Beachy Keen

A few savvy ideas on what to bring when you head to the beach.

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Compiled by Conn Brattain

body board

Unbeatable Catch

Surf it, skim it, bodyboard it. Finless, single or twin fin, Catch Surf’s Beater Original 54 is the first fully customizable shred stick. Available in various lengths and colors, $170-$240 at Hawaiian Island Surf & Sport, 415 Dairy Rd., Kahului, 808-871-4981, hawaiianisland.com

underwater camera

Oh, Snap!

A robust, professional camera housing for the iPhone 5, the Watershot PRO has removable flat-port and wide-angle lenses, and a depth rating of 60 meters (195 feet). Removable grip lets you change colors — or replace it with Bluetooth’s soon-to-be-released grip with special features for surfers and divers. $190 at Hawaiian Island Surf & Sport, 415 Dairy Rd., Kahului, 808-871-4981, hawaiianisland.com

ikat beach towel Maui

Sand Pile

This rose-colored ikat beach towel of petal-soft cotton will make you want to tarry. Size is 59”x35”. Price on request, by and at Louis Vuitton, The Shops at Wailea, 3750 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 808-875-6980; and Whalers Village, 2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali; 808-667-6114, louisvuitton.com

Billabong boardshorts

Upper Cut

Go to great lengths (19”) in these Lapu Lapu floral-print boardshorts with tonal checkerboard background and back patch pocket. Poly/cotton blend, $60 at Billabong, The Shops at Wailea, 3750 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 808-879-8330, billabong.com

 

Tommy Bahama beach chair

Orange You Glad

. . . you picked Tommy Bahama’s deluxe, extra-wide backpack beach chair? It reclines to five positions, has lightweight aluminum construction, hardwood armrests, insulated cooler pouch, cellphone holder, towel bar and adjustable pillow. $58, by and at Tommy Bahama, The Shops at Wailea, 3750 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 808-875-7828; and Whalers Village, 2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali, 808-661-8823, tommybahama.com

maui lip balm

Don’t Let Your Lips Pucker Up!

Keep them deliciously moist and protected with Maui Soap Company’s SPF15 lip balms in pina colada, mango and passion fruit. They’re petroleum- and paraben-free, 100% vegetarian; and enriched with mango butter, jojoba oil, aloe and vitamin E. $4 each at Nani Pacifica, Kihei Kalama Village Shops, 1941 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei, 808-281-6040; and mauibath.com

canvas bag jack spade

Cache & Carry

Jack Spade was going for sturdy and versatile in this heavyweight-canvas coal bag with reinforced bottom and removable shoulder strap. Bu who says utility can’t be handsome? The tote has a sunset-inspired trompe l’oeil design, custom die-cast airplane rivets and zip top. $195 at Cabana, Four Seasons Resort Maui, 3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 808-874-8000, fourseasons.com/maui

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