* * * FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT * * * A Frost Advisory is in effect until 9 AM Wednesday. Overnight temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30's along the coast, with the coldest temperatures occuring for a few hours around sunrise.
For more information, please see the NOAA Watches, Warnings & Advisories page.
RECREATIONAL PADDLING ON MONTEREY BAY!
~ Date: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15th;
~ Time: 8:00AM - 11:00AM-ish;
~ Location: Del Monte Beach, Next to Monterey Bay Kayaks
Come join us for a little morning "Fun in The Sun" and some light, introductory paddling on picturesque Monterey Bay. If you're a paddler who's new to the area and wants to check us out or a novice who's never been in an outrigger, come on down and experience the bay "Island Style" in a fun, friendly, relaxed environment! For more info, go to our rec paddling page. To sign up for an upcoming Sunday Paddle, please contact our rec paddle coach, Dale at firstname.lastname@example.org See you on the beach!
2013 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis!
~ Date: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14th, 2013;
~ Time: 9:00AM;
~ Location: Lovers Point, Pacific Grove;
~ Entry Fee: $30 (under 18, $10)
Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, the Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!
If you like doing 5K's and want to help raise funds to fight America's leading cause of disability, and spread some Ke Kai Aloha too, come join Team Ke Kai O'Uhane Outrigger Canoe Club at this year's event!
Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Wear some Ke Kai gear. A fun way to get into the holiday spirit and help others at the same time!
For information on the event go to Jingle Bells 5K Official Website.
To join the Ke Kai team, or just donate, go to Ke Kai O'Uhane Team Page.
You can also see Jane Holte or Dale Kerrigan for more info. MAHALO!!
* * THE KE KAI O’UHANE 2013 CHRISTMAS PARTY: * *
Ke Kai’s Annual Christmas Party, held December 7th at the Monterey Youth Center. “Mahalo nui loa na ho'olaule'a me la kaua”; Thank you for celebrating with us! From our family to yours, “Mele Kalikimaka me ka Hau'oli Makahiki Hou”; Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! – Aloha Nui Loa.
KE KAI 2014 BOARD OF DIRECTORS!
CONGRATULAITONS TO OUR NEWLY ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS!
Congratulations to our new 2014 board members elected during the November General Meeting:
~ Vice President - Nancy Neville
~ Sargent At Arms - Dale Kerrigan
~ Paddle Representative - James La'a
~ Hula Representative - Mel Uncangco, and
~ Race Representative - Beth Leterc
LONG DISTANCE PRACTICE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14th!
~ 7:30am on the beach, 8:00am on the water!
~ Bring a friend! Newcomers Welcome! Please vislt the Training page for the Training Schedule/Plan.
HULA - 2013-2014 Classes are UNDERWAY!!
Registration questions or paperwork, please contact the Alakai! ~ Aloha and Welcome to all Returning and New dancers! We are looking forward to our 30th Anniversary Luau next year! Registration - ~ REGISTRTATION FOR THIS SEASON IS CLOSED. Check back in June 2014 for next season's registration. Next Class Dates:
~ Monday, December 9th - (Keikis & Ladies of Ke Kai);
~ Wednesday, December 11th - (Beginners, Intermediate, & Advanced).
Classes are held at the VFW in Marina.
~ For updates and more information, please see our Dance Hula page.
HO'OMANA PERFORMING IN CAPITOLA! -
~ Date: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21st;
~ Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm; ~ Location: Takara's Japanese restaurant, 3775 Captiola Rd., Capitola, CA.
For information on other upcoming performances, see Ho'omana's website.
INTERNATONAL VA'A FEDERATION'S 2014 WORLD SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS!
~ Dates: August 10th-17th, 2014;
~ Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In a joint effort between NCOCA and SCORA, teams will be representing POCA (Pacific Outrigger Canoe Association) at the races -- events include V1 250 meter, V6 500 and 1000 or 1500 meter, and V12 500 meter races.
Let your coaches know if you're interested so we can include you in planning & training efforts leading up to the event.
If you intend to participate, you will need to submit a formal Intent to Participate by January. NOTE: Visa applications, along with your passport, must be submitted in person at the Brazilian Consulate in San Francisco.
For more information see the IVF World Sprint Info sheet, the IVF website, or the Official VA'A Rio website.
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The NCOCA 2014 RACE SCHEDULE IS ONLINE!
~ The 2014 season's schedule is on the Race Schedule page and will be available from the Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association's website soon. NCOCA page.
WaveChaser's 2013-2014 Winter Series is underway! ~ The Dec 8th Race results from Half Moon Bay are posted on the Wavechaser website. ~ The next race is Saturday, January 18th, 2014, at Santa Cruz Harbor. ~ Links for the On-Line Registration for the 3rd race will be available shortly. ** NOVICE REGISTRATION ** SHORT COURSE REGISTRATION ** LONG COURSE REGISTRATION For additional race dates, registration, results, and information on changes to this year's series go to the Wavechaser Home page.
Ke Kai Yahoo Group
: If you're a paid member and want email updates, request your membership at: email@example.com
KE KAI APPAREL:
We have a NEW CATALOG! To get a copy of the new catalog, please see a Board Member or our Race Clerk!