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Hawaiian South Shore October Newsletter

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WHO AND WHAT IS THUNDERBOLT TECHNOLOGIES David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore Mark Nelson founded Carve Sports, Inc. / VERITAS SURFCRAFT in 2014. Since that time, Mark and his team have partnered with Yu Sumitomo of Thunderbolt Technologies and elite longboard surfers including CJ Nelson, Harley Ingleby and Ben Skinner. Together with their shapers, this team has created exceptional lineups of high-performance and classic longboards. These boards have fun shapers and an established distribution of their boards in most major surf markets around the world. Brands include, CJ Nelson Designs, Harley Ingleby Series by Tolhurst Surfboards, Skindog Surfboards and...

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Hawaiian South Shore September Newsletter

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KOMBUCHA: GOOD HEALTH THROUGH GOOD DRINKS David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore I’ve been drinking kombucha for the past two years now. I usually drink one bottle of kombucha every day, and I really like it. The probiotics (a.k.a. good bacteria) that grow in kombucha help to ensure that our digestive systems have good bacteria that are necessary for optimal health. Especially in an age when antibiotics are prescribed liberally throughout the world. It is quite common to lack these healthy probiotics, so it is important to find ways to replace them. I’ve always been conscious of the fact...

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Hawaiian South Shore August Newsletter

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TREAT YOUR FEET TO AN AT HOME MASSAGE David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore We’ve been lucky this summer to have a few swells. Boy last year the surf was pretty bad. After surfing for several days in a row, my feet started to bother me. I think my feet really ache me most times because I’m flat footed. Also, often times when I work for several days on my feet, I do feel it. When I get that feeling of needing a massage, and I don’t have the time to go, I use my foot roller massage. Actually,...

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Hawaiian South Shore July Newsletter

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THE VARYING CULTURES OF TOKYO AND OSAKA David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore One of the convenient perks of being a surfer is that we are often inspired to travel. Although we may plan most of our trips around swells and specific waves, the travel that we do in pursuit of surf, exposes us to a wide diversity of cultures, which broadens us and makes us better informed and more tolerant. Plus, it’s exciting! While it is common to find different cultures in different countries, many people fail to realize the cultural diversity that is present in different regions...

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Hawaiian South Shore May Newsletter

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I GUESS SHE WAS RIGHT… AGAIN David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore I got my first tattoo when I was in the Navy, and I guess it was more of the influence of the people around me. Many on board the ship had them, and I was open to the idea of getting one. I have one on my chest and another on my leg. The leg tattoo was the first; it’s a sailing ship, in the form of a pirate’s ship. After being on board the ship and learning how things worked, I got really intrigued about how to...

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