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When in Doubt, Paddle It out – How Professional Surfer Tia Blanco Rides Life’s Waves

We don’t usually juxtapose the words vegan and athlete — unless we’re talking about professional surfer, Tia Blanco. First place International Surfing Association Gold medalist are also impressive titles that fall under her belt. Nearing her twentieth year of life, Blanco is riding waves seamlessly, in and out of the ocean.

All About Rebecca Ronald

From serving as Billabong’s brand ambassador and lifestyle model at the budding age of 17 to where she is today, it seems bizarre that Rebecca Ronald is merely in her early 20s. The last five years for Rebecca have been packed with highs, lows, and a whole lot of soul searching. Let’s just say this woman can handle just about anything, all with an open heart and a smile upon her face.

Sirena + the Sea

Hailing from the East Coast, Laurie DiBiagio had big dreams of a small chain of islands. Just two short years ago, Laurie picked herself up and relocated to Oahu to find her true destiny. “When the islands want you, it’s magnetic. I know I was brought here to heal and thrive,” she said. It was there on the North Shore where her vision for her company Sirena + the Sea blossomed. Laurie teamed up with close friend Nikole Nelson to create their debut collection Blkcoral. The line consists of handmade, woven wearable art that can go from street to sea seamlessly. Laurie and Niki’s love for the Hawaiian Islands and the ocean emanates from their neckwear and bodywear made from recycled and reclaimed sari silks. These…

Lady Slider

“More than anything, I just believe in doing what you’re passionate about and giving yourself the freedom to do whatever makes you happy!” wise words from Tara Michie, also known as “Lady Slider” to her blog followers.  Michie grew up splitting her time between Hilo and Honolulu and graduated from the “Apparel Product Design and Merchandising” program at UH. Creating her home on North Shore, she recently became the designer/muse for the company Cameron Hawaii, a Hawaii- inspired clothing company based out of LA.

Salt Water Therapy: An Ancient and Pocket Friendly Path to Tranquility and Well-being…

Therapy comes in all sorts of packages and is good for the mind, the body, and the soul. Sea Salt in all of its simplicity is more than just a seasoning, but historically a very powerful and therapeutic substance. Popular and pricey at Spas, a rejuvenating Salt Water Bath is at your fingertips, but it’s more affordable to do at home.