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Hawaiian surfing : traditions from the past

Author: John R K Clark
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hawaiian Surfing is a history of the traditional sport narrated primarily by native Hawaiians who wrote for the Hawaiian-language newspapers of the 1800s. An introductory section on traditional surfing is followed by an exhaustive Hawaiian-English dictionary of surfing terms and references from Hawaiian-language publications. The information in each of these sections is supported by passages in Hawaiian, followed by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R K Clark
ISBN: 9780824834142 0824834143
OCLC Number: 650960013
Language Note: English and Hawaiian.
Description: x, 495 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: He'e Nalu. Board Surfing --
Types Of Surfboards --
Surfboard Construction --
Surfing Skills And Styles --
Surfboards As Paddleboards --
Surfing Chants And Rituals --
Sensuous Surf --
Surfwear --
Surfing Contests --
Sharks In The Surf --
Gods And Surfing --
Surfers Of Different Nationalities --
Pakaka Nalu. Outrigger Canoe Surfing --
Kaha Nalu. Bodysurfing --
Pae Po'o. Bodyboarding --
He'e One. Sand Sliding --
He'e Pu'e Wai. Rivexr Surfing --
Hawai'i --
Maui --
Moloka'i --
Lana'i --
Kando'olawe --
O'ahu --
Kaua'i --
Ni'ihau --
Hawaiian English Dictionary Of Surfing Terms --
Waikiki Place Names Related To Surfing.
Responsibility: John R.K. Clark.

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Hawaiian Surfing is a history of the traditional sport narrated primarily by native Hawaiians who wrote for the Hawaiian-language newspapers of the 1800s. An introductory section on traditional surfing is followed by an exhaustive Hawaiian-English dictionary of surfing terms and references from Hawaiian-language publications. The information in each of these sections is supported by passages in Hawaiian, followed by English translations. The work concludes with a glossary of English-Hawaiian surfing terms and an index of proper names, place names, and surf spots.

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