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Catch a Wave Snapshot Contest!

If there’s such thing as the perfect wave, you can find it along the North Shore of Oahu. And now winter storms in the Pacific Ocean are creating the biggest waves of the year for Hawaii’s beautiful beaches, making for intense surfing competitions like “The Eddie” in memory of legendary lifeguard of Waimea, Eddie Aikau.

Surf’s Up. Cool Down.

When the air temp is cooler than the water temp, you might feel inclined to hop on a party wave. On our Waimea Bay Cam in Hawaii’s North Shore, you can join the fun. You might even spot a rainbow. Did You Know? Waimea Bay was an influential surf spot during the dawn of big wave surfing

Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day: whether you’re watching the sunrise over Waimea Bay in Hawaii, or greeting osprey family Rachel and Steve as they catch a fresh fish for lunch, make it a point today to connect with the natural world. How will you celebrate nature today? Did you make an Earth Day pledge or personal resolution? Post it to our Facebook page or Tweet

The End of the Rainbow: Secret Exposed!

People have wondered for years where the rainbow ends and what can be found at the end of the rainbow. Well our live cam proves it. The answer is: Hawaii! Visit the Waimea Bay Cam and see for yourself. Be warned, you’re likely to find surfers and beautiful sunsets.

Fanshots from Hawaii Cams

There’s been great waves and great weather on Oahu this week, and our fans have  caught some great snapshots from the live cams. Scroll through the comments and see more live action screen captures from the week’s swell. Visit the Pipeline, Waimea and Turtle Bay Cams to see how they’re breaking today. (Photo from explore.org fan, luvnature)

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