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A Paipo Bibliography for MyPaipoBoards

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This bibliography is managed with the assistance of WorldCat; CiteThis and BibItNow! (Firefox Extensions); and, Zotero.

Also see:
My Annotated Bibliography and General Acknowledgments

Research aid:
Notes on Making Bibliographical Citations (APA and Chicago)

Many mahalos go out to the surfriders, and others, who made so many contributions through original source material and by sending me suggestions, scanning articles, or assisting in so many other ways in advancing our shared knowledge and understanding of paipo riding. Aloha!

Electronically-Generated Bibliography (WorldCat List)

Aguirre, David. 2007. Waterman's eye: Emil Sigler--surfing San Diego to San Onofre, 1928-1940. San Diego: Tabler and Wood.

Allen, James Lovic. 1970. Locked in; surfing for life. South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes.

Andrews, Lorrin. 1865. A dictionary of the Hawaiian language: to which is appended an English-Hawaiian vocabulary and a chronological table of remarkable events. Honolulu, H.I.: Printed by Henry M. Whitney.

Anthony, Scott, and Oliver Green. 2012. British aviation posters: art, design and flight. Farnham, Surrey: Lund Humphries.

Bartlett, Vernon, and Maurice Bartlett. 1953. You and your surfboard. London: The Author.

Blackburn, Mark. 2000. Hula girls & surfer boys, 1870-1940. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publ.

Bryan, E. H. 1950. Ancient Hawaiian life. Honolulu, Hawaii: Books about Hawaii.

Clark, John R. K. 2002. Hawaiʻi place names: shores, beaches, and surf sites. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Cralle, Trevor. 2001. The surfin'ary: a dictionary of surfing terms and surfspeak. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.

D'Alpuget, Lou. 1950. Sydney beaches: a camera study. Sydney: Ure Smith Pty.

DeLa Vega, Timothy T., Daved Marsh, and A. R. Gurrey. 2004. 200 years of surfing literature: an annotated bibliography. [Place of publication not identified]: Timothy T. DeLa Vega.

DeLaVega, Timothy Tovar. 2011. Surfing in Hawai'i, 1778-1930. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub.

Dixon, Peter L. 1965. The complete book of surfing. New York: Coward-McCann.

Dixon, Peter L. 2001. The complete guide to surfing. Guilford, Conn: Lyons Press.

Dixon, Peter L. 2001. Men who ride mountains: incredible true tales of legendary surfers. Guilford, Conn: Lyons Press.

Dixon, Peter L. 1966. Men and waves; a treasury of surfing. New York: Coward-McCann.

Dixon, Peter L. 1967. The complete book of surfing. New York: Coward-McCann.

Echegaray Eizaguirre, Lázaro, and Mikel Troitiño Berasategi. 2007. Olatuek ekarri dutena : Zarauzko surfaren istorio bat. Zarautz: Zarauzko Udala, Kultura Saila.

Echegaray Eizaguirre, Lázaro, and Mikel Troitiño Berasategi. 2007. Lo que han traído las olas : una historia de surf en Zarautz. Zarautz: Ayuntamiento de Zarautz, Dirección de Cultura.

Echegaray Eizaguirre, Lázaro, and Mikel Troitiño Berasategi. 2007. What the waves brought in : a history of surfing in Zarautz. Zarautz: Ayuntamiento de Zarautz, Departamento de Cultura.

Ellam, Patrick. 1956. The sportsman's guide to the Caribbean. New York: Barnes.

Elwell, John C., and Jane Schmauss. 2007. Surfing in San Diego. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub.

Farrelly, Midget, and Craig McGregor. 1967. The surfing life, as told to Craig McGregor. New York: Arco Pub. Co.

Finney, Ben, and James D. Houston. 1996. Surfing: a history of the ancient Hawaiian sport. San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks.

Finney, Ben R., and James D. Houston. 1966. Surfing, the sport of Hawaiian kings. Rutland, Vt: C.E. Tuttle Co.

Funnell, Ronald Spencer. 1953. Surf-riding on the Atlantic Coast. R.S. Funnell.

Gardner, Robert. 1972. The art of body surfing. Philadelphia: Chilton.

James, Joseph Allston. 1972. Surfer magazine: a content analysis.

Kalakaua, David, and Rollin Mallory Daggett. 1888. The Legends and myths of Hawaii: the fables and folk-lore of a strange people. New York: C.L. Webster & Co.

Kampion, Drew. 1997. Stoked: a history of surf culture. Santa Monica, CA: General Pub. Group.

Kampion, Drew. 2003. Stoked!: a history of surf culture. Salt Lake City: G. Smith.

Kelly, John M. 1965. Surf and sea. New York: A.S. Barnes.

Kirk, Cameron, and Zack Hanle. 1968. The surfer's handbook. [New York]: [Dell Pub. Co.].

Klein, H. Arthur. 1965. Surfing. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Krauss, Beatrice H. 1993. Plants in Hawaiian culture. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

Kreeft, Peter. 2008. I surf, therefore I am: a philosophy of surfing. South Bend, Ind: St. Augustine's Press.

Kuhns, Grant W. 1963. On surfing. Rutland, Vt: C.E. Tuttle Co.

Margan, Frank, and Ben R. Finney. 1970. A pictorial history of surfing. Sydney: Hamlyn.

Martin, Mary L. 2008. The ultimate collector's guide to surfing postcards. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub.

Melville, Herman. 1864. Mardi: and a voyage thither. New York: Harper & Bros.

Motil, Guy. 2007. Surfboards. Guilford, Conn: FalconGuides.

Muirhead, Desmond. 1962. Surfing in Hawaii: a personal memoir. Flagstaff, Az: Northland Press.

Nelson, William Desmond. 1973. Surfing; a handbook. Philadelphia: Auerbach Publishers.

Nodaway, Max. 1908. Rollo in Hawaii. Chicago: Thompson & Thomas.

Olivares, José de, and William Smith Bryan. 1899. Our islands and their people as seen with camera and pencil. St. Louis: N.D. Thompson Pub. Co.

Orbelian, George. 1987. Essential surfing. San Francisco, Calif: Orbelian Arts.

Patterson, Otto B. 1960. Surf-riding, its thrills and techniques. Rutland, Vt: C.E. Tuttle Co.

Pike, Steve. 2007. Surfing South Africa. Cape Town: Double Storey.

Pukui, Mary Kawena, and Samuel H. Elbert. 1986. Hawaiian dictionary: Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

Schnack, Ferdinand J. H. 1915. The aloha guide the standard handbook of Honolulu and the Hawaiian Islands for travelers and residents with a historical resume, illustrations and maps. [Honolulu]: [Printed by Honolulu star-bulletin].

Severson, John. 1967. Great surfing; photos, stories, essays, reminiscences, and poems. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday.

Severson, John Hugh. 1964. Modern surfing around the world. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

Skinner, Tina, Mary L. Martin, and Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price. 2004. Hawaii remembered: postcards from paradise. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub.

St. Pierre, Brian. 1969. The fantastic plastic voyage; across the South Pacific with surfers and a camera. New York: Coward-McCann.

Torrens, Herb. 2003. Paraffin chronicles. Victoria, B.C.: Trafford.

Walker, Michael. 2004. Muizenberg: the golden years. St. James: M.J. Walker.

Walker, Michael. 2004. Kalk Bay, St. James: a brief history illustrated with postcards of a bygone era. St. James [South Africa]: M.J. Walker.

Walker, Michael. 2009. Muizenberg - a forgotten story. St. James [South Africa]: M. Walker.

Walker, Michael. 1997. The golden years: a postcard memoir of the Kalk Bay- Muizenberg municipality, 1895-1913. Cape Town: M. Walker.

Walker, Michael. 1999. Coastal memories: Muizenberg, St. James, Kalk Bay, 1870-1920. [St. James, Cape Town]: M. Walker.

Warshaw, Matt. 2003. The encyclopedia of surfing. Orlando, Fla: Harcourt.

Warwick, Wayne. 1995. A guide to surfriding in New Zealand. Paraparaumu, N.Z.: Viking Sevenseas NZ.

Warwick, Wayne. 1978. A guide to surfriding in New Zealand. Wellington, N.Z.: Viking Sevenseas.

Warwick, Wayne, and Peter W. Fitzsimmons. 1968. Surfriding in New Zealand. Wellington [N.Z.]: Seven Seas Pub.

Manually-Maintained Bibliography (Non-WorldCat Listed)

Ash, D. 1994. Bellybogger: The fastest way to get your guts across a wave. Byron Bay NSW, Australia: The Author.

Beattie, H. (1919). Traditions and legends. Collected from the natives of Murihiku. (Southland, New Zealand) Part XI. Journal of the Polynesian Society, 28(112), 212-225.
For access to the article on the Internet click here.

Funnell, Ronald Spencer. 1953. The Art of Surf-Riding on the Cornish Coast. R.S. Funnell. [Note: This is the same 1953 book by Funnell, titled on the title page as Surf-Riding on the Atlantic Coast.]

Dictionaries that are on-line: Andrews, Lorrin, John R. K. Clark, Mary Kawena Pukui, and Mary Kawena Pukui. Hawaiian dictionaries Puke wehewehe:  Only owned at Univ of Hawaii Manoa and not requestable.  OCLC's First Search's record for this time suggests using an online tool found at this URL.

Reviewed, Pending Annotated Review (WorldCat List)

Surf: all about it. 1931. [Sydney?]: [publisher not identified].

Alexander, James Edward. 1837. Narrative of a voyage of observation among the colonies of Western Africa, in the flag-ship Thalia ; and of a campaign in Kaffir-land, on the staff of the commander-in-chief in 1835.

Barbot, Jean, P. E. H. Hair, Adam Jones, and Robin Law. 1992. Barbot on Guinea: the writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa, 1678-1712. London: Hakluyt Society.

Barnett, Cornel. 1974. Hitting the lip: surfing in South Africa. Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa.

Best, Elsdon. 1924. The Maori. Wellington, N.Z.: Printed by H.H. Tombs, Limited.

Best, Elsdon. 1974. The Maori as he was: a brief account of Maori life as it was in pre-European days. Wellington: Government Printer.

Best, Elsdon. 1990. The Māori as he was: a brief account of Māori life as it was in pre-European days. Wellington, N.Z.: New Zealand Electronic Text Centre.

Best, Elsdon. 1924. The Maori. Vol. 2. Wellington: Board of Maori Ethnological Research for the Author and on behalf of the Polynesian Society.

Best, Elsdon. 2005. Games and pastimes of the Mäori: an account of various exercises, games, and pastimes of the natives of New Zealand, as practised in former times : including some information concerning their vocal and instrumental music. Wellington, N.Z.: Te Papa Press.

Bettany, G. T. 2002. The world's inhabitants or, mankind, animals, and plants. Being a popular account of the races and nations of mankind, past and present, and the animals and plants inhabiting the great continents and principal islands: With about 900 illustrations, representing all the types of mankind, their homes and their public life, together with many of the principal types of animals and plants. By G.T. Bettany.

Blackman, Scott, and Sandy Blackman. 2014. Oregon surfing: Central Coast.

Blake, Tom. 1983. Hawaiian surfriders, 1935. [Redondo Beach, Calif.]: Mountain & Sea Pub.

Bloomfield, John. 1961. Know-how in the surf. Sydney: Angus and Robertson.

Bookwalter, John W. 1874. Canyon and crater, or, Scenes in California and the Sandwich Islands. Springfield, Ohio: Republic Print. Co.

Burnett, Claudine. 2013. Surfing Newport beach: the glory days of Corona del Mar.

Campbell, Archibald. 1817. A voyage round the world, from 1806 to 1812,: in which Japan, Kamschatka, the Aleutian Islands, and the Sandwich Islands were visited, : including a narrative of the author's shipwreck on the island of Sannack, and his subsequent wreck in the ship's long-boat; : with an account of the present state of the Sandwich Islands, and a vocabulary of their language. New-York: Van Winkle, Wiley & Co., printers.

Cape Peninsula Publicity Association. 1910. Muizenberg, Kalk Bay and St. James. Cape Town: Cape Peninsula Publicity Association.

Cisco, Dan. 1999. Hawaiʻi sports: history, facts, and statistics. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Clark, John R. K. 2005. Beaches of Oʻahu. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Cleary, William S. 1967. Surfing: all the young wave hunters. [New York]: New American Library.

Congdon-Martin, Douglas. 1998. Aloha spirit: Hawaiian art and popular design. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub.

Cook, James, and James King. 1784. A voyage to the Pacific Ocean: undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere, to determine the position and extent of the west side of North America, its distance from Asia, and the practicability of a northern passage to Europe, performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 : in three volumes. London: Printed by W. and A. Strahan for G. Nicol and T. Cadell.

Cumiskey, Kate. 2010. Surfing in New Smyrna Beach. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing.

Dewey, Nelson. 1970. How to body surf. Sidney, B.C., Canada: Saltaire Pub. Co.

Farrelly, Midget, and Craig McGregor. 1965. This surfing life. London and Adelaide: Angus & Robertson in association with Rigby.

Filosa, Gary Fairmont R. 1977. The surfer's almanac: an international surfing guide. New York: Dutton.

Finney, Ben R. 1959. Surfboarding in Oceania: its pre-European distribution. [Wien]: [Vőlkerkundliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft in der Anthropologischen Gesell schaft in Wien].

Finney, Ben R. 1959. Surfing in ancient Hawaii. Wellington, N.Z.: Polynesian Society.

Finney, Ben R. 1959. Hawaiian surfing: a study of cultural change.

Finney, Ben R. 1960. The development and diffusion of modern Hawaiian surfing.

Folsom, Lilla O'Brien, and Foster Folsom. 2016. Surfing in South Carolina.

Ford, Alexander Hume, and George Mellen. 1911. Mid-Pacific magazine. [Honolulu, Hawaii]: [A.H. Ford].

Funderburg, Joseph. 2008. Surfing on the Cape Fear Coast. Carolina Beach, N.C.: SlapDash Publishing, LLC.

Gabbard, Andrea. 2001. Girl in the curl: a century of women in surfing. Seattle, Wash: Seal.

Grannis, LeRoy, Jim Heimann, and Steve Barilotti. 2007. Leroy Grannis: surf photography of the 1960s and 1970s. Köln: Taschen.

Hamilton, Frederic. 1921. Here, there and everywhere. New York: George H. Doran Company.

Heimann, Jim. 2014. Surfing.

Heimann, Jim. 2009. Vintage surfing. Köln: Taschen.

Heimann, Jim. 2004. Surfing: vintage surfing graphics. Köln: Taschen.

Holmes, Rod. 1994. You should have been here yesterday: the roots of British surfing. [England?]: SeasEdge Publications.

Hull, Stephen Wayne. 1976. A sociological study of the surfing subculture in the Santa Cruz area.

Jarves, James Jackson. 1844. Scenes and scenery in the Sandwich Islands, and a trip through Central America: being observations from my note-book during the years 1837-1842. Boston: J. Munroe and Co.

Jury, Mark. 1989. Surfing in southern Africa: including Mauritius and Reunion. Cape Town: Struik.

Kahanamoku, Duke, and Joe Brennan. 1968. Duke Kahanamoku's world of surfing. New York: Grosset & Dunlap.

Kempton, Jim. 2008. Surfing: the manual, advanced. [Copacabana, N.S.W., Australia]: Wavefinder.

Klein, H. Arthur, and Mina C. Klein. 1966. Surf's up! An anthology of surfing. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill.

Klein, H. Arthur, and Don James. 1972. Surf-riding.

Kuhns, K. K., and Elizabeth Noble Shor. 1993. Scripps stories: days to remember in celebration of 90 years.

Lord, Lindsay. 1963. Naval architecture of planing hulls. Cambridge, Md: Cornell Maritime Press.

Lueras, Leonard. 1984. Surfing, the ultimate pleasure. Honolulu: Emphasis International.

Malo, Davida, and Nathaniel Bright Emerson. 1903. Hawaiian antiquities = (Moolelo Hawaii). Honolulu: Hawaiian gazette Co.

Mami Wata, Kevin Dawson, and Selema Masekela. 2021. Afro surf.

Mansfield, Roger, Sam Bleakley, and Chris Power. 2009. The surfing tribe: a history of surfing in Britain. Newquay: Orca.

Marcus, Ben. 2010. The surfboard: art, style, stoke. Minneapolis, Minn: MVP Books.

Marcus, Ben. 2013. 365 surfboards: the coolest, raddest, most innovative boards from around the world.

Masters, Ted, and Hobie Alter. 1962. Surfing made easy. Van Nuys, Calif: Masters-Graham Publications.

Moe, Ray T. 1993. The First one hundred years in Lincoln County, Oregon, 1893 to 1993. Newport, Or: Lincoln County Centennial Committee, Lincoln County Historical Society.

Moore, Michael Scott. 2010. Sweetness and blood: how surfing spread from Hawaii and California to the rest of the world, with some unexpected results. New York, NY: Rodale Inc.

Moser, Patrick. 2008. Pacific passages: an anthology of surf writing. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Nordhoff, Charles. 1873. "Hawaii-Nei". Harper's New Monthly Magazine. (279).

O'Brien, Frederick. 1920. White shadows in the South Seas, by Frederick O'Brien, with many illustrations from photographs. New York.

O'Brien, Frederick. 1919. White shadows in the South Seas. New York: Century Co.

Olney, Ross R. 1965. The young sportsman's guide to surfing. N.Y.: Nelson.

Parker, Dan, and Michelle Christenson. 2010. Surfing Corpus Christi and Port Aransas. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub.

Patterson, Otto B. 1966. Surf-riding; its thrills and techniques. Rutland, Vt: C.E. Tuttle Co.

Pearson, Kent. 1979. Surfing subcultures of Australia and New Zealand. St. Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press.

Pike, Steve. 2001. Surfing in South Africa. Cape Town: Book.

Pollard, Jack. 1963. Surfrider. New York: Taplinger Pub. Co.

Pollard, Jack. 1963. The Australian surfrider. Sydney: K.G. Murray.

Rosenthal, Eric. 1982. Total book of South African records. Johannesburg: Delta Books.

Ryan, Sam. 1994. 1960's surfboard collector and price guide. Leucadia: Breakers House of Pub.

Schiffer, Nancy, and Douglas Congdon-Martin. 1998. Surfing, surfing, surfing. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub.

Sumpter, Rod. 2006. Surf art: graphics and memorabilia. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub.

Taylor, Albert Pierce. 1922. Under Hawaiian skies a narrative of the romance, adventure and history of the Hawaiian Islands. Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands: Advertiser Publishing Company, Ltd.

Thoms, Albie. 2000. Surfmovies: the history of the surf film in Australia. Noosa Heads, Qld: Shore Thing.

Thomson, Carl. 1972. Surfing in Great Britain. London: Constable.

Thrum, Thomas G. 2006. Hawaiian Folk Tales A Collection of Native Legends. Project Gutenberg.

Twain, Mark, Guy Cardwell, and Mark Twain. 1984. The innocents abroad ; Roughing it. New York: Literary Classics of the U.S.

Warshaw, Matt. 2010. The history of surfing. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.

Wata, Mami. 2021. AFROSURF.

Reviewed, Pending Annotated Review (Manually Maintained List)

A practical guide to surfing: choice of board, selecting the wave, correct stance and procedure [Booklet]. (unknown year). South Molton, Devon: Charles Pearce & Son.

Surf: all about it. 1931. Sydney?: s.n. [Rod Note: The book reviewed at SDSU was missing several pages: 6-7, 34-35, 38-39, 42-43, and maybe an author or citation page. Pages 6-7 appear to be relevant pages.]

Finney, Ben R. (1959, June-September). Ancient surfriding in Tahiti. Bulletin de la Societe des Etudes Oceaniennes Numbers 127 and 128, 53-56. Papeete, Tahiti. Translated from French. <>

Finney, Ben R., & Houston, James D. (1969, August-September). Polynesian surfing. Natural History, 78(7), Cover, Table of Contents, 4,  26-35, 62, 75 (including "About the Authors" and "Recommended Reading").

Finney, Ben R. (1997). Review: Pacific islanders at sea. American Anthropologist, 99(2), 403–404. <>.

Funnell, Ronald S. (1934). The Art of Surf-Riding. Newquay: The Cornish Bookshop. [Note: This is the original edition of the revised 1953 booklet found in the reviewed section.]

Thorne, T. (1976, July). Legends of the Surfer Subculture: Part One. Western Folklore, 35(3), 209-217.

Thorne, T. (1976, October). Legends of the Surfer Subculture: Part Two. Western Folklore, 35(4), 270-280.

Thrum, Thos. G. Hawaiian Almanac and Annual for 1896, A Handbook of  Information on Matters Relating to the Hawaiian Islands, Original and Selected, of Value to Merchants, Tourists, and Others. Honolulu: Press Publishing Co. Steam Print, 1896. Also known generically as this series of annuals: All About Hawaii. The Recognized Book of Authentic Information on Hawaii, Combined with Thrum's Hawaiian Annual and Standard Guide. Honolulu: Honolulu Star-Bulletin [etc.], 1875. <>.

Unknown. (1950s). Surf Riding Made Easy. North Devon, England. Sourced from Museum of British Surfing Facebook Group: posted on June 10, 2021 | 18pp including cover page.

ILL Received and In-Review (WorldCat List)

Clark, John R. K. 2011. Hawaiian surfing: traditions from the past. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Dawson, Kevin. 2018. Undercurrents of power: aquatic culture in the African diaspora.

Kenvin, Richard. 2014. Surf craft. Design and the culture of board riding. Cambridge: The MIT Press.

Wade, Alex. 2012. Amazing surfing stories. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Nautical.

Winniman, Jim. 2013. Ultimate guide to vintage surfboards & collectibles.

Requested via InterLibrary Loan Electronically-Generated Bibliography (In-Process)(WorldCat List)

Seuss, Dr, and B Tobey. 1965. I wish I had duck feet. New York: Beginner Books.

Manual Entry Inter Library Loan Requested Bibliography (In-Process) (Non-WorldCat Listed)

Seuss, Dr, and B Tobey. 1965. I wish I had duck feet. New York: Beginner Books. This is just a placeholder (same as it is above).

On the "To Be Obtained" Research List (WorldCat List) [Chicago style instead of APA due to a WorldCat bug]

Thrum, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1842-1932. 2012. Hawaiian almanac and annual for 1896.

Aho, Paul, and W. Rod Faulds. 2014. Surfing Florida: a photographic history.

Baker, Tim. 2013. Australia's century of surf: how a big island at the bottom of the world became the greatest surfing nation on earth.

Blackburn, Mark. 2001. Surf's up: collecting the longboard era. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub.

Burdick, Eugene. 1961. The blue of Capricorn. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.

Campbell, Archibald. 1969. A voyage round the world from 1806 to 1812. Amsterdam: N. Israel.

Century Company. 1920. A booklet telling who he is. Frederick O'Brien, author of "White shadows in the South seas" ... the outstanding literary discovery of 1919. N[ew] Y[ork]: Century Co.

Chickering, William Henry. 1971. Within the sound of these waves; the story of the kings of Hawaii Island, containing a full account of the death of Captain Cook, together with the Hawaiian adventures of George Vancouver and sundry other mariners. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.

Christie, Agatha. 2011. The man in the brown suit. Leicester: Ulverscroft.

Clark, John R. K., and Keao NeSmith. 2014. North Shore place names: Kahuku to Kaʻena.

Decoster, Gérard, Alain Gardinier, and Gérard Decoster. 2009. Surf collection. [Paris]: Aubanel.

Ebershoff, David. 2003. Pasadena: a novel. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Ellis, William. 1969. Polynesian researches: Hawaii. Rutland, Vt: C.E. Tuttle Co.

Farley, Patrick, and Jennifer Farley. 2004. Cowell's & the new millennium. [California]: Ranger Productions.

Finnegan, William. 2015. Barbarian days: a surfing life.

Ford, Nick, and David Brown. 2006. Surfing and social theory: experience, embodiment and narrative of the dream glide. London: Routledge.

Frear, Walter Francis, and Mark Twain. 1947. Mark Twain and Hawaii.

Handy, E. S. Craighill, Elizabeth Green Handy, and Mary Kawena Pukui. 1972. Native planters in old Hawaii: their life, lore, and environment. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

Havassy, Robb. 2009. Surf story. [Newport Beach, Calif.?]: Havassy Art.

Heimann, Jim. 2016. Surfing. 1778-2015.

Heimann, Jim. 2013. Surfing. Köln: Taschen.

Heimann, Jim. 2016. Surfing 1778-2015.

Hemmings, Fred. 1999. The soul of surfing. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press.

Hickenbottom, Thomas. 2010. Local tribes. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.

Holmes, Paul. 2006. Dale Velzy is Hawk. Corona del Mar, CA: Croul Family Foundation.

Hough-Snee, Dexter Zavalza, and Alexander Sotelo Eastman. 2017. The critical surf studies reader.

Ii, John Papa, Mary Kawena Pukui, and Dorothy B. Barrère. 1983. Fragments of Hawaiian history. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

Jarratt, Phil. 2011. Australia's hottest 100 surfing legends. Richmond, Vic: Hardie Grant Books.

Kamakau, Samuel Manaiakalani, Mary Kawena Pukui, and Dorothy B. Barrère. 1964. Ka poʻe kahiko = The people of old. [Honolulu]: Bishop Museum Press.

Kamehameha Schools. 1965. Ancient Hawaiian civilization; a series of lectures delivered at the Kamehameha Schools. Rutland, Vt: C.E. Tuttle Co.

Kampion, Drew. 2007. Greg Noll: the art of the surfboard. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, publisher.

Kepelino, and Martha Warren Beckwith. 1932. Kepelino's traditions of Hawaii. Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum.

Kinstle, James F. 1975. Surfboard design and construction. Manhattan Beach, Calif: Natural High Express Pub. Co.

London, Jack. 1983. Learning Hawaiian surfing: a royal sport at Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, 1907. Honolulu, Hawaii: Boom Enterprises.

Lovett, Richard. 1904. Tamate: the life story of James Chalmers told for young people. New York: Fleming H. Revell Co.

Malo, Davida. 1951. Hawaiian antiquities (Moolelo Hawaii). Honolulu: The Museum.

Maxon, Helen Hitchcock. 1987. D. Howard Hitchcock, islander. Honolulu, Hawaii: Topgallant Pub. Co.

Noble, Valerie. 1980. Hawaiian prophet: Alexander Hume Ford : a biography. Smithtown, N.Y.: Exposition Press.

Nordhoff, Charles, and Skip Whitson. 1976. Hawaii-New: the kingdom of Hawaii 100 years ago. Albuquerque, N.M.: Sun Pub. Co.

Nordhoff, Charles, Jules Remy, and William Tufts Brigham. 1874. Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich islands. New York: Harper & Brothers.

O'Brien, Frederick. 1919. White shadows in the South Seas. New York: Century Co.

Prytherch, Reginald John. 1972. Surfing: a modern guide. London: Faber and Faber Ltd.

Pye, Owen. 2013. Born to boogie: legends of bodyboarding.

Russi, Jim, Tom Adler, and Kate Ruggiero. 2011. Flying through the clouds. Atglen, Penn: Schiffer Pub.

Scott, Mark, and Tony Nolan. 2014. Maroubra: golden age of the 'Bra.

Severson, John, and Nathan Howe. 2014. John Severson's Surf.

Southerden, Louise. 2005. Surf's up: the girl's guide to surfing. New York: Ballantine Books.

Spencer, C. Philip. 1975. A surfing oral tradition in Santa Cruz: "tales and things.".

Sterling, Elspeth P., and Catherine C. Summers. 1978. Sites of Oahu. Honolulu: Dept. of Anthropology, Dept. of Education, Bernice P. Bishop Museum.

Sumpter, Rod. 2007. Today's top surfboards. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub. Ltd.

Taylor, Isaac, John Harris, Samuel Bentley, and Jefferys Taylor. 1830. The ship. London: John Harris.

Thrum, Thomas G., and Charles E. Frankel. 1968. All about Hawaii: the recognized book of authentic information on Hawaii, combined with Thrum's Hawaiian almanac and standard guide. Honolulu: Star-Bulletin Print. Co.

Thurston, Lorrin A., and Andrew Farrell. 1936. Writings of Lorrin A. Thurston. Honolulu: Advertiser Publishing Co., Ltd.

Twombly, Alexander S. 1900. Kelea: the surf-rider, a romance of pagan Hawaii. New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert.

Van Dyke, W. S., Ray Doyle, Jack Cunningham, John Colton, Monte Blue, Raquel Torres, Robert Anderson, William Axt, and Frederick O'Brien. 2010. White shadows in the South Seas. [Calif.]: Turner Entertainment Co.

Warren, Andrew, and Chris Gibson. 2014. Surfing places, surfboard makers: craft, creativity, and cultural heritage in Hawaiʻi, California, and Australia.

Warshaw, Matt. 2004. Zero break: an illustrated collection of surf writing, 1777-2004. Orlando, Fla: Harcourt.

Westwick, Peter J. 2013. The World in the Curl: an unconventional history of surfing.

Young, Nat, and Craig McGregor. 1983. The history of surfing. [Palm Beach, N.S.W.]: Palm Beach Press.

Manual Entry "To Be Obtained/Reviewed" Research List (Manually Maintained List)

Ritter, Mike and Jack McCoy. (2022). Grajagan - Surfing in the Tiger’s Lair: 1872-1984. Published In Australia and USA.

Nicola. (2019, May). Children of the Tide: An Exploration of Surfing in Dynastic China.

Gérard. (2017 v6.2). Surfing & Advertising. [Released: Feb 26. 2014]. Publisher: History, Art, Culture Surf (HACS). Pages: 216. Language: English. English & French Editions. Histoire, Art, Culture Surf. Revised and enlarged edition, 215 pages. In this graphic and historic anthology of relationships between surf and advertising, you will now discover more than 500 documents: posters, booklets, newspaper ads, objets close to 50 commercials, from the end of the 19th century to our days. Alternate title: Graphic and Historic Anthology of Relationships Between Surf and Advertising. Source of Info: and .  Also see on iTunes:

Williams, Alex. (2009 or 2016?). Atlantic Surfers: British Surfing through the 70's. Retrieved January 23, 2016, from

Heimann, J. (2016). Surfing: 1778-2015. Köln: Taschen. [Check citation when available. This title is used in WorldCat for two different books, TASCHEN 365 Day-by-Day Surfing (2014, Hardcover, 6.7 x 8.5 in., 736 pages, ISBN 978-3-8365-4618-8, Multilingual Edition: English, French, German) and Surfing. 1778–2015 (2016, Hardcover: 592 pages, Language: English, German, French; ISBN-13: 978-3836547505. Product Dimensions: 19.5 x 13 x 3.2 inches) ]

Meza Vallvé,
Roberto. (2015). 5,000 Años Surcando Olas. La Historia de la Tabla en el Perú. [Publisher unknown.]

Croci, Ron and Joel Smith. (2015 or 2016). Atlas Of Surfing: A Journey Through Time. Retrieved 2015, July 20, from

Steve. 2012. Puerto Rico's Surf Culture: The Photography of Steve Fitzpatrick. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Jarratt, Phil. 2012. Surfing Australia: The Complete History of Surfboard Riding in Australia. Hardie Grant Books (need updated info).

Windisch, Laura. 2012. Fred Windisch surf photography: Surf photography of the 1960s: San Francisco, Pacifica, Santa Cruz & Oregon. Blurb (self-published). Publish Date: September 02, 2012. Dimensions: Standard Landscape. 156 pgs. Premium Paper, lustre finish.

Kosten, Paul. 2011. Progressive Art of Bodysurfing: A Style Manual. Cape May, New Jersey(?):

McCarthy, Mick. 2010. Surfing Secrets: Fifty years of Jersey surf stories. Ed. Stuart Abraham. Jersey, UK: Jersey Surfboard Club.

Hening, Glenn. 2004. Riding waves two thousand years ago. The Groundswell Society. (accessed July 7, 2009).

Bird,  Isabella L. (1875, January). Letter. Letter VII. Hilo, Hawaii. The Hawaiian Archipelago (Chapter 8) - Six months among the palm groves, coral reefs, and volcanoes of The Sandwich Islands. (accessed July 7, 2009).

London, Jack. (1907, October). Riding the South Sea Surf. Woman's Home Companion, 34(10), p. 9-10 ill. 40cm. (accessed July 7, 2009). Also, see London, Jack. (1911). The cruise of the Snark. New York: Regent Pres., in chapter 6, A Royal Sport. Accessed via WorldCat and the Hathi Trust Digital Library, at, on May 18, 2010. According to Carl Bell, a bibliography entry appeared in 1914 in something called the "Pacific Commercial Advertiser (Honolulu) 'Newspaper Day' section" and on page 4 was "Surfing at Waikiki," but he has not seen this first hand. Might this be a reprint of this: London, Jack. (1983). Learning Hawaiian surfing: a royal sport at Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, 1907. Honolulu, Hawaii: Boom Enterprises. See Timothy T. DeLaVega's "200 Years of Surfing Literature: An Annotated Bibliography" for the most authoritative information on the various publishings of Jack London on the topic of surfing.

Twain, Mark. 1872. Roughing It, Part 8, Chapter LXXIII, "Surf Bathing." Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Co. (accessed July 7, 2009).

Example of a journal article citation:
Corne, Nicholas P.
(2009, March). The implications of coastal protection and development on surfing. Journal of Coastal Research 25(2), : 427-434. Computers & Applied Sciences Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed July 28, 2009).

Books Not Available Through My Inter-Library Loan System (WorldCat List)

Ball, Doc. 1979. California surfriders, 1946. Los Angeles, Calif: Mountain & Sea Books.

Blake, Thomas. 1961. Hawaiian surfriding; the ancient and royal pastime. Flagstaff, Ariz: Northland Press.

Blake, Tom. 1935. Hawaiian surfboard. Honolulu, Hawaii: Paradise of the Pacific Press.

Cape Peninsula Publicity Association. 1918. Cape peninsula holiday haunts: an illustrated brochure, descriptive of the Cape peninsula as a holiday resort. Cape Town: Cape Peninsula Publicity Association.

Finney, Ben R. 1992. James Cook and the European discovery of Polynesia. [Vancouver, B.C.]: [Simon Fraser University].

Finney, Ben R. 1959. Surfboarding in Oceania: its pre-European distribution. [Wien]: [Vőlkerkundliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft in der Anthropologischen Gesell schaft in Wien].

Hawaii. 1964. Hawaii's shoreline. [Honolulu]: [Dept. of Planning and Economic Development].

Lester, Gary. 2007. The Cronulla story: 100 years of surf lifesaving, vigilance and service. Caringbah, N.S.W.: Playright Publishing.

Lux, Anna Kathryn. 1987. Surfing in Santa Cruz as told through a life history. [Santa Cruz, Calif.]: [publisher not identified].

Motil, Guy. 2013. Surfboard architects: the men and women who shaped the boards we ride. [S.l.]: Falcon Pr Pub Co.

Ogden, John, and Fiona Upward. 2011. Saltwater people of the Broken Bays: a history of Sydney's northern beaches. Avalon, N.S.W.: Cyclops Press.

Parker, Dan, and Michelle Christenson. 2010. Surfing Corpus Christi and Port Aransas: 15 historic postcards. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub.

Pye, Owen, Rob Barber, and Mike Searle. 2011. The bodyboard travel guide: the 100 most awesome waves on the planet. Newquay: Orca.

Thrum, Thomas G., and R. Bordner. 2006. A compendium of all articles of historical and cultural interest from Thrum's almanac and annual, 1875-1933. Honolulu: SRSC Press.

Verge, Arthur C., and Stan Fujii. 2000. In the curl: the evolution of surfing in Ventura County. [Ventura, Calif.]: Ventura County Historical Society.

Williamson, Luke. 2000. Gone surfing: the golden years of surfing in New Zealand, 1950-1970. Auckland: Penguin Books (NZ).

Books Not Available Through My Inter-Library Loan System (Manually Maintained List)

Funnell, Ronald S. 1934. The Art of Surf-Riding: Guide to Newquay and North Cornwall. Rambles in and around Bournemouth. R.S. Funnell. [Note: See the other Funnell entries.]

Not Applicable Books Obtained and Reviewed Electronically Generated List (WorldCat List)

Barber, Rob. 2010. Bodyboard manual. Newquay, Cornwall [England]: Orca Publications.

Bishop, Marcia Brown. 1940. Hawaiian life of the pre-European period. Salem, Mass: Peabody Museum.

Braun, Kenny. 2014. Surf Texas: photographs.

British Surfing Association. 1982. A guide to surfing in Britain. [Swansea, Wales?]: British Surfing Association.

Burness, Donald. 2005. Ossobó: essays on the literature of São Tomé and Principe. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press.

Bushnell, G. H. S. 1969. Peru. New York: Praeger.

Dixon, Peter L. 1969. Men who ride mountains. Bantam Books.

Drummond, Ronald Blake. 1931. The art of wave riding. [Hollywood, Calif.]: [The Cloister Press].

Feuling, Jim. 1995. Early California surfriders: a collector's edition of rare photographs covering classic California longboard surfing in the thirties and forties. Ventura, Calif: Pacific Pub.

Finney, Ben R. 1994. Voyage of rediscovery: a cultural odyssey through Polynesia. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Griffiss, Townsend. 1930. When you go to Hawaii you will need this guide to the islands: With maps and illustrations. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.

Gurrey, A. R. 1915. "The surf-riders of Hawaii". St. Nicholas (New York, N.Y.). 42 (10).

Gurrey, A. R. 1900. The surf riders of Hawaii. [Honolulu, Hawaii]: [Bulletin Pub. Co. Ltd.].

Hickenbottom, Thomas. 2009. Surfing in Santa Cruz. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub.

Holmes, Paul. 2008. Bing surfboards: fifty years of craftsmanship and innovation. Laguna Beach, Calif: Pintail Publishers.

Hutchinson, Thomas Joseph. 1861. Ten years' wanderings among the Ethiopians (from Senegal to Gaboon). London: Hurst and Blackett.

James, Don. 2008. Surfing San Onofre to Point Dume, 1936-1942. Santa Barbara, Calif: T. Adler Books.

Jones, Adam. 1983. German sources for West African history, 1599-1669. Wiesbaden: Steiner.

McCrady, Elizabeth F., and Ninon MacKnight. 1936. Kala of Hawaii. [New York]: Platt & Munk.

Musick, Glenn R. 1972. The history of surfing. Provo: Brigham Young University].

O'Connor, Patrick. 1967. South swell. New York: Washburn.

O'Donnell, Mike. 1993. The first hundred years: Lincoln County, 1893-1993. Newport, Or: News-Times.

Pye, Owen, Rob Barber, Mike Searle, and Mitch Rawlins. 2012. The bodyboard travel guide: where to score the world's best bodyboarding waves. Newquay, Cornwall, U.K.: Orca Publications.

Symonds, Tom. 1982. Maroubra Surf Club: the first 75 years. Sydney: Lester-Townsend Pub.

Walker, Isaiah Helekunihi. 2011. Waves of resistance: surfing and history in twentieth-century Hawaiʻi. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Walker, Michael. 1998. Simon's Town: a postcard history 19001913. St. James: M.J. Walker.

Witzig, John, and Richard Olsen. 2012. A golden age: surfing's revolutionary 1960s and '70s. New York: Rizzoli International Publications.

Not Applicable Books Obtained and Reviewed Electronically Generated List (Manually Maintained List)

The surfboard builder's yearbook. 1963. La Mess, Calif: Transmedia.

Drummond, Ronald Blake. 1931. The art of wave riding. Hollywood, Calif: The Cloister Press. [Rod's Note: A bodysurfing primer pre- swim fins.]

Ford, Alexander Hume. (1909, August 14). Riding the surf in Hawaii. Collier's The National Weekly, 43(21).

Gurrey, A. R. 1900. The surf riders of Hawaii. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bulletin Pub. Co. Ltd. [Note: see WorldCat entry above and search for this book on the Internet - appears to be a date error.]

Follow-Up Required Due to Missing Pages

Severson, John. 1967. Great surfing: photos, stories, essays, reminiscences, and poems. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday. [Note: many photographs were torn out of my review copy -- need to check another copy to see if there are any paipo-related ones.]

Acknowledgments, Sources, Places, Citations, Contributors...

HI Surf Advisory -- Neal "Sponge" Miyake, author, creator, freelance photographer and writer, consummate contributor to the alt.surfing newsgroup, husband and father, and a stoked resident of Oahu, Hawaii. Much credit goes to Neal for encouraging me to create the MyPaipoBoards website in January 2000.

Legendary Surfers, Malcolm Gault-Williams, historian, researcher, and publisher of surfing's culture & legendary surfers including numerous oral interviews, providing the most detailed information about surfing's history, ancient to modern times, over the internet free press.

Pods for Primates: A Catalogue of Surfboards in Australia Since 1900 ( Geoff Cater's Pods for Primates is a free online annotated surfcraft museum. In particular, see the paipo* catalogue : text and the paipo* catalogue : images. For reference citation codes, see "pods for primates: references." There is much, much more so take some time and explore.

el_roca, active alt.surfing participant; contributor of scanned articles/adds from old back issues of the surfing press

Bob Green (Australia), my principal collaborator the past years on the Paipo Research Project, in particular the extensive work he has done on the Paipo Interviews, from identifying people to interview, doing the background research in preparation for the interview, conducting the interview via phone, email, letter writing, and in-person, compiling the interview, edit, review... a lot goes into the process! Many thanks, Bob.

John R. K. Clark, author of several Hawaiian Islands beach books and the outstanding reference book, Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions From the Past (2011), contributor to the Paipo Research Project, and the person who has best answered the question, "What is the origination of the word paipo?"

Surfing Heritage & Culture Center (formerly the Surfing Heritage Foundation), for their cooperation and support in providing special access to their collection of surf-related magazines and periodicals, books and access to their artifacts and facilities.

Florida Surf Museum (formerly the Cocoa Beach Surf Museum), for their cooperation and support in providing special access to their collection of surf-related magazines and books, and site of the Paipo Exhibit in 2014, curated by Rod Rodgers,

Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum, for their cooperation and support in providing special access to their collection of surf-related magazines and books.

San Diego State University, Surfing Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, for their cooperation and support in providing special access to their collection of surf-related magazines and books.

Surfer Magazine and Surfing Magazine, long-time publishers of surfing items and source for several scanned articles and advertisements with pics and descriptions of paipos. And, The Surfer's Path, a more recent surfing magazine of U.K. origin that carries this torch in addition to regularly publishing several fine feature articles.

The Surfer's Journal, the source for information on a wide range of topics related to the culture, history, and art of surfing.

Making of America (MOA) on-line digital collections, at Cornell University and University of Michigan.

Google Books.

My local library, Baltimore County Public Library, in providing access to so many books through the Inter Library Loan program (in addition to being my first internet service and hosting provider).

WorldCat, the world's largest library catalog. WorldCat also provides a means for managing my
research bibliography and citations.

EasyBib for easily generating reference citations and providing a special account for assisting citation management.

The members of the MyPaipoBoards Forums who have collectively expanded the knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of paipo boarding. And to all the Paipo Interviewees that have made contributions, small and large, and to those unnamed paipo surfers who inspired them.

To the many others who have helped researching the literature at "special collections" sites, worked on the Paipo Interviews, stimulated discussion and made many other contributions, including but not limited to: Kim Green (Santa Cruz); Joe Tabler (; Matt Warshaw (database research); Charlie Daley; Tom Duncan (scanner, lodging and moral support!), Jeff and Jill Quam (stoke and lodging sponsorship!); Cher Pendarvis (San Diego); and, Steve Wilkings (photo editor at the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center and Steve Wilkings Photography). To all the authors and sponsors of the written word, in print and on the Internet, covering the wide breadth of surf history, collectables, artifacts and more.

Feel free to send me suggestions for additions to: A Bibliography for MyPaipoBoards.

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