Jun 13, 2018
The Summer Slide
Join Us For The Summer Slide!
The Hawaiians of old called surfing He'e Nalu, or "wave sliding." It's a perfectly fitting description for the pastime that's helped to define one of the many gifts these treasured islands have given the world. With that in mind, we're excited to debut the Summer Slide, a seasonal celebration of the magic moments that make summertime in Honolulu oh-so special. And while we're eagerly anticipating the next south swell with bated breath, surfing won't be the only sliding we're doing this hot season. We're taking this mantra to heart and slidin' right on through the summer. Whether we're soaking in the sun, barbecuing with friends, catching the new surf-inspired exhibits at the IBM Building, or sippin' on a refreshing cocktail and catching a new surf flick at the IBM building, we're basking in the hot season like never before. Join us as we make some waves this hot season.
Beyond the Surface
June 28 at 6pm
With unshakable determination for a better world Ishita Malaviya, India's first female surfer, joins a talented group of women as they travel through Southern India documenting the ways in which surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity are bringing hope and fueling change for local people and the planet. RSVP for your free tickets.
July 12 at 6pm
Follow the legendary surfers Aamion and Daize Goodwin from their island home of Kauai through 15 different countries in the quest for surf and to fulfill a calling handed down through generations. RSVP for your free tickets.
July 19 at 6pm
The waves of the Italian coast have carried merchants, fishermen, travelers and kings. Preserved like a Roman ruin, the surf of the Italian coast now carries surfer, artist and environmentalist Chris Del Moro on a pilgrimage back to his ancestral homeland to explore a culture where old-world convention and traditional craftsmanship have matured into a modern surf lifestyle. RSVP for your free tickets.
Vintage Photo + Surfboard Exhibit
This summer, view a special vintage surf photo and board exhibit celebrating the 60's, 70's, and 80s featuring photography by Steve Wilkings, David Darling and Warren Bolster. Plus, we're showcasing surf boards inspired by this era, shaped by Bret Marumoto, Toots, and Glenn Pang. Visit the IBM Building on 1240 Ala Moana Boulevard daily June 28-July 25 gallery hours, 10am-5pm.
Daniel Fuller & Zak Noyle Art Exhibit
Famed surf photographer Zak Noyle will be displaying an awe-inspiring collection of surf photos depicting his travels across the planet. From the harrowing lineups of the North Shore to the azure-tinted seas of Indonesia and beyond, Noyle is routinely regarded as one of the sport's leading lensmen and we're elated to have his work on display at Ward Centre, alongside Noyle is the multifaceted professional surfer and artist Daniel Fuller. Here, Fuller has created a jaw-droppingly beautiful collection of work that showcases his unique aesthetic and innate ability behind the lens. Exhibit open July 27-August 17 and is located at Ward Centre next to Bed Bath & Beyond. Gallery hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 11am-9pm & Sunday, 11am-6pm
Big Fish Chase
Kewalo has a history rooted in the art of fishing and was traditionally the heart of a bustling fishing village in Kaka'ako. On June 10, 1970, the largest marlin caught rod-and-reel in the world was caught by Captain Cornelius Choy off of Kewalo Harbor, weighing in at 1,805 pounds. The marlin was dubbed "Choy's Monster" and continues to hold the record today. In honor of Choy's Monster, Kewalo Harbor introduces the Kewalo Harbor Big Fish Chase. The base entry will be split evenly among the largest marlin, ahi, ono and mahimahi and the guaranteed $10,000 purse is split amongst the largest marlin, ahi, ono, and mahimahi. Visit wardvillage.com/bigfishchase for full info and how to register!
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