About Us

The Waikoloa Canoe Club is a non-profit organization that was started in 1985 by a group of paddling enthusiasts from the Waikoloa community. Our Goal is to perpetuate the sport of Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Racing by teaching proper seamanship and techniques.

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To become a member (either racer or recreational), please complete the following (double-sided printing is preferred, if possible):

  1. Fill out and sign a membership application. (Only one is needed per family, but every family member must sign it.)
  2. Fill out and sign the HCRA waiver. Each applying person must submit his/her own signed copy.
  3. If you have never paddled before with HCRA and are planning to race regattas, you must attach proof of age. Acceptable documents include copies of a driver’s license, passport, military ID, or birth certificate.
  4. Don’t forget your check! $125 for adults (18+), $50 for juniors (17 & under), or $175 for a family membership (immediate members living in the household only, please) made payable to Waikoloa Canoe Club.

You can drop off your application at practice or mail it to the following address:

Waikoloa Canoe Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 384287
Waikoloa, HI 96738

Canoe Racks

Those wishing to rent a space to store an OC-1 or OC-2 canoe should fill out and submit a copy of the OC-1/OC-2 Annual Rental Agreement.

Racing Info

There are three divisions (men, women, and mixed), each of which includes crews of all levels ranging from novice to experienced. Club membership includes use of club equipment, regatta season entry fees, and liability insurance.

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Corporate Events

Waikoloa Canoe Club provides leisure canoe rides or spirited canoe races for visitors and conventioneers to the Big Island. We provide a brief history of outrigger canoes in the Hawaiian culture along with instruction and supervision in the skill of canoe paddling.

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Strengthening Self, Family and Community,
through outrigger canoe paddling

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