North Shore Surf Lessons

1302, 2010

North Shore Beach Clean Up Sponsored By Jack Johnson's Kokua Foundation

By |February 13th, 2010|Environmental Concerns, North Shore Beach Clean Up Sponsored By Jack Johnson's Kokua Foundation|0 Comments

Jack Johnson could be described as the North Shore’s favorite son. He grew up on the beach in front of Pipeline, surfing and playing music with his friends and brothers. When he “hit the big time”, he started giving back to the community by advocating for sustainability. In the process he started organic gardens at Sunset Beach Elementary School and reached out to Hawaii’s children with his Recycle, Reduce & Reuse program. He also is reaching adults with his Kokua Foundation and Festival. When it became known that one could get a pre-sale ticket if they participated in a beach clean up, I marked my calendar and showed up at Goat Island by 9:00AM on the appointed day, there where also clean ups at 3 other locations. The Kokua Foundation Team and Surf Rider Foundation where there to give out supplies and record names. An estimated 300 people showed up on a Saturday morning to volunteer to clean up one of my favorite Summer time surf spots, Maelaekahana Beach. Although, I pick up trash everyday while teaching surfing lessons, I could not but help think what a wonderful lesson Jack was teaching all of us. For […]

1112, 2009

Biggest Surf in 10 years on the North Shore, Oahu Hawaii

By |December 11th, 2009|Biggest Surf in 10 years on the North Shore, Surf Happenings|0 Comments

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve seen surf like this past week on the North Shore. The last time in 1998 it was too big for the Eddie Aikau, this time it was just right – “a solid 35 ft.” to quote Sol Aikau. BTW – Waimea Bay at this size is not a good time to learn to surf.  In the days leading up to this giant swell all of Hawaii was on high alert – predictions of a double swell as big as the one that devastated the North Shore community in 1969 had everyone nervous and excited.  So early Monday morning I awoke and checked to see how the boats where handling the swell in Haleiwa Harbor.  Fortunately they where not rocking too hard and no waves had rolled over Kamehameha Hwy. fronting Surf and Sea.  All’s well so far, so I loaded Mom and Michele one of my North Shore Surf Girls and we drove on a recon mission up to Sunset Beach to pick up Jenn Marr ( a famous unknown) to give her a ride back to Honolulu, she was supposed to help Squidy cook for the Eddie but it was […]

2011, 2009

Hawaii Surfing Lessons with the North Shore Surf Girls

By |November 20th, 2009|Surf Happenings|0 Comments

Eat & Run in Hawaii – North Shore Surf Girls from FrankenMeg on Vimeo.

2609, 2009

What is the Best Time of Day to Take a Surfing Lesson in Hawaii on the North Shore of Oahu?

By |September 26th, 2009|Surf Happenings, What is the Best Time of Day to Take a Surfing Lesson in Hawaii on the North Shore of Oahu?|0 Comments

2409, 2009

Winter Surfing Lessons on the North Shore Happening!

By |September 24th, 2009|Surf Happenings, Winter Surfing Lessons on the North Shore is Here!|0 Comments

508, 2009

Summer Surfing on the North Shore is Slipping Away

By |August 5th, 2009|Summer Surfing on the North Shore is Slipping Away, Surf Happenings|0 Comments

1207, 2009

Summer Surfing Lessons on the North Shore

By |July 12th, 2009|Summer Surfing Lessons on the North Shore, Surf Happenings|0 Comments

107, 2009

Surfer Magazine names Haleiwa Town on North Shore, Oahu as Number-Two Surfing Town in Nation

By |July 1st, 2009|Surf Happenings, Surfer Magazine names Haleiwa Town on North Shore as Number 2 Surfing Town in Nation|0 Comments

3105, 2009

Summer Surfing Lessons on the North Shore of Oahu

By |May 31st, 2009|Surf Happenings|0 Comments

404, 2009

Thank You for the Awesome Surf Lesson You Gave Our Family

By |April 4th, 2009|Surf Happenings|0 Comments