Hawai‘i Sports Hall of Fame
Thelma Kalama Aui (Born 1931)
Olympic swimming champion



Thelma Kalama Aiu shattered national swimming records at Kaimuki High School when she was 17 years old. She won a gold medal at the 1948 Olympic Games, winning in the 4 X 100-meter free-style team relay.













Historical Timeline: The U.S.S.R. began a blockade of Berlin’s allied sectors on April 1, 1948.