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Na Wahine O Ke Kai canoe race canceled

The world-renowned Na Wahine O Ke Kai women’s canoe paddling race across the Ka Iwi channel, which was scheduled for Sunday, has been canceled for the first time in 35 years. 391 more words


Ekolu Kalama: Molokai's Troubador and Poet Laureate

Dare To Dream

By the grace of God, Ekolu Kalama humbly admits that he is merely a product of his environment. Born into Hawaiian waterman royalty, Kalama is proud to be carrying on the championship tradition. 421 more words

Inside the world's premier paddleboarding event

The tips of Moloka’i and O’ahu separate by 32 miles, including the daunting Ka’iwi Channel. Thirty-two miles of shifting currents, open water and unknown conditions. Taking on that 32 mile-stretch on a paddleboard has given the Molokai’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships a singular position atop the list of paddleboard races in the world for the last 18 years. 10 more words

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The Mighty Molokai - World Championships

Anyone involved in the world of water like us Mermaids know of the Hawaiian Molokai to Oahu World Paddleboard Championships. It is one of the toughest paddle challenges in the world, 55 kilometres of paddling solo or in a team of 2 or 3 over what is known as the “Channel of Bones”, the Ka’iwi Channel connecting the two islands.  468 more words


Hawaiian Airlines becomes title sponsor for two long-time outrigger canoe races

For the first time, Hawaiian Airlines will become the title sponsor of the 2014 to 2015 women’s Hawaiian Airlines Na Wahine O Ke Kai, produced by the Na Wahine O Ke Kai Race Committee, and the men’s Hawaiian Airlines Molokai Hoe, produced by the Oahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association (OHCRA). 185 more words


Makapu'u sunset

Driving home one night, we stumbled across a great sunset– lucky we live Hawai’i.

Life In Hawai'i

The Hangover

It’s interesting what happens right after a big event. The excitement and anticipation wears off and you are left with a hangover. I suppose it is the same for anyone who has a goal…you spend months thinking and dreaming about whatever it is you have chosen to pursue, and then, just as quickly as it all began, it’s over. 736 more words

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