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Travelling can be pretty tiring as well. There is always something to arrange or take care of in the evenings, trying to make it on time to your transportation is stressful, and don’t even get me started on how it feels like seeing your funds diminish from your account. 909 more words


Duke Kahanamoku Part 2: The Day He Saved Eight Souls

It was a lazy weekend at Newport Beach in Los Angeles on June 14, 1925. Three-time Olympic gold-medal-winning swimmer, Duke Kahanamoku, had just woken up and stepped out of his tent on the beach at 6:40 in the morning for a swim. 458 more words

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Hawaii 100 Duke Kahanamoku Corporation Dollars

Interesting listing from Banknotes.com http://www.banknotes.com/hi4dkc.htm

This listing has a Hawaii NORFED certificate.

The listing is missing many others from Hawaiian Money: Standard Catalog “Second Edition”.  8 more words

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Recent Acquisition 2MN-680

I finally obtained a bronze version of 2MN-680 that pairs with my silver version. Seems that I have a Duke  Kahanamoku theme exhibit in the works from fraternal medal, HSNA medals, so-called dollar, Franklin Mint issues, and Duke’s Corp dollar (discusses in next blog entry).

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Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge lights up spirit of community, friendly competition in Waikiki

The 31st annual Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge in Waikiki drew crowds for friendly competition, but it was all in the spirit of community on Sunday. 138 more words


Duke Kahanamoku Part 1: Surfing's Johnny Appleseed Inspires Australia's Pioneering Surfers and an Entire Sports Culture

Surfing is as Australian as vegemite. Champion surfers from Australia are commonplace. The image of an Aussie lifeguard on his surfboard to the rescue is now clichéd. 602 more words