Video: The Hawaii Air National Guard embraces heritage in blessing new canoe.
Video by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Jackson
The Hawaii Air National Guard welcomed the newest edition of its fleet this weekend. The canoe or Wa‘a christened Ho‘okanaka (to be a warrior) is the charter vessel of the fledgling Hawaii National Guard Canoe Club. Available in high definition. SOT: Chaplin Major Leah Boling Paddling has historic ties to the native Hawaiian heritage of the islanders and holds a special place in the hearts of many guard’s men and women. SOT: Senior Master Sargent Maui Quizon Canoe paddling is a sport in the state of Hawaii with year round competition seasons, and an avid following. SOT: Major Gen. Darryll D. M. Wong Hawaii State Adjutant General Reporting from Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam the is TSGT Andrew Lee Jackson