Huge waves bring Hawaii surf contest The Eddie after hiatus


              FILE - Sunny Garcia, of Hawaii, rides a wave to shore during the Eddie Aikau big-wave surfing contest in Waimea Bay near Haliewa, Hawaii on Feb. 25, 2016. One of the world's most prestigious and storied surfing contests is expected to be held Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Hawaii for the first time in seven years. And this year female surfers will be competing alongside the men for the first time in the 39-year history of The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
            
              FILE - Jamie Mitchell, right, and Ross Clarke-Jones, both of Australia, surf in the Eddie Aikau big-wave surfing contest in Waimea Bay near Haliewa, Hawaii on Feb. 25, 2016. One of the world's most prestigious and storied surfing contests is expected to be held Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Hawaii for the first time in seven years. And this year female surfers will be competing alongside the men for the first time in the 39-year history of The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
            
              FILE - Kelly Slater surfs in the In Memory of Eddie Aikau big wave surf contest on the North Shore at Waimea Bay near Haleiwa, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 2009. One of the world's most prestigious and storied surfing contests is expected to be held on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Hawaii for the first time in seven years, if conditions are right. And female surfers will be competing alongside the men for the first time in the 39-year history of The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational. (Michael Goulding/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
Huge waves bring Hawaii surf contest The Eddie after hiatus