1960 Makaha International Surfing Championships


Buffalo Keaulana

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club


"Buffalo Keaulana Wins Sr. Men's Surfing Championships at Makaha," by Carl Machado, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Dec 5, 1960

Richard (Buffalo) Keaulana has several reasons for being happy at winning the men’s senior event at the Makaha Surfing Championships yesterday in intermittent downpours.

It was the first victory in eight tries for the Makaha caretaker who lives at the newly constructed quarters at the famed beach with his new bride of one month.

He first learned to surf at Makaha 12 years...