Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Race

Keoua Honaunau Canoe Club invites your participation in the 34th annual Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Race on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The course will be to the north from Honaunau toward Kealakekua Bay. We will host our traditional post-race Keoua-style pa‘ina and awards ceremony for all race participants.

Invitation and Entry Form

Race Course

Juniors 18 and under
(Girls, boys, and mixed crews compete together; junior crews start with the women)
2 Miles: Hōnaunau – Moinui Point – Hōnaunau

Women and Mixed
8 Miles: Hōnaunau – Kealakekua Bay – Hōnaunau

10 Miles: Hōnaunau – Kealakekua Bay – Keawekāheka Point – Hōnaunau

Schedule & Race Start Times

  • Registration opens 7:00 AM
  • Coach’s Meeting: 8:00 AM
  • Women & Mixed: 8:30 AM
  • Juniors (18 and under): 8:30 AM
  • Men, following Women/Mixed/Junior Race (~10:30 AM)


KoaKoaKoaUnder 18
Masters 40Masters 40
Masters 50Masters 50
Masters 60Masters 60


Individual medals to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place crews.
Crew trophies to the first canoe in each division.

Race Fee

Each club please collect from its own members and pay fees with one club check.
$120.00 per crew IF PAID WITH A CLUB CHECK, PayPal, or Venmo
Junior crews are FREE

Attention Coaches and Canoe Trailer Drivers

NATIONAL PARK: Canoes are NOT to be beached on National Park Grounds. If you wish to park passenger vehicles in the National Park lot, regular park user fees will apply.

Invitation and Entry Form

ENTRY FORMS may be mailed to:
Keoua Canoe Club
P.O. Box 592
Honaunau, HI 96726


Jené Green, Secretary, 808-443-4670
Chris Runnells, President, 808-989-5004

Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Race Registration

Use the form below to pre-register and pay your entry fee.
  • Price: $120.00 Quantity:
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Previous Race Results