Kaua‘i qualifies 3 for national rodeo

  • Tammy Pu‘u / Special to The Garden Island

    Kaua‘i High School Rodeo Association participants at the state rodeo on Hawai‘i Island are, from left, Mahina Pu‘u, Nicole Medeiros, Casera Silva, Taylor Langtad and Kahinu Palama-Soares. Pu‘u, Langtad and Palama-Soares qualified for berths at the National Rodeo in Gillette, Wyoming, and Silva earned reserve all around state champion cowgirl.

LIHU‘E — Mahina Pu‘u and Kahinu Palama-Soares both qualified to compete in the national finals rodeo for high school rodeo participants in Gillette, Wyoming, following the Hawai‘i High School Rodeo Association state finals that wrapped up Sunday on Hawai‘i Island.