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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Bobo's Haena

USA, Hawaii, Kauai

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Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 22° 13.514' N
Longitude: 159° 34.667' W

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 Access

Bobo's is on the north shore of Kaua'i. Northshore - very near Ke'e Beach which is at the end of Haena road. Walking distance from Ke'e beach, or just park near Cannon's surf site and move down north. The land area fronting Bobo's surf spot used to be a nudist colony in the late sixties/early seventies - it was called Taylor Camp.

English (Translate this text in English): Bobo's is on the north shore of Kaua'i. Northshore - very near Ke'e Beach which is at the end of Haena road. Walking distance from Ke'e beach, or just park near Cannon's surf site and move down north. The land area fronting Bobo's surf spot used to be a nudist colony in the late sixties/early seventies - it was called Taylor Camp.

English (Translate this text in English): Bobo's is on the north shore of Kaua'i. Northshore - very near Ke'e Beach which is at the end of Haena road. Walking distance from Ke'e beach, or just park near Cannon's surf site and move down north. The land area fronting Bobo's surf spot used to be a nudist colony in the late sixties/early seventies - it was called Taylor Camp.

English (Translate this text in English): Bobo's is on the north shore of Kaua'i. Northshore - very near Ke'e Beach which is at the end of Haena road. Walking distance from Ke'e beach, or just park near Cannon's surf site and move down north. The land area fronting Bobo's surf spot used to be a nudist colony in the late sixties/early seventies - it was called Taylor Camp.

DistanceSell the house, wife and kids

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Bobo's

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityTotally Epic

ExperiencePros or kamikaze only...

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerHollow

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionWest

Good wind directionSouth

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Urchins
- Rocks

 Additional Information

This surf site is named after Stanford Morinaka, aka: "Bobo Satomo". You must be a good goofy foot kamikaze surfer,like the guy that it was named after. Just stay deep and high in the tube. You could ride it backside, but you gotta be hot to do it.

English (Translate this text in English): This surf site is named after Stanford Morinaka, aka: "Bobo Satomo". You must be a good goofy foot kamikaze surfer,like the guy that it was named after. Just stay deep and high in the tube. You could ride it backside, but you gotta be hot to do it.

English (Translate this text in English): This surf site is named after Stanford Morinaka, aka: "Bobo Satomo". You must be a good goofy foot kamikaze surfer,like the guy that it was named after. Just stay deep and high in the tube. You could ride it backside, but you gotta be hot to do it.

English (Translate this text in English): This surf site is named after Stanford Morinaka, aka: "Bobo Satomo". You must be a good goofy foot kamikaze surfer,like the guy that it was named after. Just stay deep and high in the tube. You could ride it backside, but you gotta be hot to do it.

Atmosphere

It's a wicked place when it's big, and very shallow as the wave is breaking on the reef, maybe about six to eight inches deep.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a wicked place when it's big, and very shallow as the wave is breaking on the reef, maybe about six to eight inches deep.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a wicked place when it's big, and very shallow as the wave is breaking on the reef, maybe about six to eight inches deep.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a wicked place when it's big, and very shallow as the wave is breaking on the reef, maybe about six to eight inches deep.

General

It's a super hollow, fast tube ride. It's a goofy foot dream.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a super hollow, fast tube ride. It's a goofy foot dream.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a super hollow, fast tube ride. It's a goofy foot dream.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a super hollow, fast tube ride. It's a goofy foot dream.

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By Anonymous , 20-05-2009

about dat wahine name Bo Bo - oh how dea dat wahine Bo Bo pass herself off az da one who da surf spot is name afta! No wayz! Dat wahine BoBo was one dirty naked hippie living in da naked white commune called Taylah Kamp in Haena - check out her nude pictahs on the internet. I tink she wuz called Bobo Hawk or sumtin ladat. Yeah, jus one dirty naked drugged out hippie livin da free love style and druggin out, leavin her kid with somebody for watch um. She said so herself! Poor ting da kid. Now she stay old, and telling her lies for pass herself off as da surfah! HahHah!! Jus a big BS to all da gromme kidz so dey will look up to her!

By Anonymous , 24-10-2008

Bobo - I never surfed this place
But I knew Bobo...the wahine Bobo..never knew the other guy I went to school with Titus... Kapaa... Carlos sister an I have the same birthday 07/30.... I kinda remember lucas.... remember joe bauguess? kauai surfboards behind otsuka service... speaking of otsuka service ...remember raymond fernandez? he pumped gas at otsukas 76 station, was a custodian at kapaa school and also was the projectionist at pono theater in kapaa... yeah ... wasnt crowded in those days.... princeville was a cow pasture... i can remember going out to middle of the bay alone with nobody out on a good day...same with cannons... been on the west coast now for 28 years though .. talked to mitchell alapa a few months ago first time in maybe 30 years... yeah back in the day....hanalei at 10 feet with three guys out...imagine that!.... used to body surf inside waiohai... imagine that ! used to surf mahelona bay... thats right mahelona bay...imagine that!

By Anonymous , 31-10-2006

- is this the same place as pukas?

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