Kagoshima Honeymooners


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had a great time with Yamaguchi-san and Kotomi-san yesterday afternoon. two young newlyweds enjoying their first trip to hawaii, and also enjoying their first time in the hawaiian ocean.
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it was Kotomi-san’s first time surfing so i told her what i tell everyone. LOOK FORWARD!
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and she stood up on her very first wave of her life! omg, so stoked!
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another happy newborn surfer girl!
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Yamaguchi-san is a short boarder but because the waves were small, i let him try my longboard. and once he got use to it, he caught some amazing long waves!
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super cool surfer from Kagoshima.
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another awesome ride!
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thank you Yamaguchi-san and Kotomi-san for the wonderful afternoon. i’m surprised how energetic you both are! we surfed for so long!!! haha.
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imagine coming to hawaii for the first time and trying to order at a local plate lunch window. it makes me remember the first time i did this in japan. it was such a freaky experience! haha. good job guys. hope you enjoyed your locomoco!

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February 23, 2017 Hawaii Surf Report


Peace! I’m going freedom diving today!

Good morning 6:20am.
North shore 3-5’ and good!
Ala Moana flat to knee high and clean.
Diamond Head chest high and windy.
Trade winds at 25mph.
Sunny and cool day.
Going surfing and free diving!
Have a wonderful day!

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Happiest Doctor in the World!


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if you want to meet one of the most happiest surfers in the world, meet Dr. Hara-san. i really like surfing with him because he just surfs, smiles, and enjoys each ride by ride.
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and the waves were supposed to be flat today? i saw a guy in the parking lot and he told me he wasn’t going to surf because the waves were too small. he went home, we went surfing. i felt sorry for him. haha.
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once again, one of the most happiest surfer in the world.
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Dr. Hara-san caught a full years worth of waves. i’d say he rode a total distance of 3 kilometers. and paddled for about 4. perfect rides!
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nice to see Angela out there too. another one of the most happiest surfers in the world.
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then went to pick up Dr. Hara-san’s beautiful family for lunch. so happy to see everybody enjoying the hot pho! can you believe i ate vietnam food for the past 4 days in a row? i love it!
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Mili-chan and Kai-chan enjoying the cool shave ice. two beautiful happy girls!
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when you hang out with Dr. Hara-san, you get his positive energy to smile. and it makes everyone smile too. gosh, i would love if he was my own doctor because mine don’t smile at all. haha. thank you guy and girls for the lovely morning!
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then went to take a nap in Mayuki before my marathon afternoon session with the newlyweds Mr. and Mrs. Yamaguchi-san. great nap, and greater surfing after the nap. scored another perfect day in paradise again!

i have the next 3 days off so i’ll be pretty much everywhere doing everything. haha. i spent 6 hours in the water today and i wouldn’t be surprised if i spend more than that tomorrow. we shall see…

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