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Charles Dwight III
Charles  Dwight III

Last College:
Punahou SC


Induction Year:

Elected to Hall of Fame: 1994

Club: Punahou Swim Club 1967-73, Rainbow Aquatics 1973-83, Kona Water Polo Club 1992-Present

College: Yale University 1943-45, US Naval Academy 1945-47, Yale University 1947-49

High School: Punahou School 1939-43


  • Chairman Hawaiian Association AAU Swimming with Water Polo 1964-66
  • President Hawaiian Association AAU 1967-69
  • Delegate to the National AAU Convention representing Water Polo & Swimming 1967-77
  • Meet Director Hawaiian Invitational Water Polo Tournament 1972-82, 1989 to present
  • Meet Director of National Championships held in Hawaii
  • Prepared incorporation documents and saw to their proper filing for the Punahou Swim Club, Rainbow Aquatics (The U. of Hawaii affiliated club)
  • Served on the Hawaiian Comm. of US Water Polo & the District Comm. (twice)
  • Chairman of Zone V USWP from its inception to the present
  • Member of Men's International Olympic Comm. 1978 - present
  • Member of Women's Water Polo Comm. 4 years
  • Member of Rules-Law & Legislation Comm. 1978-present & attorney member for that committee
  • Member of Long Range Planning Committee & attorney member for that comm. 1988-present
  • Served as subcommittee chairman that drafted our present structure
  • Chairman of the Legal Committee 2 years and served on that committee as long as that comm. lasted
  • Was Legal Counsel for the Corporation until it was changed to a single full time counsel
  • Member of President's Ad Hoc Comm. on structure and other things
  • Member of Hall of Fame/Awards Committee from start to the present
  • USOC Legislative Committee 1993 to present
  • Member of Yale Swim Team which won the National AAU Championships in 1943 and the NCAA Championships in 1944
  • Hawaiian Water Polo desk Official
  • Official USWP National Championships when held in Hawaii 1967-present


  • Captain Punahou School 1943
  • President Punahou Swim Club
  • President Rainbow Aquatics
  • Awards by the Hawaiian Comm. for contributions of time, effort and money for the Hawaiian Invitational Tourney


  • Married spouse Page (43 yrs). Five children, four girls and one boy. Six grandchildren.
  • Profession - Lawyer (retired)



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