Duke Kahanamoku

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Duke Kahanamoku

Descriptive: Duke Kahanamoku
Kingdom of Hawai'i (annexed by United States), Hawaiian, circa 1917
Gelatin silver print
Image: 7 1/2 × 4 3/4 in. (19.05 × 12.07 cm) Mat: 14 × 14 3/4 in. (35.56 × 37.47 cm)
Partial gift of Mark and Carolyn Blackburn and purchased with funds from LACMA's 50th Anniversary Gala and FIJI Water (M.2015.33.5)
Not currently on public view

Curator Notes

Photo is featured in the artical "Asian Pacific American Months Highlights: Duke Kahanamoku" on the National Archives blog webpage. The author credits the photo to Floyd Lavinius Parks.


  • Gifts on the Occasion of LACMA's 50th Anniversary. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2015.