Duke posterMoses Goods creates an unforgettable portrayal of the life of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku in his one-man show entitled DUKE.  Hawai‘i’s first Olympic gold medalist and the father of modern surfing, Duke Kahanamoku is unquestionably one of the most important and beloved figures in Hawaiian history.

“In Hawaiʻi we greet friends, loved ones and strangers with Aloha, which means with love.  Aloha is the key word to the universal spirit of real hospitality, which makes Hawaiʻi renowned as the world’s center of understanding and fellowship.  Try meeting or leaving people with Aloha. You’ll be surprised by their reaction.I believe it and it is my creed.  Aloha to you.” 

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku