Catch a Wave

101 Things to Do (Big Island) - - WATERWORLD -

Leg­ends about surf­ing are found in the ear­li­est sto­ries of an­cient Hawai‘i. Around A.D. 400, a form of belly­board­ing on small wooden planks was in­tro­duced. Later, Tahi­tian ex­plor­ers brought their tra­di­tion of rid­ing waves with ca­noes. The Hawai­ians merged the two tech­niques to cre­ate the sport of surf­ing.

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