The Ala Moana Bowls Challenge was called off today, due to a sewage spill in close proximity to the contest area.
“We’re calling the contest off because the official position of Hawaii State Department of Health Clean Water Branch is that no one should be in the water through the Ala Wai Canal, the Harbor, and including surf spot Bowls,” said contest organizer Norm Skorge. “Earlier indications said it was contained in the Harbor area, however updates included the surf spot we were in. So we have canceled the second day of the event.”
The morning saw multiple heats run in both the Drop Knee and Juniors division, and Skorge said that the Hawaii Pro Bodyboarding Tour will soon decide upon what to do with the points. The next event wiil take place at Sandy Beach September 2-5.