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HARRY NAKOA MAKALENA SR. / 1929-2013


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Former Waikiki beachboy loved to hit the surf and golf course

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 21, 2013

~~<p>Harry Nakoa Makalena Sr. surfed with Duke Kahanamoku, worked the sands of Waikiki Beach as a 1950s-era beachboy and was immortalized in a LeRoy Neiman image as the caddy behind Lee Trevino.</p>
<p>Makalena died Dec. 14 at age 84 after a nine-month battle with cancer.</p>
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Harry Nakoa Makalena Sr. surfed with Duke Kahanamoku, worked the sands of Waikiki Beach as a 1950s-era beachboy and was immortalized in a LeRoy Neiman image as the caddy behind Lee Trevino.

Makalena died Dec. 14 at age 84 after a nine-month battle with cancer. Login for more...



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