Isaiah Walker


Meet Isaiah Walker:


Dr. Isaiah Walker is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History at Brigham Young University-Hawaiʻi campus. 
Isaiah is also the author of the award winning history book, Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in 20th Century Hawaiʻi.

As a leading expert on surfing and Hawaiian history, Dr. Walker consulted for and appeared in the recent ESPN 30 for 30 documentary Hawaiian: the Legend of Eddie Aikau

In September of 2006 Isaiah formed Halau Nalu to promote surfing among Hawaiian youth in Koʻolauloa and to perpetuate the cultural values of he`e nalu. 

In his “spare time” Isaiah is Coach of the Kamehameha Schools National Championship Surf Team. He has been coaching for Kamehameha schools surf team for 5 years.

Dr. Walker is also known to guest commentate for the ASP. Recently he was a commentator at the HIC Pro, the Womens Pipeline Pro, and the Duke’s Oceanfest Waikiki.