Hawaii Waterman
Hall of Fame

Rabbit Kekai

Rabbit Kekai

Year of Induction:
2010
Sport:
Surfing
Paddling

Waikiki beach boy legend Rabbit Kekai is admired by surfers the world over as a groundbreaking pioneer and champion and a master paddler. Duke Kahanamoku brought Rabbit under his wing and taught him many essential waterman skills during his youth. In turn, Rabbit became a lifelong teacher, entertainer, and surfer, just as Duke was. Rabbit passed away in 2016 at the age of 95.

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