How do you pronounce Maikai?

How do you pronounce Maikai?

maikai — Parker, Haw to Eng / mā’i-ka’i /, 1. n., Beauty; external excellence of persons or things.

What is a Buto?

(obsolete) a testicle; the testicles.

What does Waimea mean in Hawaiian?

Waimea is a common place name in Hawaii and New Zealand. In Hawaiian, it means reddish water; in Māori it means forgotten or hidden stream.

What does Wailua mean in Hawaiian?

Two Waters

What is Waimea known for?

Waimea is known for many things! Its rolling hills, the crisp nights and beautiful clear skies, its close proximity to the impressive Waipi’o Valley and, of course, the beautiful white sand beaches on the north Kona and Kohala coast.

How big are the waves at Waimea?

Open-ocean swells of this height generally translate to wave faces in the bay of 30 feet (9.1 m) to 40 feet (12 m). The most recent tournament was in February 2016.

Why does Hawaii get big waves?

Powerful Pacific storms to the north drive huge swells towards the islands, creating the big waves Hawaii is known for. Waves generated from these storms can create dangerous and unpredictable conditions.

How deep is the water at Waimea Bay?

about 30 feet

How often does the Waimea River break?

The river’s located on the north shore of Oahu and flows from the back of the valley toward the bay. This phenomenon only happens a few times a year, when the river’s really gushing, leading surfers to ride the chocolate-colored river wave for days at a time.

Can you swim at Waimea Bay?

Waimea Bay Beach Park Waimea is famous for its 30-foot waves in the winter and is a top place to watch some of the world’s best and bravest surfers. During summer, the water calms considerably and is a great destination for swimming, snorkeling and diving.

What is a Riverbreak?

A rivermouth break breaks at or near the entrance to a river or creek. It can break as either a left-breaking or right-breaking wave, or a peak which breaks both ways. The bottom is usually sand, but can be pebbles, rocks, or even coral reef. Examples include Mundaka in Spain, and Merimbula bar in Australia.

What is Riverbreak surfing?

Riverbreak is river surfing’s premier online magazine, featuring news, commentary, gear reviews, photography, videos and art from the global river surf community’s intriguing modern river surf figures.