JAWS - Peahi Maui famous surf break goes off this week - pics and videos
By now the whole world is aware that a big storm-generated ocean swell hit the Hawaiian Islands early this week. On Maui that means that the JAWS surf break in Peahi was epic and abuzz with activity. Swells of about 30 feet were hammering in on the north shore on Monday and Tuesday. This famous surf spot is hard to get to, but when the time comes, there's no stopping the crowd. In the water were surfers and jetskis, and assorted boats. In the air a bright yellow helicopter was getting some awesome footage of the tow-in surfing. High up on the shore hundreds of spectators and photographers were lined up and jostling for position. It was a circus!
Want to see some pictures of this event? Here's some good ones I stumbled upon via a Google Alert.
Please enjoy this video of JAWS made by my co-worker's girlfriend...