25 May, 2016

Wave Pools: Artificial is now a reality

25 May, 2016

  Great to see so much wave pool talk in the media this week thanks to an announcement that Kelly Slater Wave Co was acquired by the World Surf League, professional surfing’s governing body. There were multiple media outlets covering the story (like Bloomberg here), and the Today Show’s Natalie Morales was...

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20 Apr, 2016

Ha’a Keaulana

20 Apr, 2016

Sweet, talented, humble, and motivated Ha’a Keaulana is a visionary that works on a daily basis to share and preserve the values of Hawaii.  Although her lineage includes some of surfing’s royalty, she has created her own path and a new audience.  She has acted in movies, been featured in...

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06 Apr, 2016

First Wavegarden Project announced in Australia

06 Apr, 2016

Great news out of Australia today, the first Wavegarden project down under has been announced, URBNsurf in Melbourne. We had the pleasure of spending some time with URBNsurf’s CEO Andrew Ross and his wonderful family a few years back in Hawaii. We got to know Andrew through our mutual...

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06 Apr, 2016

Whistler Blackcomb Announces New Surf Project

06 Apr, 2016

  In the wintery slopes of British Columbia, the folks at Whistler are planning a new indoor adventure component that will include surfing called “The Watershed”.  Seasonal attractions such as ski resorts and waterparks typically suffer from staffing and revenue issues because they have to work around an “offseason”....

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05 Apr, 2016

Which came first? The chicken or the egg— NLand Surf Park as the bell cow for a new development corridor and community and place-making/urban planning model for East Austin

05 Apr, 2016

During the Honokea team’s year-long stint in Austin, TX, putting the NLand project together from scratch, one of the biggest decisions to be made was obviously where to build it. Given the geographical layout of Austin, and the amount of available & flat land, it was clear that our...

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