Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dolphins!

Yes, there was a group of dolphins hanging about, just out from Kam I.  Unfortunately, it happened just after I came in and had already put my board on my car.  It was nice to hear the excitement in the … Continue reading

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Turtle sharing today!

Beautiful conditions for paddling and swimming today.  It was a nice paddle down to the boat ramp, but today I had to share the turtles with three tourist snorkelers!  The snorkelers and I hung with six or seven turtles down … Continue reading

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Two turtles are better than one!

Actually, even seeing one turtle is a treat, but seeing two turtles this morning made my day!  The day started out with a northerly wind which gave me a boost paddling down to the boat ramp.  The sky started out … Continue reading

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A Praying Mantis for Easter!

Just a glorious day for paddling on Easter morning!  While others may have been at Easter Services or Easter brunch, it seemed that I had the whole ocean to myself.  It was totally calm and glassy and the water is … Continue reading

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Perfect Maui Day!

It was a perfect Maui day today with great conditions for paddling.  The view of the mountain was clear with just a sprinkling of clouds overhead, and Lanai getting more visible by the day.  I searched for sea creatures, but … Continue reading

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Back to “almost” perfect!

So glad to get back into the ocean today!  After hearing about how one of my paddling friends got tossed in the shore break yesterday, I was glad I waited until things got back to “almost” perfect.  Almost, because the … Continue reading

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Does this sound right?

1) Take Action:  Don’t let BP get a $10 billion tax break for destroying the Gulf! http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/nobptaxbreak/?rc=LA_042122011_BP_a2 Okay, just when you thought things couldn’t be more screwed up… BP is getting a $10 billion tax credit as a result of the spill. Full … Continue reading

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Luv my new racks!

I finally broke down and put racks on my Prius. This ends the “tying my board on top of my car” era.   It will be so much easier to handle my board and it won’t rain in my car … Continue reading

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Gotta love wikipedia!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Stand up paddle surfing (SUP), or in the Hawaiian language Hoe he’e nalu, is an emerging global sport with a Hawaiian heritage. The sport is an ancient form of surfing, and reemerged as a way for surfing instructors to manage their … Continue reading

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Advisory lingers

THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY. * SURF…SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 6 TO 8 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SETS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. * TIMING…SURF HEIGHTS WILL PEAK WEDNESDAY NIGHT…BEFORE GRADUALLY … Continue reading

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