Konawaena mixed paddling team becomes first BIIF crew to win gold at the state championship

In 2008, Konawaena's mixed paddling team became the first team from the Big Island to win a state paddling championship. (West Hawaii Today/File Photo)

Editor’s note: While the sports world is shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, West Hawaii Today will look back every Tuesday at memorable sports moments on the Big Island.