3 results for month: 06/2013


Not Your Average Family Trip

Today's blog is from an extraordinary woman, Carla Hanes. This year, she and her husband and their three young boys are embarking on a life changing trip to Bali, Indonesia. It would be easy for this Alabama family to find a much easier trip to go on, especially with their youngest son being 4 years old, but Carla knows that this is an invaluable experience. Here, she shares with us why it's important for her family to do this, and what she's experienced through the process thus far. The Hanes household is officially on count down: Taylor, Carla, Jack, Luke and Tay have 28 days to raise $10,000 so that we can join the 15th annual Surfing the Nations ...

New Series: On Our Bookmarks Bar!

An organization is first of all, people. At Surfing The Nations, people from several nations, backgrounds and influences come, bringing with them a countless number of interests. One thing that we all have in common is that we all strive to live inspiring lives, and thus have our specific sources of inspiration. In this new blog series, On My Bookmarks Bar we introduce an STN staff member and their favorite websites that they've bookmarked and continually frequent to keep their creative juice flowing. We hope you find a few new favorites of your own, and get inspired! On My Bookmarks Bar Kirstin Anderson, Graphic Designer From Naples, Florida, ...

From Ohai Street to University

Today's blog post is by STN Staff member Chris Jordan. He has been at STN for 1 ½ years and has participated in nearly all of the programs STN offers.  He started out on Service Team, completed the Internship program and  Surfers Leadership School, and is now on full time staff in the Business Department. Chris is bringing you a story about a friend of his, a Wahiawa local that he first met during his time on Service Team. Let me set the stage for you: Crowds numbering over 1,000. Flowers falling from helicopters like snow in the sky. Oversized photos of teenagers hoisted into the air. Leis made of flowers and money held in outstretched arms. ...