Moana Surfrider Hoetel Waikiki

Opened in 1901 the Moana Surfrider Hoetel has been a Waikiki landmark for over 100 years. C. 1940

Moana Surfrider c. 1929?

Moana Surfrider c. 1929

Moana Piere

Moana Pier

Patio Area and Banyan Tree

Patio Area and Banyan Tree

Surfers Outfront of Moana Hotel

Surfers in front of Moana Hotel

Broadcast of Hawaii Calls radio Show

Broadcast of "Hawaii Calls" radio Show recorded at the Hotel Courtyard

Sailors on leave Moana Hotel Back Right

Sailors on leave hanging out on Waikiki beach. Moana Hotel Back Right

Moana Surf Rider Present

Moana Surfrider Present Day Currently the Westin Moana Surfrider and still Gorgeous!

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Surfing in the 60’s

June 20, 2009

It’s summer so you know where I’ll be!

Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

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Image: Corbis - 1936

Image: Corbis - 1936

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Another great song by “The Ventures” – Wipe Out:

Bud Shank's soundtrack to "Barefoot Adventure"

Bud Shank's soundtrack to "Barefoot Adventure"

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Wonderful Woody Wagons

March 24, 2009

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Ad for the 1939 Ford V-8 Woody Wagon

Image: Corbis

Image: Corbis

1946 Woody

1946 Woody

1948 Woody

1948 Woody

1948 Chevrolet Woody Wagon (Image: www.automotivehistoryonline.com)

1948 Chevrolet Woody Wagon (Image: http://www.automotivehistoryonline.com)

How many surfers can you fit in this Buick 8 door wagon?  (Image: www.rthimage.com)

How many surfers can you fit in this Buick 8 door wagon? (Image: http://www.rthimage.com)

1949 Dosoto Wagon (Image: Ebay)

1949 Dosoto Wagon (Image: Ebay)

1939 Ford (Image:www.lowerysautorestoration.com)

1939 Ford (Image:www.lowerysautorestoration.com)

1948 Plymouth Woody (Image: www.stationwagon.com)

1948 Plymouth Woody (Image: http://www.stationwagon.com)

1940 Packard Custom Wagon (Image: Corbis)

1940 Packard Custom Wagon (Image: Corbis)

1942 Ford Super DeLuxe wagon and other woodys (Image: Corbis)

1942 Ford Super DeLuxe wagon and other woodys (Image: Corbis)