West Hawaii lifeguards complete recertification

Daniel Kniseley leads the pack nearing the end of the 1000-yard run of Monday’s USLA recertification for lifeguards at Hapuna Beach. Kniseley posted the fastest time of the day with a time of 17:03. Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today

Kaula Pilago and Kealii Garmon fist bump as they leave the ocean after completing the swimming portion of their recertification. Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, West Hawaii’s lifeguards were greeted with a bit of normalcy Monday morning.