Waltah Clarke at the Beachcomber

From the Phoebe Beach Archive

That’s Waltah with the gourd.

He’s the guy who “occupied the third umbrella from the left,” on the beach at Waikiki.

Desert Sun 1955

Waltah was a beach boy at heart. Mike Skinner tells the tale in his presentation:

His obituary in the LA Times: Waltah Clarke

Some of his clothing designs: Milan of Hawaii

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