A memorial service with friends and family, celebrated the life of surf icon Buttons Montgomery Ernest Thomas Kaluhiokalani at Kapiolani Park. This is his family paddling out. His ashes were spread at the "Walls" off Waikiki Beach by his eldest daughter, Alisha Kaluhiokalani. Other daughters and sons. Other family members and friends also paddled, surfed or swam out. Buttons died Nov. 2, 2013 after losing his battle with lung cancer.