The complicated history of surfing - Scott Laderman

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-complicated-history-of-surfing-scott-laderman Today, surfing is a multi-billion-dollar global industry, with tens of millions of enthusiasts worldwide. For some it’s a serious sport; for others, just a way to let loose. But despite its casual association with fun and sun, surfing has a richer and deeper history than many realize. Scott Laderman shares the hidden history of surfing. Lesson by Scott Laderman, directed by Silvia Prietov. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Hiroshi Uchiyama, Adi V, Michal Salman, Peter Liu, Tamás Drávai, Mark Morris, Robert Sukosd, Catherine Sverko, Julie Cummings-Debrot, Ricardo Rendon Cepeda, Maya Toll, Jose Mamattah, Mauro Pellegrini, Javier Martinez Lorenzo, Ka-Hei Law, Chris, Tim Leistikow, Andrés Melo Gámez, Renhe Ji, Alex Serbanescu, Della Palacios, Vik Nagjee, Karen Goepen-Wee, Stephanie Perozo, Bryan Blankenburg.

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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-complicated-history-of-surfing-scott-laderman Today, surfing is a multi-billion-dollar global industry, with tens of millions of enthusiasts worldwide. For some it’s a serious sport; for others, just a way to let loose. But despite its casual association with fun and sun, surfing has a richer and deeper history than many realize. Scott Laderman shares the hidden history of surfing. Lesson by Scott Laderman, directed by Silvia Prietov. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Hiroshi Uchiyama, Adi V, Michal Salman, Peter Liu, Tamás Drávai, Mark Morris, Robert Sukosd, Catherine Sverko, Julie Cummings-Debrot, Ricardo Rendon Cepeda, Maya Toll, Jose Mamattah, Mauro Pellegrini, Javier Martinez Lorenzo, Ka-Hei Law, Chris, Tim Leistikow, Andrés Melo Gámez, Renhe Ji, Alex Serbanescu, Della Palacios, Vik Nagjee, Karen Goepen-Wee, Stephanie Perozo, Bryan Blankenburg.

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Al Burtuqal
Al Burtuqal - 2 years ago
Reminder that if a polynesian would want to go to Australia today, they can't, because Australia hates refugees
FlameSniper
FlameSniper - 2 years ago
Surf’s up, BRAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOH
Keko Rivera
Keko Rivera - 2 years ago
Surfing was reserved for the chiefs
Jack Seifer
Jack Seifer - 3 years ago
White people ruin everything
Doctor Yammy
Doctor Yammy - 3 years ago
Brief history lessons like these make me feel bad being an American ;(
Yang
Yang - 3 years ago
Does the good things always have to end up with how much money it makes in the end? -_-"
AugOmatic
AugOmatic - 3 years ago
Ted Ed don't surf
Angelina Gold
Angelina Gold - 3 years ago
consider the coconut animation style and amazing color scheme in this video please and thank you
Hahhnah 837
Hahhnah 837 - 3 years ago
I'm from west Africa

10. comment for The complicated history of surfing - Scott Laderman

Norika Liu
Norika Liu - 3 years ago
Excellent video on history and facts
Viskit
Viskit - 3 years ago
The animation is so special!
James Johnson
James Johnson - 3 years ago
Mark Twain surfed while he was on his world wide tour
catherine
catherine - 3 years ago
Amazing animation.
Louis Akana
Louis Akana - 3 years ago
Should make a video about the history of how Hawai’i becomes a state.
ZIFTY PIKACHU
ZIFTY PIKACHU - 3 years ago
5:18 so it was whiteWASHED!! (get it ??)
Spongebob Squarepants
Spongebob Squarepants - 3 years ago
Watching this while SURFING...... the web.
Blank Name
Blank Name - 3 years ago
Starts chanting for good internet connection...
Yah You !
Yah You ! - 3 years ago
Love my culture so much❤
Yah You !
Yah You ! - 3 years ago
Love my culture so much❤

20. comment for The complicated history of surfing - Scott Laderman

Matthew Halbmaier
Matthew Halbmaier - 3 years ago
good job with this video. lots of people never mention that surfing never was just a Hawaiian thing, but African and south american also
Urvashi Balasubramaniam
Urvashi Balasubramaniam - 3 years ago
Wow
Nathan Windom
Nathan Windom - 3 years ago
Christians thought of surfing as sinful because the women used to do it topless.
Disckord
Disckord - 3 years ago
whats all this stuff about the ocean and waves i thought surfing was only done in cs
Anotheruser 77
Anotheruser 77 - 3 years ago
When surfing is a sin? history is complicated. But despite all that we must know it.
Miss Clark
Miss Clark - 3 years ago
Love it!!!! Please please please do more Polynesian videos.
Paulo Claro
Paulo Claro - 3 years ago
The amount of ignorance in this comment sections makes me realize people watch things like TED videos but learn nothing except what they read on their Facebook.
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes - 3 years ago
Cool
Jonathan Roberts
Jonathan Roberts - 3 years ago
I'm sorry, "Nearly washed away by history's waves"? I think there's a better, more accurate phrasing.
RJ_MEDIA PRODUCTIONS
RJ_MEDIA PRODUCTIONS - 3 years ago
What's up,
Awesome movie!
have a good evening :o)

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Kostadin Kody
Kostadin Kody - 3 years ago
Who drew this? The art style is amazing!
zeuchehcuez
zeuchehcuez - 3 years ago
WOW the research!!! Kudos TED-Ed!!!
reyan lapitan
reyan lapitan - 3 years ago
White settlers didn't overthrow the Hawaiian monarchy, it was white Americans.
Lizabeth Star
Lizabeth Star - 3 years ago
Moana





Is that you?
Tradomeg
Tradomeg - 3 years ago
OK, so who all thought of the "Big Kahuna Burger" from Pulp Fiction just then...?
zombiekush760
zombiekush760 - 3 years ago
Nearly washed away by white nationalists would be trumptards
Ri Nima
Ri Nima - 3 years ago
Thanks Ted-ed for making such a balanced video, and the Hawaiians for the sport and their effort to preserve their history dispite numerous attempts were made to suppress them.
Alexis Belton
Alexis Belton - 3 years ago
can you be anymore boring
ssppeellll
ssppeellll - 3 years ago
"In 1914, Olympic swimmer Duke Kahanamoku made his way to Australia and New Zealand gliding across the Southern Pacific waves."
Wow! How long did it take him to surf there?
;-)
ssppeellll
ssppeellll - 3 years ago
"Most of the American Christian missionaries regarded surfing is sinful."
They would. 
No, seriously, of COURSE they did. I mean it's right there in the Bible in Leviticus 29:14
Isn't it?
ProfesserUniverse
ProfesserUniverse - 3 years ago
Cowabunga dude!
Lawrence Parkes
Lawrence Parkes - 3 years ago
Tattoos and surfing were in Papua New Guinea long before Polynesia.
fun plush
fun plush - 3 years ago
Make one about ILLUMINATI
fun plush
fun plush - 3 years ago
Ted ed is so good do
Jack Gilinsky
Jack Gilinsky - 3 years ago
This would make a great Disney movie
Olivia Braun
Olivia Braun - 3 years ago
lol all my friends surf
zippity dandy
zippity dandy - 3 years ago
Hawaiian roller coaster ride
Erik Pepper
Erik Pepper - 3 years ago
OMGWAHH THE ARTSTYLE !!!!
Awesome AY Planet
Awesome AY Planet - 3 years ago
Take a shot each time he says surfing
MD.Animatio N
MD.Animatio N - 3 years ago
I got a ted ed add right before the vid XD it was about fashion btw

50. comment for The complicated history of surfing - Scott Laderman

victor noagbodji
victor noagbodji - 3 years ago
omg a williwilli tree! that's the coolest sounding tree i heard about. does it make wishes come true?
מור הלוי
מור הלוי - 3 years ago
You are actually worng, the first surfer in human kind ?
Its hilarious but...he was a Rabi called Rabi Akiva.
He lived in the 1st and 2nd hundred AC. Lived until the age of 120, died in 136 AC. <---
In one of the stories he mentioned a time when his ship was caught in a storm and started to sink.
--> He managed to get hold on a flat board and saved his live: by catching passing waves until he reached to shore.
P.S. :
This record is prior 1500 years to captain cook diaries! And place him as the first surfer in the history of human kind!

Just a funny fact :-)
http://streamer.co.il/articles/view/the-first-surfer-in-history-rabi-akiva?lang=en
Adyant Sharma
Adyant Sharma - 3 years ago
Surfing is also now a Olympic sport
Jimmy Spibbins
Jimmy Spibbins - 3 years ago
TED Ed TV. Expert propagandists.
Sumiya Olson
Sumiya Olson - 3 years ago
Why no mention of Gidget? The 1959 movie with Sandra Dee really catapulted the craze
Mau Pr
Mau Pr - 3 years ago
When thou dostn't know how to surf. Thou knowest? I'd like to surf. I will learn one day
photaiplz
photaiplz - 3 years ago
I swear white people ruin other nation because of their "white man burden" in the past. But ironically thanks to them we are such a diverse nation.
espn pokerclub
espn pokerclub - 3 years ago
smh.....Europeans co-opted everything good about a culture , but call it :sinful' first,,,lol smh...great vid though
jchustle22
jchustle22 - 3 years ago
Does anyone know what software they are using to create all of these animated educational videos?
Boozer
Boozer - 3 years ago
Man, imperialism sucks...
Boozer
Boozer - 3 years ago
I’ve always wanted to surf at least once in my life.
Boozer
Boozer - 3 years ago
Surfing is so cool!
Boozer
Boozer - 3 years ago
Wow!
Red-Haired Shanks
Red-Haired Shanks - 3 years ago
Did they surf as a mode of transport between countries?
Red-Haired Shanks
Red-Haired Shanks - 3 years ago
Crystal Clod I think he's just being a sarcastic troll
Crystal Clod
Crystal Clod - 3 years ago
Giorgio Dellapiane and I've lived in Hawaii all my life, and I have never once heard of the ancient Hawaiians "surfing" to other countries
Crystal Clod
Crystal Clod - 3 years ago
Giorgio Dellapiane no they wouldn't, you can't just catch waves and travel, you can only do that about a mile out to sea, then you need to use a sail, like they did.
Giorgio Dellapiane
Giorgio Dellapiane - 3 years ago
Yes, they would sometimes catch waves and ride them all the way to a different country. There are records of Hawaiian islanders catching waves from Hawaii to California and then a couple of days later catching another wave back.

Europeans were surprised with how quickly they could move from country to country, while their boats were much slower.
Chindanai Pornsing
Chindanai Pornsing - 3 years ago
Ummm.... I got a Ted ad on a Ted video




Seems legit
Sarecala Fall
Sarecala Fall - 3 years ago
MORE RIDDLES PLEASEEE
Jordan De Villanueva
Jordan De Villanueva - 3 years ago
Mahalo uni for telling the mookuauhau of hee nalu
Melanie M
Melanie M - 3 years ago
Clicked cause I thought it said suffering
Ryde Mk
Ryde Mk - 3 years ago
Why are the blue
Selin Karcıoğlu
Selin Karcıoğlu - 3 years ago
How can ı access transcriptions?
Bhavneesh yadav
Bhavneesh yadav - 3 years ago
U are my favorite YouTuber so please reply me with a thanks. I am waiting
Pickle Soup
Pickle Soup - 3 years ago
Amazing animation as usual, and so much interesting history !!!
Could you guys make a video about witches and the psychology of curses??? I know it's off topic for this video but it would be really interesting ^^
Keep up the awesome work!
Da Dragon Durp
Da Dragon Durp - 3 years ago
"Sport of kings"
I'd pay to see all of the monarchs of today having a surfing competition. My money would go to Queen Elizabeth
Pepe Pepe
Pepe Pepe - 3 years ago
Da Dragon Durp I think I just saw you on another video
Angel Samael
Angel Samael - 3 years ago
You could probably have a good competition between the heirs to the throne.
Cyrus Khaleghi
Cyrus Khaleghi - 3 years ago
Sounds about white
Dre Smith
Dre Smith - 3 years ago
I HATE Europeans..
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
Do you mean the past Europeans in the 1800s?
Joe Insomniac
Joe Insomniac - 3 years ago
wi ppo
Netsaurus
Netsaurus - 3 years ago
Who is the animator? I want to look further for it.
Helgali
Helgali - 3 years ago
White people: bringing disease, death, chaos, famine. As they do.
Just like the Apocalypse predicted.
Kikuyu Kiiru
Kikuyu Kiiru - 3 years ago
So if a white guy wants to demographically displace the indigenous population, he's nefarious? But if the non-whites and their Heeb masters work to do the same to the indigenous populations of Europe, they're being benevolent?
Shane Egan
Shane Egan - 3 years ago
Nice production but there is an integral chapter missing- more relevant than mentioning Peru & Africa. The Polynesian Culture began in Tonga. Surfing in Tonga was already an elitist activity of great cultural importance before being directly introduced to Hawai'i. Surfing in Tonga & Hawai'i shared a unique status unlike anywhere else in Polynesia. Surfing in Tonga is called fānifo and a surfboard is a papafānifo. Heke ngalu is also acknowledged as wave sliding like the Hawai'ian he'e nalu. Unfortunately the pre-history of surfing is always brushed over in this manner.
Also where did you get that map of Australia?
Astral Gal
Astral Gal - 3 years ago
Oh i really loved this video btw, it informs everything that is being shun from us
Charles
Charles - 3 years ago
lol
twobroschillininahottub
twobroschillininahottub - 3 years ago
Y’all ever think about the fact that Christians and white people ruined SO many things in the past and thought that they were entitled to everything?
Makis Poporis
Makis Poporis - 3 years ago
Sliding a wave removes our brains out of the ordinary and slips us into the extra ordinary of being there now. No more worries about mortgages or strife of being poor or rich. When you enter the domain of an ocean cylinder, that moment, those split seconds belong to the Zen part of just being. Period.
~Bill Hamilton
John Smith
John Smith - 3 years ago
Please stop using "decimate" incorrectly. You mean "devastate".
I am Anonymous
I am Anonymous - 3 years ago
All this history almost wiped out because the United States illegally annexed the Kingdom of Hawaii though annexing a sovereign nation is by no means legal.
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
1:13 Wait... is this the origin of the phrase "The big kahuna"? Whoa, I really learned something today...
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
Thanks to certain media like games and cartoons, surfing feels way too modern for me to comprehend that the sport is much older than once thought. I knew it had connections with Hawaii but like with tropes such as Surfer Dude, I assumed this was just a stereotype. But this is actually quite fascinating to me. Never would I have imagined it to be so richly based on cultural status. This definitely has given me some inspiration for a culture I've created for a story.

As an added note, a character I am inexplicably infatuated with is pretty much a Surfer Dude... but I love him for it.
Sailor Barsoom
Sailor Barsoom - 3 years ago
I took my first (and so far only) surfing lesson last year at Waikiki. It was my 50th birthday. I am, no surprise, an inept surfer. But, I have done it.

Wow is it fun! How much fun would it be if I were actually any good?!
corgidog
corgidog - 3 years ago
Dammit America, you ruin everything.
Cindy Luu
Cindy Luu - 3 years ago
Awesome video! great work!
Louis
Louis - 3 years ago
i wanna go surfiiiing
MANUEL ADRIAN LIMON GARAY
MANUEL ADRIAN LIMON GARAY - 3 years ago
Of course U.S.A almost erased their history like they did with native Americans. Way to bring good things to the world
Jean-Charles Gfeller
Jean-Charles Gfeller - 3 years ago
Beautiful animation, mahalo !
Onyx VII7
Onyx VII7 - 3 years ago
Penguins are the best surfers
General Durandal
General Durandal - 3 years ago
I love History!
Aditya Waghmare
Aditya Waghmare - 3 years ago
So was i the only one to see a Avatar Creature riding the surf in the thumbnail ?
Meowgical Pusheen
Meowgical Pusheen - 3 years ago
Next video: history of tedEd.
Diego Barrutia
Diego Barrutia - 3 years ago
In Latin America, everyone knows surfing originated in Peru not in Hawaii. That is interesting. I was taught that surfing was spread from Peru to Polynesia.
TrueFireAnt
TrueFireAnt - 3 years ago
The audio in the body of this video is poorer than usual. The clip at the end is normal though.

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facts365
facts365 - 3 years ago
4.9k like was meeeeeeee
begone thot
begone thot - 3 years ago
This guys voice relaxes me
Lindsay Taylor
Lindsay Taylor - 3 years ago
So cool
dʒeɪms
dʒeɪms - 3 years ago
oh it is SUCH exploitation for white people to surf by god how can they do this?
nick highland
nick highland - 3 years ago
This is so cool i was just wondering about this. My great grandpa was native Hawaiian and used to talk about his secret perfect surf spot, i think it was cliffside so he had to paddle out to it. Im not really a surfer so i don't know. This would have been probably in the 1930s and probably somewhere around Oahu. I would love to know where it was and see it but sadly he passed away in 2012. It's kind of crazy to think about people surfing this far back!
19.7 million views
19.7 million views - 3 years ago
As I learn more and more history, I realized something.
Imagine how many cultures or even technological advances we wouldn't be puzzled about while reading documents of european colonizers if they didn't mess up other places in the first place. The global language is english and many of scientific or literary foundation today came from white cultures, though we know east asia is also rich of pioneers and thats because its one of the least influenced by white cultures. Now imagine if europe was colonized/exploited by another culture and majority of natives were massacred (like what they always did), they wouldn't be able to progress that much and their literary documents and scientific discoveries/progress (either from 1000AD or 1900AD) would be lost in history. Including kepler, darwin, newton and other geniuses. So saying that colonization is good since it brings progess, no its not. It brings progress to only one culture then completely or partially erase another.
Monster Box
Monster Box - 3 years ago
"Out of the web, I am nothing" a web surfer.

We also make video about science. Come check us out
ropoqi
ropoqi - 3 years ago
i loooooooooooooooooooove the animation
Piyush Sahu
Piyush Sahu - 3 years ago
All I remembered during the history was the story of Moana.
Owais Muhammad
Owais Muhammad - 3 years ago
Riddles
Alexandra Walker
Alexandra Walker - 3 years ago
I got an ad for TED institute... Ha
JollyRoger
JollyRoger - 3 years ago
Why the leftist nerrative?
aisha kulkarni
aisha kulkarni - 3 years ago
Basically, colonizers just kill people off in their homelands..nice idea
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
Can you make a video about Hawaiian history?
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
I really feel as if us people in Hawaii are overlooked... I just cant believe someone would actually make a video about it
Kyrie Song
Kyrie Song - 3 years ago
the animation is extraordinary :3 I love it :3 keep going guys
Tedd cuizon
Tedd cuizon - 3 years ago
By the way Duke Kahanamoku was from Hawaii
Tedd cuizon
Tedd cuizon - 3 years ago
did you know Duke Kahanamoku was a President William Mckinley High School graduate,which is my current school
Tedd cuizon
Tedd cuizon - 3 years ago
DEW do you go to mckinley high school
DEW
DEW - 3 years ago
Tedd cuizon

Go tigers!
Abby Liu
Abby Liu - 3 years ago
Please make more history VS.
PowWow Animations
PowWow Animations - 3 years ago
Anyone remember the movie Surf's Up?
Adorable Nightmare
Adorable Nightmare - 2 years ago
PowWow Animations
Oh my gosh- Yes-
Prisec
Prisec - 2 years ago
Ew yea
Tristan Metz
Tristan Metz - 3 years ago
The Kelly and Rob cameo was perfect
Osh Thomas
Osh Thomas - 3 years ago
Worst film on the planet
aaron burr, sir
aaron burr, sir - 3 years ago
Yep, memories
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
@John Locke What's wrong with penguins? Not everything has to be about humans :P
PowWow Animations
PowWow Animations - 3 years ago
John Locke Yeah, but the second one was just awful.
John Locke
John Locke - 3 years ago
such a good movie, dont know why they made them penguins and not humans though lol
Jessica Jayes
Jessica Jayes - 3 years ago
Aloha!
Juan Manuel Penaloza
Juan Manuel Penaloza - 3 years ago
I'll admit, this is the one thing I miss from California... I live in Texas now...
Raycheetah
Raycheetah - 3 years ago
1:40 On which island can I find that Hawai'ian pyramid? =0[.]o=
Aron Mahigab
Aron Mahigab - 3 years ago
Make history of skateboarding!
Rendra Wijaya
Rendra Wijaya - 3 years ago
Cawabungaaah
Don Wanderer
Don Wanderer - 3 years ago
Cool AF Graphics! Plenty To Be Stoked About Here!
TheCybershark99
TheCybershark99 - 3 years ago
Mantine surfing
pantaloons ex
pantaloons ex - 3 years ago
... just one more Ted Ed video...
25 videos later... okay, one more love your videos! It's a great way to wind down, and these videos also enlighten my interests. Do you have videos on the industrial revolution?
Vito Yin
Vito Yin - 3 years ago
Given 100 more years and we'll finding each other riding the Trapar waves (Eureka 7)
Niyera Gaines-Barnes
Niyera Gaines-Barnes - 3 years ago
White people bro smh
gem thomas
gem thomas - 3 years ago
Just like at the end of https://youtu.be/ctyic-ZiINc
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Haole people really have a bad rep. Especially ones that wanted to spread Christianity since in the process they destroyed or attempted to destroy another culture. They banned hula, the way the older generation told the newer generation about their history and culture. The US even forcefully annexed Hawaii. No one on our side even signed.
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
Yeah... That's true if you actually know Hawaiian history...

And you actually do...
Kuroda Cursus
Kuroda Cursus - 3 years ago
:c
m m
m m - 3 years ago
white people just had to ruin everything, as usual.
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Hawaii was forcefully annexed! In fact no one signed on our part.
Meme Daddy
Meme Daddy - 3 years ago
Hey can you guys do a video on sleep paralysis
Justin Norman
Justin Norman - 3 years ago
Ford failed miserably

Hawaii became a state

So he didn't fail?
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
Justin Norman Only because the USA illegally annexed Hawaii.
Lauren the Llama
Lauren the Llama - 3 years ago
THE ANIMATION AND THE COLOR SCHEME AAAAHHHHH
takethatthomas
takethatthomas - 3 years ago
There are some who are offended by the color scheme. But it doesn't bother me at all.
CalvinWinz
CalvinWinz - 3 years ago
I get it, untitled inept artist. I can't craft art either.
Det Studios
Det Studios - 3 years ago
Whaz the matter?
Jean-Charles Gfeller
Jean-Charles Gfeller - 3 years ago
I like it.
Lacy Coleman
Lacy Coleman - 3 years ago
You can always count on white settlers
MLG Oatmeal
MLG Oatmeal - 3 years ago
imperialism
Nardo218 x
Nardo218 x - 3 years ago
<3 that Hawaii is the only state where "diversity" =/= "white people and some other guys." It's ALLLLLLL "the other guys."
Asereth Enyaj
Asereth Enyaj - 3 years ago
Before tradition, Now Sports but in the heart of surfer its a sacred.
D-4ortune
D-4ortune - 3 years ago
why are Americans and Europeans all ways causing dieses or taking land
Asereth Enyaj
Asereth Enyaj - 3 years ago
OMG maybe Xander Ford got his name from Alexander Hume Ford. Tsk tsk tsk
Macky Cabangon
Macky Cabangon - 3 years ago
Like
thatguy dill
thatguy dill - 3 years ago
Haole
Matt Kim
Matt Kim - 3 years ago
What is going on with youtube today?I am seeing a lot of glitches.
Teresa Stevens
Teresa Stevens - 2 years ago
Matt Kim I am too. I thought it might be the phone.
whathell6t
whathell6t - 3 years ago
Anna Szczerbanov I wonder what Hawaiian surfers (also skaters) think of Eureka Seven. Initially, its mecha-cyborgs surfing the sky, but behind its a lovely complex story.
UpAndUps
UpAndUps - 3 years ago
Anna Szczerbanov let's get married
Seita Tsutsumi
Seita Tsutsumi - 3 years ago
As a non-European/American, I want to say that by no means were the Europeans alone in harming native cultures.

I noticed a lot of people antagonizing them as destroyers of cultures. Yes, due to the power put in their hands, they were the ones to do it to the largest degree. However, conquest and suppression have been a global pattern, and any other peoples would have destroyed others' cultures as the Europeans had if they were put in the same situation.

So I just want to make sure the whole cultural destruction thing isn't associated wholly with race.
OC Blues
OC Blues - 3 years ago
Seita Tsutsumi white people do it best though pol
Seita Tsutsumi
Seita Tsutsumi - 3 years ago
belisarius1
A decent sized portion of China, too. Although they didn't really stay long enough in any if these places to have as much impact as the Europeans had on the subjects' cultures.
belisarius1
belisarius1 - 3 years ago
Yeah in fact Japanese was part of the colonization effort of the Pacific. LOL Taiwan, Okinawa, Micronesia just to name a few islands groups.
RaymondTr3
RaymondTr3 - 3 years ago
Seita Tsutsumi thanks
Yousif Alfuraiji
Yousif Alfuraiji - 3 years ago
"romantic success" nicely worded :D
Shobhit Vashistha
Shobhit Vashistha - 3 years ago
Europeans and Christians being assholes to native people, nothing new here
CommanderRE
CommanderRE - 3 years ago
Thanks
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Shobhit Vashistha nothing new at all.
Errzuh
Errzuh - 3 years ago
I know how to surf in CSGO
Son of June
Son of June - 3 years ago
Another stolen culture
Lucien Broadwell
Lucien Broadwell - 3 years ago
Hello random viewer scrolling through the comments :)
DEW
DEW - 3 years ago
Lucien Broadwell
Hello Lucien....how's it going?
Mr 1,2
Mr 1,2 - 3 years ago
Hello
Lucien Broadwell
Lucien Broadwell - 3 years ago
made today?!
Crew Channel
Crew Channel - 3 years ago
Then the Shoobies attacked
space cow
space cow - 3 years ago
Out of water, I Am nothing
-fish
Britt Pomales
Britt Pomales - 3 years ago
every time the english come by they always bring the illnesses. lmao
Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un - 3 years ago
The U.S liberated Hawaii from themselves hahahahahaha
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
AC Yup. And since I live in Hawaii, I can confirm this.
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Kim Jong Un they didn't. The US forcefully annexed Hawaii. No one on our side even signed. They banned hula and surfing deeming it sinful. Since they banned hula the previous generation were unable to teach the new generation about their culture and history.
grahamhsu
grahamhsu - 3 years ago
I do feel like when I'm out on the beach getting spit out by waves there is some god or spirit within the water. For a short time we get to play, walk together, and enjoy life.
Freya Porter
Freya Porter - 3 years ago
A white man goes to learn about non-white culture but actually has sinister ulterior motives? Didn't see that coming at all!
Roghek
Roghek - 3 years ago
I wanna be a wave riddder too.
Step 1 move into a country where surfing is actually possible
Step 2 TBA
That one american
That one american - 3 years ago
Why surf water when you can surf your depression
I'm Donald Drump and bling bling I'm the King
I'm Donald Drump and bling bling I'm the King - 3 years ago
Fundies had been killing fun for about a thousand years.
JonatasAdoM
JonatasAdoM - 3 years ago
Surfing still grants romantic success.
Van Ivanov
Van Ivanov - 3 years ago
Making Hawaii into the most diverse place in America just means his method worked extra well. Educated people from all over the show came in, which probably suits him fine.
ashuhl3e
ashuhl3e - 3 years ago
The diversity of Hawaii mainly stems from the immigrant workers who traveled from various nations to work on sugarcane plantations (starting around the 1850’s) when the U.S. invested economic interest in Hawaii.
Mikaela Maria Isabel Nobles
Mikaela Maria Isabel Nobles - 3 years ago
Everything's always fine until colonizers come.
TheGamingAces// \\Gaming Pros
TheGamingAces// \\Gaming Pros - 3 years ago
I just got a TED ed ad
Ey Wassup
Ey Wassup - 3 years ago
Love the art <3
Tran To
Tran To - 3 years ago
I just got an ad from ted ed while I am about to watch a ted ed video..
Lilly Swann
Lilly Swann - 3 years ago
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Mathias Laurence
Mathias Laurence - 3 years ago
Let's all be ready for the narrative : "This video is against white people,we didn't colonize,either kill them. It was an accident. What about the Africans that enslave Africans... Bla-bla-bla. Imperialism came from China."
Just be ready.
Yeyo
Yeyo - 3 years ago
dont know what happened with the audio quality in this video, i mean i got used to it by the end but coming from a high quality video to this is certainly a stepdown
Artur Keller
Artur Keller - 3 years ago
But the true beginning was with Big Z
Samuel Rodrigues
Samuel Rodrigues - 3 years ago
How was surfing sinful? Lol
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Samuel Rodrigues Christian's just deemed it that. I think they didn't like Hawaiin culture as a whole so they banned the hula and surfing to destroy it.
Rex Knouse
Rex Knouse - 3 years ago
totally tubular
Akylbek Atabekov
Akylbek Atabekov - 3 years ago
That was so boring.
Nianbo Zhang
Nianbo Zhang - 3 years ago
Got a Ted add on this video.
pumpSHO
pumpSHO - 3 years ago
@2:46 you're wrong, that was antimissionary propaganda created by the pro alcohol groups when Hawaii became a dry county
Hector Wood
Hector Wood - 3 years ago
How did fords plan fail at all? He managed to make hawaii an american state and upped the white population securing power?
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
Hawaii was illegally obtained
icy like 1017
icy like 1017 - 3 years ago
Damn, y they had to do hawaii like dat tho
kirby march Barcena
kirby march Barcena - 3 years ago
Wipeout...
anton10r
anton10r - 3 years ago
2:26 i'm pretty sure that's not how drawing works
Brian Wyters
Brian Wyters - 3 years ago
It's amazing how far surfers can go.
Arkils
Arkils - 3 years ago
Why was surfing considered sinful??
CommanderRE
CommanderRE - 3 years ago
Because they worshipped some other god
I'm Donald Drump and bling bling I'm the King
I'm Donald Drump and bling bling I'm the King - 3 years ago
Arkils
Fundies think that everything ( well most things) are sinful. Fun-dies with fundies.
Акакий Петрович
Акакий Петрович - 3 years ago
Nice pun
Can this channel Get 15 subs without any videos?
Can this channel Get 15 subs without any videos? - 3 years ago
13,337th!!!!!
Can this channel Get 15 subs without any videos?
Can this channel Get 15 subs without any videos? - 3 years ago
13,733!!!!!!
Jack Drewitt
Jack Drewitt - 3 years ago
you labeled Pitcairn as Easter island
Toffiklubitoffi
Toffiklubitoffi - 3 years ago
Olo = ozo = ulu = more riddles!
A Dude
A Dude - 3 years ago
Interesting
InMaTeofDeath
InMaTeofDeath - 3 years ago
Only surfed once in my life but it was pretty badass, now I'm stuck surfin in counterstrike....
Kriegerdammerung
Kriegerdammerung - 3 years ago
Make Hawaii great again, independence now!!!
B.I.C. Violet
B.I.C. Violet - 3 years ago
The history of 'face palm'?
emotional cactus
emotional cactus - 3 years ago
i just got a ted ed ad before this video
Baby Sylveon
Baby Sylveon - 3 years ago
MOANA!!!!!!
Adam Sebaa
Adam Sebaa - 3 years ago
white people ruin everything for fucks saaaaaaaaaaake
Mongis Lort
Mongis Lort - 3 years ago
dude...
Jabs AMG
Jabs AMG - 3 years ago
Murica came like KNOCK KNOCK ITS FREEDOM
Gid
Gid - 3 years ago
Pastel Pink He was sarcastic
Pastel Pink
Pastel Pink - 3 years ago
What part of colonization do you think is freedom?
gecko11130
gecko11130 - 3 years ago
Sick graphics for this one
Lucas Layton
Lucas Layton - 3 years ago
"These white men are dangerous." - history in one sentence.
Thomas Mckenna
Thomas Mckenna - 3 years ago
What about the Russians and the irish
joseph4861
joseph4861 - 3 years ago
Invent your own antibiotics (and modern medicine).
Ifraz Ali
Ifraz Ali - 3 years ago
Lucas Layton and smelly full of diseases
XLpug
XLpug - 3 years ago
“These Tahitians are dangerous.” — The menehune of Hawai’i.
Robert Jarman
Robert Jarman - 3 years ago
White kings and politicians. As usual. Or any kings and politicians for that matter.
AC
AC - 3 years ago
"Damn haole people" -Mother
Mathias Laurence
Mathias Laurence - 3 years ago
Lucas Layton "Lets kill them all".
Syarif Ahmad
Syarif Ahmad - 3 years ago
Please write subtitle
23Khameo
23Khameo - 3 years ago
Of course. Those god damn Christians destroying cultures everywhere they go... go figure.
Miss Clark
Miss Clark - 3 years ago
It was the English. Not Europeans not Christians. English!!! State and church were intertwined so it’s two sides of the same coin.
jalen gee
jalen gee - 3 years ago
23Khameo
its Europeans , Christianity doesn't discriminate
AC
AC - 3 years ago
HawaiianEmpireMapping by "Those god damn Christians" he's referring to the ones that actually destroyed cultures. Not you.
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
Umm... I'm a Christian and I don't want to destroy other customs and traditions...
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
As a Christian who knows of the inner circles of the culture, I can tell you two things:


1. Not every Christian is the same.
2. Those that represent the portion that are commonly seen as antagonistic have not changed one iota from those in the past.
nick highland
nick highland - 3 years ago
23Khameo thank you for blaming christians and not just all white people lol.
thea loves
thea loves - 3 years ago
23Khameo It is not spreading religion. Its spreading the truth :) The Good News that Jesus died for you and wants you to be saved. Cause there is life after death.
thea loves
thea loves - 3 years ago
:(
AC
AC - 3 years ago
23Khameo they thought it was their destiny and duty to spread Christianity. Even destroying other cultures in the process. Haoles banned the hula and thus banned the act Hawaiians used to spread their history and culture.
Le Bro
Le Bro - 3 years ago
Moan
Kahuna Matara
Tapu Lele
Jin
Jin - 3 years ago
"(...) by History's waves"?

You mean by greed
WhenItCounts
WhenItCounts - 3 years ago
People: Riding the waves!
Me: Blancing on a wooden plank on a wave
Annoying Introvert
Annoying Introvert - 3 years ago
white people stole their sport and land then wiped out.
hopemjacquet
hopemjacquet - 3 years ago
Easter island used surf boards long before Hawaii
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
hopemjacquet But Hawaii had one of the strongest uses of surfing
SidraShabbir
SidraShabbir - 3 years ago
Wow. I’m actually early. Gotta make a good joke so that my comment doesn’t get lost in the sea of comments.
Socrates
Socrates - 3 years ago
I can't support you guys in patreon but atleast I'll watch the ads on your videos here..
Natalie Lai
Natalie Lai - 3 years ago
This was so amazing to learn about :o I didn't realize how much history was behind surfing
Seb Reni
Seb Reni - 3 years ago
British Colonization was the biggest cancer to the Pacific people.
Gid
Gid - 3 years ago
Angel Samael There is no cure for cancer yet tho
Angel Samael
Angel Samael - 3 years ago
Well at least they now know how to cure actual cancers.
Ifraz Ali
Ifraz Ali - 3 years ago
Seb Reni Christian colonists
Bobby Ferg
Bobby Ferg - 3 years ago
That statement is especially ironic considering Polynesian islands like the Hawaiian islands are pretty near the Tropic of Cancer itself
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
No talk when fins were added?
Gajanan Nigade
Gajanan Nigade - 3 years ago
In short, organised religions have always condemned everything that's good.
CommanderRE
CommanderRE - 3 years ago
The reason they did it was wrong surfing is fine
Sinister Apple
Sinister Apple - 3 years ago
so true
talha tariq
talha tariq - 3 years ago
The bloody british
Eivind Fauchald
Eivind Fauchald - 3 years ago
Gnarly dude
Luke Salvador
Luke Salvador - 3 years ago
Is it bad that i read the title as
The History of Suffering?
YoungTheFish
YoungTheFish - 3 years ago
I got a TED-ED commercial before the video...
1776
1776 - 3 years ago
I like this art style
The Turt1e9
The Turt1e9 - 3 years ago
Sun and moon anybody?
LoiteringKevin
LoiteringKevin - 3 years ago
It's a multi-billion dollar business? Really?
I've never surfed before, very possibly none of my friends do.
I live on a beautiful island called Taiwan though, so it's not because I'm living in an interior land or something.
Bobby Ferg
Bobby Ferg - 3 years ago
I think it is more influential in places like the US or Australia where people have been influenced a lot more by it when it was first introduced, making it a part of the culture there and thus more popular.
Sumnjiva Vodoriga
Sumnjiva Vodoriga - 3 years ago
Americans and their colonization smh
Reese Jackson
Reese Jackson - 3 years ago
Yea.... learned it from the British.
belisarius1
belisarius1 - 3 years ago
Just to let you know, that despite Hawai'i being owned by Americans, the British (Union Jack is part of the Hawaiian flag as well as the flag of a vast majority of Hawaiian islands), French, Germans and Japanese all had colonization efforts in Central and Western Pacific.
Amanda Jade
Amanda Jade - 3 years ago
The animation is gorgeous.
S _
S _ - 3 years ago
Y wasn’t Moana surfing tho
Chris M
Chris M - 3 years ago
I'm pretty sure wavesliding was invented by sakurai.
Oli Joni
Oli Joni - 3 years ago
It amazed me every time how many things Europeans and Americans have spoiled for the rest of the world
Thought So
Thought So - 3 years ago
joshua lyons that includes Japan
Thought So
Thought So - 3 years ago
joshua lyons yeah we know, that’s not a good thing, colonizers is just a fancy name for mass murderers, pillagers, and rapists
joshua lyons
joshua lyons - 3 years ago
That is true, but Europe and America were also the biggest colonizers in modern history. The only other country that could possibly match them is Japan, but their empire was only around for a few decades.
aaron burr, sir
aaron burr, sir - 3 years ago
Bobby Ferg I mean...this was the case here right? And on the mainland? Africa?
aaron burr, sir
aaron burr, sir - 3 years ago
LagiNaLangAko23 yeah, you see a lot in greece
Angel Samael
Angel Samael - 3 years ago
Maybe it had a lull in Hawaii, but the "rest of the world"? Most of the world only knows about surfing because of Europeans.
Ifraz Ali
Ifraz Ali - 3 years ago
Oli Joni Christians
Bobby Ferg
Bobby Ferg - 3 years ago
Problem?
BLAME IT ON THE WHITES
carl flaherty
carl flaherty - 3 years ago
I don’t think it’s fair to say it is ALL of Europe and America’s fault, I think it’s more colonialism’s fault.
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
Like how Romans, Ottomans and other people in the past has basically replaced the native population they conquer? Do you see a lot of Greeks in Istanbul now?
16patie
16patie - 3 years ago
Like modern medicine?
ScienceAIR
ScienceAIR - 3 years ago
1:52 my evolution...
Mimi Grace
Mimi Grace - 3 years ago
Stop with your propaganda ted-ed, hawaii has always been part of the USA!! Keep america white!!
Oriri Ozor
Oriri Ozor - 3 years ago
Mimi Grace How can that be when the native population has always been Polynesian and not white?
dat calculation tho
dat calculation tho - 3 years ago
Man, tedEd really does videos on nearly everything.
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
That's why I subbed.
MasterXG
MasterXG - 3 years ago
Oh...that explains many things in Pokemon Sun Moon.
Luna 12
Luna 12 - 3 years ago
What's with white ppl and destroying other cultures. sigh.
Menehune Beachbumboogie
Menehune Beachbumboogie - 2 years ago
Angel Samael tbh, I'm Hawaiian BUT I gotta hand it to those white dudes who came with Cpt Cook for DOCUMENTING their experience before getting swept by the kanaks. If it weren't for them, we'd never know that much about Kamehameha or the Ikaika helmets
Minder Garcia
Minder Garcia - 2 years ago
tjrludicke yes they made surfing globally know but only bc they westernized it. The act of choosing the tree and praying for waves and everything that was part of their culture was destroyed when that happened to technology yes white people love to destroy cultures because surfing is only one example
Shubhendra Singh
Shubhendra Singh - 3 years ago
Angel Samael And 'being the best at invading' is something to be proud about?
Angel Samael
Angel Samael - 3 years ago
We've been the best at invading which gives us the choice to destroy cultures, thankfully we also recorded them so they'e not entirely gone.
Cy Draws
Cy Draws - 3 years ago
Luna 12
Ikr
tjrludicke
tjrludicke - 3 years ago
lmao if it was destroyed then surfing would have been a forgotten art. Hawaiians can thank the settlers for opening the doors of opportunity to spread their culture around the world. If it didn't become a state of a powerful country, how many people would be immersed in the surfing culture that the natives started? The seed was planted and the "white ppl" fertilized it with a healthy dose of globalism.
Born Justice Rule
Born Justice Rule - 3 years ago
RIGHT. EVERYWHERE THEY GO!!!!! how do you see someone suffering and call it a sin?
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
All white people stereotypes aside, it's still happening even today.
Ethan Guthrie
Ethan Guthrie - 3 years ago
You say this after watching a video on how surfing has spread around the globe due to outside influence.







Culture = destroyed
Horrible-Artist699
Horrible-Artist699 - 3 years ago
dont worry luna its not all white people



its just that its the bad one which we hear about :/
Mathias Laurence
Mathias Laurence - 3 years ago
DieNamyc HD. That's true. Lets say the west part of Europe messed up the whole Europe continents.
DieNamyc HD
DieNamyc HD - 3 years ago
Western society enthusiasts* not whites. I find it funny how the whole white population is thrown together in there when (for example) half of Europe never wanted more than to live in their own land peacefully to begin with.
mariel ivana
mariel ivana - 3 years ago
Surfers from back in the day sound like surfers from today lol
SevenFoot Pelican
SevenFoot Pelican - 3 years ago
Why do I see you everywhere..
SimmySammy 07
SimmySammy 07 - 3 years ago
mariel ivana You are EVERYWHERE.
nararya nalakanta
nararya nalakanta - 3 years ago
lol why it's a sin?
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Christians deemed it sinful because it was one of the key pillars that built the Hawaiian culture. They wanted all the pillars to fall. They basically wanted to destroy the Hawaiian culture to spread Christianity. They even banned hula, the way the Hawaiians passed on history and their culture.
CodeKillerz
CodeKillerz - 3 years ago
nararya nalakanta

It came from another culture that had different gods.

That’s my guess, anyway
slick vick
slick vick - 3 years ago
First I need to learn how to swim
Jose Gomez
Jose Gomez - 3 years ago
And Bolivia....
U.R.L BudS
U.R.L BudS - 3 years ago
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Eye Ball
Eye Ball - 3 years ago
What about some don't surf
Lugh Summerson
Lugh Summerson - 3 years ago
Charlie don't surf.
Sebastian Elytron
Sebastian Elytron - 3 years ago
The only surf I know how to do is Surf 'n' Turf
Roy
Roy - 3 years ago
It's fun and exhilarating. You should try it.
Chris Schiotis
Chris Schiotis - 3 years ago
paddle out... it will change your world
Socialist Squirtle
Socialist Squirtle - 3 years ago
5:15 "history's waves" is a very benevolent term for European colonialism and American imperialism
Snoot Snat
Snoot Snat - 3 years ago
Joe Insomniac Neutral for a huge amount of one sided attacks?
Joe Insomniac
Joe Insomniac - 3 years ago
Sounds like a perfectly neutral term to me.
Nathan Gatten
Nathan Gatten - 3 years ago
And American censorship
Mathias Laurence
Mathias Laurence - 3 years ago
Socialist Squirtle Don't talk that loud. You might trigger them.
ilvtofo
ilvtofo - 3 years ago
Can I get a like from all my kangs and qweens out there?
Gabriel Marandola
Gabriel Marandola - 3 years ago
Cowabunga, dudes!
Ibno Zizou
Ibno Zizou - 3 years ago
"hystories waves" loooooool
Also called: WESTERN colonization!
Daniel Tracey
Daniel Tracey - 3 years ago
You're right, I misinterpreted what you meant, apologies
Ibno Zizou
Ibno Zizou - 3 years ago
lol, Of course it does! The term used is just funny! As it would be more spesific to just call it colonization!
Daniel Tracey
Daniel Tracey - 3 years ago
Doesn't western colonisation count as history, as in it happened in the past and affects current events?
Zarida Begum
Zarida Begum - 3 years ago
I have never surfed why am I watching this
Bobby Ferg
Bobby Ferg - 3 years ago
Because it can be interesting even without you experiencing it.
Space Babies
Space Babies - 3 years ago
The many different ways Polynesians conquered the seas before anybody else did is one of the most underrated chapters of history. Great video!
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
Migrated all the way from mainland Southeast Asia.
DeathlyDiJ
DeathlyDiJ - 3 years ago
how come they still do those rituals? if hawai is diverse, shouldnt the native population be really small?
Ellie Donihue
Ellie Donihue - 3 years ago
A good chunk of history is just missionaries seeing something that is now relatively common and thinking it's a sin
ChamorruWarrior
ChamorruWarrior - 3 years ago
Missionary or not, humans have always found excuses to overthrow other people.
takethatthomas
takethatthomas - 3 years ago
@XLpug fair question (although the origins of Paʻao are debatable). He definitely brought a "foreign" religion to Hawaiʻi and used it to build a sort of theocratic hierarchy, but they did not abandon the old religion in the process. The reverence of ʻaumakua continues to this day.
takethatthomas
takethatthomas - 3 years ago
They should have added that they were Calvinists! Those guys think EVERYTHING is a sin...
Marina Rosário
Marina Rosário - 3 years ago
My thought was : "how the F*** is/was surf sinful?"
Can figure it Out.
Camaika Amelung
Camaika Amelung - 3 years ago
I think it's more like: 'Hmm, this thing is part of your culture and we want to force our culture to be yours. well, so everything you do culturewise is sinfull now'
Born Justice Rule
Born Justice Rule - 3 years ago
Caucasian missionaries. let's not leave out that very important distinction.
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
Aditya Waghmare Missionary position. Missionary approves.
XLpug
XLpug - 3 years ago
Let’s add a new dynamic to this conversation. Do the previous comments apply to the religion of Pa’ao (a native of Tahiti) when he went to spread his religion to Hawai’i? Also, did he purposely combine religion and politics to control with his ideals?
CommanderRE
CommanderRE - 3 years ago
The reason they were doing it is sin but it it's self is fine
Michael Baker
Michael Baker - 3 years ago
That's more or less ''Christianity'' throughout the past couple thousand year..'
DecoyBlackMage
DecoyBlackMage - 3 years ago
And if all else fails, take that religions gods into your own, as demons or devils.

examples: Baal, Belzebub

Overall it was mostly a political practice in the end, what better way to start a propoganda war or rumors then claiming the other side worships devils or demons.
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
Whatever religion they are, that's their main purpose really, destroy the native religions
YoungTheFish
YoungTheFish - 3 years ago
Ellie Donihue I laughed out loud when I heard that. Of course they did.
Invisible
Invisible - 3 years ago
the animation was really great but you last statement is wrong the surfing rituals and special respect weren't forgotten by the history but rather were destroyed by the invaders
HawaiianEmpireMapping
HawaiianEmpireMapping - 3 years ago
Thank God that some people actually know about Hawaiian history. It's really annoying to try and hear people try to explain Hawaii.

From Hawaii
Boozer
Boozer - 3 years ago
Exactly!
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Invisible Someone finally understands! They weren't forgotten they were destroyed by haole people.
yaubrcodpeifognh 404
yaubrcodpeifognh 404 - 3 years ago
i always wanted to surf once...
Bill Nye Fake Science Guy
Bill Nye Fake Science Guy - 3 years ago
Trump 2020
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Haole.
Sebastian Elytron
Sebastian Elytron - 3 years ago
MAEG! (even greater)
TickedOff Priest
TickedOff Priest - 3 years ago
So now Kahunas give out Z Crystals. That is much more practical.
shortfuse87 YT
shortfuse87 YT - 3 years ago
TickedOff Priest And your starter too
Neoshaman Fulgurant
Neoshaman Fulgurant - 3 years ago
What about kamehameha ?
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
They also have a Surfin Pikachu, right?
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
A rich and extensive culture being washed away by “history’s waves” aka white settlers and colonists as per usual
Gid
Gid - 3 years ago
I don't think I can recall any other settlers that did as bad as a job as the Europeans.
Ben Robinson
Ben Robinson - 3 years ago
Danielle M I don't think it's fair to say that it's because they were European, or because of their skin color. When ever empires spread they always eliminate culture when possible, because it makes colonization easier. And the affects of many historical empires is still felt today in negative and positive ways. My overall point being while European colonization did awful things, it's definitely closer to the norm rather than being exceptionally bad.
Daniel Tracey
Daniel Tracey - 3 years ago
There are legitimate reasons to be critical of colonisation and imperialism, however white Europeans actually do have culture that they didn't "steal" it from others, what are you talking about?
European culture has had the strongest influence in the world for the last 500 years, the Gregorian calendar is considered the world standard, European languages have been the lingua Franca for hundreds of years, a European religion is the most popular on earth.
Can I ask, have you ever been to Europe? you won't find cathedrals like they have in Europe anywhere else. European artists are the most famous on earth, American cultural influence is the strongest on earth.
It's just a blatant falsehood.
Angel Samael
Angel Samael - 3 years ago
Ethiopia was never colonised by a European power, but South Africa was yet South Africa has a much higher HDI. You have ti admit that there are benefits to colonisation, the development of infrastructure, the transfer of ideas, technologies and medicines.
Gid
Gid - 3 years ago
DieNamyc HD We’re not bud.
Shane Egan
Shane Egan - 3 years ago
Hawai'i never had an iron age.
Angel Samael
Angel Samael - 3 years ago
I'm European and I'm pretty glad that the Romans colonized most of Europe.
Angel Samael
Angel Samael - 3 years ago
Well if the Europeans didn't arrive and record it then it could have been wiped away entirely by literal waves.
The world is very lucky that the most destructive cultures are also the most inquisitive, imagine is some other culture colonized the Pacific but made no record of the cultures they destroyed.
Shane Egan
Shane Egan - 3 years ago
There's more to the Polynesian history of surfing but they are still washing it away.
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
Danielle M as my name makes obvious, I'm Filipino too. Hahaha. Funny thing is, I barely see Filipinos who hate the Japanese. It's more fashionable to hate the Chinese and Americans. XD
DieNamyc HD
DieNamyc HD - 3 years ago
Can we stop throwing all the europeans in the same bowl please...I really dont understand why this is a thing.
pink_ Champagneee
pink_ Champagneee - 3 years ago
Praise sister! Even after being colonised by the British, my country is still not a developed country. The British harvested a lot from our land smh.
Moosa
Moosa - 3 years ago
Suomalainen _ 368 taas pitää hävetä suomalaisia.
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
Mermbo Nermberferv exactly . Europeans are their own worst enemy . And newsflash satanic practices still exist
Robert Jarman
Robert Jarman - 3 years ago
Suomalainen _ 368 We can at least give the Indigenous people back what we took as much as possible. Give them the legal title to all of their treaty land in the same way that the states and in some situations, the federal government, actually do to nearly all plots of land in the US, and when someone leaves, an offer can be made to obtain the land and put it under the control of the local tribal band.

By the way, Pine Ridge reserve has life expectancy like Afghanistan and Somalia. There's a good Ted Ed talk about said wasi'chu.
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Mermbo Nermberferv what we're talking about is colonization destroying cultures. For example, Native Americans that were basically killed because of various reasons brought on by colonization.
Mermbo Nermberferv
Mermbo Nermberferv - 3 years ago
ha! you seem misinformed, friend.. europe is the way it is because of the people in power - the elitists with an agenda. i dont even know what youre on about, aside from the removal of satanic practices.
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
Mermbo Nermberferv hey I haven’t forgotten . I loved learning about the vikings and how their society was shaped around nordic mythology . Like I’ve stated above, You can blame the spread of christianity for that erasure . Europe could have been so much more today than it is
AC
AC - 3 years ago
Damn haole people. They deemed surfing and hula sinful when hula was the way the Hawaiian people passed on history. We basically lost part of our culture because haoles deemed themselves the boss and banned it. We were even forcefully annexed. No one on our side signed.
Mermbo Nermberferv
Mermbo Nermberferv - 3 years ago
are we just going to ignore the sea fairing vikings/nordics and those of the tribe of zebulon in the european cultures? you people seem to forget there is nothing new under the sun, very little is unique to one culture.... racists, RACISTS EVERYWHERE!
ADP VLJ
ADP VLJ - 3 years ago
You're welcome
Squadron Leader
Squadron Leader - 3 years ago
Colonisation was going to happen, and we can't change that
Veda Stenberg
Veda Stenberg - 3 years ago
I find it amusing that surfing was immediately regarded as "sinful" despite their mythic book saying nothing specifically about it.
Eugene Fisher
Eugene Fisher - 3 years ago
That's first thing i thought. Now some have the audacity to attack others who engage in the event.
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
Eh Japan still has a bad rep in some places, take it from me, a Filipino . Haha
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
Danielle M They should take a note from Japan's book. It basically invaded east and southeast Asia and so far seem to have a sparkling reputation compared to European empires. Either because they stayed for less than a decade and/or because they were actually defeated in war.
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
Itka Maax Exactly . I’m all for traveling and exploring different regions and making your ways known but a lot of colonists and missionaries seemed to have thought this equated to completely belittling and erasing everyone else’s . And it’s actually sad, I pity white europeans/americans in particular because these days especially you see a lot of them travel to foreign countries just to “get cultured” or “find themselves” because they literally have none of their own.. their ancestors felt like they had to steal it from others . Or it was erased by the spread of christianity which is a whole other thing within itself haha
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
Itka Maax thank you !! And I’m not hawaiian as suomailien seems to think just someone who loves history
Gerson Ponce
Gerson Ponce - 3 years ago
Suomalainen _ 368 “atleast for the most part” see you don’t even know what you’re talking about. Don’t justify those devils . Instead learn some real history you goofy kid.
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
LagiNaLangAko23 which is exactly why when people talk about colonists in a bad light they refer to the europeans . Sure there have been colonists from different countries/regions in the past but the europeans were the most recent and the ones who have essentially caused he most damage and you can still see its effects in several countries today
Carlo Enad
Carlo Enad - 3 years ago
Danielle M it's so true. Don't listen to these guys. So much damage has been done. We don't know if there are other cool things that were destroyed because those practices are "savage".
goldeneye 1
goldeneye 1 - 3 years ago
Danielle M my thoughts exactly
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23 - 3 years ago
Nah, that has always been the case with previous imperialists in the past, like the Romans, Ottomans, Chinese, etc. They are the center of the world, they are the chosen people, they have the mandate of heaven, blah, blah, blah, everyone else are savages and must bow down and be awestruck at their superiority. The real difference with the Europeans were that the people they met have not been in contact with the Old World for a long time and is not immune to the diseases.
Hummingbird
Hummingbird - 3 years ago
Suomalainen _ 368 you must be white.
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
Who’s to say it was good though ? The reason why colonialism leaves a bad taste in people’s mouth now is bc said colonists would see natives as “savages” when in reality they were getting along just fine for millenia minding their own business and living life they knew how to not needing their society being invaded or “improved” . (Polynesians were THE best sailors and wayfinders in the world only needing the stars and wind to navigate !) And if it equated to being in the iron age so be it, living differently doesn’t mean it’s better or worse .

And have you seen hawaii now ? It’s sad when people have to be told “only stay in the tourist-y parts, anything outside of it is dangerous and a slum” . Having your home only being known for a tourist trap doesn’t seem like a good thing to me
Suomalainen _ 368
Suomalainen _ 368 - 3 years ago
Danielle M Most of them died of disease and there could be nothing done. Im sorry for you'r cultures loss, but for Hawaii colonization = good (atleast for the most part).
Danielle M
Danielle M - 3 years ago
And without them hawaii would still have over half their original population too lmao . Colonization = progression is a myth 9/10 colonists leave a country far worse off than they found it
Suomalainen _ 368
Suomalainen _ 368 - 3 years ago
Danielle M Without them the people of Hawaii would still live in the iron age...
Krishita Roy
Krishita Roy - 3 years ago
1,113 viewer. @>@
kaustubh patil
kaustubh patil - 3 years ago
I love your lessons ... please keep making more of them for us ..!
the_dead_poet
the_dead_poet - 3 years ago
On the other hand, the History of Internet surfing... Can be summed up in one word __P0RN
Anotheruser 77
Anotheruser 77 - 3 years ago
the_dead_poet you're insane.
MetaDecker
MetaDecker - 3 years ago
I'm afraid of being stuffed in a box.
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
Yeah, everyone's been hanging ten on that gigantic wave since its inception... I feel like I'm the only one not interested in riding it. That stinker's got sharks and other hazards galore, I'm staying out of the water.

This is ironic since I am both an aquaphobe and an erotophobe.
Sebastian Elytron
Sebastian Elytron - 3 years ago
"Internet was made so that a vast knowledge would be at our fingertips" LOL
sidd joshi
sidd joshi - 3 years ago
the_dead_poet
Internet was made so that a vast knowledge would be at our fingertips,
Some fcker decided to put p0rn on it, and moments later something else was on the tips of our fingers.
Jagadish Panambur
Jagadish Panambur - 3 years ago
Here before a thousand views
VEGETASAMA PS
VEGETASAMA PS - 3 years ago
I am from India and you are from?
Edit 1 : India : 2 , Brazil : 1
Edit 2: India :2 , Brazil: 3
Kay Jay
Kay Jay - 3 years ago
India
Luisa B
Luisa B - 3 years ago
brazil!!!
Gabriel Marandola
Gabriel Marandola - 3 years ago
Brazil too :)
Raju
Raju - 3 years ago
Braaaazilll la la la la laaaaaa
Davi Gomide Sá
Davi Gomide Sá - 3 years ago
Belo Horizonte, Brazil :D
Raju
Raju - 3 years ago
Priyanshu Singh India
Zoe Nightshade
Zoe Nightshade - 3 years ago
NIce!!
Ameliorated Edification
Ameliorated Edification - 3 years ago
Wanna hear a joke?





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Paul Cruz
Paul Cruz - 3 years ago
Well played
Ally Rae
Ally Rae - 3 years ago
Thanks for your neat videos
Faheem Rasheed
Faheem Rasheed - 3 years ago
What is romantic success?
Raju
Raju - 3 years ago
Faheem Rasheed Getting Girls
Potato
Potato - 3 years ago
The video looks like Moana
slick vick
slick vick - 3 years ago
SomeGuy this whole video was shot on Maui's body
Jerry Xue
Jerry Xue - 3 years ago
I don’t mind ads, but when ads buffer, I surfer
RoseOfTheNight4444
RoseOfTheNight4444 - 3 years ago
Wow, tough crowd. No one appreciates a good pun anymore.
Diego Barrutia
Diego Barrutia - 3 years ago
Just nope
SimmySammy 07
SimmySammy 07 - 3 years ago
Jerry Xue Fail.
MD. FAIYAZ
MD. FAIYAZ - 3 years ago
The 500th viewer
faisal taher
faisal taher - 3 years ago
woooooooloooooo
TheRealTanush
TheRealTanush - 3 years ago
Out of water,Ima nothing
Continual Improvement
Continual Improvement - 3 years ago
Does this include surfing the web?
Richie Paulo
Richie Paulo - 2 years ago
Yes.... Hawaiians invented that too, 100s of years ago.
That's also how we got computer viruses, because the Europeans brought that with them.
Roy
Roy - 3 years ago
Nope but it might just include couch surfing.
pantaloons ex
pantaloons ex - 3 years ago
starts chanting a prayer for good internet connection
jay fawn
jay fawn - 3 years ago
Subway surfer also beat my score 22M
Mathias Laurence
Mathias Laurence - 3 years ago
Bellicose Bambi Hymne to web-surfing.
Bellicose Bambi
Bellicose Bambi - 3 years ago
Dude... yeah, of course. That's why you perform the Internet Surfing Chant before clicking the browser icon. That's why you pay such close attention to the seasons and the quality and type of wood when carving your mousepad.
slick vick
slick vick - 3 years ago
Of course
Zion J
Zion J - 3 years ago
i dont believe so
Adri Awesome
Adri Awesome - 3 years ago
Continual Improvement You again.
Moha
Moha - 3 years ago
Haha, I thought the title said suffering instead of surfing.

You know, it would make an interesting video too.
Amri Rakshit
Amri Rakshit - 3 years ago
Moha same
JEB CAMILLO Garcia
JEB CAMILLO Garcia - 3 years ago
Woohoo!
Grandpa Rick
Grandpa Rick - 3 years ago
Hit like if you Love Muslims.
Bobby Ferg
Bobby Ferg - 3 years ago
PRAISE ALLAH
Benamon9
Benamon9 - 3 years ago
everybody should be Muslim and abide to shariah law (better than the backwards morals of the bible)
Benamon9
Benamon9 - 3 years ago
Yes I wish there was a Muslim majority in our country they are so much better than cranky white people with no culture
gshloka
gshloka - 3 years ago
First time early!
Bobby Ferg
Bobby Ferg - 3 years ago
Million Dollars, Wall, President.
Boom easy History
newslayer3351
newslayer3351 - 3 years ago
How did I saw this early without seeing the subscription feed in the first place??
Ivan Alekseyev
Ivan Alekseyev - 3 years ago
did I see* but true
Mujtaba Ibrahim
Mujtaba Ibrahim - 3 years ago
newslayer3351 happened the same to me. but I'm glad it did. great stuff.
Sang_ Gaming
Sang_ Gaming - 3 years ago
idk
SHIVAM TIWARI
SHIVAM TIWARI - 3 years ago
Iron Tyson
Iron Tyson - 3 years ago
So cool!
Lily P
Lily P - 3 years ago
I'm early!!
How Health
How Health - 3 years ago
video ends

What am I supposed to do again?
whathell6t
whathell6t - 3 years ago
How Health Watch Eureka Seven. It’s basically a mecha-cyborgs surfing in the sky.
John Appleseed
John Appleseed - 3 years ago
How Health njuhh
Jocy Insong
Jocy Insong - 3 years ago
Watch other ted ed vids
Winsor Zhu
Winsor Zhu - 3 years ago
Wannab hear a joke?



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SpicyBeef Burrito - 3 years ago
Winsor Zhu
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