Historic Race Cancelled

Posted by on Monday, September 28, 2015

The Na Wahine O Ke Kai women’s canoe paddling race across the Ka Iwi channel has become world-renowned.

However the 35 year old race has been canceled for the first time due to weather.

The weather 55 km/h with waves of 4 metres and heavy rain.

There are also teams from Japan, Australia, Canada.

Hawaiian Airlines offered four extra flights from Molokai to Honolulu Sunday following the race’s cancellation. The additional flights are being provided to help with the transportation of paddlers, race staff and others involved in the event.

The Team

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