Join us for one of the premier events of the season for stand up paddle-boarding (SUP) and outrigger canoes (OC) as they cruise Maui’s famous north shore coastline in the “Maliko Downwind Run”.
Each year in May the island of Maui holds one of the largest, most premier SUP and OC races of the season. “Ho’olaule’a”, literally means “celebration” of the ocean and culture that surrounds it but it is also an expression of gratitude. Friends and families come together to enjoy canoe sailing, surfing, Hawaiian games, traditional luau, hula and live music. This is a very well organized event that attracts hundreds of paddlers.
The event blends elite competition with family-friendly cultural activities and gathers some of the world’s best SUP, OC1 AND OC2 paddlers to race the legendary 8-mile Maliko Downwind Run.
You are invited to stop by and support this event located at Kanaha Beach Park in the town of Kahului. This is the location of the water finish line and where the hub of the action will be.
REGISTER OR LEARN MORE here https://flpregister.com/53
Learn about the OHANA GIVE BACK PARTNERS here http://www.olukai.com/community/giveback/
For beginners and kids don’t miss out on the fun paddle. Just 3 miles long and starting form Paia Bay get out and enjoy our amazing ocean.
Event Date – Saturday, May 10, 2014
Check-In – 8:00am at Paia Youth & Cultural Center
Start Time – 9:00am Beach Start at Paia Bay
Finish – Water Finish at Kanaha Beach Park
Race Length – 3 Miles