The Shark Woman of Napo’o po’o


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Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz tells us a story about his dear friend Nappy Napoleon’s rightful reason for not fearing a dozen sharks circling him in the middle of the night in the Molokai Channel– his family has an unspoken agreement of friendship with sharks that dates back hundreds of years.