Wavegarden finally announces big money investor

The Wall Street Journal announced that WeWork, the 20 Billion dollar office space company that creates shared work space and office space for over 13,000 entireprise clients around the world, announced an investment in Wavegarden in mid-2016.  This was initially a very private transaction but is finally public.  This...

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19 Jan, 2018

2018 Proposed Surf Park Projects Across US and Australia

19 Jan, 2018

Artificial wave projects are popping up all across the US and abroad.  From Hawaii to Florida, the US is about to see an influx of mixed use developments with an anchor being an artificial surfing wave.   Honolulu, Hawaii: Haseko Development plans to build a waterfront retail, dining and...

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2017 Honokea Wave Pool Industry Review

HONOKEA 2017 WAVE POOL INDUSTRY REVIEW: 2017 OVERVIEW: 2017 has been a break out year for surf lagoons. Multiple commercial project are showing consistent profits, Kelly Slater has created a massive amount of hype in the industry, Wavegarden introduced an amazing new technology, major surfing events in wave lagoons...

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16 Jan, 2018

Honokea Architecture Partner, Lake Flato, wins 2017 ULI global design Award

16 Jan, 2018

Honokea’s architect for the Palm Springs mixed use development, Lake Flato, was awarded ULI’s global design excellence award for their mixed use redevelopment in San Antonio called Pearl (read more about the project) Pearl is an 850,000-square-foot (79,000 sq m) mixed-use development on the 21-acre (8.5 ha) site of...

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16 Jan, 2018

WSL announces 2018 World Tour event in a Wave Pool

16 Jan, 2018

The struggles of putting on major surfing events based upon natures conditions are starting to get a little easier.  There have been smaller surf contests in wave pools like Redbull’s Electric Wave Festival @surfsnowdonia.  However, the current professional surf tour, the WSL, has announced they will have an event...

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22 Jul, 2017

Wave Pool Updates: July 2017

22 Jul, 2017

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16 Jun, 2017

Every Grom’s Dream Wavepool Session

16 Jun, 2017

It’s been a couple weeks since Wavegarden revealed their new Cove technology to the world, and this week they released another video clip from their winter testing sessions, this one featuring Brazilian Super-grom Mateus Herdy getting the Cove to himself for a dream solo session. Endless empty waves, sunny skies,...

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Could Wavegarden’s New Technology Be The Holy Grail In Place-Making?

After last week’s public announcement of the Wavegarden Cove technology, much has been said regarding what it means for the surf industry to finally have such an economically viable wave pool, but what does this new technology mean for the real estate development industry, the ones who will actually...

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15 May, 2017

Video: History of Wavegarden

15 May, 2017

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11 May, 2017

Honokea Wavepool Review 2017

11 May, 2017

    Welcome to our first annual Wavepool Technology Review for 2017. As a passionate team of surfers and developers, we have the option to work with any wave technology we choose. We have spent over 6 years analyzing the evolution of these technologies. Our first project was in Austin,...

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