The Olukai: Aloha and Ohana All Wrapped Up in One Race

Olukai Ho’olaule’a: Celebrating Water Culture

We can’t lie.  We are starting to get just a little excited about the month of April.  After all, weather is starting to get and stay warmer. Booties are starting to come off, and some of our most favorite races of the year are just around the corner.

One of those, the Olukai Ho’olaule’a, is a downwind feast for both sup and outriggers alike.  While the eight-mile Maliko Run will both challenge and thrill you, the spirit of Aloha and ohana will lift your spirits and you will tap into the Hawaiian waterman culture. With the West Maui Mountains as the backdrop.

Watch the video teaser from last year’s race and afterward, we guessing you’ll want to book a ticket to Maui right away!

 

 

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Lisa
Lisa is managing editor of PaddleMonster.com and is an avid paddler of all the things - including sup, SurfSki, outrigger canoe and prone, though she especially enjoys paddle surfing and downwinding. She is a former journalist with more than 30 years experience in print and broadcast journalism and in government communications. She is a six-time Chattajack finisher, racing both sup and OC2. When not paddling, she is an outdoor instructor.

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