"Duke Kahanamoku" (1990) by Jan Gordon Fisher

Full name: Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku
(August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968)
 
DESCRIPTION:  9-foot cast bronze statue with bronze surfboard, honorary spears, and commemorative bronze plaques.  The statue is regularly adorned with honorary leis (YouTube video below).    
The Duke Kahanamoku site attracts hundreds of daily visitors, and is the traditional locale for official tributes and ceremonies.  It is the most popularly visited public artwork in Hawaii.  

THE PUBLIC ART:
© Public Art in Public Places Project
 
THE PUBLIC PLACE:
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LOCATION:  Kuhio Beach Park at Uluniu Avenue, 
Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, HI




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