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  Updated: 3/1/2018

36th Annual Paddlers Open Regatta - April 7, 2018

Calling all water enthusiasts to the daylong Paddlers Open Regatta to be held April 7, 2018. This is an annual opportunity for novice and experienced paddlers to enjoy the sport of canoe racing and to help fund Kihei Canoe Club youth and seasonal programs.

  • Kihei Canoe Club (Ka Lae Pohaku beach across from ABC Store)
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Registration: 8:00am
  • Racing Starts: 9:00am
Entry Fees:
  • Fee per 6 person crew:
    • $135 if registering on or before April 6th
    • $150 if registering on April 7th
2018 Paddlers Open
Click image for printable Flyer
Lunch & Awards
  • All entrants are provided lunch. Medals plus awards ceremonies for winners.
  • Keiki: Girls, Boys or Mixed crews
  • Novice: Women, Men or Mixed crews (one experienced paddler allowed per crew)
  • Experienced: Women, Men or Mixed crews
  • Kupuna (age 55+): Women, Men or Mixed crews (more than one experienced paddler allowed per crew)
  • Double Hull Race: 2nd Annual Double Hull Race
  • Early Registration
    • On the beach at Kihei Canoe Club - Friday, April 6th from 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Mail in Registration - Registration and waiver forms are below. Print and mail the completed the forms along with the $135 entry fee (payable to Kihei Canoe Club) to: PO Box 1131, Kihei, HI 96753. Each paddler participating in the race is required to complete the 2018 Paddlers Open Waiver Form. Mailed entry forms must be received by April 6, 2018.
  • Register on day of event (April 7th)
The club will provide canoes, paddles, opportunities to practice and an experienced steersperson, if needed. For general questions, contact Michele at (, Suzanne (, or Joyce ( or call the club at 808-879-5505.

The club seeks to field at least 60 teams sponsored by clubs, hotels, restaurants and othe businesses made up of co-workers, families, friends, classmates and anyone open to fun. So be a sponsor or join a crew!!!

To pay for a crew in advance using PayPal, enter the crew or organization name in the field below and click the button. Then enter the number of crews you are paying for via credit card on the PayPal form. Please note that paying via PayPal includes 2.4% convenience fee.

Crew or Organization Name

Kihei Canoe Club • P.O. Box 1131 Kihei, HI 96753 • 808-879-5505