Raised in La'ie, Adam A. Palmer has been roaming the beaches of O'ahu's North Shore for over two decades. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography, Palmer lived and photographed in various places, including New York, Japan, Utah, and California. Eventually, lured by memories of O'ahu's beaches and waterfalls, he returned to Hawai'i to stay.
Will Hoover is an award-winning journalist and songwriter who has been the North Shore beat reporter for The Honolulu Advertiser since 2002. He has covered everything from surf contests to sign controversies to the search for elusive sunrise seashells.