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PHOTOS: Farmers tops Kohala 46-14 in first preseason game

| August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: Farmers tops Kohala 46-14 in first preseason game

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Alex Mawae and Youth in Motion place strong in M2O despite grueling conditions

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae and Youth in Motion place strong in M2O despite grueling conditions

By Clare Seeger Mawae The M2O (Molokai2Oahu) Paddleboard World Championship race always brings out the top paddlers to cross the Kaiwi Channel 32 miles between the islands of Molokai and Oahu. Each year is difficult, but the conditions in this year’s 19th annual crossing on July 26 were perhaps the most grueling ever. Light winds […]

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Alex Mawae smashes personal goal at Olukai Stand-Up Race on Maui

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae smashes personal goal at Olukai Stand-Up Race on Maui

By Clare Seeger Mawae Twelve-year-old Alex Mawae of Molokai charged hard at the Olukai Stand-Up race May 2, taking second place in his division of 17-and-under racers in a record time of 1 hour, 9 minutes, 26 seconds. The course, from Maliko Gulch to Kanaha Beach along Maui’s North Shore, covers eight-plus miles. Mawae smashed […]

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Alex Mawae competes in Turtle Bay at the Stand-Up World Tour

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae competes in Turtle Bay at the Stand-Up World Tour

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Alex Mawae charges to second place in the Juniors division at the Hawaii Paddleboard Championships

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alex Mawae charges to second place in the Juniors division at the Hawaii Paddleboard Championships

By Clare Seeger Mawae Twelve-year-old Alex Mawae from Molokai has had quite a year in the world’s fastest growing water sport of stand-up paddling while racking up some credible placings in some notable events. Most recently, Alex competed at the Duke’s Ocean Fest on Oahu last Saturday, taking second place in the under 17’s Juniors […]

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Fall sports schedule announced, high school loses athletic director

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fall sports schedule announced, high school loses athletic director

After two years as athletic director at Molokai High School, Hoku Haliniak has announced she will be leaving Molokai this month to work for Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) as the new Director of Sports Information. She will be replaced by MHS science teacher and girls basketball coach Lee DeRouin. A couple of exciting […]

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Youth in Motion gears up for fun season of activities

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Youth in Motion gears up for fun season of activities

Youth In Motion News Release Youth in Motion, the Molokai organization that offers free keiki lessons in a variety of ocean sports, begins its stand-up paddling season on Aug. 18 running through Thanksgiving. Anyone interested in joining Youth in Motion for the 2014-15 year can come down to the beach area at Kaunakakai Harbor on […]

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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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