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The Canoes

Keolahouomaeha'apiti is the official Koa canoe of Keahiakahoe. She was purchased from Jaques Wong where she was being kept on the BigIsland and shipped to O'ahu. After recovering from a major accident, she has been refurbished by Uncle Bobby and was renamed Keolahouomaeha'apiti, the New life of Maeha'apiti by Frank Hewett. Maeha'apiti means twin in Tahitian for she is the twin canoe of Mahoe, Kaiopua canoe clubs koa canoe. They were both carved from the same koa log.

Keaulani was purchased in 2001 during the mad rush by all canoe clubs to purchase a mirage. Keaulani was named after Pele's messenger

Kamaluonalani was purchased in 2002 prior to the Molokai Hoe. It was built by Bradley Racers located in Kahalu'u. One of the primary builders was the clubs very own member Tai Bradley and the owner of the company, Sonny Bradley. The canoe was named after a white owl that would often visit the manufacturing site. This white owl also followed the canoe builder to the island of Molokai at the time of the Na Wahine O Ke Kai and was seen on their way up to Hale o Lono. Kamaluonalani means "Sacred Protector."

Lapa Uila was purchased in 2009 through our fundraising efforts of both the Kala'iomalulani Race and the Kahiau Race. She is a Bradley Lightning built in 2005. The translation of Lapa Uila is Lightning.

Kaleianaole is a Bradley Encore. 

Kala'iomalulani is one of our older canoes. It is after her that our annual Kala'iomalulani Race is named held every year on the Saturday before Mothers Day in May. 

Our Halau was rebuilt in 2000 by our own canoe club members. It was expanded from one berth to three to aqeduately house our racing canoes.

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