Andino's opening wave made all the difference in his Quarterfinal heat against Kai Otton. The Californian hacked his way to a 7.67 before the wind switched, and conditions deteriorated. Kai was left scrambling around the lineup looking for a clean face that never came. However, Kolohe's work is far from over. He will face World No. 2 Gabriel Medina in the Semis.