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Ron Mizutani
Currents // Paddling To Save A Way Of Life
About a quarter mile off Keehi Small Boat Harbor sits a tiny, 10-acre triangular island that is rich in history and cultural significance. Mokauea Island...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Teaching Others How To Stay Alive
When it comes to the ocean, you name it and Sam Pa’e Jr. has done it – and he’s done it well. Pa’e is a...

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Currents // Hawaii’s Surfing Congresswoman
Somewhere in between House Armed Services Committee meetings on Capitol Hill and talk-story sessions in Kona, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard makes time for something most...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Honoring Two Legends Of The Sea
The preparation is nearly complete and soon Hokule’a will leave Hawaii for her worldwide voyage. On May 17, the double-hulled Polynesian voyaging canoe will leave...

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Currents // The Surfboard Graveyard Swap Meet
Old surfboards never die, they simply find new life in deserving new hands. That is the idea behind the “Surfboard Graveyard Swap Meet,” one of...

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Currents // A New ‘Voice Of The Sea’ On TV
Kanesa Duncan Seraphin has been a strong voice of the sea for much of her adult life. The world paddleboard champion has spent thousands of...

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Currents // The ‘Life Without Limbs’ Anti-bullying Campaign
Nicholas James “Nick” Vujicic had every reason to ask why. “I never wanted to be a burden on my parents because they loved me so...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // A Pueo Sighting In Russia, And Many More To Come
Believe it or not, there’s been a pueo sighting in Russia. It was seen gliding swiftly on the surface of a calm body of water,...

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Currents // Buffalo Brings Back Bodysurfing
One by one, they joined hands and stood along the shoreline at Makaha Beach. The human lei, more than 100 strong, stretched across the white,...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Airing Concerns About Hawaii’s Drones
In this high-tech gadget world we live in, new toys are surfacing at a rate that society may not be able to grasp fully or...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Vanina Walsh Is Climbing To The Top
She is diminutive in size, but don’t let her tiny frame fool you. At barely 5 feet tall, 16-year-old Vanina Walsh has no problem dropping...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Training UH Box Jellyfish Researchers
Over the past 17 years, University of Hawaii researcher and biochemist Angel Yanagihara literally has spent thousands of hours combing Waikiki’s shoreline in search of...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Paddling To Honor A Fallen Soldier
When a soldier from Hawaii is killed in the line of duty, we feel the family’s pain. Somehow, someway, we are all tied to each...

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Currents // Lessons Learned From Aunty Rell
City lifeguard Jenny Lee smiles from her tower at Waikiki Beach as she watches young surfers tear up the waves at Queen’s Surf. It’s in...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // The Power Of Golf To Change Lives
Celebrity sightings are common at golf tournaments, particularly during a tourney’s pro-am event. It’s often a chance for big names and corporate sponsors to mix...

Ron Mizutani
Currents // Documenting Hokulea’s Inspiring Voyages, People
We often hear about kupuna (elders) teaching the younger generation about kuleana (responsibility). It is something author, screenwriter and veteran sailor Sam Low learned early...

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Currents // Homes, Lives Torn Apart By The Sea
Merriam-Webster defines “erosion” as the gradual destruction of something by natural forces such as water, wind or ice. Hawaii residents are all too familiar with...

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Currents // Lenny’s Close Call Caps Amazing Year
It is one of the world’s fastest-growing sports, and Maui’s Kai Lenny is without question on top of the world. Lenny captured his third Stand...

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Currents // Pipeline At Its Best In Years
We often hear about athletes rising to an occasion. It happens in every sport: elite stars performing at a level that’s either expected or unexpected,...

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Currents // State, Scientists Tracking Sharks
Whether you’re a daily ocean user or a weekend warrior, there is no doubt the recent spike in shark attacks in Hawaiian waters has many...

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