The board is a thin, round-nosed, square-tailed surfboard ridden in pre-20th century Hawaii. They are distinct from modern surfboards in that they have no ventral fins and instead rely on the sharpness of the edges and concaves to hold the board in the face of the wave. Super fast and amazing to experince the art of ancient surfing.
The alaiaís roots span back a thousand years. Lala is the Hawaiian word describing the action of riding an alaia surfboard. Lala is a word found in the Hawaiian dictionary meaning ëthe controlled slide in the curl when surfing on a board.