Honolua Bay

Dreamy right-breaking pointbreak located on the northwest corner of Maui, Hawaii; described by four-time world champion Mark Richards as "the ultimate wave; the best wave in the world."

Beginning at an outermost section called Coconut Grove, the wave at Honolua bends into the cliff-and boulder-lined bay, passes through the Cove takeoff area, and arranges itself into a long, fast, perfectly foiled wall that spins through two or three bowl sections. The northeasterly tradewinds blow offshore a...