Guy Hagi – PACIFIC PULSE: INTER-ISLAND SURF SHOP

Hagi checks out classic vintage boards at the Inter-Island surf shop.

Guy Hagi introduces us to Barry Morrison, the owner of Inter-Island Surf Shop on Kapahulu Ave., right next to Rainbow Drive Inn.

Honolulu Surf Film Festival 2017

July 1–August 2

The Honolulu Surf Film Festival turns 10! The lineup of films old and new includes in-depth documentaries on today’s biggest surf talents, creative and comedic ventures, and psychedelic odysseys. Each Thursday night, we honor the history of surf filmmaking with classics selections, including a free screening of John Severson’s Pacific Vibrations. Throughout the month, vote for your favorite surf films during the screenings and we’ll announce the winners of the audience-choice awards before our closing-night screening of Bud Browne’s Going Surfin’.

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5 Things We Love

From the June 4th Star Advertiser Feature “5 Things We Love


— Mindy Pennybacker, Star-Advertiser

5. This spring, before making their first trip to Paris, a friend bought Inter-island Surf’s lightweight jacket bearing a cute retro logo for her other half. (Having heard that Parisians can snub Americans, they wanted to declare Hawaii citizenship.) In the Kapahulu store, friendly owner Barry Morrison sells new and vintage apparel and boards.
I dig the women’s denim jackets ($110) and shorts ($30 to $40), and my friends report the jacket ($149 in cotton or board-short nylon) was a hit abroad and is making a splash at home.
Inter-island Surf Shop is located at 451 Kapahulu Ave.; call 732-8882 or visit inter-island.com.

Photo: CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
“Inter-island Surf sells a jacket with a cute retro logo on the back.”
5 Things We Love” is a shortlist of newly discovered stuff
you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat.

Peter Noble re-envisioned surfboards as museum artifacts.

by Nic Coury
Staff photojournalist at Monterey County Weekly.

Amid the kaleidoscope of fiberglass surfboards in bright shades of green, orange and white with bold stripes hanging from the ceiling of On The Beach Surf Shop, the long, flat, dark redwood plank looks out of place.
The plank, however, is right at home here, because it’s a longboard with a backstory.

Peter Noble, a former Monterey High School teacher and coach, first learned about the board from former Carmel mayor Ken White, another former MHS teacher-coach, who’d seen it for sale outside of a Carmel home. Noble went to meet the board owner, who was in his mid-80s, and heard the origin story. “The guy was stationed at Pearl Harbor and he and his buddy bought the board for $20 from a local,” Noble recalls. “The board was surfed last on Dec. 6, 1941. They bombed Pearl Harbor the next day.”
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