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Summer is rapidly approaching, which means non-stop swell for the south shore of Oahu. As the North Shore wraps up another impressive winter, the Waikiki side is stirring from its slumber, preparing to deliver a summer full of waves. Names like Kaniela Stewart, Nique Miller, Haley Otto, Kelis Kaleopaa, Megan Godinez, and Tiki Willis are fixtures in the lineup in Waikiki. The above video perfectly encapsulates a summer day at Queens. Outriggers. Hang tens. A mix of pro and amateur surfers. Sunburns and tan lines. Smiles and sunshine. And lots and lots of waves. Summer is coming — get excited.


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