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Walter J. Macfarlane Regatta is a Waikiki tradition

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    In 1943, Duke Kahanamoku, left, Thad Ekstrand, Jim Fernie, Carlos Rivas, Tommy Arnott and Tommy O’Brien paddled Leilani to first place in the senior crew.

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    Duke Kahanamoku steered Leilani during the 1943 race.

Once a year, the mystique and allure of old Waikiki mix with the luck of the ocean, returning like the tide off the beaches between the Moana and the Royal Hawaiian hotels. Read more

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