Voices Of The Sea

Our keiki, who range in age from 9-17 years, listen respectfully to their kūpuna (elders) while standing next to their canoes. Uncle Kimokeo Kapahulehua recites an ancient Hawaiian chant asking Akua Kanaloa, the demigod of the sea, to grant us safe passage across the ‘Au‘au channel that separates the island of Maui from the […]

Visit us at the 2nd Annual “San Diego Aloha By The Bay Saturday, January 21, 2017”

Jonathan Tarr Foundation presents the 2nd Annual “San Diego Aloha By The Bay Saturday, January 21, 2017”

Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club is proud to have an information booth to support another nonprofit in our community.  The Jonathan Tarr Foundation is presenting San Diego Aloha By the Bay, a multicultural, intergenerational and educational event featuring […]

Visit Nā Koa Kai at Hawaiian Hula International – January 27-29, 2017

Aloha Mai kākou,

Hawaiian Hula International cordially invites you to an enriching cultural experience…celebrating 100 years of Queen Liliʻūokalani’s Legacy! This event will include Hawaiian hula workshops by Kumu Hula Leihiʻilani Kirkpatrick of Kauaʻi. The event will take place at the San Marcos Community Center located at 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069

There […]

Nā Koa Makapo (Visually Impaired Warriors) Program at Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club!

Since introducing our Nā Koa Makapo program earlier this summer we have had a great time both teaching and learning from our visually impaired warriors on the land and water.  We have been impressed with their ability to quickly learn the basic skills of Hawaiian outrigger canoe paddling.  Our other youths have embraced them […]

Come Talk Story With Us At The 2015 San Diego Pacific Islander Festival!

Aloha!  Come talk story with us at the Pacific Islander Festival Saturday & Sunday September 26th & 27th.  You can catch up with what we have been doing with our Hawaiian outrigger canoe club and cultural immersion program here in San Diego.  We took our youths to Maui Hawaii this summer for 10 days.  They […]