Pang, Dennis

Thoughtful, hard-charging Hawaiian surfer and surfboard shaper from the North Shore of Oahu. "With his feverish excitement at the approach of every new swell," writer Tim Baker said of Pang in 1997, "his religious fitness regime, and his deep knowledge on any surf-related topic, Dennis simply oozes surf stoke."

Pang was born (1953) and raised in Honolulu, the son of a Waikiki surfer and beachboy, and learned to surf at age nine, alongside future Hawaiian aces Keone Downing, Tom Stone, and Re...