Making a Splash
Squeals of delight were mixed with sea spray as Molokai kids experienced the ancient art of Hawaiian sailing canoes last Friday. The Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association (HSCA) held its third annual “Mahalo Molokai” event at Hale O Lono to thank the community for supporting them during their race season. The association, with teams on almost every island, races around the state every summer, sharing their love of the sport that carried their ancestors.
seem more ma`a (accustomed) to it,” said Galpin, adding that keiki here appear more “connected” than on other islands and therefore take to canoe sailing easily.