Club News

John M. & Kealoha Lake Regatta KULEANA

07.20.2018 0

It takes many hands to host a successful regatta. We appreciate your kokua and enthusiasm as we host the MCHCA Championships this year at our hale on July 21.  Please pitch in where ever you see help is needed. If the trash is full, take it out. If there are dishes in the kitchen sink, wash them. If canoes need to be carried, carry them. Mahalo!

Below are the kuleana and potluck assignments. Please contact Kaimana Brummel if you have any questions (808) 281-6799.


  • Keiki parents: prepare/replenish breakfast
  • Nov B women: keep bathrooms clean and stocked with TP
  • Nov B men: monitor parking for officials at Puunene Ave area & for members at HCC grass lot
  • Nov A women: lei for manini/decorations
  • Nov A men: break down Saturday evening
  • Open Women: awards ceremony
  • Open Men: break down Saturday evening
  • Women 50/55: organize food for dinner
  • Women 60/65/70: make lunch for the club
  • Men 50/55: break down Saturday evening



  • Nov B men/women: appetizers
  • Nov A women: vegetables/vegetarian dishes/poi
  • Nov A men: noodles
  • Open Women: side dishes
  • Open Men: side dishes
  • Women 50/55/70: salads
  • Women 60/65: non rice starches (sweet potatoes, quinoa, etc)
  • Men 50/55: items for the grill
  • Men 60/65: items for the grill
  • Men 70: supplies for grill

You may bring your potluck item in the morning and store it in the kitchen fridge. Please be sure to label it POTLUCK.

In an effort to malama aina and cut down on waste, please bring your own reusable utensils, plates, and cups.


MCHCA CHAMPIONSHIPS John M & Kealoha Lake Regatta

07.19.2018 0

Hawaiian Canoe Club will be hosting the MCHCA  Championship Regatta at Kahului Harbor on Saturday July 21, 2018. The regatta is dedicated to our founders, John M & Kealoha Lake. Opening ceremony will take place at 7:45am in front of the official stand and will include presentations for the MCHCA Scholarship and the Lake Ohana Scholarship.

This 47 event regatta begins with the 10 & under manini 1/4 mile race and concludes with the Open Men’s 1 & 1/2 mile event. Two awards ceremonies will take place at the regatta fronting the old Hideaway Restaurant. The first will be  after event 25 Men Nov A for all medal winners in events #1-25. The second ceremony will take place 45 min after Open Men’s race for all medal winners in events #26-47.

Plate lunch and drinks will be available for purchase throughout the day at the Hawaiian Canoe Club hale. All money made at the concessions stand will benefit our paddling opio traveling to Tahiti in 2019.

Join us at Kahului Harbor for an exciting day full of canoe races.

Post race festivities will take place on the lawn of Hawaiian Canoe Club hale including a potluck dinner and dancing open to all paddlers.

In an effort to malama aina and reduce waste, please bring your own utensils, plates, and cups to use throughout the day.

HCC Members: please see you kuleana for the regatta and potluck here.

‘Aha ‘Aina 2018

07.07.2018 0

Our 2018 ‘Aha ‘Aina will be on July 22 in the Waikapu Ballroom at King Kamehameha Golf Course.

The night will be filled with musical entertainment and hula by our keiki. Door open at 5:30pm, show starts at 6:00pm. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time by calling (808) 893-2124.

Get your raffle tickets from HCC Members today! You do no need to be present to win!

Do you have a silent auction item you would like to donate? Please complete this form and contact Lisa at (808) 893-2124.


See you there!


Aunty Patty’s Services

05.10.2018 0


Saturday May 12, 2018

10:00am – Scattering of ashes at Launiupoko

1-5pm – Luncheon at Hawaiian Canoe Club


We are asking members for help with fresh ti leaf and cut flowers for Aunty Patty’s service. Please bring foliage to the hale by Thursday afternoon. Please kokua for this special celebration of life!

We also need help prepping food on Friday 5/11 after 3pm and cooking Saturday morning at 8am. If you are able to help at these times, please contact Ka’uhane.

Laulima Day!

03.28.2018 0



Join us at the Hale on April 15th at 8:00am. Help us get our grounds, facility, and equipment ready for the season! Canoe Weigh-in, hale repairs, and beach clean-up.

Lunch & Water will be provided.

2016 HCRA State Champions!

08.18.2016 0

We held our title!

On August 6, 2016, we secured out 14th HCRA State Championship at Ke’ehi Lagoon on O’ahu. Our keiki brought in a record 9 gold medals!

We will be celebrating our win with a potluck on Friday, August 19 at HCC Hale.

Join us!

Mahalo to all of our supporters and sponsors for helping make 2016 regatta season another success!


08.05.2015 0

Congratulations to all our paddlers and members who helped us win our 13th HCRA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP! It rained all day in Hilo Bay but that didn’t phase us.

Join us on Saturday , August 8 at 5pm for a celebratory potluck. There will be live music and a disco after dinner. Keiki are asked to bring drinks, water, juice or soda. Adults please bring main dishes and sides. Salad, dessert and rice is covered. There will be no BBQ so please bring your food ready to eat. Adults, BYOB. See you there!

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‘Aha ‘Aina 2015

05.14.2015 0

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Our annual ‘Aha ‘Aina will be on July 19 at the Kamehameha Golf Course in the Waikapu Ballroom.

Dinner and raffle tickets will go on sale in June.

1st Place Raffle Prize: Outrigger Zone canoe of choice!

2nd Place Raffle Prize: 2 Night Stay at the Four Seasons Wailea

If you are interested in purchasing a table or sponsoring this event, please contact Arianna at

Laulima Day!

04.07.2015 0

Join us for Laulima Day on April 11, 2015. We will be preparing our hale, grounds, and equipment for the upcoming season. Canoe weighing will be at 9:00am. Please come down to kokua. Water and lunch will be served. We will also be holding registration for ADULTS. Keiki registration will be on April 13, 2015 3-6pm at the Hale. If you have any questions, please contact Arianna at

2014 Review

12.18.2014 0

Mele Kalikimaka!

We hope you are enjoying the holiday season, whether it be staying warm on the mainland or conquering the huge north shore waves. We are proud to have accomplished plenty during 2014. Nothing would have been possible without the support of our members and donors. Take a look at the past year here: 2014 Review.

2014 HCRA State Championships

07.25.2014 0

After prevailing a noticeably competitive season here on Maui, we will be heading to Ke’ehi Lagoon on August 2, 2014 to defend our HCRA State title.

We have qualified 37 out of 41 events.

Visit HCRA Paddler for event details.

Laulima Day

05.07.2014 0

Laulima Day is a community work day for all Hawaiian Canoe Club members, donors and volunteers.

Starting at 9:30am Sunday, May 18 we will be doing a deep clean of our hale, canoes, park, beach, and facility.

We will also have an official here to weigh our racing canoes for the regatta season and we need hands to facilitate.

Let’s get our halau ready for the busy regatta season and the Kamali’i Program.

Please bring gloves, garden tools, trash bags, scrubbers, buckets, and a body ready to work!

Lunch & Water will be provided.

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