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Kepuhi Beach Bodyboard Results

Community Contributed by Jan Kanani Thomas

On Saturday, Dec. 3, youth participated in the first ever Kepuhi Beach Bodyboard Championships. The competition was sponsored by Hale Ho`okupa`a, a nonprofit that provides outpatient drug and alcohol treatment services for Molokai adults and adolescents. Contestants enjoyed three to six foot waves and an opportunity for healthy competition in a drug-free environment.

Girls:  1st Genevieve Kikukawa, 2nd Susan Donnelly

Boys Grades 7 & 8: 1st Lance Kaneakua, 2nd Noah Donnelly

Boys Grades 9 & 10:  1st Makamae Joao, 2nd Luke Kikukawa, 3rd Kealohanui Helm,
            4th Keiden Pastrana, 5th Josiah Walton

Boys Grades 11 & 12: 1st Kapono Acasio, 2nd Kailen Inouye, 3rd Royce Calairo,
            4th Noah Keoho, 5th John Poaha, 6th Austin Maliu-Calairo

Mahalo to:

Molokai Properties, Inc., Hale Ho`okupa`a Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Program, ADAD (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division / Dept. of Health),  Scott Slippers Hawaii,  Town & Country Surf Designs, Misaki’s, Rawlins Chevron, Kamoi Snack-N-Go, The Foam Company,  Artist James Freidenberg-Pu,  the judging staff and the volunteers.


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