1972 Makaha International Surfing Championships


Ollney Hoopai, Laura Blears, Michael Ho, Keone Downing, Leroy Ah Choy, Blanche Benson

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club


NOTE: a men's professional division was added this year to the Makaha International Surfing Championships

"Brudda" Rides Off With The Title," Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Dec 31, 1972

Ollney “Brudda" Hoopai won the men’s title in the 20th annual Makaha International Surfing Chamnmtships yesterday at Makaha Beach.

Dennis Pang was second and Buffalo Keaulana third.

Laura Blears was the winner in the women’s division. Evie Black was second and Becky Benson third.

Perfect surfing conditions preva...