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Emily Jones : October 23, 2014 11:21 am : Hawaii
They’re strangers. Strangers aren’t supposed to affect your daily life very much. Strangers don’t have your trust. They don’t have your time, like friends who’ve had years with you. They don’t hold a place in your memory.   But these strangers have a power; these strangers have stories.   Their stories bridge the distance between more »
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Next up…Morocco!

Emily Jones : September 27, 2014 12:25 pm : International
The Middle East trip has been an integral part of STN’s international program for years. From the shores of Egypt to the ruins of Turkey, no trip looks quite like the other, but each one offers an incredible amount of adventure.  Surfing The Nations is excited to announce this year’s Winter trip is to the more »
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Until Next Time, Sri Lanka.

Emily Jones : September 25, 2014 4:18 pm : International, Surf
Today’s blog comes from Katie Redmond, our incredible, world-traveling humanitarian barista at Surfers Coffee Bar! Katie just recently returned from an STN surf trip to Sri Lanka! Here she shares about the land of the Jungle Book and all she experienced there. In 1998, Sri Lanka breached the radar of Surfing the Nations. STN found more »
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The Youth Of Wahiawa Thrive in Ulu Pono

Emily Jones : September 19, 2014 2:53 pm : Hawaii, Outreach, Ulu Pono, Uncategorized
Today’s blog post comes from Ulu Pono director Brittany Southwick. The Ulu Pono program has grown by leaps and bounds over the years, and with the continued support of local charities and volunteers, so have the kids! Brittany writes about the amazing summer that the Ulu Pono kids an teens had and tells us what’s more »
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Pioneering New Surf Frontiers: North Korea

admin : August 30, 2014 1:41 pm : International, Surf
In a history-making moment this past July, 19 surfers departed the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia to bring one of the most freeing experiences known to man – surfing – to the most closed nation on earth: The Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (a.k.a. North Korea). Each person returned with incredible stories about a country more »
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Shop On Amazon + Give Back

Emily Jones : August 28, 2014 9:43 am : Causes, Hawaii
Any new finds on Amazon? Getting your Christmas shopping started early? Now, one of the easiest ways for you to shop, has also become an easy way to give with AmazonSmile! You can choose to donate to Surfing the Nations at no added cost to your transaction. 0.5% of the price of eligible products will more »
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Sailing Adventure Leadership Training

Emily Jones : August 20, 2014 4:52 pm : Hawaii, Ohana
Aiming to take our commitment of character and leadership building to the next level, Surfing The Nations is excited to add a new leadership training program to its roster: S.A.L.T. – Sailing Adventure Leadership Training! This program gives senior STN staff and volunteers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to set sail around various Hawaiian Islands on a more »
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Emily Jones : August 13, 2014 5:04 pm : International
The 17th Annual Indonesia trip has come to a close. I had the amazing opportunity to lead this adventure trip full of amazing people. Our diverse team of 21 included surfers, photographers, musicians, college students, and a family of four! We started in Kuta, Bali and over the course of three and a half weeks, more »
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Hurricane Playlist: Pepa Knight

Emily Jones : August 6, 2014 4:47 pm : Uncategorized, Videos
I sat in the Surfers Coffee Bar on an ordinary work day, trying to think of a band to write about for a weekend music feature.My friend, Tyler, was visiting from California and plopped down next to me as I stared blankly at my screen, weary from browsing. Seeing the chance to get some fresh more »
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Falling In Love With FTH: A California Girl’s Story

Akela.Newman : July 31, 2014 5:11 pm : Uncategorized
STN’s Feeding the Hungry (FTH) program is 16 years in the running and one of the biggest food distribution productions in Hawaii. FTH has been featured on several news channels and in multiple news publications. Throughout FTH’s two main locations for food distribution, we distribute 30-40,000 pounds of food donated by the Hawaii Food Bank more »
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