Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board (television) A Disney Channel Original Movie, premiering June 8, 2007. When avid snowboarder and surfer Johnny Kapahala returns to his hometown in Hawaii to attend the wedding of his grandfather, a surf legend, he discovers he has a new step-uncle, a 12-year-old boy named Chris who is a mountain boarder with a rebellious attitude. The wedding and the grand opening of the family’s new surf shop are soon put in jeopardy by the turmoil Chris and Johnny create as they attempt to come to terms with each other and their newly blended family. Directed by Eric Bross. Stars Brandon Baker (Johnny), Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa (Grandpa), Jake T. Austin (Chris), Rose McIver (Val), Lil’ J (Sam), Mary Page Keller (Melanie), Yuji Okumoto (Pete), Robyn Lively (Carla), Andrew Allen (Jared). A sequel to Johnny Tsunami.