Kawaihae on high: Youth crews catapult Manny Veincent’s club to season-opening regatta win

  • TIM WRIGHT/Tribune-Herald Kawaihae Canoe Club’s girls 14-year-old crew – Sofina Brose-Stevens, Kayla Chu Hing, Pua'ena Estocado, Pualani Estocado, Makani Hui, Dahlia Lanclos – won its quarter-mile race Saturday at the Kai Ehitu/Papa Kimitete Regatta at Hilo Bay.

Manny Veincent’s Kawaihae Canoe Club is in it’s 50th season and the paddling patriarch will turn 90 this year.