It was a special day for 72 Hawaii athletes and nonprofit organizations.
They received $150,000 in college scholarships and grants from the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation.
The foundation awards those competing in water sports and volleyball, who can capture the spirit of Kahanamoku.
This year’s big winner is Kira Fox of Kaiser High School.
They four-year varsity athlete in swimming and water polo won the $10,000 Duke Kahanamoku Ambassador of Aloha Scholarship.