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Ko Pailolo Mana

Channel between Maui and Moloka`i which means lifting and shifting. This canoe means Pailolo's power. This is a Mirage purchased in 1997.

Ko Pailolo Mana 2018-06-05T23:24:04-10:00


Channel between Hawai`i and Maui. Means great billows smashing. This is NKE's only original canoe left. This a Malia mold.

`Alenuihāhā 2018-10-02T11:40:25-10:00

Brianna Malia

This is a malia canoe named after the daughter of former club member Tracy Stice. This canoe is on loan to NKE.

Brianna Malia 2018-10-02T11:41:45-10:00


Kapua means flower, something or someone you adore. This Hawaiian Racer was given to NKE by Outrigger Canoe Club in 1996 after we lost

Kapua 2018-10-02T11:43:21-10:00

Kū`oko`a Manu O Ka`iwi

The free bird of the Ka`iwi channel. The Ka`iwi channel is between O`ahu and Moloka`i and means the bone. This is a Bradley Lightning purchased

Kū`oko`a Manu O Ka`iwi 2018-10-02T11:44:21-10:00


Ka`ie`iewaho is the channel between O`ahu and Kaua`i. This is the common name for this channel which means the vine outside. This

Ka`ie`iewaho`elua 2018-10-02T11:45:52-10:00

Mana O Wainui

NKE honored long time head coach, Uncle Boogie Wainui by naming a canoe after him. This Bradley Strikers name simply means "Power

Mana O Wainui 2018-10-02T11:47:03-10:00

Lea Wainui O Ke Kai

This canoe was named after Robin Lea Wainui, Uncle Boogie’s youngest daughter. The literal meaning is "Lea Wainui of the sea". The Lea

Lea Wainui O Ke Kai 2018-10-02T10:00:37-10:00

Pomaika`i Lua Kanaka O Maui Nui

The literal meaning is fortunate people of Maui Nui. This canoe was named by Kimokeo Kapahulehua. The Pomaika`i was purchased in 2014.

Pomaika`i Lua Kanaka O Maui Nui 2018-10-02T11:49:29-10:00

John Wilmington III Regatta

John S. Wilmington III "Papa John" Nā Kai `Ewalu proudly sponsors the “John Wilmington III Regatta”. In 1987 the club decided to

John Wilmington III Regatta 2018-06-05T23:32:10-10:00