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Duke and James Cromwell with surfers Sam Kahanamoku (left) and Chick Daniels in Waikiki, circa 1935

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“Doris Duke’s Shangri La – A House in Paradise Hawaii.

Duke Kahanamoku and friends - Waikiki, 1929 "The long-celebrated father of modern surfing, from Honolulu, Hawaii; an Olympic gold medal swimmer and Hawaii's beloved ambassador to the world through much of the first half of the 20th century. Kahanamoku was a skilled wave-rider, but his real gift to surfing was the way he presented the sport as something that could be practiced with grace, humor, and generosity. "You know," he said in 1965, "there are so many waves coming in all the time, you…

Duke Kahanamoku and friends - Waikiki, 1929 "The long-celebrated father of modern surfing, from Honolulu, Hawaii; an Olympic gold medal swimmer and Hawaii's beloved ambassador to the world through much of the first half of the 20th century. Kahanamoku was a skilled wave-rider, but his real gift to surfing was the way he presented the sport as something that could be practiced with grace, humor, and generosity. "You know," he said in 1965, "there are so many waves coming in all the time, you…

Signed picture of Duke Kahanamoku with officers of his surf club on Waikiki Beach. Used for a Pan Am promotional flier. From the collection of Mark Blackburn.

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Surf culture, a signed picture of Duke Kahanamoku with officers of his surf club on Waikiki Beach for a Pan Am promotional flier.

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Olympic swimming gold medalist and surfing pioneer Duke Kahanamoku with his board, Hawaii c.

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Humpback whales surfing on Banzai Pipeline on Oahu’s North Shore, Hawaii by J T North

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The Duke--Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaiian waterman extraordinaire

Duke Kahanamoku----Hawai‘i’s beloved ambassador of aloha and a public figure unrivaled in grace and humility, Duke Kahanamoku’s legacy transcends his outstanding resume of Olympic gold medals, daring surf adventures, and Hollywood movies.

Duke Kahanamoku----Hawai‘i’s beloved ambassador of aloha and a public figure unrivaled in grace and humility, Duke Kahanamoku’s legacy transcends his outstanding resume of Olympic gold medals, daring surf adventures, and Hollywood movies.

Duke Kahanamoku was an Olympic gold medalist and 'Father of Surfing'

Duke Kahanamoku was an Olympic gold medalist and 'Father of Surfing'

Native Hawaiian alaia surfer standing next a grass with his family in it. 1890

Native Hawaiian alaia surfer standing next to a grass hut with his family. of the First Known Photographs of a Surfer with his Board, Courtesy Bishop Museum Archive

This classic photograph taken on Waikiki Beach during WWII features Duke Kahanamoku and others displaying trophies while apparently promoting an upcoming surfing or paddling competition - Note the barbed wire fencing in the background, the only visible sign of wartime conditions.

This classic photograph taken on Waikiki Beach during WWII features Duke Kahanamoku and others displaying trophies while apparently promoting an upcoming surfing or paddling competition.

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