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Kai 'Opua Wins the Aunty Maile/Moku O Hawaii Championships

— July 14, 2012 —

Congratulations to the Kai 'Opua Canoe Club for winning their 6th straight MOKU Big Island Championships!

CANOE CLUB STANDINGS
Kai Opua Canoe Club 224 
Keauhou Canoe Club 186
Puna Canoe Club  171
Keaukaha Canoe Club 152 
Kawaihae Canoe Club 126 
Kamehameha Canoe Club 102 
Kai 'Ehitu  109 
Paddlers of Laka 55 
Hui Wa'a O Waiakea 43 
Na Wa'a Hanakahi 26 
Keoua Canoe Club 21 
Kailana Canoe Club 15 
Waikoloa Canoe Club 11 

The Hawaii Canoe Racing Association state regatta championships is Aug. 4 at Keehi Lagoon on Oahu.

Girls 12
1 Kai ‘Ehitu 2:04.80 (Nayeli Silva-Kahalewai, Teagan Travalino, Tatiana Macomber, Tanya Penovaroff-Diaz, Olivia McKellar, Kealoha Dinson)
2 Paddlers of Laka 2:06.99
3 Kai Opua Canoe Club 2:07.89
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:11.77
5 Keauhou Canoe Club 2:13.02
6 Puna Canoe Club 2:16.84
7 Kamehameha Canoe Club 2:26.20
8 Kailana Canoe Club 2:31.58
9 Kawaihae Canoe Club 2:39.25
10 Keoua Canoe Club 2:52.36
11 Waikoloa Canoe Club 2:55.23

Boys 12
1 Kai ‘Ehitu 1:56.25 (Malosi Laasaga, Iokepa Aponte, Kevin Gladden, Abraham Kalavi, Baba Weza, Hiram Anakalea Jr.)
2 Paddlers of Laka 2:02.97
3 Keauhou Canoe Club 2:06.95
4 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 2:08.68
5 Kai Opua Canoe Club 2:13.29
6 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:18.26
7 Puna Canoe Club 2:23.01
8 Waikoloa Canoe Club 2:38.23
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club
SCR Kamehameha Canoe Club

Mixed Boys and Girls 12
1 Kawaihae Canoe Club 2:06.51 (Emily Akau, Braelyn Samio, Brandee Samio, Kamuela Spencer-Herring, Vaughn Van Kirk, Stylez Alvarez)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 2:06.91
3 Kai ‘Ehitu 2:08.00
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:08.60
5 Kailana Canoe Club 2:16.88
6 Paddlers of Laka 2:18.04
7 Kamehameha Canoe Club 2:19.96
8 Keauhou Canoe Club 2:31.52
9 Keoua Canoe Club 2:42.05
10 Waikoloa Canoe Club 3:01.26
SCR Puna Canoe Club

Girls 13
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 1:57.53 (Eleashia Kealoha, Danielle Gramlich, Zoey Vera Cruz, Aaliyah Butler, Taimane Kamaka, Nala Mrozinski-Foti)
2 Kai ‘Ehitu 2:06.11
3 Puna Canoe Club 2:09.04
4 Paddlers of Laka 2:14.05
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:17.98
6 Keoua Canoe Club 2:19.95
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club
SCR Keauhou Canoe Club

Boys 13
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 1:52.53 (Russell John Transfiguracion, Imiloa Kaleohano, Keao Nitta, Rammell Jay Transfiguracion, Kade Pelekane, Hunter Torres)
2 Puna Canoe Club 1:54.07
3 Kai ‘Ehitu 1:55.79
4 Paddlers of Laka 2:02.75
5 Keauhou Canoe Club 2:05.90
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 2:10.10
7 Kailana Canoe Club 2:12.79
8 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:32.22

Women Novice B
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 1:57.30 (Katie Summers, Beth Bernhardt, Anne Cole, Monica Price, Christian O’Connor, Heidi Hoover)
2 Puna Canoe Club 2:01.06
3 Kai ‘Ehitu 2:01.28
4 Keauhou Canoe Club 2:05.03
5 Kamehameha Canoe Club 2:05.65
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 2:06.81
7 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 2:08.94
8 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:23.82

Girls 14
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 2:03.36 (Kawailani Bonomi, Irma Valencia Becerra, Jade Torres, Pakalana Piper-Somalinog, Charlei Young-Kaaihue, Reiko Ikeno)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:03.72
3 Kai ‘Ehitu 2:07.52
4 Keauhou Canoe Club 2:08.45
5 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 2:09.22
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 2:11.41
7 Paddlers of Laka 2:14.09
8 Kamehameha Canoe Club 2:20.32
9 Puna Canoe Club 2:21.18
10 Waikoloa Canoe Club 2:43.29
SCR Keoua Canoe Club

Boys 14
1 Puna Canoe Club 1:46.09 (Keale Cachola, Nikolai Wassman, Noah Lautalo, Grant Kauahi Jr., Kalani Fujiyama-Medeiros, Branden Leialoha)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 1:46.69
3 Kai Opua Canoe Club 1:52.79
4 Kai ‘Ehitu 1:58.35
5 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 2:04.44
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 2:06.06
7 Paddlers of Laka 2:12.23
SCR Kamehameha Canoe Club

Mixed Novice B
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 1:49.19 (Mikah Pada, Rachel Rodrigues, Karolina Wanke, Peter Dahlberg, Kapua Weeks, Todd Wanke)
2 Kai ‘Ehitu 1:49.57
3 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 1:50.56
4 Puna Canoe Club 1:51.38
5 Kawaihae Canoe Club 1:53.82
6 Kai Opua Canoe Club 1:59.63
7 Keaukaha Canoe Club 2:01.68
8 Kamehameha Canoe Club 2:02.68
9 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 2:03.64
10 Paddlers of Laka 2:04.98

Girls 15
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:20.38 (Jaylynne Fowler, Janelle Quinn, Megan Kaipo, Nora Frank, Justyce Torres, Jessica Lloyd)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:25.52
3 Kai ‘Ehitu 4:42.00
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Boys 15
1 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 3:53.01 (Bronson Napoleon, Wyatt Dudoit, Suwaiter Poch, Dilyn-John Kekaualua-Nacis, Sumo Kekaualua-Tuiaana, Aven Kualii)
2 Puna Canoe Club 4:00.60
3 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:06.70
4 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:07.24
5 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:36.98
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Men Novice B
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 3:43.79 (Mikah Pada, Nicholas Schenk, Dustan Esteban, Todd Wanke, Peter Dahlberg, Donald Goings)
2 Kai ‘Ehitu 3:47.28
3 Puna Canoe Club 3:56.16
4 Kai Opua Canoe Club 3:56.60
5 Kamehameha Canoe Club 3:59.18
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:05.27
7 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:21.11

Girls 16 & Under
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:27.00 (Justyce Torres, Gabriele Lovell, Joelle Kahalewai, Janelle Quinn, Vailana Akeo-Taetuna, Ashley Alani De-Mello)
2 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:33.73
3 Kai ‘Ehitu 4:40.39
4 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:44.24
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:45.94

Boys 16 & Under
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 3:43.37 (Devin Vandervoort, Ha’aheo Kaiawe, Isaiah Hauanio, Rafael Flores, Ka’u Kin In, Kepa Kalima-Padillio)
2 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 3:57.25
3 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:02.41
4 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:13.58
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:13.89
6 Puna Canoe Club 4:20.68

Girls 18 & Under
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:21.66 (Lorelei Nakagawa, Miranda Villegas, Faran Brown, Sara Ingram, Kayli Towler, Ashley Gross)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:31.13
3 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:41.79
4 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:45.03
SCR Kailana Canoe Club

Boys 18 & Under
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 7:53.72 (Kaniela Hauanio, RJ DeMello-Crampton, Jason Fowler, Rafael Flores, Conner Costales, Drew Lincoln)
2 Kamehameha Canoe Club 8:16.61
3 Keaukaha Canoe Club 8:18.47
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Women Novice A
1 Puna Canoe Club 4:16.33 (Harriet Parsons, Ariel Moniz, Rachel Kingsley, Torrie Suda, Ruth Hamakawa, Danielle Downey)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:18.10
3 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:21.62
4 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:23.39
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:27.14
6 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:27.76
7 Kai ‘Ehitu 4:32.04

Men Novice A
1 Puna Canoe Club 7:38.29 (Flame Kaaihue, Christopher Ganir, Akoni Dias, Bryson Manuel, Kala Rivera, Lance Oliveira)
2 Keauhou Canoe Club 7:40.10
3 Kawaihae Canoe Club 7:44.41
4 Kai Opua Canoe Club 7:47.42
5 Kai ‘Ehitu 8:07.91
DQ Kamehameha Canoe Club 8:53.74

Women Freshmen
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 8:36.00 (Tiapepe Ulufaleilupe, Nicola Fernandez, Lelia Kanuha, Mara Masuda, Chelsey Tanoai, Melanie Kelekolio)
2 Kawaihae Canoe Club 8:49.99
3 Puna Canoe Club 8:51.88
4 Kamehameha Canoe Club 10:21.80
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 10:31.60
6 Paddlers of Laka 10:46.63
SCR Keauhou Canoe Club

Men Freshmen
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 7:24.64 (Trey Cox III, Justin Warren, Daniel Chun, Koa Paulo, Jeff Silva, Ikaika Kaawa)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 7:31.74
3 Puna Canoe Club 7:50.94
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 8:00.72
5 Kai ‘Ehitu 8:38.20
6 Kamehameha Canoe Club 8:46.89
7 Kawaihae Canoe Club 8:47.25
8 Paddlers of Laka 9:13.09

Women Sophomore
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 8:44.30 (Grace Emanuel, Maile Leslie, Mara Masuda, Nicola Fernandez, Bethany Llanes, Lelia Kanuha)
2 Kawaihae Canoe Club 9:06.90
3 Kamehameha Canoe Club 9:21.09
4 Puna Canoe Club 9:57.16
5 Keauhou Canoe Club 10:05.24
6 Keaukaha Canoe Club 10:23.00

Men Sophomore
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 7:54.70 (Josh Holt, Koa Paulo, Edward II Aldridge, Ka’eo Peterson, Robert Olson, Willy Hose)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 8:00.68
3 Kamehameha Canoe Club 8:04.83
4 Kai Opua Canoe Club 8:09.58
5 Kai ‘Ehitu 8:22.72
6 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 8:44.67
7 Keoua Canoe Club 8:45.77
8 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 8:54.69
9 Kawaihae Canoe Club 8:55.48
DQ Puna Canoe Club 8:20.27

Women Junior
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 9:01.53 (Oilipua Atkinson, Sarah Egan, Tatiana Tan, Dani Ho, Angela Faanunu, Christina Williams)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 9:04.08
3 Puna Canoe Club 9:17.73
4 Kai ‘Ehitu 9:25.94
5 Keauhou Canoe Club 9:46.60
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 10:27.06
SCR Kamehameha Canoe Club

Men Junior
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 7:36.00 (Kua Nolan, Chevise Conte, Bruce Ayau, Ikaika Kaawa, Salesi Apina, Justin Warren)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 7:44.83
3 Puna Canoe Club 7:45.28
4 Kamehameha Canoe Club 8:03.77
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 8:53.32
6 Paddlers of Laka 10:31.35
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Women Senior
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 13:36.30 (Melanie Kelekolio, Tiapepe Ulufaleilupe, Darcy Daniel, Nicki Lacey-Enos, Sarah Egan, Cheryl Villegas)
2 Kawaihae Canoe Club 14:08.14
3 Puna Canoe Club 14:44.92
4 Keauhou Canoe Club 15:27.84
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 15:32.50
6 Kamehameha Canoe Club 15:39.21

Men Senior
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 11:42.49 (Daniel Chun, Ikaika Hauanio, Trey Cox III, Jeff Silva, Peter Olson, Kua Nolan)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 12:09.76
3 Kamehameha Canoe Club 12:23.04
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 13:27.67
5 Puna Canoe Club 13:50.46
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Women Masters (40)
1 Puna Canoe Club 9:34.07 (Shannon Takabayashi, Kim Rowe, Mamo Brown, Jolene Hughes, Raene Aki, Aunty Jen Holani)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 9:37.53
3 Keaukaha Canoe Club 9:42.11
4 Kamehameha Canoe Club 9:48.74
5 Kawaihae Canoe Club 10:26.49
6 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 11:36.63
SCR Keauhou Canoe Club

Men Masters (40)
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 7:55.90 (Nue Youderian, Mesepa Tanoai, Kevin Lindsey, Hunter Anderson, David Ayau, Bruce Ayau)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 8:00.34
3 Puna Canoe Club 8:00.74
4 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 8:33.45
5 Kai Opua Canoe Club 8:50.37
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 9:12.80
7 Kamehameha Canoe Club 9:35.80
8 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 10:00.87

Woman (65)
1 Keauhou Canoe Club (Sue Lalanne, Marianne Starr, Lonny Higgins, Kaeti Ecker, Nancy Perry, Sammie Stanbro)
SCR Kai Opua Canoe Club
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Men (65)
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:11.55 (Bob Bruce, Mel Pauole, Richard Everett, Lorrin Ching, Jim Uding, James Budde)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:40.08
3 Kai Opua Canoe Club 7:28.64
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Woman Masters (60 yrs)
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:42.84 (Sue Lalanne, Patty Eames, Sammie Stanbro, Kim Schneider, Lonny Higgins, Beve Schorr)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 5:11.19
3 Kamehameha Canoe Club 5:11.65
SCR Kai Opua Canoe Club
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Men Masters (60 yrs)
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:06.51 (Richard Everett, Robert Vatter, Gary Capri, Mel Pauole, Mana Manasas, Bob Bruce)
2 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:24.09
3 Paddlers of Laka 4:29.68
4 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:30.29
5 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:31.41

Women Golden Masters (55)
1 Puna Canoe Club 4:34.38 (Susan O’Shaughnessy, Patricia Jaworski, Nora Blanco, Bev Tuaolo, Ellen Williams, Debbie Noland)
2 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:41.33
3 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:56.55
4 Kawaihae Canoe Club 5:11.80
5 Kai Opua Canoe Club 5:24.56
6 Keaukaha Canoe Club 5:36.37

Men Golden Masters (55)
1 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:06.73 (Kerry Long, David Lipp, Frantik JEFF Clemenson, Capt Crunch Millington, nubs Furumo, Mike Shintaku)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:14.29
3 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:21.07
4 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:46.93
5 Paddlers of Laka 5:18.28

Senior Women Masters (50)
1 Puna Canoe Club 4:32.89 (Maud Gooch, Aloha Mauhili, Marcia Johansen, Debra Cheever-Follett, Betty Johns, Carmen Bowman)
2 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:45.50
3 Kawaihae Canoe Club 5:09.64
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 5:17.03
5 Kai Opua Canoe Club 5:24.02
DQ Keauhou Canoe Club

Senior Men Masters (50)
1 Puna Canoe Club 3:49.82 (Steve Blyth, Bubba Baldado, Paul Malama, Michael O’Shaughnessy, Afa Tuaolo, Brian Peterson)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 3:51.47
3 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:07.54
SCR Kamehameha Canoe Club
SCR Kawaihae Canoe Club

Mixed Masters (60)
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:34.17 (Peter Lasich, Kaeti Ecker, Lawrence Goff, Diane Neubert, Gary Capri, Nancy Perry)
2 Paddlers of Laka 4:49.15
3 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:54.10
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 5:07.50
5 Kamehameha Canoe Club 5:10.27
6 Kai Opua Canoe Club 5:11.57

Mixed Masters (55)
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:19.85 (James Budde, Robert Vatter, Leila Duim, Ned Burns, Sherri Carney, Kathy Kaai)
2 Puna Canoe Club 4:27.27
3 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:28.12
4 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:34.18
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:34.60
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:58.48
7 Paddlers of Laka 5:09.68

Mixed Masters (40)
1 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:00.36 (Yasu Tanaka, Bill Taylor, Paul Streiter, Nicki Lacey-Enos, Angela Rey, Cheryl Villegas)
2 Puna Canoe Club 4:01.75
3 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:06.03
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:07.59
5 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:23.49
6 Kai ‘Ehitu 4:32.92
7 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:37.41
8 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 4:46.21
9 Waikoloa Canoe Club 4:48.13

Women Open Four
1 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:34.82 (Nahaku Kalei, Mahealani Gambill, Leilani Griego, Noelani Spencer)
2 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:35.87
3 Puna Canoe Club 4:49.28
4 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:50.04
5 Keauhou Canoe Club 5:20.88
6 Keoua Canoe Club 5:22.31
7 Kamehameha Canoe Club 5:26.41
8 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 5:33.81
9 Waikoloa Canoe Club 5:35.84
10 Paddlers of Laka 6:01.69

Men Open Four
1 Keauhou Canoe Club 3:57.95 (Keone Au, Robert Olson, Josh Holt, Edward II Aldridge)
2 Puna Canoe Club 4:00.64
3 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:01.51
4 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:10.47
5 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:10.77
6 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:17.23
7 Hui Wa’a O Waiakea 4:22.67
8 Kai ‘Ehitu 4:24.69
9 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 4:32.18
10 Waikoloa Canoe Club 4:32.82
11 Keoua Canoe Club 5:02.64
12 Paddlers of Laka 5:59.09

Mixed Men and Women
1 Puna Canoe Club 3:58.67 (Tita Kamau, Jonah Kalima, Hunter Henkel, Cherisse Agorastos, Winona Leialoha, Seth Danner)
2 Keauhou Canoe Club 4:00.20
3 Kai Opua Canoe Club 4:02.79
4 Kawaihae Canoe Club 4:05.64
5 Keaukaha Canoe Club 4:07.17
6 Kai ‘Ehitu 4:15.57
7 Kamehameha Canoe Club 4:29.89
8 Keoua Canoe Club 4:30.27
9 Paddlers of Laka 4:33.04
10 Kailana Canoe Club 4:40.74
11 Na Wa’a Hanakahi 4:41.47
12 Waikoloa Canoe Club 4:45.90

 

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