HONOLULU, HI. (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waipahu's Jason Shibata, 29, shined brighter than any other surfer while advancing through five rounds to win the $25 Sponsor Me Hawaii Ala Moana Bowls surf contest Tuesday.
The victory earned $5,000.
Kai Barger, from Haiku on Maui, won $2,500 by finishing second.
Haleiwa resident Pancho Sullivan took third ($2,000).
The Sponsor Me Hawaii Ala Moana Bowls contest is a 2-star ASP rated World Qualifying Series event.