Four Big Island paddling teams claim state titles

  • Courtesy of Puna Canoe Club The Puna Boys 13 crew won the state title for their race in the Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association State Championship in Oahu last weekend. From left, Kamakana Badon-Dellomes, RJ Kalili Burdman, ‘Iolani Rocha, Ka’aleleo Niau, Ikena Kuikahi Keolanui, Coach Lloyd Ganoot and La’akea Ka’awaloa-Ortiz.

Four Big Island canoe clubs took home state titles after competing in the Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association State Championship on Oahu last weekend.