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This Pro Surfing Pig Is Living Like A Rock Star

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green

New fame can be a scary thing. Suddenly, you have appearances to make. You have people to meet and greet. You can no longer walk the streets -- or in ...

WATCH: Yes, That Snow Skier Is Surfing That Giant Wave On Skis

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

Some athletes get their adrenaline rush by skiing through powdery, steep, snow-capped mountains. Others get their fix from surfing down the face of a ...

WATCH: Surfer Barely Misses Flying Board During Horrible Wipeout

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

Surfing can bring moments of pure soul-satisfying bliss. And sometimes, that bliss is interrupted with chaos. Pure soul-sucking chaos. The man ...

Hawaii's Politics: Surf, Aloha Aina, and Dustin Barca

Choon James | Posted 07.12.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

Politics in Kauai, the only island that was not conquered by King Kamehameha the Great, just got a little more exciting with Dustin Barca's recent announcement to run for Mayor.

Watch This Surfer Ride ABOVE The Wave, Not On It

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology

Surfers -- as cool and chill as they seem -- are actually a lot nerdier than you think. And it's their mild obsession with physics, which comes in han...

WATCH: That Intense Moment When A Giant Wave Tosses A Boat Like It's Nothing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.04.2014 | Green

In the world of big wave surfing, watching the waves can be just as risky as surfing them. Last Sunday, a TV production crew found themselves in a ...

Mercedes-Benz Reinvented The Surfboard, And It's Awesome

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.04.2014 | Technology

Mercedes-Benz engineers recently teamed up with big wave surfer Garrett McNamara to create a surfboard. Nothing more than a fancy marketing ploy, righ...

LOOK: Surfing Pig From Hawaii Will Totally Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.14.2014 | Green

Watch out, Kelly Slater. There's a new surfer that's hogging the spotlight and his name is Kamapua’a -- or Kama, the surfing pig. Kama's surfing ...

Carla Herreria

The Extraordinary Life Of A Water Photographer (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

Imagine starting your work day at a beach every morning. The ocean is your office. Your work hours depend on whether or not it's sunny outside. Your c...

WATCH: Kelly Slater Scores A Perfect Ten, Proves (Again) Why He's The King Of Surfing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.06.2014 | Sports

Kelly Slater, could you please share with us whatever top secret elixir of ocean immortality you're drinking? Once again the 11-time world champio...

WATCH: Epic River Surfing Proves Hawaii Is The Happiest State, Even In Gloomy Weather

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

What happens when you give Hawaii surfers a week of rain, a tractor, and a flooded river mouth? Apparently, a whole lot of epic. Periodically, duri...

Swell Day For A Surf Competition (PHOTOS)

Neal Kido | Posted 03.05.2014 | Hawaii
Neal Kido

Braving the crowd of 10,000+ photographer Neal Kido captured the final day of the Billabong Pipeline Masters, which crowned Kelly Slater with his seventh career Pipe Masters title.

These Little Surfer Dudes Know How To Shred

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Surfing Oahu's North Shore during its famed winter season is a difficult feat for any surfer, regardless of skill or experience. The waves here are mo...

Perfect Pipe Conditions Make For Epic Surf Photos

Posted 12.23.2013 | Sports

Forget the president. All anyone in Hawaii cared about this past weekend was the massive swell on the North Shore and the perfect Pipe conditions. Bel...

These Rides Show It Truly Is The Journey Not The Destination

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Surfers love telling tales about the best rides of their lives. Usually these stories have to do with their best wave rides, but sometimes it’s the ...

Video Captured Big-Wave Surfer's Final Wave, But Body Still Missing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.18.2013 | Weird News

These days, technology seems to document every moment of a person’s life. This was especially true last week when the final moments of Kirk Passmore...

It's Almost Winter In Hawaii -- You Know What That Means!

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Every state has its thing. Colorado has skiing, Texas has rodeos, and Hawaii has surfing. And trust us, when the surf is up... Oh, it's onnnnn. Ear...

Surfer Reunites With Woman Who Saved His Life

Posted 10.02.2013 | Good News

Nineteen-year-old Kai Lapschies would not be alive today if it had not been for Kelly Patrick, who he met for the first time yesterday. Lapschies w...

Authoritative Encyclopedia Of Surfing Online Is Finally Launching

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

An authoritative, multi-thousand-entry Encyclopedia of Surfing Online will launch on Monday, Sept. 30, and it’s going to be “off-the-chart awesome...

21,000 People Sign Petition Against Roxy 'Surf' Video

Posted 10.11.2013 | Women

With over 21,000 petition signatures in hand, three-time world longboarding champion Cori Schumacher probably felt pretty optimistic and empowered whe...

Instagram Accounts To Follow For Hawaii's Massive Winter Waves

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

While the rest of the country settles comfortably into the crisp fall season, surfers from all over the world are flocking to Hawaii to prepare for th...

PHOTOS: Waves Come Early On Oahu's North Shore

Posted 09.12.2013 | Travel

Oahu's North Shore enjoyed an early swell this week, with head high and overhead (and the occasional well-overhead) waves. It was a welcome taste of w...

Insider Hawaii: Suit Up and Drop in for a Dose of Traditional Hawaiian Ocean Paddling

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 08.06.2011 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Hawaiian culture is deeply rooted and linked to the ocean's demands and it's no surprise this ancient mastery of navigation, canoe construction and adventure is being revived more than ever before.