1984 Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Classic


Derek Ho

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“The 20th Annual Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Classic,” SURFER, April 1985

Organizers of the Duke have had a bit of a rough go through recent years, what with lack of swell, sloppy conditions, rain and wind. But it all turned around for them this season. After a two-day storm dumped a few inches of rain across the island state, the all-important morning of the event dawned bright and clear, not a cloud in sight, with light easterly trades. The swell was out of the north and focusing on the inside...