Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Buffalo Keaulana To Be Inducted Into HI Sports Hall of Fame & Honored by HI State Legislature

On Hawaiian Caucus Day, 3/9/10, the Senate and House of the HI State Legislature will honor Richard "Buffalo" Keaulana for, among other things, his 3/2/10 induction into the HI Sports Hall of Fame, and the successful completion of the 34th annual "Buffalo's Big Board Surfing Classic" on February 13-15 & 20-21, 2010. Keaulana, along with other acclaimed surfers Ben Aipa, Clyde Aikau, Derek & Michael Ho, Mitchel Alapa, Titus Kinimaka, and others, will be presented with an honorary certificate for perpetuating Hawaii as the birthplace of surfing.


Advertiser Staff

Golfer Lenore Muraoka Rittenhouse and surfer Richard "Buffalo" Keaulana will form the 2010 class of the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame.

They will be formally inducted at a banquet March 2, 2010, at the Honolulu Country Club.

Rittenhouse, a Roosevelt alum and former University of Hawaii golfer, won the LPGA's Virginia Bank Golf Classic in 1983 and currently plays on the women's senior tour.

Keaulana won the 1960 Makaha International Surfing Championship. In 2005, he was inducted into the Huntington Beach Surfing Walk of Fame.

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