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Eddie Aikau by Jeff Divine

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Waimea Bay, circa early 1970s

Photograph By Jeff Divine

A man at home in his element. A lifeguard, surfer, paddler, diver, an all-around waterman, Aikau never felt more comfortable than when the North Pacific was unloading on Waimea Bay, and more than 30 years after his death, he's still remembered as such.