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Ohai Family Festival

Emily Jones : April 3, 2014 3:53 pm : Guest, Hawaii, Outreach, Ulu Pono
Today’s blog comes from Katie Connor,  the director of STN’s Ulu Pono program. To see more photos and read more about her life working with the kids of Wahiawa, visit her blog.   Do you remember your first piano recital or football game? The weeks of practice and the butterflies in your stomach? Do you more »
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Stumptown Brings SCB To The Next Level

Emily Jones : March 28, 2014 2:56 pm : Uncategorized
The Surfers Coffee Bar got an extra jolt last Friday morning with a visit from Stumptown’s very own David George.  This seven-year veteran with Stumptown Coffee Roasters took the five hour flight from Portland to Wahiawa to up the expertise of the already “Top 10 Coffee Shops in Hawaii” placeholder. SCB Barsita, Karen Domingo was more »
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Aloha, Clark

Emily Jones : March 22, 2014 4:24 pm : Hawaii
Iconic Hawaiian artist Clark Takashima tragically passed away last weekend and here at STN we are saddened by the loss of this friend and supporter. Clark was not only a famous surf artist on the island, but had a heart to give back through his passion. He was a returning headline artist in several of more »
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Thank You From The Heart

Emily Jones : March 5, 2014 3:16 pm : Hawaii
Sometimes when you get into the day-to-day work at a non-profit, it’s hard to see how far you have come – that is until an anonymous someone shows you from a bigger perspective. We are so grateful for the people that believe in transformation and hope, and  our efforts would be fruitless without them. Below more »
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Surfing The Nations collaboration with Stoked On Life!

admin : February 22, 2014 2:36 pm : Uncategorized
For the next ten days, Surfing The Nations is collaborating with SOL (Stoked On Life) to bring you some limited edition “Surfers Giving Back” apparel and promote the idea of using your talents and passions to make a positive impact! 100% of the sale proceeds go to Surfing The Nations along with all of the more »
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The Vintage Goes Mobile!

Emily Jones : February 15, 2014 1:36 pm : Events, Hawaii
The boutique that is drawing people from all over the island is coming is to you!     The Vintage Humanitarian Boutique is going bringing their treasures to two events packed into one weekend.     The first event is The Hawaii Collector’s Expo at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, February 21-23. You can find The more »
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Bangladesh 2014

Emily Jones : February 6, 2014 4:39 pm : International
This Spring, Surfing The Nations embarks on their 10th annual Bangladesh Surfing Adventure, from April 9th until May 3rd. The team will be venturing to the outer island of St. Martin, as well as surfing Cox’s Bazar, and holding the annual Freedom Surf Contest, the only surf contest in the country. In keeping with their mission more »
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We Went To Turkey!

Emily Jones : January 17, 2014 2:32 pm : International, Uncategorized
In the end of 2013, STN went on their first ‘pioneer’ trip to Turkey. Today, staff member Gisele Pitot shares a little about the trip: “When I think of a pioneer I picture a David Livingstone-esque character: grizzly and sweaty, hacking through the jungle with a machete while mosquitos feast on him. I picture safari more »
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Adventure With STN In 2014

Emily Jones : January 11, 2014 3:01 pm : International, Outreach
In the recent film ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’, Walter lives a life of daydreams amidst his grey cubicle. Finally, in dramatic fashion, Walter breaks out of the routine and jumps into a new life of travel and adventure in the unknown. The Christmas Day release of The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty was more »
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Relief Update From The Philippines!

Emily Jones : January 3, 2014 4:26 pm : Guest, International, Outreach
Exactly a month ago, we told you about STN Staffer Brendon Johnson and his relief trip to the Philippines. Brendon, who was raised in the Philippines, embarked on December 8th on a four month trip to help those in the country he called home. Most media has quieted down regarding what was called the biggest storm more »
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