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Duke Kahanamoku Off to Hollywood, 1936.

Kahanamoku Asks to Go to the Land of the Haole

Duke Kahanamoku submitted his request to the Board of Supervisors to allow him to go with John Ford , a director of a movie company in Hollywood, to the land of the haole and to take a leave until the 7th of January of next year. 39 more words

Government

Duke donating time to make warm clothing, 1918.

In this picture is seen Duke P. Kahanamoku, the swimming champion of Hawaii nei making warm clothing in his spare time on the shore of Waikiki. 41 more words

Illustration

Duke saves lives, 1925.

SENT WAS A MEDAL GIFTED TO KAHANAMOKU.

Because of the brave and fearless rescue carried out by Duke P. Kahanamoku, the famous swimming champion of the world, just recently at Newport, California, in saving the lives of eight people from death, he was sent a gift of a medal to honor him, last Wednesday with a letter from Governor Farrington. 107 more words

Hawaiians Abroad

Waikiki!

No trip to Oahu is complete without a visit to one of the most famous beaches in the world: Waikiki!

Hotels right on the beach are crazy expensive, but luckily there are plenty of more affordable options a few blocks inland, all within walking distance of the legendary beach. 388 more words

Adventure

Four named to Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame

The Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame announced Monday that four notable kama’aina were named to the 2015 class of honorees.

They are:

  • Joey Cabell – the Hawaiian surfer, restaurateur and philanthropist is described by the Encyclopedia of Surfing as “arguably the finest all-around surfer of the ’60s, and certainly the decade’s best in international competition.”
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News

Bishop Museum honors the legacy of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku in a special exhibit

BISHOP MUSEUM’S ORIGINAL EXHIBIT OF DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU

Exhibit set to open August 9 through November 30, 2015 

Honolulu, HI – Bishop Museum honors the legacy of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku in a special exhibit from Aug. 880 more words

Ocean Girl Project

DUKE KAHANAMOKU: LEYENDA DEL SURF Y LA NATACIÓN

Nuestro olímpico de hoy fue un personaje de leyenda, un referente en tres deportes olímpicos, en dos de los cuales llegó a ganar medallas en los Juegos. 523 more words