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Some people are larger than life - The Galveston County Daily News : Columns

September 17, 2014

ON THE BEACH Some people are larger than life

Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 12:30 am | Updated: 6:50 pm, Thu Apr 3, 2014.

Some people are wired different from others. Some candles burn brighter. Some people are larger than life. Archie Kalepa is such a person.

Archie was the lifeguard chief in Maui, Hawaii, for quite awhile. We are the same age and knew each other originally through the United States Lifesaving Association and forged a friendship through the years. Archie recently retired from his position to become the primary ambassador for Olukai sandals and to pursue other interests.

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