World Canoe Paddling Achievements

August 2006              Queen Liliu'okalani Race, Kona, Hawai'i
                                   
Member, 1st place Crew-masters

March 2006               New Zealand World Sprints - Women's Open Double Hull Race
                                    1st place, open division
                              New Zealand World Sprints - Women's Master's 1000m
                                   3rd place, Junior Master's Division

January 2006            Environmental Paddle, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

August 2004             Hawaii World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 500 m
                                    1st place, Junior Master's Division
                              Hawaii World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 1000 m
                                    1st place, Junior Master's Division

June 2004                Environmental Awareness Paddle with Nahina Leeloy
                                    O'ahu to Ni'ihau

February 2003           Environmental one-person paddle in Aotearoa, New Zealand
                                    Waikato River - 17 miles
                                    Lake Taupo - 18 miles

March 2002              Tahiti World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 500 m
                                    1st place, Junior Master's Division
                             Tahiti World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 1000 m
                                    1st place, Junior Master's Division

October 2001            Environmental one-person solo paddle in French Polynesia
                                    Tahiti to Moorea - 12 miles
                                    Taha'a to Bora Bora - 43 miles

June 2001                1st Recorded Solo paddle from West Point Academy to the
                                    Statue of Liberty, New York - 55 miles

Australia 2000           Australia World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 500 m
                                    1st place, Junior Master's Division
                              Australia World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 1000 m
                                    1st place, Junior Master's Division
                              Australia World Sprints - Women's OPen 500 m
                                    1st place, Open Division
                              Australia World Sprints - Women's Open 1500 m
                                    1st place, Open Division

November 2000         Hawaiki Nui Long Distance Race, Tahiti – 28 mile
                                  Member, 1st Place Crew, Set New record Time

August 2000             Queen Liliuokalani Race, Kona, Hawaii
                          
       Member, 1st place Crew-masters, Set new Record

June 2000                Liberty Challenge, New York City – 15 miles
                                  Member, 1st Place Crew-Masters, Set new record

May 2000                 Kanu Sports Molokai One-Person relay Race,
                                    Molokai to Oahu, Member, 1st place, New record

April 2000                 1st Record Solo paddle around the island of Oahu
                                    140 Miles – 68 hours 

July 1999                 Coca-Cola Hamilton Island Competition,  Australia
                                  500 Meter Sprint - Member, 1st Place Crew

May 1999                 Starbucks Molokai Challenge – Moloka`i to O`ahu - 32 Mi.
                                  1st Place, Set New Time Record 5 Hours 11 Minutes

April 1999                 1st Recorded Solo paddle Big Island to O`ahu – 140 Miles in 58 Hours  

Fiji1998                   Fiji World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 500 m
                                   1st place, Junior Master's Division
                             Fiji World Sprints - Women's Junior Master's 1000 m
                                    1st place, Junior Master's Division
                             Fiji World Sprints - Women's OPen 500 m
                                    1st place, Open Division
                             Fiji World Sprints - Women's Open 1500 m
                                    1st place, Open Division

October 1998            Hawaiki Nui Long Distance Canoe Race, Tahiti – 28 Miles
                                  Member, 1st Place Crew, Set New Time Record 

June 1998                1st Recorded Solo Paddle Maui to O`ahu – 78 Miles
                                  19 Hours 45 Minutes *Recorded by Guinness Book

May 1998                 Ho`omana`o Sailing Race, Maui to O`ahu – 72 Miles
                                  Member, 1st Place Crew, Set New Record Time

September 1996        Catalina Long Distance Canoe Race – 32 Miles
                                   Member, 1st Place Crew, Set New Time Record

September 1996         Queen Liliu`okalani Race, Kona, HI
                                   Member, 1st Place Iron Crew, Set New Time Record

August 1996              Dad’s Center Long Distance Canoe Race, Honolulu, HI
                                   24 Miles, Member, 1st Place Crew, Set New Record    

September 1993        Queen Liliu`okalani Race, Kona
                                   Member, 1st Place Crew, Set New Time Record

 

Honors and Awards

March 2006                Member, Team Hawai'i Champion Crew, World Sprints - New Zealand

2005                        Film: "Wahine O Ke Kai", Honorable Mention Hawai'i Film Festival and Official Selection
                                    A documentary on the O'ahu to Ni'ihau Environmental Awareness Paddle
                                    and why we do it.

2005                        Hawai'i Living Reef Award

August 2004              Member, Team Hawai'i Crew, World Sprints - Hilo, Hawai'i

June 2004                 Proclamation of World Ocean Day - June 8th, by Honolulu City & County Mayor, Jeremy Harris
                                    In coordination with Kai Makana's efforts to bring awareness to taking care of our ocean
                                    by completing the solo paddle from O'ahu to Ni'ihau

April 2003                  Honorarium E Malama o Ke Kai - `Aha Punana Leo

March 2003               Appreciation Award - P.A.C.T. Community Teen Program

March 2002               Member, Team Hawai'i Crew, World Sprints - Tahiti

February 2002            Female Senior Athlete of the Year - Quarterback Club

August 2000              Member, Team Hawai'i Crew, World Sprints - Australia

April 2000                  Ecotraveler of the Year

May – October 1999    Member, Team Hawai'i Crew Competing in Series

August 1998               Member, Team Hawai'i, World Sprints - Fiji

July 1998                   “Quarterback Club” – Athlete of the Year Finalist

June 1998                  Tiffany and Company – Athlete of the Year

February 1998             “Quarterback Club” – Athlete of the Month

 

Team Kai Makana

November 2003        Sand Island Challenge Race, 1st Place Crew

November 2000         Hawaiki Nui Long Distance Race, Tahiti - 28-mile
                                  Member, 1st Place Crew, Set new record time

October 2003           Hawaiki Nui Long Distance Race, Tahiti
                                  4th Place Crew

 

Canoe Paddling, Outrigger Canoe Club/Waimanalo Team Hawai`i/Kailua CC/Team Bradley/Team Wahoo

September 2007           Na Wahine O Ke Kai Moloka'i Women's Race, 41 miles
                                    3rd place crew (Team Wahoo) team comprised of 5 members from
                                    New Zealand and 5 members from Hawai'i

September 2007            E Lau Hoe Race, Hawaii Kai to Nanakuli
                                    Member, 2nd place Crew -Keahiakahoe Canoe Club - Open division

August 2007                Dad Center Race, Kailua to Waikiki
                                    5th place crew - Keahiakahoe Canoe Club - Open division

September 2006          Na Wahine O Ke Kai Moloka'i Women's Race, 41 miles
                                    5rd place crew - Open Division

 

September 2006           Queen Liliu'okalani Race, Kona, Hawai'i - 18 miles
                                   
Member, 1st place Crew-masters, 4th place overall

August 2006                Dad Center Race, Kailua to Waikiki
                                    3rd place crew

September 2005           Na Wahine O Ke Kai Moloka'i Women's Race, 41 miles
                                    8th place crew (Kukui O Moloka'i) team comprised of 5 members from
                                    New Zealand and 5 members from Hawai'i

September 2004           Na Wahine O Ke Kai Moloka'i Women's race, 41 mile
                                    2nd place crew

September 2003           Na Wahine O Ke Kai Moloka'i Women's race, 41 miles
                                   
2nd place crew

September 2003           Catalina Island Long Distance Race
                                   
2nd place crew

September 2003           Queen Liliuokalani Iron Race
                                   
2nd place crew

August 2003                Dad Center Long Distance Race
                                    1st place crew

August 2003                Regatta Season State Championship
                                    1st place crew Sophomore division, 1st place crew Senior division

July 2003                    Oahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association Championship
                                    1st place crew, Senior Division

March 2003                 Beach Boys Race, member of 1st place crew

September 2002           Moloka`i Women's race, 41 miles, 2nd place crew (Team Eye Catcher)

August 2002                Dad Center race, 24 miles, 3rd place crew (Team Eye Catcher)

November 2001            Beach Boys Race, member of 1st place crew

October 2001              Havaiki Nui Race, French Polynesia, 30 miles, 3rd place crew

September 2001           Moloka`i Women's race, 41 miles, 3rd place crew

September 2001           Catalina Race, 26 miles, Catalina, California,  2nd place crew

September 2001           1st place qualifier for World Sprints Race in Tahiti in March of 2002

August 2001                Dad Center Race, 24 miles, 2nd place open crew

August 2001                State Champions, 2nd place crew, Sophomore and Senior women

July 2001                    O`ahu Championships, 1st place crew, Senior women and Junior Senior Masters

June 2001                   Liberty Race, New York City, New York, 3rd place crew

September 2000           Poka’i Bay Race, Poka’i Hawaii –32 miles
                                      Member, 1st place

August 2000                World Sprints, Australia
                                      Member 1st place Crew, 500 meter sprints, 1500 meter sprints, and double hull 500 meter sprints-Masters

September 1999           Na Wahine O Ke Kai – Moloka’i to O’ahu 
                                      Member, 3rd Place Crew

September 1999           Queen Liliuokalani Race- Kona, Hawaii
                                       Member, 1st Place Crew

August 1999                Hawaii State Championships 
                                     Member, 1st Place Senior Crew
                                     Also Member of 1st Place Crew, 1992 - 1998

July 1999                    Coca-Cola Long Distance Race, Hamilton, Australia 
                                    Iron Race - 13 Miles, Member, 1st Place Crew

                                 Coca-Cola Long Distance Race, Hamilton, Australia
                                    27 Mile Marathon, Member, 1st Place Crew

November 1998            Hawaiki Nui Long Distance Race, Tahiti – 28 Miles
                                    Member, 1st Place Crew

September 1998           Queen Liliu`okalani Race, Kona, HI
                                    Member, 1st Place Crew
                                    Also Member of 1st Place Crew 1992 - 1997

                                 E Lau Hoe, Pokai Bay Race, Hawai`i
                                    Member, 1st Place Crew

                                 Na Wahine O Ke Kai, Moloka`i to O`ahu
                                    Member, 2nd Place Crew
                                    Also Member 2nd or 3rd Place Crew 1993 – 1997

 August 1998               World Sprints, Fiji
                                    Member, 1st Place Crew

 May 1998                   Hawaii State Championships
                                    Member, 1st Place Senior and Junior Crews

 October 1997             Hawaiki Nui Long Distance Race, Tahiti – 28 Miles
                                   Member, 2nd Place Crew

September 1992          Na Wahine O Ke Kai Molokai to O`ahu
                                   Member, 1st Place Crew
                                   Also Member, 1st Place Crew 1981

 

One-Person Canoe

May 2007                     Moloka`i to O`ahu Relay Race, 32 Miles, 1st Place Masters (6th overall)

May 2007                     Kauai Challenge Relay, 1st Place Masters (5th overall)

March 2007                  10 mile Hui Nalu Race - 2nd place Open Division

February 2007              10 mile Kailua to Heeia Race - 2nd Place Open Division  

May 2005                     Moloka`i to O`ahu Relay Race, 32 Miles, 3rd Place  

January 2002                 Kanaka Ikaika,  Hawaii Kai to Waikiki
                                    1st place

May 2001                     Starbucks Oceanfest International Race
                                     1st place, new record

May 2001                     Moloka`i to O`ahu Relay Race, 32 Miles, 3rd Place  

March 2001                  Kanaka Ikaika, Hawai’i Kai to Ala Wai
                                     1st Place

May 2000                     Starbucks Oceanfest International Race
                                     1st place, new record 

May 2000                     Moloka`i to O`ahu Relay Race, 32 Miles, 
                                      1st Place, New Record 

January – May 2000       Overall Point Winner Kanaka Ikaika Long Distance Series 

May 1999                     Starbucks Molokai Challenge – Molokai to Oahu
                                     1st place

January – May 1999       Overall Point Winner Kanaka Ikaika Long Distance Series 

August 1998                 500 Meter Rudderless Sprint, Fiji World Sprints, 3rd Place
                                       Hawai`i State Champion

January – May 1998       Overall Point Winner Kanaka Ikaika Long Distance Series

May 1998                     Moloka`i to O`ahu Relay Race, 32 Miles, 1st Place

May 1997                     Moloka`i to O`ahu Relay Race, 32 Miles, 
                                       1st Place, New Record

 

Sailing Canoe

June 2006                  Hawai'i Sailing Canoe Association Canoe Race from Kane'ohe to Haleiwa
                                    1st place women's division

May 1999                   Ho`omana`o Sailing Race, Maui to O`ahu
                                  Member, 1st Place Crew
                                  Also Member 1st Place Crew, 1997, 1998

 

 Canoe Paddle Coaching

2007 & 2008                Waikiki Yacht Club, Women's program

2004 & 2005                Kailua Canoe Club, Upper Division Women

2000 & 2001               Koa Kai Canoe Club, Novice B & Novice A

1998 & 1999               Outrigger Canoe Club, Hawaii State Championships
                                   2nd Place, Novice A Females

 1997                        Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu Champions
                                   Novice B Females

 

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