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oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« on: February 14 2008 11:02:00 »
any advice would be helpful, looking for pretty consistent summer surf, doesn't have to be big but consistent is good and not super crowded is even better. will be looking for work from may- october and just a little friendly advice on where to look. thanks, shout back if you need ski advice about utah too.
RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #2 on: February 15 2008 07:02:00 »
If you want not super crowded, your best bet is Kauai. There are a few south shore breaks where you can hook up with action, but like everywhere else, locals come first. Keep that in mind and you can even surf Makaha on Oahu. There, I said it, hit the west side for fun. You really don't have to restrict yourself to only the south shores, or west sides or whatever. I have seen Sunset break in the summer. (well, Backyards, really) It all depends on mother nature and which quadrant the swell is coming from. Tell you what, if the North Shore is breaking in the summer, it will not be crowded. Best of luck and show some aloha out there.
RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #3 on: February 15 2008 19:02:00 »
Friedly greetings from Kauai's southside- we welcome all visitors to the uncrowded, friendly breaks with smiling natives frolicking naked on the shoreline; our woman are easy and abundant and checked regularly for 'bugs'. Varied breaks include Hanapepe, Poipu, and Acid Drops, all levels of surfing with mellow bottoms and no hazards. Fruit is free and fishing wonderful. The other islands have localism and pollution, so fly me....to Kauai!
RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #4 on: February 16 2008 14:02:00 »
I grew up on Oahu....some places you should just not surf at if you aren't a local. And some breaks may be too advanced for you. Talk to some of the surf shops here and get their take and be honest about your skill level. And check your ego at our island's door and you'll be alright....aloha bro.
RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #5 on: February 19 2008 08:02:00 »
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RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #6 on: February 19 2008 11:02:00 »
i lived on oahu, kauai, the big island and maui ( commercial fisherman/surfer) for 20yrs. if you want the best then the south shore is it...so many breaks and fun fun fun...everywhere there is a good break anywhere in the state is crowded and local ...town has more breaks and consistant surf than anywhere in the state..you can actually find a cheap condo to stay at and da bus is cheap and goes everywhere...i gave up years ago and now I live surf and fish in centro...like hawaii 30yrs ago...no giant waves but consistant fun...aloha and buenas suerte amigo
RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #7 on: February 20 2008 20:02:00 »
how's fishin' in oahu? Im sure lokals wont trip if a tourist do a little fishin'
RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #8 on: February 20 2008 20:02:00 »
whereas the offshore fishing is some of the best in the world; shore fishing sucks compared to fla, centro, bahamas etc. if you get a chance hook up with one of the mosquito fleet ( pokai bay, haleiwa, port allen, honokahau, hilo ) put in for gas, bait, beer or buds and hang on... the other option is nightime for ulua ( big blue jacks on roids) off rocky cliffs..you will find that a lot of local surfers also have scales...aloha
RE: oahu vs maui vs kauai for summer surf« Reply #9 on: February 20 2008 21:02:00 »
lol! i like the respond to the nicaragua post... yeah! i weigh about 200 well tanned thanks! i want to score for some jacks ... is it better to fish at night or day time?