Her lost two stalwarts of the Paddling Community in the past Week. Bobby Cooper and John Kekua.
Occasions like this remind of days past. This is the program from the 1963 State Canoe Championships in Hilo. John Kekua race in Race #5 - Boys 15/under.
If you look through the crews, the who's who of the sport raced in the State Championship race that year.