Eddie Would Go

Eddie Would Go

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In the 1970s, a decade before bumper stickers and T-shirts bearing the phrase Eddie Would Go began popping up all over the Hawaiian islands and throughout the surfing world, Eddie Aikau was proving what it meant to be a qwaterman.q As a fearless and gifted surfer, he rode the biggest waves in the world; as the first and most famous Waimea Bay lifeguard on the North Shore, he saved hundreds of lives from its treacherous waters; and as a proud Hawaiian, he sacrificed his life to save the crew aboard the voyaging canoe Hokule'a. Eddie Would Go is the compelling story of Eddie Aikau's legendary life and legacy, a pipeline into the exhilarating world of surfing, and an important chronicle of the Hawaiian Renaissance and the emergence of modern Hawaii.He would go into his black VW Bug and listen to his Hawaiian music. a#39;Does anybody know what Ia#39;ve been through? ... He was this vicious Hawaiian boy with a chip on his shoulder and a short fuse. I was really sad about how the war hadanbsp;...

Title:Eddie Would Go
Author:Stuart Holmes Coleman
Publisher:Macmillan - 2004-02-07


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