Co-founded the Kokua Hawaii Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that supports environmental education in the schools and communities of Hawaii in 2004.
Appreciates bootlegs, saying a big part of his success is because of his friends recorded the bootlegs of his tracks and distributed them at surf competitions.
His first son Moe was born in 2004.
Met wife Kim, a student of Math and Fine Art, while studying at University of California.
Lost his front teeth at age 17 when he knocked on the reef during Pipeline competition.
Learned how to surf and skate from his father's best friend Alex Conell when he was little.