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Kauai Clubs and Orginazations

Kauai Canoe Clubs offer a fun and healthy way to take part in Hawaii’s heritage and history. In 1986 outrigger canoe paddling became the official team sport of the Sate of Hawaii. There are numerous canoe clubs around the island that offer a healthy way to experience part of Hawaii’s heritage, history and the legacy of the Polynesian seafaring people. Canoe Paddling has gained popularity over the past decade and continues to grow with fun competition between island clubs as well as State-wide and internationally.

If you live here or are just visiting and want to try out paddling, visit one of the local Kauai Canoe Clubs and take advantage of a fun opportunity to experience a rich part of Hawaii Culture and tradition. Join one of the Kauai Canoe Clubs and learn about Kauai heritage, history and the legacy of the Polynesian seafaring people while learning to paddle.

Club NameLocationPhone No.
Hanalei Canoe ClubHanalei808 639-4048
Kaiola Canoe ClubNiamalu808 651-2996
Kawaikini Canoe ClubWailua808 823-8878
Kilohana Canoe ClubWaimea808 651-5984
Koloa Outrigger Canoe ClubKoloa808 651-6966
Kukui’ula Outrigger ClubKoloa808 332-7625
Namolokama O’Hanalei Canoe ClubHanalei808 826-9202
Puuwai Canoe ClubWailua 808 635-6311

On the East Side of Kauai at the mouth of the Wailua River the Puuwai Canoe Club practices at the Wailua River. The sister club to Puuwai is Kukui`ula Outrigger Canoe Club which is located on the South Side in Poipu and practice at Kukui’ula Small Boat Harbor.

If you are staying on the West Side and want to take part in the paddling program the Kilohana Canoe Club paddle the Waimea River or on the North Shore contact the Namolokama O’Hanalei Canoe Club at the far south end of Weke Road.