Published on May 17th, 2023 | by Supworldmagazine
The SUP KANAKS and Friends – Dare to Dream Edition
Prepare to get comfy and follow Aloha Visuals on this amazing SUPSurf film – a captivating and inspiring film that takes you on a remarkable journey through the life of Ekolu Kalama, a small-town boy from the enchanting island of Molokai. From humble beginnings, Ekolu’s burning passion and unwavering determination lead him to become the first-ever paid professional paddle boarder in history.
« IF A SMALL TOWN BOY FROM THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI CAN DO IT, THEN ANYBODY CAN DO IT, YOU GOTTA WORK HARD, YOU GOTTA BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, YOU GOTTA DARE TO DREAM…. » EK
« An inspiring story of a small town boy (Ekolu Kalama) from the island of Molokai, who dreams of becoming a professional waterman. He grows up to become the first paid professional paddle boarder in history. He overcame adversity, excelled, and went on to become #1 the World, winning the 2009 World Professional Stand Up Paddleboard Championship. Ekolu’s co-stars are Ikaika Kawaii and Kelson Kihe, both joined Ekolu on the Stand Up Paddle Professional World Tour in 2010. The three became known as the SUP KANAKS. The cast is rounded out with a trio of special guest wave-riders: (1) Ekolu’s wife, Honora Kalama, (2)Jordan Kekahuna Lawrence (RIP), and Captain Ron Suffron(producer/director/waverider). Film provides a unique combination of Live performances blended with breath taking visuals, highlighting amazing sup-surfing talents, the majestic, natural beauty of Hawaii, including dolphins, honu (turtles), birds, and more… with an informative and educational perspective on Hawaiian history and culture… ALL set to the soothing, rhythmic, and upbeat island sounds from Ekolu ’s incredible “Dare to Dream” soundtrack, with 2 bonus songs : Hoomakaukau and Captain America. Destiny brings together this group of dreamers lives together manifesting into this uplifting, inspirational musical, designed to encourage everyone to live their dreams, to Dare to Dream!!! Climb aboard for the ride of your life!!
Enjoy the Show!!!
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