Manulele Media

Hawai`'s Multi-Media Company Since 1997

Freesurf Magazine

Freesurf Magazine, the only surf publication in the world produced on the North Shore. Freesurf delivers authentic surf coverage from the front lines and throughout.

Board Stories TV

Manulele Incorporated produces Board Stories TV. Airing in Hawaii on OC 16 and on Cox Cable in Southern California.

Manulele Inc.

Manulele Incorporated’s Media Mill offers added value by outputting the client’s promotional news, events and industry happenings through Freesurf’s various media platforms.

Freesurf Magazine, Board Stories TV, and Manulele’s social media outlets provide prime opportunities for companies interested in targeting males and females between the ages of 12 and 54 who engage in healthy and active lifestyles popularized by the booming extreme sports industry.

With the massive expansion of world media, authenticity reigns as a defining element. In a sea of sameness accelerated by digital media, Manulele Media stands unique with print, TV and digital media on offer.

While all the retail shops promote a diverse array of certain brands and products, there is ONE element that unites all of the elements to create and reflect what we proudly call our surfing community.

All the different shops and companies are looking to promote and sell the products they carry, their athletes, events and vibe. Freesurf Magazine emerges as THE essential “back bone.” Freesurf Magazine is the common thread, the shared DNA, that sews together our culture.

Manulele Inc is a Hawaii based multi media company since 1997 producing and distributing print, TV, PR services and digital online media via an in house video, photo and production team. While maintaining our daily, weekly and monthly deadlines, Manulele also provides turn-key production services and raw content to our clients.

Manulele is Hawai‘i’s premiere surf, beach lifestyle and board sports media. Based at Sunset Beach on O‘ahu’s North Shore, Manulele Incorporated is directly connected to the source of the action, athletes and industry players who set the trends.

Manulele’s growing media list includes, Surfline, Fox Sports, PBS, ABC, Outside Television Network, OC 16, Time Warner Cable and COX 3, as well as international media outlets in Japan, OFF TV in Brazil and Fuel TV in Australia.

“WSL Hawai‘i (formerly ASP Hawaii) and the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing have been pleased to join forces with Freesurf magazine and Manulele Inc media group on a variety of projects in recent years. “As we look ahead at our commitment to professional surfing, we continue to explore new ways to integrate Freesurf and Manulele Inc. “Their magazine has been an effective program partner for us during the Vans Triple Crown, and their team of writers, videographers and photographers has become an important partner for us in executing our event media operations in Hawai‘i.”

Jodi WilmottGeneral Manager, WSL Hawaii

“The team at Freesurf has their finger on the pulse of Hawai‘i. The reach of the mag is impressive as it is available in strategic locations throughout the islands. Not doubt FS is the best way to reach many levels of the diverse surfing and ocean community in Hawai‘i.”

Adam BorrelloDirector International Licensing/Marketing

“Freesurf is the voice of the most important surfing region in the world. If it happened in Freesurf, you know it’s happening.”

Evan SlaterGM Brand Marketing, Hurley

“Freesurf Magazine has always been the best way for us to reach the core surf customer in Hawai‘i, and since the magazines fly out of our stores each month we know that our ads are being seen by our customers. “We rely on Freesurf magazine and to keep us informed about all of Hawai‘i’s surf news. Their North Shore base keeps them right in the thick of the action, living, eating and breathing Hawai‘i’s surf culture.”

Mitch McEwenBrand Manager. Hawaiian Island Creations

“Hawai‘i is the birthplace of surfing. Nowadays, Hawai‘i is still the place where the limits are pushed and the boundaries are broken with it comes to surfing. Without Hawaii, the surf industry would not be where it is today and in order to be considered a legitimate brand in surfing, it is crucial to have a strong presence in Hawaii, and that is one of the many reasons we choose to advertise in Freesurf.”

Bradley MargolGlobal Marketing Manager, Quiksilver

Advertising with Freesurf magazine has helped align the Kona Brewing Company with consumers, partners and visitors that value the Liquid Aloha Lifestyle. It’s more than business – it’s relationships, connectivity, and opportunities for mutually beneficial experiences and growth.”

Rebecca VillegasKona Marketing Manager, Kona Brewing Co.