Surfers bring the ‘aloha’ spirit to the cancer fight

UC San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center held its annual Luau & Longboard Invitational on Sunday, Aug. 19 near Scripps Pier to raise funds for cancer research. The event included an early morning surf competition, followed by an afternoon luau and auctions. During the party, the Rell Sunn award was presented to Nobel laureate and UC San Diego professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry Roger Tsien, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

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