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The name Eddie Aikau is folklore for generations of Hawaiians. Eddie was the first official lifeguard at Waimea Bay, on Oahu’s North Shore. During his time as a lifeguard, Eddie Aikau rescued over 500 people with not one life lost. He often risked his life, braving waves over 30 feet high. The brave, selfless Hawaiian died attempting to save his crew stranded at sea. This week we speak to Eddie’s brother, Soloman, and pay tribute to his life.
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