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Henry Ayau Canoe Race sponsored by Hui Lanakila Canoe Club

Race Information:

The course is 32 miles from Maunalua Bay, around Diamond Head and Kalaeloa, finishing at Nanakuli Beach Park.

Date and Time: Sunday, September 15th Race Start: 8:30am / Coaches Meeting: 8:00am

Divisions: Koa, Glass Jr(15-18yo), Glass Open, Glass 40+, Glass 50+, Glass 55+, Glass 60+, Glass 65+, Unlimited Open


  • $400 per crew
  • $300 KOA Entry
  • $50 Late fee assessed for all entries received after September 14th, 11:00am

Checks payable to: Hui Lanakila Canoe Club


  • Crew names submitted to OHCRA and must be done online via the registration link above.
  • Changes must be made in person Saturday, September 14th 8-11am
  • On Site Registration:  Sunday, September 15th, 7:00am-8:00am at the Hawaii Kai Halau.

The following items must also be received:

  • Escort boat waiver (Form OHCRA 08)
  • Copy of Captains License & current insurance
  • Entry Fee

All forms can be found at in the documents section.

  • Info - Henry Ayau Race
  • OHCRA - Escort/Auxiliary Boat Waiver Form
  • HCRA - Personal Injury Accident Packet


  • OHCRA rules will apply. You must be a member in good standing of HCRA, (registered with HCRA)
  • Out of State clubs must provide COI with club name and OHCRA as additional insured (Paddlers names must be listed as club members)
  • Crews affiliated with an out-of-state club are subject to approval
  • Each crew must have their own escort boat
  • Crews of 9 must have escort boats 18 feet or longer
  • Crews of 10 should have escort boats 22 feet or longer
  • Escort Boat Driver Information and Escort Boat Waiver form signed (Form OHCRA 08)
  • Injury Report form must be carried on escort boat
  • Escort boat must have a mounted radio (VHF #72)
  • Escort boat must have their canoe racing number displayed on boat
  • Canoes must have their racing number displayed on the right front of canoe
  • Canoes must have a canvas racing cover
  • Crew Requirements:
  • Open, Masters 40+, Master 50+, Unlimited & Jrs crews consist of nine (9) paddlers
  • Masters 55+, 60+, 65+ crews consist of twelve (12) paddlers
  • Your club is responsible for removing all tires and rubbish from rigging site to avoid a fine
  • For more information, contact Kim Martinez ph:808-590-3796 or email:

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