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E Lau Hoe Canoe Race sponsored by OHCRA

Race Information:

  • Registration Link - 

As of August 31, our course changed. The course is now 32 miles from Kailua Beach Park to Sand Island Practice Site.

Date and Time: Â Sunday, September 9th       Race Start: 8:30am / Coaches Meeting: 7:45am


  • Category A - KOA:Open
  • Category B - GLASS: Open, Masters 40+, Masters 50+, Masters 55+, Masters 60+, Junior 15-18yo
  • Category C- UNLIMITED: Open


  • $385 per crew for Glass Division and Unlimited Division
  • $50 Late fee assessed for all entries received after September 7th, 11:59am

Checks payable to: Oahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association - Hawaii


  • Crew names submitted to OHCRA and must be done online via the registration link above
  • Changes must be made in person Sunday, September 9th 7-8am
  • On Site Registration:  Saturday, September 8th, 8:00am-11:00am at Maunalua Bay near the Halau.
  • Race numbers & lunch tickets will be distributed

The following items must also be received: 

  • Escort boat waiver (Form OHCRA 08)
  • Copy of Captains License & current insurance
  • Entry Fee

All forms can be found at in the documents section.

  • Info - E Lau Hoe (Event Flyer)
  • OHCRA - Escort/Auxiliary Boat Waiver Form
  • HCRA - Personal Injury Accident Packet


  • OHCRA rules will apply. You must be a member in good standing of HCRA, (registered with HCRA)
  • Out of State clubs must provide COI with club name and OHCRA as additional insured (Paddlers names must be listed as club members)
  • Crews affiliated with an out-of-state club are subject to approval
  • Each crew must have their own escort boat with a minimum of 18 feet or longer.
  • For crews of 12 it is recommended to have an escort boat 22 feet or longer
  • Escort Boat Driver Information and Escort Boat Waiver form signed (Form OHCRA 08)
  • Injury Report form must be carried on escort boat
  • Escort boat must have a mounted radio (VHF #72)
  • Escort boat must have their canoe racing number displayed on boat
  • Canoes must have their racing number displayed on the right front of canoe
  • Canoes must have a canvas racing cover
  • Crew Requirements:
  •           Open, Masters 40+, Unlimited & Jrs crews consist of ten (10) paddlers
  •           Masters 50+, 55+, & 60+ crews consist of twelve (12) paddlers
  • Your club is responsible for removing all tires and rubbish from rigging site to avoid a fine

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