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Baxter breaks own record at 18th annual Molokai2Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Baxter breaks own record at 18th annual Molokai2Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

Molokai2Oahu News Release A year after the Kaiwi Channel delivered a thrashing to each paddler in the 2013 race, yesterday’s waters surprised an international field of top paddleboarders by delivering fast conditions. The result produced new records and a host of new champions at the 18th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O). New records came […]

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World’s top paddleboarders gather for 18th annual Molokai-2-Oahu World Championships

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
World’s top paddleboarders gather for 18th annual Molokai-2-Oahu World Championships

Molokai2Oahu.com News Release The desire to cross the ocean between two islands is rooted in the history of ancient Polynesian explorers. The thrill of adventure and the anticipation of a great challenge experienced by paddlers generations ago make up the common thread that runs through today’s athletes who compete in the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships […]

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Molokai-4-Molokai attracts international field for downwind race

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Molokai-4-Molokai attracts international field for downwind race

By Clare Mawae Molokai was the center of stand-up paddling activity last weekend with the most epic wind and amazing downwind paddling conditions. Molokai came through with a dream weekend of paddling with two incredible races touching the Molokai shores. On Saturday was the Maui-2-Molokai race where 80-plus competitors crossed the Pailolo Channel from Maui […]

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Na Wahine O Ke Kai receives OHA grant

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Na Wahine O Ke Kai receives OHA grant

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Baxter repeats as Maui-2-Molokai SUP paddling champion

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Baxter repeats as Maui-2-Molokai SUP  paddling champion

Connor Baxter, a native of Maui, rules the Pailolo Channel, especially if it involves crossing on a stand-up paddle board. On Saturday, Baxter, 19, won the Maui-2-Molokai World Cup Championships SUP race for the sixth straight year. Baxter completed the 27-mile crossing in 3 hours, 4 minutes, 31 seconds, less than two minutes ahead of […]

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Molokai High School sets sports schedule and parent meetings

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Molokai High School sets sports schedule and parent meetings

The Molokai High School Athletic Department has released its sports schedules and the dates for its mandatory meeting for the parents and/or guardians of all student athletes. According the MHS Athletic Director Hoku Haliniak, a new Hawaii Department of Education policy for the 2014-15 school year now requires three parent meetings, one for each sport […]

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Hawaiian Airlines named title sponsor to Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai races

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hawaiian Airlines named title sponsor to Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai races

Hawaiian Airlines continues to expand its presence on Molokai with its recent decision to sponsor Hawaii’s two premier outrigger canoe paddling races. The two world championships of outrigger paddling will now be called the Hawaiian Airlines Na Wahine O Ke Kai and the Hawaiian Airlines Molokai Hoe. This year the women’s race takes place Sept. […]

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Second annual Molokai-4-Molokai paddle race this Sunday

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Second annual Molokai-4-Molokai paddle race this Sunday

The Stand Up Paddle Association of Molokai will hold its second annual Molokai-4-Molokai paddle race this Sunday, July 13, at 1:15 p.m.  The 8.5-mile downwind race starts from Kamalo Harbor and finishes at Hotel Molokai with festivities to welcome the paddlers. The race course is designed for advanced paddlers to take an outside line while recreational […]

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Alex Mawae wins short course SUP race on Oahu

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae wins short course SUP race on Oahu

Twelve-year-old Alex Mawae took the short course by storm with a first place finish in the 13-and-under division at the Hui O He’e Nalu Independence Day Paddleboard and Stand Up Paddle race on Saturday. Mawae was among 300-plus paddlers in the short course of the Oahu paddle race. Overall, Mawae finished 23rd in a virtual no-wind […]

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Molokai Canoe Club participates for first time in sailing canoe race

| June 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
Molokai Canoe Club participates for first time in sailing canoe race

An old sport has become new again for a team of Molokai paddlers who participated for the first time in the Wa’a Kiakahi race Sunday, part of the Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association race series. Nine boats sailed and paddled out of Ka’anapali Beach on Maui yesterday morning and landed in Kaunakakai Harbor a little more […]

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