Surf Studies

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Cheryl Edelson, Dr. Gail Grabowski, Dr. James Kraus. Dr. Peter Steiger

As a Native Hawaiian serving institution guided by Marianist Educational Characteristics, the Surf Studies minor/certificate celebrates the Indigenous origins of surf culture and helps to exemplify the sense of place so integral to a Chaminade education. Hawai’i is the birthplace of surfing, and this is the first dedicated program of Surf Studies at any Hawai‘i college or university.