I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Kahanamoku-Duke2Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968) was a Hawaiian competition swimmer.

Duke was also known as an actor, lawman, early beach volleyball player and businessman credited with spreading the sport of surfing. Kahanamoku was a five-time Olympic medalist in swimming.