Monthly Archives: July 2012

Parties settle in Aikau movie lawsuit

ESPN.com By Keith Hamm July 27, 2012 The escalating court fight over the feature-film rights to legendary waterman Eddie Aikau’s life story ebbed dramatically last week in Hawaii as all sides tentatively hammered out a settlement that has them joining … Continue reading

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Sean Collins Article on The Mechanics of Teahupo’o

This is reposted from Garrett McNamara’s website Teahupoʻo is a village on the south-west coast of the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, southern Pacific Ocean. It is known for the surf break and heavy, glassy waves offshore, often reaching 2 … Continue reading

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Seeing through a blind surfer

By Kevin Acee July 27, 2012 U~T San Diego I’m standing on the sand of La Jolla Shores on Friday morning. Out in the water, a blind man stands up on his surf board, and for a moment I feel … Continue reading

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Ke Alaka’i: Waialua sugar mill, hidden treasure of the North shore

Written by Phillip Andrus~Multimedia Specialist Thursday, 26 July 2012 Students looking for a great less-known local attraction would be intrigued by the complex at Waialua Sugar Mill. Located just beyond Haleiwa town, the Waialua Sugar Mill remains one of Oahu’s … Continue reading

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People thwart rescue of beached whale in Indonesia

Jul 27, 2012 10:14 AM EDT JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Efforts to save a beached whale in Indonesia are being thwarted by hordes of spectators and some may have climbed on the creature. One of the rescuers said the 12-meter … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Kahuna (the loggerhead turtle) Heads Back To Sea

NewsRadio 1290 WJNO July 7, 2012 Click here to see Kahuna (Sorry, video won’t embed) After almost 2 years of rehabilitation at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, she was released back into the ocean. On Saturday morning, hundreds of people gathered at … Continue reading

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Daily Breeze: Photos USS Iowa first look

SAN PEDRO — Crews were hard at work Monday getting the USS Iowa ready for its official opening Saturday as a museum at the Port of Los Angeles. Workers aboard the World War II battleship, above, find it takes a … Continue reading

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SkyNews: Giant One-Ton Crocodile Enters Record Books

The seven metre reptile was captured by villagers in the Philippines last year after a series of deadly attacks 4:29pm UK, Sunday 01 July 2012 A seven metre-long crocodile has been confirmed as the largest in captivity. Lolong weighs more … Continue reading

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