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Maki, Clarence


Easygoing photographer from Honolulu, Hawaii, who shot many of the best-known surfing images of Waikiki and Makaha in the 1950s and early '60s. Maki was born (1924) in Kilauea, Kauai, raised in Honolulu, began surfing in 1944, and taught himself how to use a camera. His photos (always black and white; developed from his home darkroom) were first published in 1953 in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and the Honolulu Advertiser newspapers; nearly all of Maki's work is in black and white. Photography ...