London calling: Keaukaha youth paddlers aim to compete at World Sprints
By KELSEY WALLING Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Thursday, May 19, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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Courtesy of Keahi Warfield
Keahi Warfield and Keaukaha paddlers enjoy a selfie on the plane ride home from Oahu after qualifying for the World Sprints.
Pakelakahiki Kaaua walks toward a recent practice with Keaukaha Canoe Club.
‘Eha Kiyuna, left, and Noah Pila prepare for a recent Keaukaha Canoe Club practice. Kiyuna is excited about his first opportunity to leave Hawaii, while Pila is hoping the club’s hard work pays off.
A team of young paddlers hope to represent Keaukaha after qualifying for the “Olympics of outrigger canoe paddling” this year.