Honolulu, HI (June 10, 2010) – In celebration of the 6th Annual International Surfing Day on June 20th, the Surfrider Foundation and Surfing Magazine have announced a variety of on-site challenges from filmmaking to beach cleanups, art projects to surf contests at 200 locations worldwide. This year’s “challenges” and prizes are sponsored by: Vitamin Water, Electric, Ocean Minded, Matix, DVS, O’Neill, Reef, Sector Nine, Globe, Vans, Volcom, Billabong, Quiksilver, Rip Curl, and Spy Optics.

The Surfrider Foundations Hawaii Chapters and Kona Brewing Co. are hosting a statewide Concert Tour with Hawaii’s hot new band The Throwdowns at the following dates and clubs:

Fri., 6/18: The Mixx, 75-5626 Kuakini Hwy, Kona, BIG ISLAND (with special guests)
Sat., 6/19: The Fresh Cafe, 831 Queen St., Hon., OAHU (with the Deadbeats & Analogic)
Fri., 6/25: The Lava Lounge, 1387 Kuhio Highway, Kapa’a, KAUAI (with special guests)
Sat., 6/26: Mulligan’s, 1387 Kuhio Hwy., Wailea, MAUI (w/ Moth & Sounds of Addiction)

Volunteers Colleen & Leenie talking to Stewart in the back!

There will also be family friendly cleanups at the following venues:

Oahu Chapter-Diamond Head entrance, Honolulu, 10:00am;

Kona Kai Ea Chapter:Kahalu’u Beach, Ali’i Dr. Cleanup, Kona, 10:00am;

Kauai Chapter:Nukoli’i Beach Park (outside of Lihue), 9:30am;

Maui Chapter:Hoaloha Park, Kahalui, 9:00am.