Archive for September 24th, 2012

Missing canoe paddler found six miles from starting point at Kamalo Wharf

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Missing canoe paddler found six miles from starting point at Kamalo Wharf

Rescue crews from the Puko’o Fire Station were called yesterday afternoon to search for a vessel in distress on Molokai’s south shore. At 3:31 p.m. the rescuers responded to Kamalo Wharf, according to a report from Maui County Fire Chief Lee Mainaga. Someone on shore saw what looked like a one-man canoe drifting one mile […]

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Large waves swamp 10 boats before start of Na Wahine O Ke Kai race

| September 24, 2012 | 2 Comments
Large waves swamp 10 boats before start of Na Wahine O Ke Kai race

Battling 41 miles of swells across the Kaiwi Channel normally presents the biggest challenge to the women paddlers in the Na Wahine O Ke Kai race. But yesterday morning, with a shore break at Hale O Lono Harbor measuring 8-10 foot Hawaiian (face height of the wave), just paddling to the starting line proved more […]

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