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Topic: surfing in hawaii first timers

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replies: 117

By:

big john

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RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« on: December 09 2005 13:12:00 »

Do yourself a favor and stay in school Puna.  Tough guys are a dime a dozen wherever you go.  Dont get caught up in the "local" attitude; instead try to do something with your life.  Nothing wrong with being proud of who you are and where your from but dont let it consume you.  Travel go to the mainland, meet different types of people and you will come back to Hawaii less ignorant and in a better position to do some good in Hawaii instead of just shooting off your mouth about how tough you are and then someday collecting Federal assistance

By:

Puna

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #1 on: December 15 2005 17:12:00 »

You know the other day I was at Pearl Ridge and this haole lady said that the locals here suck, she didn't know why we hated them, and that she saw more aloha in Cali than here.  My only reply was "go back mainland then".  You wonder why we resent haoles, it's because of some of your attitudes I notice a lot of attitude comes from Cali and the mainland, I'm trying not to generalize here.  You stole everything from us, and still to this day you won't settle with us.  You settled with the Indians why not us and even then it won't be cool.  Just trying to show you what it looks like on this side of the fence.

By:

eric

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #2 on: December 15 2005 22:12:00 »

Was it not a Hawaiin surfer that lost his life to the giants of Mavericks? Do you think us haoles treat you guys the same when you come surf over here? Is it not a haole that has won ongoing World Titles? You are so consumed with worrying about haole's taking your waves, maybe if you spent the effort you spend worrying about wave thieves on improving your surfing abillities you just might hold a title again. No disrespect to Foo or his family

By:

Puna

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #3 on: December 16 2005 03:12:00 »

Yeah Foo was from Hawaii but he isn't hawaiian, hawaiians an actual race ya know.  Just like haoles stole our land they stole the right to surf.  When your missionaries came over here they outlawed hawaii.  And the same haoles now want to build a strip mall by sharks cove.  What's up with some of you guys it's like your a disease a sore that refuses to close and keeps festering.  Oh and don't worry about my surfing skills I been doing since I was a little kid.  Just might hold a title again, please brah the average surfer here is an expert in the mainland.

By:

no one of importance

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #4 on: December 16 2005 09:12:00 »

hahahaha oh man you guys are getting so pathetic. how long have you been discussing this? GIVE IT UP!!!!!! everyone is protective of something and everyone has the right to their land so cmon guys grow up. i think u are just doing this cuz you are bored. Find somethign else to do. Get a girl (or a man). Hug a haloe do ur homework

By:

Schralper

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #5 on: December 16 2005 21:12:00 »

I am a haole and can say that during my two years in Hawaii, on Oahu, surfing both the south and north shore and the west side, and living in the middle of the "jungle" of Waikiki, I had way more problems with Californias and Brazilians than any locals! If you know what you're doing and give respect to the people who were there long before you than there usually aren't any problems.  I felt the frustration of living in poverty to do the sport that I love in Hawaii and still getting cut off by some kook who just got off a plane from OHIO!

By:

Schralper

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #6 on: December 16 2005 21:12:00 »

I don't blame some locals for their distase of us. In my experience there, I gave respect and I got it right back. I still think that if everyone grew up surfing in hawaii (especially people I've "knock" sense into at skateparks around the country) then the world would be a much more respectful place! Aloha

By:

mpv

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #7 on: December 17 2005 04:12:00 »

Honestly, surfing out here is a completely different game than surfing on the mainland.  Surfing is the pride of the Hawaiians, so let them have that.  Don't piss and moan about how rough it is out here.  Just understand where you're at and be smart about where and how you surf.  It should be understandable by people like me who surf out here year round get frustrated by people who don't understand or aren't willing to be realistic about there surfing ability.  That being said, at the same time, if you are a capable surfer then come and enjoy, just remember that if your break back home was as crowded as they are out here you wouldn't want to be cut off or dropped in on by anybody, much less somebody who isn't from here.  See you out there!

By:

Puna

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #8 on: December 17 2005 21:12:00 »

Alright now that's exactly what I needed and everyone else needed to hear.  We live here year around big small choppy perfect whatever we are out there.  And when it's good the last thing we need is some kook droppin in.

By:

beginner

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #9 on: December 21 2005 10:12:00 »

thanks you guys.. I am comming down there with my girl friend for a week in Maui and just want to find a place to really learn. Don't laugh but the only surfing I have tried is behind my boat. I live on a lake but can surf behind my boat and want to try the real thing, and obviously stay out of everybodys way,not to mention we would probably like some smaller waves.. the good news is that she is really cool to look at..


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