Ukrainians stranded in Hawaii get help from canoe paddlers

  • Vasyl Prishchak, center, of Kyiv, Ukraine, looks at photos on his phone with his wife, Marina, right, and daughter Mariia, 16, left, at their temporary home in Kailua, Hawaii, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The Prishchak family travelled to Hawaii for a long-awaited vacation on Feb. 16 and planned to return to Ukraine on March 7. But a week into their vacation, Russia invaded their country, leaving the family in shocked disbelief with no access to family, friends, money or their home. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

  • A soldier smokes a cigarette while walking next to a destroyed building after a bombing in Satoya neighborhood in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, March 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

  • People examine the damage after shelling of a shopping center, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, March 21, 2022. Eight people were killed in the attack. (AP Photo/ (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

  • Vasyl Prishchak, center, of Kyiv, Ukraine, speaks to The Associated Press as his wife, Marina, right, and daughters, Ksenia, 5, second from right, Sofiia, 10, left, and Mariia, 16, second from left, listen at their temporary home in Kailua, Hawaii, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The Prishchak family travelled to Hawaii for a long-awaited vacation on Feb. 16 and planned to return to Ukraine on March 7. But a week into their vacation, Russia invaded their country, leaving the family in shocked disbelief with no access to family, friends, money or their home. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

  • People walk on the beach in Kailua, Oahu on March 23. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

  • Vasyl Prishchak, left, is interviewed by The Associated Press as his wife, Marina, right, and daughter, Ksenia, 5, sit next to him at their temporary home in Kailua, Oahu, on March 23. The Prishchak family travelled to Hawaii for a long-awaited vacation on Feb. 16 and planned to return to Ukraine on March 7. But a week into their vacation, Russia invaded their country, leaving the family in shocked disbelief with no access to family, friends, money or their home. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

KAILUA, Oahu — A Ukrainian family who came to Hawaii for a long-awaited vacation ended up watching from the islands in shock as bombs started dropping on their country. Now, more than a month later, they remain stranded on Oahu without access to their house, money, family or friends.