Waimea Bay proves it's worth the wait, as Brock's Swell delivers.
Shane Dorian, Jamie O'Brien and Reef McIntosh face down two of the biggest waves of the day at the Eddie.
The reigning Big Wave Tour Champ takes off on a gem during Round 1 at the Eddie.
Grant Baker goes over the falls at Waimea Bay as Heat 2 comes to a close.
Eddie contestants talk about honoring a fallen friend, Brock Little.
The big-wave chargers share a wave, with very different results, in Round 1, Heat 1 at the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau.
The lineup can be sheer chaos when Waimea Bay sets start pumping through. Often, it's just feet separating success and failure. Exhibit A:
With waves washing over local roads, forecasters have their fingers crossed. A final call will be made Thursday morning.
Invited big wave surfers from Garrett McNamara to Kohl Christensen talk managing fear at heaving Waimea Bay.