Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Race

Keoua Honaunau Canoe Club invites your participation in the 32nd annual Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Race on Saturday, August 18, 2018. 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 or boys; mixed crews compete in boys division; junior crews start with the women)
2 Miles: Honaunau – Moinui Point – Honaunau

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

10 Miles: Honaunau – Kealakekua Bay – Keawekaheka Point – Honaunau

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)
Classifications Koa Non-Koa Non-traditional/Unlimited
Divisions Men Open Men Men
Women Open Women Women
Mixed Masters 40
Masters 50
Masters 60
Open Mixed


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

Attention Coaches and Canoe Trailer Drivers

TRAILERS: After unloading canoes in Honaunau church lot, please park trailers and trucks on the highway. Lot open on Friday and Saturday.
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


Rafael Ramirez, President, 808-238-4150

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