1984: THE EDDIE TAKES A MULLIGAN

Eddie Aikau made his mark at Sunset Beach before Waimea, so maybe there’s some poetic justice in that the first and totally unremembered Eddie Aikau Invitational, sponsored by Quiksilver, was held at Sunset. The waves were okay, not great. Northwest swell, dropping throughout the day, some funky tradewind bump in the afternoon. In the final, local boy Denton Miyamura took out Marvin…