Outrigger Canoe Club, The

Beachfront club in Waikiki, Hawaii; the world's oldest surfing organization, founded in 1908 by eccentric Hawaii booster and former New York newspaperman Alexander Hume Ford. The Outrigger Canoe Club was chartered on one and a half acres of land between the Seaside and Moana hotels, and the original clubhouse consisted of two grass shacks purchased from a nearby zoo. Surfing had become almost mor...

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