SINCE 2003 THE KONA SURF FILM FESTIVAL HAS BEEN AN EXHIBITION OF SURF FILMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, A BENEFACTOR OF THE BIG ISLAND COMMUNITY AND BEYOND, AND A GRASSROOTS EVENT THAT HAS KEPT THE SURF CINEMA STOKE ALIVE. LIVE MUSIC, SURF MOVIES, AND GOOD VIBES!  IN 2015 A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS BENEFITS INNOVATIONS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL AND SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES HAWAII.