For starters, let’s begin with an unfortunate piece of information. The Billabong Pipe Masters is no longer called the Billabong Pipe Masters. It has been renamed by the World Surf League (WSL) as the Billabong Pro Pipeline. Personally we think “Pipe Masters” sells more t-shirts, but we digress. Years from now people will continue to call the event by its …Continue reading
Oahu, the Gathering Place, is the Hawaiian island that offers something for everyone. Whether you prefer bustling beachfront streets, world class shopping, countryside seclusion, or all of the above, Oahu has it. If you’ve never been to the Hawai'i before, this is a great place to start.
The North Shore’s Turtle Bay Resort took a time-out in 2020-21 to undergo a major renovation. If you haven’t checked rates to stay at the property since 2019 you may notice an uptick in prices. The average rate for a one-night stay is around $600-and-up for their Ocean Bungalows (standard rooms) and significantly higher for suites and detached accommodations. While …Continue reading
All over the island you still see “Eddie Would Go” on car bumpers, street signs, and t-shirts. By now most people know that this is in reference to big wave legend Eddie Aikau. Eddie was a waterman and lifeguard who devoted (and gave) this life to keep countless of people safe from the unpredictable power of the ocean. Given that …Continue reading