Na Wahine O Ke Kai … To Paddle Or Not?
Published on October 5th, 2012
It’s hailed as the Olympics of canoe racing. This year, 72 crews from throughout the Hawaiian Islands as well as California, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia entered the race. But the Sept. 23 competition got off to a treacherous start. Video and first-hand accounts of the event show massive waves pummeling canoes as competitors struggled to paddle out to the starting line. — Get the full story.