Thursday, July 19, 2018
“Guess who might be going to Tahiti?” My dad had just gotten off the phone with Coach Chris so though I speculated that it might be me, I kept a straight face and said “who?” “Umm, pretty sure it’s...
Racers Start Paddling August 30 through September 3, 2018 Women’s division celebrates 45 Years Kailua-Kona, HI (April 19, 2018) – 1973 was a year with many historic events. A signed ceasefire in the Vietnam War, Watergate hearings began, Skylab, the first American...
Outrigger paddling is a charismatic sport. It’s hard not to be struck by the majesty of a fleet of elegant and aerodynamic boats propelled by fluid, synchronized movements. We are lucky to have such a developed and competitive paddling community...
Living a healthy life is fairly simple in concept, but it isn’t always easy. I have lost count of how many patients tell me “I know exactly what I need to do to be healthy but I don’t do them”. Our...
The last time you graced the cover of Makai, how old were you and has life changed for you? I was 26 years old. Life has changed drastically since then. I am now a mother to two beautiful babies so as you...
The last time you graced the cover of Makai, how old were you and has life changed for you? I believe it was 2008-- a few months after we started Kamanu Composites. I was 23 years old. At the time,...
My journey started in impromptu fashion last August after Carisssa and I hosted a Hurlry Surf Club at Kewalo Basin. Carissa, impressed with the several dozen girl turnout, surprised me with her announce­ment, "Dad, I want to mentor some...
Ancient knowledge is making a resurgence. Traditional healing modalities from various cultures around the globe have survived centuries and are still being used today. Modern science is catching up with this ancient wisdom and is identifying the mechanisms of how...
What made you want to build a canoe? I always wanted something that could take my family and I out on the ocean. My wife and I have been paddling for al-most 10 years now, but usually on different crews or...
Kai's tip for the Month: What to do after catching the bump. The biggest problem that people have when going down wind isn't so much catch-ing the bumps; it's linking the bumps together one after another. Anyone can catch a...

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