Maui Sports

Kickoff of 2018 Aloha Classic Maui Windsurfing Contest

October 26, 2018, 7:18 AM HST
* Updated October 30, 7:21 AM
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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.

The 2018 Maui Aloha Classic windsurfing competition kickoff event will be held this weekend at Hoʻokipa Beach Park. PC: Aloha Classic.

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.

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