Pacific Paddler October 2013 - (Page 22)
NA PALi cHALLeNge
the day after the HcRA State championships were held in
Hanalei Bay, the Garden Island canoe Racing Association hosted
their annual distance race from Hanalei Bay to Waimea Pier, a 39
mile relay race that passes by some of the most scenic places
on earth. the relay race is made up of crews of 12, six-women
and six-men with full 6-person changes every 30 minutes. At the
finish there was live music, plenty of food and beer on tap.
first overall in an Unlimited canoe was namolokama who got
to the pier in 4:28:10. Second place went to manu O Ke Kai with
4:36:39 and third was Hanalei in 4:37:50.
first in the Open Division with an HcRA 'spec.' canoe was
team Primo in 4:35:18, second, Hui nalu, 4:44:18, and third
Kailua canoe club, 4:46:27.
the Junior masters 40-44 division went to team chop Suey
clocking in with 4:47:54; Senior masters 45-49 went to Kaiola
with 5:05:16; Golden masters 50-54, namolokama 5:22:13;
Grand masters 55-59, Puuwai 5:32:25; and Grand masters
60-plus, Anuenue canoe club 5:42:02.
Photos by Ropati Hebenstreit
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Paddler October 2013
Na Pali Challenge
Na Wahine O Ke Kai
Wounded Warrior Canoe Regatta
Race Around the Hat
A Fiji paddling adventure
Hawaii Canoe & Kayak Team Silver Jubilee
Where's your lactate threshold?
There is LIFE after cancer
Pacific Paddler October 2013