The big time: Kona’s Shane Dorian has breakout success in professional surfing in 1999, 2000

  • Shane Dorian

  • Pro surfer and Kailua-Kona native Shane Dorian, red shirt, has been hosting the Big Island's Shane Dorian Keiki Classic for more than two decades. Dorian rose to fame in 1999 and in 2000, when he was ranked No. 4 overall. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today File Photo)

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