Duke Paoa Kahanamoku is credited as Olympic swimmer and surfer, , . Duke Paoa Kahanamoku (also known as Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku) born August 1890 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States - died January
Duke Kahanamoku - aka The Father of Surfing. Despite overcoming cultural obstacles of his time he was also a swimming gold medallist, an actor, lawman, early beach volleyball player and businessman. Credited with spreading the sport of surfing
Kamehameha the Great, conquered the Hawaiian Islands and formally established the Kingdom of Hawaii in Kamehameha's full Hawaiian name is Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kaui Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea.