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September 9, 2004



            Waimanalo Sunset on the Beach will be showing Don King’s world-renowned surfing film, The Day, followed by The Rundown, on Saturday, September 11, 2004 at the Waimanalo Beach Park.


            The Day is a story of the best surfing conditions at Peahi Beach, also known as “Jaws”, on the Island of Maui. The Day celebrates the heart, mind and soul of big wave surfing at the mecca of tow-in-surfing, “Jaws.”


On November 26, 2002, a melting of variables create the world’s largest rideable waves and a day the surfing world long remember.  The Day captures and captivates with stunning surf footage 20 to 30-foot barrel waves.


Highlighting the film are some of the best large wave surfers in the world:  Laird Hamilton, David Kalama, Darrick Doerner and Tom Carroll.  Don King, Sonny Miller and Mike Prickett directed and photographed the short film, capturing the shear force and majesty of “The Day” for all to enjoy.


            Don King and several of the surfers and cast of The Day will be at Waimanalo Sunset on the Beach to introduce the film on Saturday, September 11, at 7:15 pm.


            Waimanalo Sunset on the Beach is a two-day event this Saturday and Sunday, September 11 & 12 at Waimanalo Beach Park from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.  The weekend offers two days of fun and activities, great food, fabulous entertainment, blockbuster movies, Children’s Center, health Expo, Hawaiian Island Creation Surf Village, Classic Car Display and a Market Place.  Fifteen local restaurants feature their ethnic and signature dishes at very affordable prices.  The event is free and open to the general public.


            A free shuttle will be offered from noon each day between Waimanalo Elementary School and Waimanalo District Park and Waimanalo Beach Park.  At the school and park, ample parking is available and a $2.00 donation per car will be accepted with the proceeds benefiting the Waimanalo Football Association.


            For more information, call Patty Teruya at 259-7342 or 692-5831 or 523-CITY.



Friday, September 10, 2004

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