1957 Makaha International Surfing Championships


Vicky Heldreich, James "Jamma" Keanu, Tim Guard, Ethel Kekua

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club, Waianae Lions Club


"Keanu Cops Men's Title," Honolulu Advertiser, Nov 26, 1957

James (Jammer) Keanu of Waikiki Surf Club, representing the Army, yesterday won the men's championships of the International Surfing Meet at Makaha Beach.

Vicky Heldreich of Waikiki Surf Club captured the women's surfing crown while Timmy Guard of Outrigger Canoe Club took first place in the junior event as the 1957 Makaha Meet was brought to a close.

Conditions were ideal for surfing, with waves hitting a maximum height of 13 fee...