A paddling song composed by Lalela and recorded by Lalela and Mike Kobyashi for the paddlers of Kauai:


                  YMCA Kauai Hoe Waa is an outrigger canoe racing association hosting 14 open ocean events each season for OC-1, OC-2, Surfski and Stand-Up Paddlers culminating in the 34 mile relay: KAUAI WORLD CHALLENGE

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The Gorge Downwind Champs is stoked to announce its new partnership with the Kauai World Challenge Costal Relay to be held on May 7, 2016.  Outrigger Paddlers – The Gorge Downwind Champs will be giving out $$ Cash prizes at the 2016 Kauai World Challenge to the Top Female/Male Outrigger teams based on number of Hawaii Gorge entrants as of May 7!


January 24 Race will be out and back from Kalapaki Harbor starting at 11:30. Staging and reg.at Kaiola Canoe Club. Short and Long Courses.

The season’s first race results:  http://www.webscorer.com/race?raceid=58058   

The season’s second race results for Dec. 19: