Paddling: For Laka, youth is served in waves

Members of the Puna girls 15 crew are, from left, Lori Ann Aiu, Kaila Vallente, Nyka Laeda, Shyla Williams, Taysia Rocha, and Leila Rosehill.
HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Crews will take their canoes to Hilo Bay en masse Saturday at Hilo Bay in a regatta hosted by Paddlers of Laka.

It’s fitting that Paddlers of Laka is host to the next regatta, which will spotlight the club’s young paddlers and the musical chairs battle for standing points.