learning to surf on the North Shore

1910, 2011

Family Activities on the North Shore of Oahu – Surfing Lessons and So Much More.

By |October 19th, 2011|Surf Happenings|0 Comments

Of course learning to surf on the North Shore of Oahu is one of the best family activities you will do while in Hawaii. It’s a great opportunity for parents and children to enjoy the same sport and will create memories that will last a lifetime.  There are also other family activities you can enjoy while on the North Shore other then surfing lessons.  Kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, shark cage tours, visiting the Polynesia Cultural Center and Waimea Falls Park, sports fishing, snorkeling (in the Summer only) and sea shell hunting.

2304, 2010

North Shore Surfer and Muscian Jack Johnson's Kokua Festival

By |April 23rd, 2010|North Shore Surfer and Muscian Jack Johnson's New Album To The Sea, Surf Happenings|0 Comments

Like most girls who grew up learning to surf at Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu, I surfed with Jack when he was just a kid.  He was one of the top chargers at Pipeline back in his day. I became a fan of  Jack’s  music when I read a story in Surfer Magazine about it. I promptly surfed on over to Napstar and down loaded some of his songs and was amazed with the soulfulness of it.  Below is a music video from his new album To the Sea which should be a big hit.

Lucky for us North Shore people,  Jack or rather “Majic Jack” as my mom calls him, cares a lot about our community and especially children.  He and his beautiful wife Kim started the Kokua Foundation to teach all of us to recycle, reduce and reuse.  While the foundation focuses on children the Johnson’s hold a concert most years at the Waikiki Shell to raise money and stoke everybody out.  This year’s concert was awesome, there was an insane line up of local talent and some legends including Taj Mahal and Ziggy Marly along with Jack.  Lots of good energy at the concert, […]