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Residents, visitors around the isle mark anniversary

September 12, 2012 By MATTHEW THAYER – Staff Writer ( , The Maui News Maui marked the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with a tribute on the shoreline at Kaanapali where 2,966 flowers were scattered at sea – one for each victim – and sign waving by high school students in […]

Lahaina Canoe Club focused on giving back to the community

June 14, 2012 LAURA GREENE , Lahaina News LAHAINA – Established in 1971, Lahaina is the West Side’s oldest canoe club and, despite being one of Maui’s smallest hales, last year was a successful season for the team in orange. After taking their Novice A Men and Master Men (40) crews to the 2010 Hawaiian Canoe […]

Make a donation to help ‘Save Our Sina’

June 7, 2012 Lahaina News The West Maui community has been rallying in recent weeks to “Save Our Sina.” Anamaria “Sina” Sulunga, 11, of Napilihau recently found out she needs a kidney transplant. “Funds are vital for the family, and we’re trying to help spread the word,” explained Laura Greene of Lahaina Canoe Club. Sina’s family is part […]

Canoe blessing marks new direction for Lahaina Canoe Club

December 29, 2011 Lahaina News LAHAINA – The dedication of the new Lahaina Canoe Club wa’a at Hanakao’o Beach Park by Rev. Earl Kukahiko last week Saturday was a blessing for the entire West Side community. The club’s first, outgoing and incoming presidents were on hand to awaken the spirit of the Makana Aloha, a Bradley […]

Lahaina Canoe Club regatta culminates MCHCA summer season

July 28, 2011 VIEW FROM THE WA’A – West Maui’s Weekly Paddling Roundup By Laura Greene LAHAINA — Hanakao‘o Beach was the stage for the seventh and final regatta of the season on Saturday, as Lahaina Canoe Club played host to the 2011 Maui County Hawaiian Canoe Association (MCHCA) Championship Regatta.It was another early start […]

West Maui canoe clubs race in familiar waters

June 16, 2011 VIEW FROM THE WA’A — West Maui’s Weekly Paddling Roundup By Laura Greene LAHAINA — All sports teams enjoy the familiarity of playing on home turf, and for paddling it’s no different. For West Maui’s three canoe clubs, the Kamehameha Regatta was this season’s first opportunity to compete in the waters we […]

West Maui clubs ready for first MCHCA regatta

June 2, 2011 Lahaina News WEST MAUI — The new outrigger paddling season is almost upon us and there’s a lot to look forward to. Maui’s nine canoe clubs will be hosting the 2011 Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association (HCRA) State Championships at Hanakao‘o (“Canoe”) Beach on Aug. 6. There are just seven regattas between now […]

Lahaina Canoe Club enjoys growth and renewed energy

June 24, 2010 BY WALTER CHIHARA LAHAINA — The goal of all organizational leaders is to create continuity and a feeling of accomplishment. For Lahaina Canoe Club President Adam Quinn, mission accomplished. Now into his third year at the helm of LCC, Quinn has steered the Orange and Black into a forward course that has brought […]