1955 Makaha International Surfing Championships


Rabbit Kekai, Ethel Kukea, Alan Gomes, Ed Blackout Whaley, Nancy Boyd

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club, Waianae Lions Club


NOTE: This event was actually held in early 1956. Because there were two Makaha Championship contests in 1956, the first four iterations of the event are listed as having taken place in the year before they actually occurred. 

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"Downing, Ethel Kukea Retain Paddling Titles," Honolulu Advertiser, Jan 16, 1956

George Downing and Ethel Kukea, both of the Waikiki Surf Club, successfully defended their surfboard paddling championships as the International Surfing Meet opened at Makaha y...