Author: Shmuel Thaler

Photo | Surfing story continues at Steamer Lane
Surfing Hawaii

Photo | Surfing story continues at Steamer Lane

A surfer carves a Steamer Lane wave near the Lighthouse Point cliff face. In the summer of 1885, three Hawaiian princes, David Kawananakoa, Edward Keli’iahonui and Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole, surfed Santa Cruz’s San Lorenzo River mouth in the first recorded instance of the sport on the U.S. mainland. The princes rode heavy “o’lo” boards traditionally […]

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