Pau Hana® Surf Supply is a minority-owned business founded in 2006 in Santa Clarita, CA by Asian Pacific Islander Todd Caranto (Filipino American). Pau Hana, (pronounced: pow HAH-nah), is a Hawaiian phrase that means "Work is over." "Pau Hana time" encapsulates the spirit of play and good times with friends and family.
To that end, Pau Hana Surf Supply is a design and manufacturing company that builds equipment for that purpose. Athlete and board designer Todd Caranto, researches, designs, builds, rides, and tests all of its stand up paddle boards, adhering to a rigorous iterative development strategy. Because after the work is done, Pau Hana time is all about the ride.