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Where it all began:

Past Fundraisers:

Sonoma County Fair:

Regattas 1992 – 2010

Regattas 2010 – 2012

Long Distance Races 2012

Ice Cream Day

 

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Videos

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Lokahi Newsletters

August 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

May 2014 Newsletter

April 2014 Newsletter

 

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Board of Directors

Founder/President: Sam Medeiros

Founder: Kuulei Medeiros

Emeritus Board: Mark Howe

Vice-President: Sabri Zidan

Treasurer: Pua Bredahl

Secretary: Corinne Kelly

Sgt at Arms/Emeritus Board: Phil Dermond

Race Secretary: Roxanne Alvarez

Public Relations: Derek O’Connell

Board Member at Large: Jack Burns

Board Member at Large: John George

Board Member at Large: Gloria Lambert

Board Member at Large: Amy O’Connell

 

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Contact Lokahi

Sam Medeiros – Founder/President:  707-765-9152  Manulani77@yahoo.com

 Sabri Zidan – Vice President415-641-8218 szidan@aol.com

 Richie Lambert – Head Coach707-782-8829 rlambert210@gmail.com

General Information:  ohana@lokahi.us

We are located at the Petaluma Marina (781 Baywood Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954)

(Next to the Sheraton Hotel, off of Lakeville Hwy and Baywood Drive)

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Membership Dues

 

2014 Season:

Returning members – due by 4/1/14. New Members – due by 5/1/14

Associate Non– Paddler: $35                             Senior Paddler (60 yrs and up): $35

Paddler (19 and under): $45                              Paddler (ages 20—59): $100

Family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children 19 years and under, $10 each additional child): $150

Please see Pua Bredahl for all payments. Cash, checks (Made out to Lokahi), or Visa/Mastercard credit cards are all accepted for payments.

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Race Schedule

2014 SPRINT REGATTA SCHEDULE

Date Event Hosting   Club Location
June 7 Sprint   1 Ke Kai O’Uhane Monterey
June   21 Sprint   2 Ho’okui Shadowcliffs,   Pleasanton
June 28 Sprint   3 O Kalani Sea Plane Basin, Alameda
July   12 Sprint   4 Hui Wa’a Sea Plane Basin, Alameda
July   26 Championships Kilohana & Kaimanu Shadow Cliffs, Pleasanton

Click here for the FULL 2014 NCOCA schedule (Long distance included):
2014 NCOCA race schedule
 

 

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2014 Practice Schedule

Long Distance practice:

Open and Novice divisions:

Wednesdays: 5:30pm – 7:45pm

Saturdays: 11:15am – 1:45pm

Recreational paddling:

Saturdays from 9am – 11:15am. Rec paddling is a short/light paddle to downtown Petaluma (1.5 miles), we stop and have a light breakfast (bring cash) and then paddle back (1.5 miles) to the marina. If you or someone you know is interested in trying out paddling, please fill out our online waiver and bring it with you to the marina on Saturdays.

Last day for rec paddling will be Oct 25, 2014.

2014 Lokahi waiver

*** Please print and fill out these waivers and bring it with you to the marina. Mahalo ***

 

 

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Mission

Lokahi Outrigger Canoe Club is a member of the Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association (NCOCA). The NCOCA is a member of the International Polynesian Canoe Federation (IPCF), Pacific Outrigger Canoe Association and the Pacific Islanders’ Cultural Association (PICA).

Lokahi Outrigger Canoe Club was founded in 1992 and provides recreational and competitive paddling experiences for people of all ages living in the North Bay. Club activities include the summer sprint race season and a number of long distance races throughout Northern California. Lokahi also fields crews which participate in nationally competitive long distance races on the mainland and in Hawaii. The club presents a cultural experience of outrigger canoe paddling with exposure to Hawaiian song and dance and other elements of Hawaiian culture.

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History

Lokahi Outrigger Canoe Club of Sonoma County. A Member of the Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association.

Established in 1992 –
June 12th, 1992 the first known outrigger canoe was launched in the Petaluma river. The twelve founding members wanted the purpose of this Hawaiian outrigger canoe club to organize, encourage and promote Hawaiian ways through cultural interaction with community awareness built around health, fitness, sportsmanship, recreation and to perpetuate the Hawaiian ” Aloha Spirit”.

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