Digging to Diamond Head

Moore, Kenny
February 1993
Sports Illustrated;2/22/93, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p142
Discusses the women's Molokai-to-Oahu outrigger canoe race in Hawaii. Crossing the Kaiwi Channel; Crew changes making the race a furious relay; Dangers of big seas; History of outrigger canoes and the discovery of Hawaii; The tree Acacia koa as raw material for outrigger canoes; Ancient Hawaiians as class-divided and energetically warlike; Dwindling native Hawaiian population; History of the race; Non-Hawaiians entering the race; More.


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