A Minute For Music: Mainei Kinimaka
Born and bred on the golden beaches of Kauai, professional surfer Mainei Kinimaka’s relationship with the ocean is one that strongly mirrors her tight knit family history. The daughter of big wave legend, Titus Kinimaka, she, alongside sister Maluhia, were introduced to surfing soon after being able to walk, the sport and culture now solidified in the pair’s DNA.
Her junior years were spent utilizing the wave setups of her own backyard, and after many years in the breaks of perfect training ground, her skills in the water became recognized on a much larger scale, joining the Roxy family and pursuing the Qualifying Series world circuit since the opportunity arose.
A busy schedule chasing her dream around the world by air, road or sea, one remedy that keeps her focused, amped and ready for the next adventure is music. Tune in below for Mainei’s own hand crafted playlist and get to know her a little better HERE as we ask obscure questions and get honest answers.