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Hawaiian History Straight from the Islands! - Ancient Hawaiian Surfing

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Who invented surfing? And why? Keep reading to find out!  

The Hawaiians invented surfing but why? Keep reading to find out! When did they surf? And what were the boards made out of? It can be a hard competition on the beach and on the waves in the ocean. Surfing was popular among chiefs. The Hawaiians invented surfing for fun. Ocean sports were very popular in Hawaii. There was a Hawaiian holiday where they played different games including surfing. And other fun games too.  In conclusion surfing is a fun beach game especially when the waves are bigger than usual.

The Hawaiians mostly surfed in November, or near winter. They surfed far out where the waves are bigger. In conclusion they surfed when the waves were big and strong. The boards were made out of long hard wood. People might have used California wood too. A long time ago people surfed on planks. The most common made boards were ulu koa and wili-wili. In conclusion the boards are made out of common woods.

The Hawaiians surfed in the winter because that is when the water is stormy and there is a higher chance of waves. There is a Hawaiian holiday where they surfed with other games. They might have also surfed in summer when it was warm. They surfed when the waves were biggest. If there were no waves they prayed for waves and then surfed. In conclusion they surfed when the waves were big and even sometimes when the waves were smaller.

The Hawaiians invented surfing as a fun game or ocean sport on the beach. Surfing was invented for fun or for a contest. The boards are made out of common Hawaiian trees like ulu and koa. They surfed in the winter when the waves were big. In conclusion surfing will always be a very important part of Hawaiian culture.

Original Release: Jun 12, 2015

Updated Last Revision: Jun 02, 2016


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