Revered for his smooth yet eccentric style, Buttons set new standards for progressive surfing. Photo: Maassen
About two months ago, surfing legend "Buttons" fight against lung cancer began.
It had already spread all over his body.
"We wanted to explore all possibilities that we can to fight this battle and to conquer it," Kaluhiokalani's wife Hiriata Hart said.
He was then admitted to Saint John's hospital in Santa Monica California to fight the disease with a holistic approach.
Adding to the problem, doctors found Buttons also had pneumonia....Please see the entire story and interview with Makua Rothman. GO HERE