Born and raised in Keaukaha, Hawai'i, Isaiah Walker is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Brigham Young University-Hawaii on O'ahu’s North Shore. He earned a PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2006. He is the author of several academic articles, and has most recently published Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth Century Hawai'i. In addition to researching and writing Hawaiian and surfing history, he is an avid (and former competitive) surfer.

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