How a group of Maui kids swam their way to the top
By Mindy Pennybacker firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 27, 2015
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COURTESY ALEXANDER AND BALDWIN SUGAR MUSEUM
The 1939 Hawaiian Amateur Athletics Union team prepares to depart for the Men’s and Women’s National Championships on July 20, 1939, in a photo from the book “The Three-Year Swim Club.” Pictured standing from left are Soichi Sakamoto, Peter Powlison, Carlos Rivas, Bill Neunzig, James Tanaka, Keo Nakama and E.L. Damkroger; kneeling, from left,are Barney Pung, Halo Hirose, Fujiko Katsutani, Jose Balmores and Benny Castor.