Wow, summertime oama season again, so the whole family goes down to Ka‘a Point at Kanaha to fish for oama to use as bait and to fry. Poles out, kids swimming, then comes you dummy kite surfers. You go out of your way to fly right in front of the poles and the kids swimming. Dangerous! What if you hit the kids?! Get the whole ocean and the other kite surfers have respect... so … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Share the ocean!
Kanaha Beach Park is a wondrous place for those who live for ocean activities. Famous for the winds that attract kite surfers, Kanaha is also great for paddling and swimming. That being said, the park also attracts more than a few homeless people. In fact, you don’t have to scroll too far down the beach’s Yelp page before you find people–and not just mainlanders–calling out the … [Read more...] about County of Maui places camping permits at Kanaha Beach Park on indefinite hold
The eighth annual OluKai Ho`olaule`a festival starts this Friday, April 29 and runs through Sunday, May 1. The festival takes paddlers down the legendary Maliko Downwind Run vying for a $15,000 prize purse. Friday will consist of a Demo Day at Kanaha Beach while Saturday hosts the SUP category and a luau. Sunday will end the festival with the OC1/OC2 races, a luau and … [Read more...] about OluKai Ho`olaule`a Festival at Kanaha Beach
The Kelea Foundation offers Kelea Day this Sunday, Sept. 6. It's dedicated to nurturing, inspiring and empowering women through water sports. The FREE event invites women (and men) to participate in one of four clinics. Surf with Kelly Potts and Maui Surfer Girls at Launiupoko Beach Park from 9am-12pm (spaces limited, must RSVP, 12-19 yrs old only). SUP with Get Glad … [Read more...] about Kelea Day FREE Sports Clinics
For Tatiana Howard, it’s all about being on the water. The refreshing breath of new life that she enjoys every time she jumps in the ocean. She’s spent half her life surfing, and virtually all of her adult life organizing the non-competitive Butterfly Effect event for women on Maui. The first one took place on the North Shore and involved 10 women. Last year’s event brought out … [Read more...] about Talking story with Tatiana Howard about how her upcoming non-competitive Butterfly Effect