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Malama Pono Ia Kawelea sponsored by Ke Ola O Ke Kai Canoe Club

Ke Ola O Ke Kai Canoe Club is proud to announce the return of the Malama Pono Ia Kawelea Race. The race will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Sand Island Boat Launch.  All proceeds go to the Keola O Ke Kai Youth Program (501(c)3 Non-Profit). They will again be having the one-man challenge where competitors can challenge someone in their own weight class. All OC1/V1 races will begin at Magic Island 730am. Ono grinds to follow for all participating paddlers...

***Registration Link & Race Flyer can be found here.

Race Background: Keola O Ke Kai Canoe Club is a small club that deals primarily with youth paddlers so funding to refurbish our Koa canoe, Kawelea is hard to come by.  In 2010, we decided to start a preseason race to raise funds to give our Koa canoe an overhaul being that she was made in the 70s. Now that the remodel is complete, we continue to use these funds to maintain our beloved Kawelea.

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