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Our Canoes 2018-06-06T15:32:11+00:00

Wa`a

Nā Kai `Ewalu’s Fleet of Canoes

Our canoes are vessels that bridge our past and modern day together and a historical reminder to respect the ocean and water.  Our Hawaiian culture is deeply intertwined with the ocean.

Brianna Malia

This is a malia canoe named after the daughter of club member Tracy Stice. This

Ka`ie`iewaho`elua

Ka`ie`iewaho is the treacherous channel between Kauai an Oahu. This is NKE's 2nd canoe named

Kapua

A flower (something you adore).This Hawaiian Racer was given to NKE by Outrigger Canoe Club

Keoni

Canoe bought from Hawaiian Canoe Club in 2017.

Ko Pailolo Mana

Channel between Maui and Moloka`i which means lifting and shifting. This canoe means Pailolo's power.

Mariana

Canoe originally owned by Guam Canoe Club then gifted to NKE. Force 5. 1998

The canoe was called “wa’a.” “Wa’a kaukahi” was a single-hulled canoe; “wa’a kaulua” was a double-hulled canoe.

Many will say that one of the Native Hawaiian’s most remarkable achievements would have to be the Hawaiian canoe, renowned for its fine craftsmanship and design based on the Native Hawaiian’s vast knowledge of the sea.

Wa`a

Canoes No Longer With Us

Our canoes are vessels that bridge our past and modern day together and a historical reminder to respect the ocean and water.  Our Hawaiian culture is deeply intertwined with the ocean.

`Alenuihāhā

Channel between Hawaii and Maui. This is NKE's only original canoe left. This is an

Kaiwi `Elua

Channel between O`ahu and Moloka`i. This is the 2nd canoe named after this channel. "`Elua"

The canoe was called “wa’a.” “Wa’a kaukahi” was a single-hulled canoe; “wa’a kaulua” was a double-hulled canoe.

Many will say that one of the Native Hawaiian’s most remarkable achievements would have to be the Hawaiian canoe, renowned for its fine craftsmanship and design based on the Native Hawaiian’s vast knowledge of the sea.