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The legend of Eddie Aikau lives on


    “I learned about Eddie here, at this beach, on the Fourth of July,” said Henrique Schmeil, a former Kahuku resident who was spending a recent Saturday at Waimea Bay Beach Park. “Some people near me were talking about him, how he was a lifeguard here, and I learned about him through them.”

Everybody seems to know of Eddie Aikau. All expressed dismay that the contest was canceled for the 2017-18 season. All said they hope it is revived in future years. Read more

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