3 results for month: 03/2013


You’re Invited!

This time of year is always exciting as we get ready for our bi-annual Ulu Pono kids Art Show! This Saturday, from 6-10 pm, Surfing The Nations invites you to be a part of this amazing evening. There will be live music, pupus, and artwork from local renowned artists displayed alongside the art of the Ulu Pono kids. This is a special night for the community as we acknowledge the accomplishments of each child involved in the Ulu Pono kids program and celebrate the creativity that thrives on our island. To read more about this awesome program, check out our blog on the significance of art in the kid's lives at http://www.thegrommom.com/the-hawaiian...

Music For Your Monday: The Restoration

As I was reviewing music, I found myself getting a bit disheartened after hearing a lot of the same laid-back, ethereal sounds. I liked it, but there was a part of me that wasn't satisfied; something about it that was making me bored (and this is coming from someone who can listen to Debussy all day long). I knew it wasn’t the slow pace of the music, it was that somehow the chill music that sounded so great, at some point started to sound apathetic. No, I didn’t think everyone should be raging screamo or dubstep re-mixing everything, but I did search for songs with passion and feeling. I was looking for emotional momentum; a good sound paired ...

A Life Outside

In 50 years, do you think you'll still be surfing? When you paddle out, the only thing you're thinking of is that present moment. It's one of the beauties of surfing- your mind is completely pulled into the here-and-now, no matter how distracted you were before. Most surfers don't take the time to imagine the future of their home break; the future of their surf community, or the others that will come after them. Fifty years ago, six boys whose names would one day be well-known, started to surf. They are still surfing even to this day, and now it is their time to look back on a time when they never looked back, and tell their stories through the ...