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2024 Mac-a-thon Results

The 41st annual Mac-a-thon took place this morning under mostly clear skies and a slight onshore breeze. The race started about 15 minutes behind schedule, which turned out for the best because everybody got a chance to pick up their … Continue reading

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Practice Season Starts Today!

As the sun rises over Maunaloa, casting its golden rays upon the sacred waters of beautiful Hōnaunau Bay, we are excited to announce the start of the practice season for our outrigger canoe club! 2024 Practice Schedule Keiki Practice (12-17 … Continue reading

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Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou!

Aloha mai kākou! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to hit the water with us in the coming months. Here is a look at some of our upcoming events and we hope to see you down … Continue reading

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The 40th Annual Mac-a-thon 5k/10k Results

Saturday’s race went off beautifully with overcast skies for the early portion of the race followed by blue skies with wispy high-level clouds over the ocean at one of the most beautiful finish lines in the world. Dolphins frolicked in … Continue reading

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A brief history of the 40th Annual Mac-A-Thon

In 1980, our small canoe club in South Kona was struggling to survive after being forced to move from our home base in Hōnaunau Bay to Napo’opo’o Beach, in the shadow of Hikia Heiau and Palikapu o Keōua. That year … Continue reading

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The 34th Annual Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Race Results

We want to give a huge mahalo to all of our wa’a ohana that came out to race yesterday in honor of Calvin Kelekolio. Mahalo to the Kelekolio family for being present and sharing your mana’o about the man who … Continue reading

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Keōua Annual Meeting

Aloha mai kākou! With the season of Makahiki upon us, we enter a time of rejuvenation, spiritual cleansing, strengthening of relationships and connections…and feasting! Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Eo, Lonoikamakahiki! Accordingly, we will be holding Keōua’s annual membership meeting & potluck … Continue reading

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2020 Mac-A-Thon CANCELLED

Aloha, Mac-A-Thon Runners & Supporters! In view of the uncertainties surrounding the current health crisis on the island and the world, we are cancelling our 39th Annual Mac-A-Thon, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 11th, 2020.  We value your enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Uncle Louis Kelekolio Race Results

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Louis Kelekolio Memorial Race Photos!

Aloha mai kakou! Here are some photos of the paddlers at yesterday’s Uncle Louis Kelekolio Memorial Race in Hōnaunau, courtesy of Jeremy Chien. 

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