Founder & CEO
Duane DeSoto was raised on the west side of O’ahu. He has traveled around the world for the last 21 years competing in contests and photo shoots in extravagant international locations. His love for the ocean and appreciation of the waterman lifestyle is what drives him. His dream of giving back to his community came to fruition with the establishment of Nā Kama Kai. Duaneʻs passion for the ocean continues to sustain his lifestyle and allows him to engage in community building through Nā Kama Kaiʻs programs; using the ocean to empower our youth.