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Review of Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku

Davis, David. Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. 34 Photographs, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Pp. 256. $26.95 hardback. 1,568 more words

Book Review

Duke, the true sportsman! 1916.

WIN OR LOSE KAHANAMOKU WEARS SMILE

Duke Kahanamoku, Greatest of Swimmers.

“The biggest thing in sport? It is the heart to accept defeat gracefully.”

The Duke Kahanamoku, greatest of swimmers, has just been beaten, together with his teammates, in the grueling 300-yard exposition relay swim at San Francisco by the Illinois Athletic club. 377 more words

Illustration

Bishop Museum celebrates 'A Day with Duke'

Many families spent “A Day with Duke” at the Bishop Museum Sunday.

Central to this special family day was the museum’s Duke Paoa Kahanamoku exhibit. It¬†features an opportunity to “ride” a replica Duke surfboard, take photos with the legendary man, and to try to replicate Duke’s 1920 Olympic record in the men’s one-hundred meter freestyle swim with an upper body pedal exerciser. 210 more words

News

Aloha Cancer 9/2/2015

Today, I talked to legendary surfer Paul Strauch Jr. He told me some powerful things about Aloha and healing. When I told him that I was diagnosed with cancer and I was going to try alternative methods like Hawaiian spirituality, he said that he honored that commitment, but wanted me to keep an open mind to the technological advances in modern medicine. 419 more words

Aloha Cancer 9/2/2015

Today, I talked to legendary surfer Paul Strauch Jr. He told me some powerful things about Aloha and healing. When I told him that I was diagnosed with cancer and I was going to try alternative methods like Hawaiian spirituality, he said that he honored that commitment, but wanted me to keep an open mind to the technological advances in modern medicine. 419 more words

Happy Birthday Duke- King Of Surfing

Wow… Amazing how the universe bring things back what we put out.

Really ironic that today is Duke’s Birthday. I was just at Dukes in Huntington a few days back.¬† 176 more words

Duke Kahanamoku

The 2015 Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame dinner

EDITOR’S NOTE: This event was postponed after the segment aired.

The Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame dinner is on August 24, the eve of what would be the 125th birthday of Hawaii’s most famous waterman, Duke Kahanamoku. 64 more words

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