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Ask The Mayor: Why Are the Ho‘okipa Restrooms Closed?
January 18th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Discussion

Why are the Hookipa Beach Park bathrooms still closed? They’ve been closed since June 2014. Hookipa was voted third-most visited place, behind the crater and the road to Hana! C’mon Mayor! Give Hookipa our bathrooms back

Maui Now fan Everett Peacock sent us this photo of Hoʻokipa during a recent large swell. Date 1/19/14, courtesy Everett Peacock.
UPDATE: Maui Man Dies After Miscellaneous Accident at Hoʻokipa
November 27th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Maui police have since identified the man who died after a miscellaneous accident at Hoʻokipa Beach Park on Thanksgiving Day as Eric Strohsacker, of Kīhei. Police say they have yet to determine the cause of death.

A bodyboarder and standup paddler enjoy Ho'okipa's gifts on Christmas morning last month. Photo by Riley Yap.
Waves Are Expected to Build By Week’s End
January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf

Wave activity will continue to decline this evening although a combination of north to northwest swells is projected to build through Tuesday, Jan. 7, peaking to potentially double overhead sets at the best exposures.

A surfer snaps back at the Kihei Harbor, Friday, Dec. 20. Waves were cranking over the weekend thanks to a late winter swell. Photo by Riley Yap.
Christmas Offering: Surf Between 15 to 20 Feet
December 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf

Another high-surf advisory remains in effect from 6 a.m. this morning to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25. Surf will rise today, remain elevated tonight into Christmas and projected to peak Thursday, with wave heights on the north shore between 15 to 20 feet.

Another advisory level swell is expected to reach our winter shorelines today and building into the weekend.  This is a file photo of Kahului Harbor's Pier 1 taken last month. Photo by Riley Yap.
Maui’s North-Facing Shores Can Expect Big Surf
December 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf, Weather

Wave activity was expected to pick up late last night and build into Friday, Dec. 20, as another advisory-level winter swell arrives to the shores of Maui. The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf warning for the north facing shores of Maui through 6 p.m. tonight.

Taking flight during the south swell. Photo: Frother Photos
Best South Swell in Recent History is Over
May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf

Without a doubt the best run of south swell to happen on Maui in recent history is sadly over. But summer has just begun.

Sunny afternoons, Ho'okipa. Photo:Carlos Rock
The Last of the North Swells and the First Big South
May 14th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Surf

The south swell season has begun with a big swell on the way.

Honolua Bay Winter Dreaming. Photo:Carlos Rock
Winter Reflection, and One Last Swell?
April 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf

Well that was it. The winter season is clearly over and done with. And as you take some time to reflect on all of the memorable rides that you had from epic swell after epic swell

Ho'okipa looking nice and brown. Photo:Carlos Rock
Good Waves, Brown Water
February 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf

The recent heavy rainfall resulted in brown waters along the north shore, making surfers think twice about jumping in for a surf.

Pipeline. Photo:Heff
Windy Trades Produce East Swell, Friday Forecast
December 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Surf

Windy conditions prevail as strong trade winds in the 15-30+ mph range also produce east swell for Maui.

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