Team Riders

pakaloha team riderAlicia Malia Yamada
“I love surfing and finding uncrowded waves. Traveling, laughing, eating good food, family, and staying active are some of my favorite things in life. My life is blessed to be able to call this magical place my home.”
pakaloha team riderAloha Lopez
My love of the ocean began at an early age. Growing up on Maui and spending summers on the beaches of Mexico, I am an avid water woman that enjoys short boarding, long boarding, stand up paddling and diving. I began competing at the age of nine and won my first international surf contest at […]
pakaloha team riderAngelina Yossa
I was born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu. I started playing on the beach before I could even walk and I started surfing when I was 3 years old. I competed in my first surf contest when I was 6 years old, at the North Shore Menehune Surf Competition, and I ended […]
pakaloha team riderAnnie Starr Reickert
My love of the ocean has taken my life in an adventurous direction. Trading in traditional school for home school has allowed me to surf most mornings before returning home to hit the books. After school work is done for the day, I usually head back to the beach for an afternoon surf with friends. I […]
pakaloha team riderDominique Miller
Originally from Texas, I came to Hawaii on a running scholarship to UH for cross country and track. After college I really focused on surfing instead of running because it’s more fun and less impact on your body, and because I love the ocean more than anything. When I’m not surfing I’m diving for shells […]
pakaloha team riderEllie Brown
My name is Ellie Brown. I started surfing when I was old enough to swim. The ocean is my happy place and surfing is my true passion. I started to compete when I was 6 years old and my first contest was the Ian Walsh Menehune Mayhem. I now compete in almost every contest on […]
pakaloha team riderJimena Ochoa
Originally from Mexico, I’ve been surfing the best waves in Hawaii and Mexico over the years!
pakaloha team riderMadison Kalahui
Born and raised in Oahu, I always lived near the ocean. I grew up on Rocky Point on the North Shore but later moved to Hawaii Kai. I started longboarding when I was 12 years old. I started to compete in surf contests, summer of 2015 when I was 14 years old. I love competing […]
pakaloha team riderMelissa May Marie Black-Laws
Originally from Kingston Ontario Canada, I found myself fleeing the cold country in search of salty air, ocean breezes and all the surf I could find. Along the way I have travelled and surfed many beautiful parts of the world such as: Australia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Barbados, Nicaragua and of course Hawaii, the amazing […]
pakaloha team riderPaige Alms
I grew up on Maui and started surfing when I was 9. I started competing at 10 and soon worked my way up the rankings becoming a USSF National champion at the age of 13. In 2011 and 2012 I was nominated as one of three women for the Billabong XXL Women’s Performance Award, and […]
pakaloha team riderRaquel Lima
Raquel Lima is a Professional Kiteboarder originally from São Paulo Brazil. She was introduced to Kiteboarding in 2002 when she moved to Maui to learn English. “I knew that was where I belong, so after finishing my studies in Brazil and Germany I moved to Maui and made my dreams come true by living on […]
pakaloha team riderShelby Kailei Lane Schweitzer
Being born and raised in Hawaii, I have been surfing since I was old enough to swim across the deep end of my pool. Living on Maui has inspired me to take advantage of playing in the ocean whether it is surfing, windsurfing, stand up paddling or just cruising on the beach I have always […]
pakaloha team riderSusanna Walczak-Pol
I grew up on the beautiful island of Maui, so naturally the ocean would become a huge part of my life. I am blessed to call this island paradise my home. My passion for surfing has led me on numerous surf trips to exotic international destinations like Indonesia. The search is everything. While seeking out […]