Duke Kahanamoku Statue Oahu

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku lived from 1890-1968 and was a native Hawaiian, born and raised in Waikiki.

Duke Kahanamoku was an Olympic champion winning three gold, two silver, and one bronze metal in four Olympics between 1912 and 1922. He is known as the Father of International Surfing having introduced the sport to the Eastern seaboard.

He is recognized as the "Hawaiian Ambassador of Aloha". During his lifetime, the Duke was a movie actor, political figure, and true hero. His statue is located on Waikiki Beach where many honor him by placing leis on his statue.

Located on Waikiki Beach next to the Waikiki Police Station on Kalakaua Avenue. It is across the street from the Hyatt Regency and King's Village Hotels.


Kuhio Beach Park, Oahu

Recommended for You

Book Now. Relax Later.

Backed by the only total experience guarantee.

Best Price Guarantee

We will not be undersold. If you ever find a better price we'll match it and give you a 5% bonus.

Reschedule for Free

Book now and if your plans ever change just call us 48 hours in advance and we will reschedule or cancel your reservation free of charge.

100% Money Back Guarantee

Your experience means a lot to us. Not satisfied? We’ll make things right.