Cancer survivors and research supporters gathered for the 24th annual Luau & Legends of Surfing Invitational Aug. 13 at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The event included a surfing competition and a luau with Polynesian dancing, music and food. Funds raised benefit UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. The 2017 Rell Sunn award went to Dr. John Mendelsohn, who has directed both the Moores Cancer Center and the famed Anderson Cancer Center in Texas. The Honorary Event Chair was 11-time World Champion surfer Kelly Slater.