Tag: Eddie Aikau

“Eddie Would Go” – Why Hawaii Celebrates Eddie Aikau

Eddie Aikau was the first lifeguard to work on Oahu’s North Shore. He became a surfing legend and local hero before sacrificing his life to save fellow Hokulea voyagers in the 1970s. Today, he is honored throughout Hawaii as a symbol of aloha and Hawaii traditions.  Hawaii has a unique culture that’s brimming with its […]

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