Practice paddle

Members of Kihei Canoe Club’s Boys 18 crew practice Tuesday morning as they prepare for Saturday’s Maui County Hawaiian Canoe Association season-ending John M. & Kealoha Lake championship regatta. Shown from back to front are Ethan Villanueva, Kelani Pong, Cristhin Ramirez, Keith Johnson, Guy Schrufer and Anthony Pfluke. The crew said it was shooting for at least a second-place finish Saturday to qualify for the state championships scheduled for Aug. 4 at Keehi Lagoon on Oahu.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo