Team HLSI- Native Hawaiian Lifeguards

BIG ISLAND SURF SCHOOL

Meet our surfing 'ohana (family) of professional surfing coaches and certified lifeguards. Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors are born and raised here in the islands. Who better to surf with when in Hawaii but the Hawaiians? Come join our native surfing 'ohana out on the Kona style waves!

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Capt. Rick Green - Owner/ Sr Lifeguard/ Boat Captain

Surfing Since: 1965

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Jacob "Jake" Green- Head Surf Coach/ Lifeguard

Surfing Since: 2004

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Captain Keli'i Hill- Lifeguard/ Boat Captain/ HCRA

Surfing Since: 1998

Keahi Robins - Sr. Lifeguard/ HCRA

Surfing Since: 1965

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Tifani Stegehuis- GM/ Lifeguard/ HCRA

Surfing Since: 1998

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John "Ras John" Carter- Lifeguard/ Photographer

Surfing Since: 1998

Paul Hofelich-  Lifeguard/ Dive Master

Surfing Since: 1993

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Hoka Kimitete-  Sr. Lifeguard/ County LG/ ARC Instructor/ HCRA    Surfing Since: 1953

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Kamalani Stegehuis-  Future Lifeguard/ HCRA

Surfing Since: 2006

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Ricky Green-  Lifeguard

HLSI Lifeguard for Life

Rest In Paradise

1998-2009

Jonah Kaikane Carter-  Future Lifeguard/ HCRA

Surfing Since: 2013

John  Tuhy- Lifeguard

HLSI Lifeguard for Life

Rest In Paradise

1998-2009