Join Keoua

Our purpose is to perpetuate the ancient art and culture of Hawaiian outrigger canoe paddling as traditionally practiced at beautiful Hōnaunau Bay, next to Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park. We welcome new and experienced paddlers of any age to join us on some of the most pristine, splendid and sacred waters in all of Hawai’i.

All club members are expected to know and exhibit proper canoe etiquette.


  • Adults: $80
  • Kamaliʻi (ages 11-18): $30
  • Menehune (8-10 years old): $30

How to Join

The easiest way is to register and pay online using our form:

If you can’t register online, you can bring the following with you to the beach before practice:

  • New members: registration form, HCRA waiver, and age verification (birth certificate, drivers license, etc)
  • Returning members: print and fill out the registration form below and an HCRA waiver.

Registration Forms for 2023

ALL PADDLERS must fill out a 2024 HCRA WAIVER!

2024 Practice Schedule

Juniors (ages 12-18): Monday and Thursday, 3:30pm-4:45pm
Menehune (ages 10-11): Thursday 3:30-4:45pm

Women: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4:45PM
Men: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 4:45pm

All new paddlers, please download and read the Keoua Paddlers’ Handbook.

Boat Rack Payments

Are you storing your OC-1, OC-2, or V1 at the canoe club, or you would like to? Priority on the racks go to active (participating or racing) Keōua Hōnaunau Canoe Club members. Racks are assigned. The cost is $80/year for OC-1 racks and $100/year for OC-2 racks in addition to your yearly membership fees. Canoe racks are for club members only.

You can pay your club registration AND boat rack fees together using the online sign up form, or fill out the boat rack payment form and if you’ve paid for your club membership separately.

Got questions? Contact Us!