Big Island board builder Gary Young’s Alaia Lite, made with the recycled foam core from old surfboards, and covered with a wood composite veneer featuring koa, kaimani and albizia. Whereas a vintage alaia could tip the scale at 100 pounds, a six-foot-six Alaia Lite weighs a mere six pounds.
Made by Lon Klein of Haleiwa Surfboard Co. and available at Martin & MacArthur, the board is crafted from koa and other hardwoods, such as mango and monkeypod. Its hollow-core construction draws on techniques used to make string instruments and airplane wings. If a cello and the Sopwith Camel had a surf baby, this is what it would look like.
Fisher-Price Octonauts Dashi and The Surfer Snail. When rough water sweeps a surfing snail out to sea, dashi grabs her board and uses her surfing skills to ride to the rescue! Dashi comes with a surfer snail, rescue net and surfboard. Ages 3+.
A Hawaiian vacation is not cheap, so you want to make sure you use your money wisely. That means taking advantage of deals and steering clear of tours, activities and services that have you doubting you're in paradise. Before you fly to the Aloha state, click through to ensure your vacation is a deal-filled dream, not a high-priced nightmare. From highlights like shark dives and stargazing to money-wasters like airline surfboard fees and jet ski rentals, here is your guide to what's ...