Alex, a 33 year-old bike-messenger from New York, can't wait
to see his long-lost friend Doug who is getting married in Hawaii.
Jackson, a 32 year-old alcoholic from Reno, quits his job to
go to Doug's wedding and find a better life.
After Doug fails to meet Alex at the airport, Alex is forced
to catch a ride with Jackson, who cares more about going to
the beach than going to Doug's wedding.
When they can't locate Doug at his house, Jackson takes
the reigns and leads the two on a quest to find the ultimate tropical Hawaiian
At the rocky desolate beach they find, Jackson's disappointment
turns to anger. He opens his wedding gift for Doug - a custom
surfboard - and breaks it in half, plunging the two into mutual
When they finally get to the wedding, Doug barely remembers them, and they are left with nothing but each other.