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BOTE Presents // Ohana

BOTE Presents // Ohana

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BOTE Presents //Ohana Photography: Sean Murphy Videography: Tyler Trant The Big Island of Hawaii spans 93 miles wide and encompasses beautiful colored-sand beaches and lush rainforests. There lives Leilani Kaiawe-LaCuesta. A true Hawaiian whose lineage dates back to the 1700s. She lives and breathes her heritage and respects all that have paved the way for her. Leilani spends her time doing what makes her happy. She crafts traditional Hawaiian goods and gifts them to those she feels are worthy and who will truly represent her work. After taking us through her life and day-to-day on the island, Leilani reminds us...

Taloa

Taloa

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BOTE Presents //taloa Story: amber scheelPhotography: Sean Murphy Videography: COLORBLIND MEDIA From growing up surfing daily to becoming a Hollywood artist turned family man - Chris Taloa's deep appreciation for his homeland of Hawaii and mentality of always remaining pure of heart has shaped his life and how he shares it with the world. He embodies the true spirit of Hawaii from the culture to the sport of surfing, his love for all things water, and the spiritual vibe that brings people from all over the world. He believes the mix of people it attracts is one of the best...

BOTE Presents // Sage to Saddle

BOTE Presents // Sage to Saddle

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The Oglala Lakota, a Horse Nation out of the Great Plains, has developed a program on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to provide enjoyment and hobbies to those who may otherwise not have access to it. Sage to Saddle is devoted to building indoor riding arenas to give their children and adolescents a place to escape.
BOTE Presents // Bonefish

BOTE Presents // Bonefish

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BOTE Presents //BONEFISH Photography: Sean Murphy Videography: Tyler Trant KINDRED SPIRITS It’s one of those brother from another mother kind of stories. Two guys whose mutual interests brought them into a perfect partnership. Clint Kemp worked in the cigar industry, started a rum business, traveled the world, and oh yeah, owns and operates the Blackfly Lodge, a world-famous angler’s paradise. He’s also a 10th generation Bahamian with a deep knowledge of the islands’ history and an intimate understanding of the daily rhythms of the fish that inhabit these spectacularly blue waters. Drew Chicone is likewise a man of many talents....

BOTE Presents // Behind the Layers

BOTE Presents // Behind the Layers

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Meet Bode Robinson — An entrepreneur by day and artist by night (and by day). Really, she’s just a rad human. Many know her as a multidimensional maker, curator, and published author. She founded Good Type, a curation of lettering and typography from artists all over the world. If you’re lucky enough to meet her, you’ll quickly learn her love for people, nature, and purpose. She shares her soul through her art and brings everyone around her together.
BOTE Presents // Abalone

BOTE Presents // Abalone

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The modern day Abalone Story is one of conservation, science, and farming that allows for the continued pursuit of culinary breakthroughs and artistic masterpieces.
BOTE Presents // Bug Slinger™

BOTE Presents // Bug Slinger™

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Bug Slinger™ is an art driven brand, born somewhere between the Florida Keys and the driftless area of southwest Wisconsin, created around artistic designs to reflect a fresher insight into the fly fishing sport.
BOTE Presents // Harry: Godspeed

BOTE Presents // Harry: Godspeed

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You are who you hang out with, so his dog, his family, the kids he mentors, they all speak to what makes Harry Harry. And being around him makes you a better person too. He just kind of rubs off on you and you don't even realize it's happening.
The Perfect Season

The Perfect Season

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If you went looking for a gritty community with a hardcore love for the ocean, even in the bleakest of winters, you’d probably end up in New England. If you stuck around long enough, you would run into people like Willis who will tell you that winter is the perfect season.