Paul Desmarais

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Duke Kahanamoku,1890-1968, Hawaiian swimmer, surfer,l awman, actor. Helped to popularize surfing on the mainland, especially in California.

Duke Hawaiian swimmer, surfer,l awman, actor. Helped to popularize surfing on the mainland, especially in California.

The King of surfing - Duke Kahanamoku

Duke Kahanamoku - aka The Father of Surfing. Despite overcoming cultural obstacles of his time he was also a swimming gold medallist, an actor, lawman, early beach volleyball player and businessman. Credited with spreading the sport of surfing

In the 1880s, Honolulu was a small town, with no buildings over three stories. Here, the view from Honolulu Harbor.

"I stood there on the wharf between ship and shore.This was old Honolulu, before tourism began in earnest, before skyscrapers and seaside hotels.

Original photograph of Hilo Bay, Hawaii circa 1890 - Price Estimate: $500 - $800

Original photograph of Hilo Bay, Hawaii circa My bro's late mother in law grew up here and witnessed a sunami that killed many people late when she was in high school.

In the 1880s, the Honolulu Harbor waterfront still featured cannons.

Honolulu in The City That Made the Magazine - Honolulu Magazine - November 2012 - Hawaii

Photos by jalna: Old Hawaii. Is this is the Moana Hotel, Waikiki?

Original Elks Lodge Building in Waikiki, Formerly "Kainalu", a home owned by James Castle. It was torn down in 1959 and the Elks rebuilt their current building at the same site.

Princess Keelikōlani's hale pili (grass house) where she was born at Hulihee Palace in Kailua, Kona, Hawai‘i. ca. 1883.Ruth made Huliheʻe her chief residence for most of her life, but she preferred to sleep in a grass hut on the palace grounds rather than in the palace. She invited all of the reigning monarchs to vacation at Huliheʻe, from Kamehameha III to Liliuokalani. Ruth died and left the palace to her cousin and sole heir Bernice Pauahi Bishop. Hawaii State Archives Photograph…

Hale_Pili_at_Hulihee_Palace~ Princess Ruth's grass house that stood on the Huliheʻe Palace grounds.