“GEORGE FREETH: KING OF THE SURFERS AND CALIFORNIA’S FORGOTTEN HERO,” by ARTHUR C. VERGE

Arthur Verge is a history professor and a former lifeguard from Southern California. This article first ran in the Summer-Fall 2001 issue of California History magazine.   *  *  *  Not far from the crowded shoreline of Waikiki Beach is the final resting place of a native Hawaiian who forever changed California and its image to the…