at ends in a gentle pool of water and is know for green sea turtle’s swimming all around you while you learn to surf.  Puaena Point is located at the end of Kahalewai Place on the North East end of Haleiwa Regional Beach Park.  Parking is free and there is a public restroom but no showers.  

A little Hawaiian mythology is always a good thing.  Pua means flower and Ena means hot.  The story goes that many years ago a young girl lived at Puaena Point and she was an oracle, or priestess acting as a […]

1011, 2018

Best Oahu Surf Lessons for Beginners

By |November 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The North Shore is the best place to learn to surf on the island of Oahu.  The North Shore has a cove that is protected from the larger surf we and is perfect for beginner surfing lessons.  In the summer months we teach surfing lessons at a beach called Chun’s Reef.  Chun’s Reef is know for it’s super clear water, sea turtles and gentle breaking waves.  It’s the perfect location to get away  from the summer surf lesson crowds in Waikiki.

Learn to surf with expert female instructors on the North Shore of Oahu

Family Surf Lessons

Large Group Surf Lessons are – Best Oahu Surf Lessons for Beginners!

Tandem Surf Lesson

Looking for the best Oahu surf lessons for beginners?  Well look no further, the North Shore Surf Girls is an all female owned surfing school located on the North Shore of Oahu. Our expert instructors can teach you and your loved ones to surf in a friendly and supportive environment.  Our focus in teaching you and your family how to surf is to make you feel safe and comfortable in the ocean. Our  best Oahu surf lessons for beginners starts with a land lesson where we teach you the basics of paddling your […]

1011, 2018

Where are the Surfing Competitions on Oahu

By |November 10th, 2018|Surf Happenings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where is the Surfing Competitions on Oahu held?
My surf lesson students are always asking where is the surfing competitions on Oahu?  I get asked this questions so many times one would think the Hawaii Tourism board would be paying me a salary or at lease the Triple Crown of Surfing could.  A surfer girl can dream right… But, I digress.  Most surfers know that it’s the North Shore where is the surfing competitions on Oahu are held. Pipeline is the most popular beach for where the surfing competitions on Oahu are held. Pipe line is the home of the famous Pipe Master’s surfing contest which is usually the last event on the Pro Surfing World Tour.  Sunset beach follows a distant second as a favorite location where surfing competitions are held on Oahu.  Sunset Beach or Paumalu as it’s known in Hawaiian has recently suffered sever erosion problems.  This beach is so severe the City cut down four very tall and loved date palms lining the infamous bike path lining the shoreline.   Haleiwa Beach Park or Ali’i’s as it’s known to the locals is the 3rd most popular location where surfing competitions are held on Oahu.  Haleiwa Ali’i Beach park is the first event of the Van’s Triple Crown of Surfing, while it is not a full blown world tour event it’s one of the easiest to watch because there is a lot of parking and only little regional traffic jams.  Haleiwa Ali’i Beach is also home the the best surfing contest in the world, the Menehuni Contest, which is an annual surfing contest held of the North Shore of Oahu for children under twelve years of age.  This past October’s event hosted some 500 children mostly from the North Shore community.  The Last location where is the surfing competitions on Oahu is the fabled Waimea Bay, home of the Eddie a big wave surfing contest.  For years and years this was the only surfing competition held there but for the last two years we have seen permit’s issued for a women’s version of the event.  Last year the event almost ran but due to lack of big surf in the holding period it was not run.


2106, 2018

Surf School

By |June 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Surf School
Looking for a surf school in Hawaii?  Then check out the North Shore Surf Girls.  We teach surfing lessons daily on the North Shore of Oahu at our surf school.  North Shore Surf Girls surf school is located at Chun’s Reef in the summer months and Puaena Point during the winter surf season.  Our surf school focus on teaching how to surf by starting you off with the basics of controlling your surfboard on the beach.  We teach you surfboard paddle technique during your surfing lesson.  When we first paddle our with you in the water we give you a paddle clinic to make sure that your are paddling your board correctly during the whole surf lesson.  The North Shore Surf Girls also teaches you how to balance correctly on your board while paddling out to catch a wave.  Beginning surfers usually really appreciate our surf school’s approach to teaching you the very basics in a way that is easy to understand and replicate.

Surf Lesson Fun!
One of the things you should always check when choosing a surfing school include if they are licensed by both the State of Hawaii and the City and County of Honolulu.  By being licensed […]

1706, 2018

Top 5 Things to do on the North Shore

By |June 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 Things to do on the North Shore
The top 5 things to do on the North Shore are all about exploring the natural beauty of our beaches and hiking.  Learning to surf is a given and should be on the top of your things to do on the North Shore List.  We suggest of course that you take a surf lesson from North Shore Surf Girls.  You can check out our lesson reviews on Trip Advisor for first hand testimonies.  Next your list is visiting Waimea Falls Park.  Waimea Falls is noted as one of the top 8 botanical collections in the world.  It is also an are of significant Hawaiian historical structural and cultural artifacts.   Number 3 on your list if it’s Summertime and the waves are small is snorkeling or diving at Sharks Cove.  Sharks Cove is a marine conservation area or no take zone and  is teaming with fish.  Don’t worry about the name it”s in reference to the shape of the reef looking like a sharks mouth.  Number 4 on your list of the top 5 things to do on the North Shore is a drive out to Kaena Point State Park.  Kaena Point is […]