MID-’50s TIME MACHINE: EXCERPTS FROM THE WAIKIKI SURF CLUB’S NEWSLETTERS

The Waikiki Surf Club was founded in 1948, and for the next 10 or so years it was the best-run, most talent-laden group of surfers in the world. Downing, Froiseth, Hoffman, Kekai, Whaley . . . the roster went on and on, and WSC often waltzed off with the lion’s share of trophies, whether it…