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1012, 2018

How to catch a wave 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 secret to learning how to surf is that you don’t have to stand up on your surfboard to catch a wave. Paddle to the into the swell 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 a surfboard, but we figure if this guy can stand up on a slackline, then you can’t be that hard to stand up on a surfboard after all.

2411, 2018

Hawaii Surf Camp for Children

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


Are you looking for a fun and educational surf day camp for children? Look no further than Hawaii Surf Camp! Our surf camp is perfect for children who want to learn about the ocean and surf. Our camp is designed for children who are ages 10-17, and it offers a variety of activities that will help them develop their surfing skills. From learning to ride a wave to learning ocean awarness and safety, our surf camp is a great way for children to learn about the ocean and surf. With experienced surf instructors on hand to teach children the basics, it’s sure to be a fun and rewarding experience. In addition to the fun, there are many benefits to learning to surf. By learning to surf, you can become more environmentally conscious and learn about the ocean’s many resources. And finally, learning to surf can help you develop your social skills and teamwork skills. So if you’re looking to learn to surf, day camp is the perfect place to start.

HAWAII SURF CAMP 2023 Dates: Weekly from June 2 – August 9, 2023 Surf Camp Days: Mon, Tues, and Thurs, Friday

Surf Camp Hours: 9-11 AM

Ages: 8 – 17

Cost: $312

Hawaii Surf […]

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 online. 

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 known for in our winter months.  Puaena Point is a long gentle breaking wave.  The ride ends in a peaceful pool of water and is known for green sea turtle’s swimming all around you while you learn to surf.  Puaena Point, located at the end of Kahalewai Place on the North East end of Haleiwa Regional Beach Park, offers parking and a public restroom with showers. 

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 protected from the larger surf 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 known for its 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 surfboard, the pop-up and […]

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 these questions so many times one would think the Hawaii Tourism Board would be paying me a salary or at least 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 the most prestigious surfing competitions on Oahu are. The Pipeline 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 on Oahu.  Sunset Beach or Paumalu as it’s known in Hawaiian has recently suffered severe erosion problems.  This beach is so eroded the City cut down four very tall and loved date palms lining the infamous bike path bordering 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 on Oahu.  Haleiwa Ali’i Beach Park is the first event of 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 best surfing contest in the world, the Menehune Contest, which is an annual surfing contest held on 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 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 show 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 you are paddling your board correctly during the whole surf lesson.  The North Shore Surf Girls also teaches you how to balance successfully on your board while paddling out to catch a wave.  Beginning surfers usually really appreciate our surf school’s approach to showing 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 you […]

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 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 also a […]

1506, 2018

Best Surf Lessons North Shore Oahu

By |June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Surf Lessons North Shore Oahu

Looking for the best surf lessons North Shore Oahu?  Check out the North Shore Surf Girls surf school.  Call us anytime at 808-637-2977 or check out our surf lessons reviews on Trip Advisor.
The North Shore has the best surf instructors on the island of Oahu because our community is the surfing capitol of the world.  Most of North Shore surf instructors have been surfing since there were wee groms and are experts in the water by the time they are old enough to teach surfing.  Another reason the North Shore is the best place to learn how to surf is because we have a strong surf contest culture…As such, coaching surfing at all levels is also a part of our surfing background.  North Shore Surf Girls surf school teaching philosophy differs from most other surf schools in that  we teach you not only what to do but why to do it.  We want you to really understand the logic behind your surfing technique.


Another distinguishing quality North Shore Surf Girls Surf School has is our ability to have empathy with our surfing students.  As such we are always watching out for your comfort while in the water learning […]

1306, 2018

Hawaii Surf Lessons

By |June 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hawaii Surf Lessons

Learning to surf in Hawaii is a wonderful way to fall in love with the ocean.  Hawaii surf lessons will introduce you to the sport of surfing in it’s birthplace.  Yes, that’s right surfing was invented in Hawaii thousands of years ago.   Just imagine long before hotels were built on the Hawaiian island native Hawaiians froliked in the surf, catching waves for days as they say.   In 1866, Mark Twain visited Hawaii,  and wrote, “In one place we came upon a large company of naked natives, of both sexes and all ages, amusing themselves with the national pastime of surf-bathing.  Then in came the missionaries who somehow banned the sport and it almost died out.  However, since surfing is so fun and amazing it was not completely eradicated and eventually spread around the world.  Today surfing is practiced in organized competition in over 40 countries around the world.  Surfing  is even going to be in the 2020 Olympics In Japan.


Fast forwarding to the 21 century the average person can learn to surf in Hawaii by taking surfing lessons with the North Shore Surf Girls.  We teach you to surf in safe gentle waves on the North Shore of Oahu.  […]

1106, 2018

North Shore Surf Lessons Haleiwa HI

By |June 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

North Shore Surf Lessons Haleiwa HI
While Waikiki is most often promoted as the best place to learn to surf on the island of Oahu, a well kept secret is that North Shore surf lessons Haleiwa Hi is way better.  Most of the Waikiki visitor industry wants to keep people in Waikiki to spend more money so they tell potential surf students that learning to surf on the North Shore is way to dangerous, because of our big waves.  The truth is that in the summer months North Shore Surf lessons are held in small safe waves in super clear water at a beach called Chun’s Reef.  In the winter months when the surf on the North Shore is bigger the North Shore Surf Girls teach our lessons at a beach called Puaena Point, a protected cove just on the edge of Haleiwa town on the island of Oahu.


Learning to surf on the North Shore of Oahu has many advantages that you won’t find anywhere else in the World.  First and foremost the North Shore of Oahu is the surfing Capitol of the World.  Our entire community is geared around the surfing lifestyle.  Haleiwa Town has a multitude of surf shops […]