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Kahanamoku Beach – Beaches of Waikiki Series

Kahanamoku Beach is named after the famous Surfer, Waterman, Olympic Medallist, Sheriff and Hawaii Ambassador, Duke Kahanamoku. Duke Kahanamoku is a Hawaiian legend. He invented the freestyle (crawl) in swimming and won his first gold medal at the olympic games in 1912. After that he was invited all over the world and spread ALOHA.…