The Board of Education recognizes that surfing, or he`e nalu, has been a part of Hawaii’s history since ancient times. Surfing is recognized for its long-standing historical and cultural roots and significance to Hawaii. Surfing is the official individual sport of the State.

The Board of Education approves surfing as a high school sport. The Department of Education shall adopt regulations to implement surfing as a high school sport.

Approved: 5/04