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March 27, 2017

Nervous Laughter: A Big Wave Documentary

The documentary follows local surfers as they charge some of the biggest waves from the el niño season.
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March 15, 2017

PHOTOS: Dakine Reopens Original Paʻuwela Store

From it's inception in the heart of Maui's surf community in 1979, Dakine has been a prominent fixture in the islands. Founded by Rob Kaplan, the brand was b...
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February 22, 2017

VIDEO: Albee Layer Riding History in ‘Shed Sessions’

Maui's Albee Layer recently made an appearance at the Surf Shed in San Diego, for Surfer Magazine's "Shed Session" series. The Surf Shed is home to about 900...
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February 08, 2017

PHOTOS: Firing February

Following “White Board Wednesday” Maui surfers were treated to another week of solid swell. February has kicked off with a bang. On the first of the month, A...
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November 21, 2016

Albee Layer Lands Surfing’s First Backside 540

Today, Albee Layer shut down the Internet with the release of his latest edit; in which he made history and landed a backside 540 air (again). He actually la...
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November 14, 2016

Photos: 2016 Peʻahi Challenge

Maui locals Billy Kemper and Paige Alms emerged victorious after an epic day of competition at the World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) Pe’ahi Challenge.
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November 09, 2016

GREEN ALERT: Peʻahi Challenge Eyes Huge Swell

The Pe'ahi Challenge is now on Green Alert. The event is slated to start at 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, with a massive swell heading toward the islands.
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June 24, 2016

Layer and Lenny Advance to Finals Day

Maui surfers Kai Lenny and Albee Layer advance into the semi finals at the WSL Big Wave World Tour event, The Puerto Escondido Challenge.
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April 21, 2016

Maui’s Albee Layer: “In Between Giants”

In this new edit titled "In Between Giants," put together by Take Shelter Productions, Albee is seen at some of the most challenging and treacherous waves around the island.
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December 07, 2015

Billy Kemper Wins Peʻahi Challenge

Maui’s Billy Kemper won Sunday’s Peʻahi Challenge in massive 40-50 foot-plus surf conditions at the popular surf spot often referred to as “Jaws” along Maui’s north shore. Surfers paddled into the swell with no-tow assist making the risk that much more daunting.
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November 15, 2014

Shane Dorian Talks Peʻahi “Jaws”

The first Peʻahi “Jaws” swell of the 2014 – 2015 winter swell season drew out the world's best big wave surfers including the Big Island's Shane Dorian. Meteorologist Malika Dudley interviewed Shane about the experience.
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January 31, 2013

Manageable Swells; Maui Surfer Wins Punt of the Year

A decent size 6-10 foot northwest swell is hitting the islands making the surf a little more manageable for the average surfer. Meanwhile, Albee Layer of Maui wins $10K for his world record-breaking 540 degree air.
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January 06, 2013

2013 Shaping Up to be a Good Year for Surfing

The new year has begun, but some things will hopefully never change. Namely, wintertime northwest swells. 2013 already looks like it will be a good year for surf with plenty of fairly large NW swells lining up for Hawaii.
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October 26, 2012

Jaws Round 2?

Another big northwest swell is expected to bombard the islands and could produce another chance to ride Jaws.
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October 13, 2012

World’s Best Paddle Jaws for 2 Days in a Row

All of the best big wave surfers in the world and the Maui crew were ready for the early season massive NW swell that awoke Jaws for the first time this winter.
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