Vierra, Apeles-Erickson capture world title

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

    In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Krystl Apeles and Kalani Vierra go through some of their poses during dry land practice at the Kauai Gymnastics Academy.

HONOLULU — Kauai tandem surfing team of Kalani Vierra and Krystl Apeles-Erickson captured the 2019 Pakaloha Bikinis Tandem Surfing World Championships, Friday during the meet that was held at Kuhio Beach, Waikiki.