He proposed while surfing, then lost the ring. Luckily he was prepared.

He proposed while surfing, then lost the ring. Luckily he was prepared.
Chris Garth and Lauren Oiye got engaged this past weekend in the waters off Waikiki. (Source: Tommy Pierucki/Pineapple Sunrise)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - This weekend, a couple caught a wave at Queens in Waikiki that will change their lives forever.

Chris Garth and Lauren Oiye met at this surf spot years ago.

It was only fitting he decided to propose to her here.

Chris Garth and Lauren Oiye got engaged this past weekend in the waters off Waikiki.
Chris Garth and Lauren Oiye got engaged this past weekend in the waters off Waikiki. (Source: Tommy Pierucki/Pineapple Sunrise)

As Chris knelt down, pulled out a ring, and popped the question, several photographers were nearby to capture the moment. Lauren said yes. And then Chris lost the ring.

Chris Garth and Lauren Oiye got engaged this past weekend in the waters off Waikiki.
Chris Garth and Lauren Oiye got engaged this past weekend in the waters off Waikiki. (Source: Tommy Pierucki/Pineapple Sunrise)

He thought that might happen, so luckily he used a spare while they were out in the water.

The real ring was waiting on shore.

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