Google to honor local legend Eddie Aikau

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Tomorrow would have been surfing legend Eddie Aikau’s 73rd birthday and Google is honoring him in a doodle. 

That’s the image that shows up when you go to the Google homepage. 

It features an image of a big wave and the well-known surfer and Hokulea crew member. 

He disappeared at sea in 1978 when he went for help after Hokulea capsized on a voyage to Tahiti. The rest of the crew survived. 

Eddie’s heroic actions are honored and remembered to this day.  

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