Name: EA

(coming soon)

Name: Imiloa (distant seeker)

Type of Canoe: Pacific Islander

Imiloa, along with Makoa, came in pieces and the original members of Ho‘okahi worked together to make the canoes what they are today.

Name: Kahealani (heavenly mist)

Type of Canoe:

Kahealani is Ho‘okahi’s heaviest and oldest boat. The “Malia” remains the best known and possibly the most significant of all Hawaiian racing outrigger canoes. Today the Malia is used in the first NCOCA race to kick off regatta season

Name: Kai E Hitu (seven seas)

Type of Canoe: Bradley

She is one of Ho‘okahi’s first race boats which was bought from Santa Barbara.

Name: Kamanaokahono (spirit of the bay)

Type of Canoe: Mirage

She was named as a tribute to the fantastic waters that our club has the honor of paddling in. Her name was graciously given by the Kamalani ohana.

Name: Ke Alaka‘i Pono (the good leader)

Type of Canoe: Mirage

The boat’s original blessed name was Ke Ka‘i, which meant The Leader. Auntie Sam blessed this canoe originally with Ke Ka’i. It was then re-named with its present name Ke Alaka‘i Pono, which means the good leader. A strong, yet more humble version of the previous name. Auntie Sam explains that this wa’a is our best training canoe.

Name: Kikaha ‘olu (to glide gracefully)

Type of Canoe: Bradley Lighting

She was blessed by Auntie Sam Peralta and our club colors are reflected in this canoe’s black gunnels and a tan hull. Auntie Sam describes her as “girly girl” who is a willing and ready addition to our fleet.

Name: Makoa (fearless)

Type of Canoe: Pacific Islander

Makoa, along with Imiloa, came in pieces and the original members of Ho‘okahi worked together to make the canoes what they are today.

Name: Peleleu (long or extended)

Type of Canoe: Bradley

Peleleu was blessed by Auntie Sam Peralta, with all of the ancestors that reside in Kahealani, Imiloa, Makoa and Kai E Hitu. Auntie Sam explained how Peleleu is a fleet, a wa’a that embodies all of the ancestral spirits of the other canoes.