A bit of surf history: The Waikiki Beach Boys

I just wanted to show you guys a short documentary featuring Duke Kahanamoku, the man who made recreational surfing famous. He is a native Hawaiian who lived in the early 1900s and hung out on Waikiki Beach with his friends, the Waikiki boys, at a time when Americans were just starting to escape to Hawaii for fun & sun. He is a legend well worth paying homage to on BBG surfing day.

About Lisa Katayama

I'm a contributing editor here at Boing Boing. I also have a blog (TokyoMango), a book (Urawaza), and I freelance for Wired, Make, the NY Times Magazine, PRI's Studio360, etc. I'm @tokyomango on Twitter.
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