Abbott Galaher Service Kona
Paddler Remembered - Paddlers raise their paddles while paying respects to Abbott Galaher as they spread his ashes at sea during a memorial ceremony outside Keauhou Bay. A popular Kailua-Kona paddler, Galaher died Jan. 30 from a heart attack. He was 47. The Hawaii Island Paddlesports Association plans to establish a trust fund for Galaher's teen-age daughter. For more information, call the HIPA hotline at 969-6695 or visit www.kaikahoe.org on the Internet.