I've been at Ka'a about two weeks ago. Wind was sketchy and the tree lines are definitely not your friend. Knowing the situation I didn't bother to unroll my kite rather just sit down to get a feel for the vibe. Local news are cooking this stew pretty hot. According to Maui News the guy (our known instigator and troll) got death threads, his tires got sliced and probably somebody wants to push him of the rim of the world ... Is it true? I don't think so. That you suddenly become a victim of your conviction is a well to known pattern. Paranoid people suddenly put fans under their beds to fight off the black helicopters. Maybe we should rename Ka'a into Hewahewa, Me for sure doesn't want to feed the trolls.
Back to me sitting at the beach. I definitely can say that I was watched. To test the waters I've pumped my kite, but didn't lay out my lines. The kite certainly draw a few swimmers into the pond. Coincidence? Passive aggressive? Well, I am not here to save the world, so I decided to roll up my stuff and hook up with some friends. Wind and Aloha just had a no show at this day.
So, let's not feed the pigeons and PLEASE don't engage with the psychos. All they want is YOUR attention
I am back in Cali now and can happily report, that people are as stupid as in Hawaii. Wait - I can't call these 'experts' stupid, they have 'style' jumping over swimmers heads. Oh Lord, please throw some brain from heaven ...