Kickoff of 2018 Aloha Classic Maui Windsurfing ContestOctober 26, 2018, 7:18 AM HST · Updated October 30, 7:21 AM 0 Comments
The 2018 Maui Aloha Classic windsurfing competition will be kicking off this weekend and will run through Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Hoʻokipa Beach for a $10,000 prize.
On Saturday, Oct. 27 a check-in and registration event will be held at Rock & Brews in Pāʻia, Maui from 5 to 9 p.m. The address is 120 Hāna Highway, Pāʻia, HI 96779.
Contestants are encouraged to register online or in person at Rock & Brews. All competitors must pick up their rider’s pack at Rock & Brews on Saturday.
On Sunday, Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. the event’s official opening ceremony will begin Hoʻokipa Beach Park. Everyone is invited to participate in the ceremony which will include a Hawaiian blessing, a speech from Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, and hula performances.
Sunday evening, a memorial ceremony will also be held at Hoʻokipa at 5 p.m. in loving memory of Mike Colee, an active member of the tour and the professional windsurfing community.