Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

Island Kings,Whalers &

Beach Boys
surfboards5
Summer 2005
Surf
Exhibit

main on a wave
Legends tell us that the Wahine of early Hawai’i were just as adept in the surf as the men‚ just as ready “to place themselves‚” as Lieutenant King tells us‚ “on the summit of the largest surge.” This engraving appeared in an 1877 book on the peoples of the world.
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