on Sunday, 18 February 2018.

We hope you're ready for a GREAT 2018 Season!!

Weekday practices will begin March 12th. Saturday practices are held continuously throughout the year (weather permitting, of course) and Recreational Paddling on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month will continue as well.

We look forward to seeing everyone on the beach as we prepare for the 2018 Sprint and Long Distance seasons. Weekday practices are scheduled for 5:30 PM on the beach, 6:00 PM on the water. Wahine will practice on Mondays and Thursdays; the Kane will practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays, And everyone on Saturdays.

Tentative coaching assignments for this year:

  • Uncle Les:  Head Coach

  • Dale: Assisting with women’s crews; float for others as needed

  • Leah: Novice women

  • Jim: Novice, Open, Master men
  • Alan: Sr. Master men

  • Keanu: Float for others as needed
  • Lisa P.: float for women as needed
  • Michael: Keiki sprints
  • Melissa: Keiki sprints to assist Michael
  • Jane: Keiki sprints to assist Michael

  • Nancy and Lisa K. beach support/logistics support w/ keikis for sprints


TENTATIVE 2018 Practice Schedule:

  • After March 11th (DST Begins):
    • Monday and Thursday 5:30 pm: All women’s crews

    • Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 pm: All men’s crews

    • Tuesdays 5:30 pm: Keiki sprints
      • Time may go earlier pending coaches availability and once keikis are out of school
      • Will add Thursdays 5:30 pm once school is out

  • Saturdays: 7:30 am for distance; sprints at 9:00 am
    • NB: distance may start earlier after 3/11 for additional water time


Waivers are ready for the 2018 season.


Thanks so much,


Ke Kai Coaching Team