1967 Makaha International Surfing Championships


Joey Cabell, Martha Sunn, Reno Abellira, Bob Moore, Pati Young

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club


“Cabell Comes Back . . . Hoffman Upset; Abellira Repeats,” by Patrick McNulty, SURFER Magazine, March 1968

The stirring spectacle of a great sports comeback victory unfolded off the hot sands of Hawaiis Makaha Beach two days before New Year’s, as the old master, Joey Cabell, turned in one of his greatest performances in the water. For Cabell it was more than a significant surfing triumph; by winning the 1967 Makaha International, Cabell gave notice that he is still in the front ranks of surf...