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Hawaii’s first pro world surfing champion Derek Ho built on family legacy

  • COURTESY PIERRE TOSTEE / DECEMBER 1998
                                Former ASP World Champion and Pipeline Master Derek Ho stalls for the tube in the first round of the Mountain Dew Pipeline Masters in December 1998.

    COURTESY PIERRE TOSTEE / DECEMBER 1998

    Former ASP World Champion and Pipeline Master Derek Ho stalls for the tube in the first round of the Mountain Dew Pipeline Masters in December 1998.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER FILE PHOTO
                                Former world champion Derek Ho in November, 1998.

    STAR-ADVERTISER FILE PHOTO

    Former world champion Derek Ho in November, 1998.

Shaken with shock and grief, sometimes describing him in the present tense as if he were still alive, close friends remembered Ho as an ambassador of the islands who carried aloha worldwide. Read more

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