Who We Are 2018-06-07T09:38:48-10:00

Our Mission

The primary purpose of Nā Kai `Ewalu is educational. Nā Kai `Ewalu is committed to supporting our youth and all members so they may reach their highest potential through physical training and cultural awareness.

Nā Kai `Ewalu shall conduct mentoring programs to revive, develop and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and traditions through promoting academic achievement, accomplishment through canoeing competitions, education of cultural practices, and self-esteem programs in a drug free, non-violent environment.

Nā Kai `Ewalu shall through these programs instill in our youth and all members well-being, personal achievement and self-respect.

About Us

We participate in the MCHCA regatta season posting crews in divisions ranging from 8 years old to 60+ years old with all experience levels. The regatta season runs from June to August. We also participate in the long-distance season on Maui and neighbor islands. Races range from 5 miles to 42 miles in distance. Distance season runs from August to October.

We host Kamehameha School and Baldwin High School during the Maui Interscholastic League season.

Nā Kai `Ewalu invites all to come and join us. Nā Kai `Ewalu is located at Kahului Harbor in Ho`aloha Park, Maui. Look for the purple and white canoes!

Come Visit Us at the Harbor!










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Steeped in history and deeply rooted in culture, Nā Kai `Ewalu is one of Maui’s oldest clubs.
We invite you to join us in our passion for the ocean, wind, and waves!

To revive, develop & perpetuate Hawaiian Culture & Traditions