Maui Sailing Canoe: 'Aukai O Maui

Team Ka'anapali Beach Hotel

Aloha! The 6-man sailing canoe, ‘Aukai O Maui, competes in the Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association’s ( HSCA) racing series. The races link the Islands starting on the Big Island in May and ends on Kauai in September. Our six man canoe uses modern materials with traditional Hawaiian designs and techniques, trying to preserve a Hawaiian method of travel. We share this knowledge with rides and demonstrations.

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We proudly represent Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Hawaii's Most Hawaiian Hotel.

Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association:

The mission of the Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association is "to learn, revive, educate and practice those ancient Hawaiian skills and values as they relate to sailing canoes and the Hawaiian culture". For more information visit:

2022 Schedule:

May 21- 22 cancelled races, Hawaii to Maui

June 3, Race, Kahului to Ka'anapali

June 4, Community Service (Wa`a Kiakahi) rides at Ka’anapali Beach

June 5, Ka’anapali to Waimanalo, Oahu

July 9 Waimanalo to Kailua Oahu

July 7, Kailua to Haleiwa ( Ka`au Moana Memorial Race )

August 19, Haleiwa to Nawiliwili, Kauai (Na Holokai)

Sept 10, Kendall Pacific Race, Nawiliwili to Waimea, Kauai

Check out this short video of us racing to Molokai from Kaanapali on June 8, 2014: