Expanding opportunities: Club holds ceremony to bless canoe, celebrate outrigger canoe paddling
By Special to West Hawaii Today | Saturday, April 16, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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Members of Hoemana and The Waikoloa Foundation gathered to welcome Kumu Hou with a blessing performed by Kumu Ka‘aumoana Kalama on April 9. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)
Hoemana’s newest outrigger canoe, Kumu Hou, meaning renewed purpose, donated by The Waikoloa Foundation heads out to see from Spencer Beach Park on April 9. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)
A South Kohala canoe club blessed its newest wa‘a last weekend at ‘Ohai‘ula at Spencer Beach Park.