2015 Maui Nui Canoe Race ResultsSeptember 13, 2015, 6:12 PM HST · Updated September 14, 4:59 AM 0 Comments
Team Primo of Wailea Canoe Club took the overall title at the 2015 Maui Nui Canoe Race over the weekend.
The 5th annual race included three days of competition beginning on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, with crews launching from Maliko along Maui’s north shore.
The races spanned three days, three islands, and covered more than 100 miles. Day one featured competition from Maliko on Maui to Kamalo on Molokaʻi. On day two, crews paddled around the back side of Lāna’i, landing at Hulopoʻe Bay. On day three, crews returned to Maui, ending the race at Hanaka’ō’ō Beach Park in West Maui.
Team Primo of Wailea Canoe Club took the title of 2015 Overall Race Champion, which included a perpetual trophy and a $1000 cash award. Crew members included: Kekoa Cramer, Kai Bartlett, Tyson Kubo, Mael Carey, Travis Baptiste, Felipe Gomes, Robert Brede , Kekupaʻa Naeʻole and Ryan Murphy.
The event was made possible through a grant from the County of Maui Office of Economic Development, Kahana Canoe Club and Smythe Fujiwara Design. Other partners included: Maui Jim, Aloha Petroleum, Matson, Lahaina Fish Co., Kapualei Ranch,Trilogy, Pulama Lāna’i, Nani Watanabe, Hui Wa’a O Lāna’i, Coalition for a Drug Free Lāna’i, Dawnalyn Fujiwara and Councilmember Elle Cochran.
The following are the 2015 race results:
Day one – Maliko, Maui to Kamalo, Moloka’i
Primo, Wailea Canoe Club – 4:01.30hrs
Kahana Canoe Club Kane – 5:28hrs
Maui Linen – 5:30hrs
Aussie Mix (Australia) – 5:43hrs
Kahana Canoe Club Wahine – 5:51hrs
Ocean Therapist (O’ahu) – 6:07hrs
Day two – Kamalo, Moloka’i to Hulopo’e, Lāna’i
Primo, Wailea Canoe Club – 4:27hrs
Kahana Canoe Club Kane – 5:00hrs
Maui Linen – 5:14hrs
Aussie Mix (Australia) – 5:14.30hrs
Kahana Canoe Club Wahine – 5:21hrs
Ocean Therapist (O’ahu) – 6:00hrs
Day three – Hulopo’e, Lāna’i to Hanaka’ō’ō, Maui
Primo, Wailea Canoe Club – 2:14hrs
Kahana Canoe Club Kane – 2:20hrs
Aussie Mix (Australia) – 2:34hrs
Maui Linen – 2:37hrs
Kahana Canoe Club Wahine – 2:37:40hrs
Ocean Therapist (O’ahu) – 2:44hrs
Primo, Wailea Canoe Club Men -10:42
Kahana Canoe Club Men- 12:48
Team Maui Linen Women (O’ahu) – 13:21
Aussie mix (Australia) – 13:31
Kahana Canoe Club Women – 13:49
Ocean Therapists (O’ahu) – 14:51