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The signature Big Wave Challenge, at the infamous Peahi surf break, ran successfully AND early in October this year! Local surfers took the wins in both the Menʻs and Womenʻs divisions! AYME reporter, Zariah Birrer, was onsite for the story!
AYME reporter Saralana Zender attends the highly popular race, The Front Street Mile, in Lahaina and reports!
Akaku Youth media Exchange reporter Dillon Jonke reports on the 2017 Maui Golf Open at Maui Lani. Dillon was the youngest competitor and placed 8th overall among both amateurs and pros!
History was made today when a womens event was run in parallel with the Mens pro WSL Big Wave Peahi Challenge. Maui locals dominated, with Haiku girl Paige Alms taking the historic win for the women, and Billy Kemper, another Maui native, wins his second Peahi Challenge.
The annual northshore youth surf event, Menehune Mayhem, hosted by Ian Walsh, delivered surf and more for island youth at Hookipa Beach Park on Maui. Akaku Youth Media Exchange reporter, Macaleigh Hendricks, covers this family friendly fun all day event. Youth not only compete in surfing but are also honored …
YBEAM and AYME alumni, Tabitha Blessum, returned home from college over winter break and produced this story with her DSLR, using all the skills she learned in YBEAM and now college! Tabitha is a graduate of Kihei Charter School, here she interviews paddling coach, Ellen Federoff, on the schools new …
Queen Emma athletic club uses the benefits of Olympic weightlifting for youth development.
The second annual big wave surfer polo fundraiser, Ride to Survive, takes place upcountry in Makawao. The Maui Polo Club hosts the event with proceeds benefiting the Hawaii Children\’s Cancer Foundation. Many of Maui\’s big wave surfers participate in a friendly competition to help the cause, including Pete Cabrinha, Paige …
The American Windsurfing Tour returns for year two at Hookipa Beach Park for the Severne Starboard Aloha Classic. AYME reporter, eighth grader at Carden Academy, Annie Reickert, attends the opening ceremony!
Maui Electric holds the annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament as a benefit for Maui United Way at Kaanapali Golf Course! AYME reporter, Kaimana Idica, finds out about the event, how it has grown and how it provides fun for all ages!