Tarzan At Waikiki

Subscriber Only


Note: Subscribers have access to a downloadable .pdf for all features in the archive.

Subscribers receive access to PDF archives of Volumes 1-29 free as part of their membership.

TSJ members receive:

  • Bi-monthly delivery of The Surfer's Journal
  • 20% off merchandise and apparel in the TSJ store
  • Unlimited access to every article we've ever published
  • Email delivery of additional original TSJ content
  • Member only film screenings
  • Exclusive sponsor offers and discounts

Subscribe for access

Dorian Paskowitz tells us a story worthy of its own book, painting a picture of the social hierarchy of the Waikiki Beach Boys that existed in the 1940s, Paskowitz’s firsthand experiences with the scene, and Gene “Tarzan” Smith’s belligerent resistance of the violently-enforced pecking order.