Napoleon, Anona Naone


Durable surfer and canoe-paddler from Honolulu, Hawaii; winner of the 1961 Makaha International Surfing Championships, and a member of the first female team to paddle Kaiwi Channel, the treacherous 41-mile open-ocean channel between Molokai and Oahu. Anona Naone was born (1941) and raised in Honolulu, and began surfing at age 11, with her brothers, at Queens Beach in Waikiki. In 1959, 17-year-o...

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