"I always knew Hawaii was fun, but then you travel a bit, and come back, and you have this warm ocean; it's such a nice place
to be," he says. "So this time, to get to do it with the kids, and be fully aware of how lucky you are to be diving, looking
at fish, finding shells, and that kind of thing ... I'm enjoying that."
When Jack is home, he tries to surf every day—before the morning scramble to get the kids off to school starts—even though that means waking up before the rest of the family to catch a few sets. (That's surfer lingo for waves.)
Jack's brother Trent shapes traditional Hawaiian surfboards from reclaimed wood (shown at left).