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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

Wake Up 2day Stories

All hail the Duke, Hawaii's surf pioneer

Here’s my usual Monday morning routine: get in to the office, plug my laptop in, start plotting my next infusion of caffeine, check email… 167 more words

Happy Birthday to the Ambassador of Aloha -Duke Kahanamoku

Today would have been the 125th birthday for the Father of Surfing, Duke Kahanamoku. The world of Surfing thanks you for your gift… 8 more words

Happy Birthday Duke

Google is celebrating Duke Kahanamoku’s birthday today.  Duke spread the sport of surfing around the world, and his statue stands on Waikiki Beach, Honolulu.  Its become tradition to put a lei on Duke before surfing. 22 more words


Father of surfing

duke Kahanamoku – the father of modern surfing. He won multiple Olympic medals and spread the Aloha Spirit throughout the world.

Kahanamoku has several nicknames. ‘The Duke’ was also the ‘Dook’ He was a quiet and peaceful man, always ready to help others. 85 more words