A: Mahalo! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our organizing committee members will contact you.
A: Mail in entries need to be received no later than October 31. Do not mail your entry after November 1. Registration online will end at midnight, November 11. Late registration is available at packet pickup and race day as long as we are not already sold out.
A: Your race entry is nonrefundable and is a valued donation to the Hui Nalu Canoe Club.
A: While it may seem like no big deal to give a friend or family member your entry, when participants have a run number on that is not registered to them it can create problems for both us and you.Race results and awards can be all wrong if someone in a different age group runs with your number. More importantly, medical staff might not be able to identify a participant in need of treatment on the course. It is imperative that the person wearing the bib is the same person that is in our database. This is for your own safety!
A: All donations are greatly appreciated! Donations can be mailed Hui Nalu Canoe Club, PO Box 26342, Honolulu, HI 96825. A tax receipt letter is sent to donors who contribute $50 or more.
A: Shirts, souvenir fishing floats, event t-shirts, and run numbers will be distributed from November 12 through November 19. See our packet pickup page for details for dates, locations, and times.
A: No. Please have a friend pick up your packet if you are not able to pick it up.
A. Yes. If you are unable to attend the pickup hours, a friend or family member is allowed to pick up your shirt. Please bring a written consent, email, or text message from that person.
A: On race day, run numbers will be at the start line at Sandy Beach Park. Goodie bags will be at the finish line halau. Goodies and T-shirts are on a first come, first served basis on race day. After 8 a.m. all remaining t-shirts will be up for sale.
A: Our shirt order is placed a month or more before registration ends. We try our best to estimate sufficient quantities for each size.
A: Size exchanges will be accommodated on race day after 8:45 a.m.
A: The race is still held! If you wear a garbage bag or extra clothing for protection, please remember that dropped items may end up in the ocean. Any unwanted items should be discarded in the trash cans at the start line or at the aid station.
A: Of course you can, but why? To enjoy the natural beauty of the Kaiwi Coast, we encourage you to go without headphones. However, if you must listen to music, please use headphones and do not bring a speaker. Not everyone likes the same music. Be respectful of others.
A: Yes! We encourage you to introduce your keiki to the beautiful Kaiwi Coast! We will accommodate strollers on the bus as best we can. As a reminder, your stroller must be able to travel over the pedestrian overpass.
A: We love our pets! Thanks to all the responsible dog owners, we had great success with having your well-behaved dogs on the course and will continue to allow it. All dogs must be on a leash. No dogs are allowed on buses! please arrange your own transportation to and from the start line Click here for all the rules and details. Service animals accompanying their owners are always welcome!
A: The course has been measured by a Garmin GPS. The mile markers are based on starting behind the flag and bushes at the Makapuu end of Sandy Beach Park.
A: All participants will be diverted to pedestrian overpass. Cutting across the road without using the pedestrian overpass is grounds for disqualification from the run. It is for your own safety!
A: Yes. Water and light refreshments will be served to all participants. No food vendors are permitted on site; we encourage you to visit eateries in the area and support their business.
A: Yes, subject to availability, current year shirts will be available for sale at the Hui Nalu Halau beginning at 8:45 a.m. Souvenir long sleeve shirts are available when you register online and will be distributed at packet pickup.