Simple things like picking up trash at the beach that dozens have walked by without consideration of where that trash will end up. Those little actions become inspirational and contagious. While on the water you can see he is putting his energy into reading what the waves, winds and tides have to say. He's put in the time to speak its language and be more tuned in. Time spent surfing, paddling his one man, or sailing a double hull canoe between islands. He's also more connected to his equipment having built his own canoe and paddles. Never stagnate and always learning kai is a soild human and we are stoked to have around.