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Celebrating the Life of Buttons Kaluhiokalani at Malibu Paddle Out

  Montgomery “Buttons” Kaluhiokalani, a Hawaiian surfing legend immortalized at Malibu, November 9th, 2013 It is with great sadness that Buttons Kaluhiokalani passed away in California, surrounded by his family and friends. Buttons was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. … Continue reading

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“Buttons” Kaluhiokalani: the iconic progressive surfer of the 70s

Montgomery “Buttons” Kaluhiokalani is a surf legend. The boy with the open smile blew the 1970’s with a set of surf lines and maneuvers, which were featured in the timeless surf movie “Many Classic Moments”. Kaluhiokalani was born on the … Continue reading

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