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Monster surf keeps lifeguards busy, especially on north shores

Another winter swell has been keeping lifeguards busy.

A high surf warning is in effect for north- and west-facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai, and north-facing shores of Maui until 6 a.m. 214 more words


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Lifeguard Training

My kids have been in swimming lessons for quite a while. I took them when I was a child, as most people do, but I’m nowhere near as good at swimming as my kids are. 4,540 more words


Durban Delight

Every year my company shuts down for 3-4 weeks over Christmas and I often go away to family and am not in my hometown for the holiday season. 744 more words

Dozens rescued off Oahu as forecasters extend high surf warning for much of state

Two people are lucky to be alive after a large wave swept them into the ocean Monday.

The call came in at around 9:45 a.m. from Makapuu tide pools in East Oahu.  589 more words


High surf advisory remains in effect for east-facing shores

More dangerous waves roll into Hawaii Friday morning. A high surf advisory remains in effect for east-facing shores until 6 a.m. Saturday.

The National Weather Service says surf with 6 to 10-foot faces rolls in. 14 more words


Lifeguards rescue unconscious surfer from Pipeline waters

Ocean Safety lifeguards at Ehukai Beach rescued a surfer that was unconscious in the water at the Pipeline surf break.

The call came in around 11:45 a.m. 133 more words


City mulls three options for longer beach season, refuses to entertain spending more money

We might get to splash for a little longer next summer, as the city is considering three options that could extend the beach season.

Despite a heat wave, City of Ottawa beaches closed on Aug. 662 more words

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