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Ka Mamalahoe off to fast Hui Wa'a start

By Kyle Galdeira / Special to the Star-Advertiser

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 28, 2012

~~<p>With a victory in the inaugural men's 65 race at the Na Ohana O Na Hui Wa&lsquo;a outrigger canoe paddling organization's season-opening Kamehameha Regatta on Sunday at Keehi Lagoon, paddlers from Ka Mamalahoe Canoe Club proved that old dogs, indeed, can learn new tricks.</p>
<p>The crew, composed of paddlers ages 65 and over, competed in and won the first running of the event within Hui Wa&lsquo;a competition, completing the half-mile course in 4 minutes, 53.74 seconds. The winning crew included Kimo Wheeler, Manny Realin, Bruce Ames, Kent Giles, Henry Richmond and Kimbal Thompson.</p>
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With a victory in the inaugural men's 65 race at the Na Ohana O Na Hui Wa‘a outrigger canoe paddling organization's season-opening Kamehameha Regatta on Sunday at Keehi Lagoon, paddlers from Ka Mamalahoe Canoe Club proved that old dogs, indeed, can learn new tricks.

The crew, composed of paddlers ages 65 and over, competed in and won the first running of the event within Hui Wa‘a competition, completing the half-mile course in 4 minutes, 53.74 seconds. The winning crew included Kimo Wheeler, Manny Realin, Bruce Ames, Kent Giles, Henry Richmond and Kimbal Thompson. Login for more...



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