1961 Makaha International Surfing Championships


George Downing, Anona Naone, Fred Hemmings, Rabbit Kekai, Lucinda Smith

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club


NOTE: After poor surf forced a series of postponements, the 1961 Makaha Championships wrapped up in February, 1962

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"Makaha Surf Meet Finally Ends; Changes Proposed," Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Feb 5, 1962

The Makaha International Surfing Meet, which finally wound up yesterday after suffering poor surf conditions for more than a month, may undergo some drastic changes before next winter’s competition.

A proposal which would allow the meet to be run off during a period of a week or t...