Keauhou Canoe Club and WHEA partner to inspire students

  • WHEA students and Keauhou Canoe Club volunteers take part in a paddling activity in the Na Mea Kupaianaha program. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • WHEA students from left Delta Ditton, Leo Lenta, Saydee Kawai, Kamuela Kainoa, Ryder Pedro, Dima Johnson and Izaya Edmonds practice how to hold a paddle before getting in the canoe. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Hawaiian culture, fitness and fun are shared through the sport of outrigger canoe paddling in a unique educational partnership between Keauhou Canoe Club and West Hawaii Explorations Academy.