Featured Articles

Kona’s Dorian in ‘Eddie’ Field

February 25, 2016, 7:57 AM HST
* Updated February 25, 4:59 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

Quicksilver image.

Quiksilver image.

The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau is officially on.

Event organizers issued a Green Alert earlier this week ahead of a large northwest swell that was forecast to bring large waves to Oahu’s shores. Just before 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aikau’s youngest brother, Clyde Aikau, announced to the crowd gathered at Waimea Bay that the event was a go.

Kona’s Shane Dorian is among 28 competitors who will take part in the competition, which was last run in 2009. He will be in Heat 1 during his first and second rounds.

Competition gets underway at 8 a.m. The event can be streamed at the official event website.

 

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Cancel
Mahalo for Subscribing
×

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments