Bluesmiths Paddle Imua 2016 + Title Sponsor

Can you explain the mission behind BLUESMITHS Crafted Waterwear? Bluesmiths is all about building better gear for what we do. Our lives revolve in and around the ocean and we design and build clothing that makes that experience even better. We source the finest fabrics and technologies in the world, test them to near exhaustion …

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Paddle Imua 2015 Ohana Festival

Join us at Paddle Imua 2015’s Ohana Festival and Awards Ceremony at Hawaiian Canoe Club on Saturday May 9, 2015 directly following the race. Beginning at 1pm the public is invited for a time of community and celebration. Once you cross the finish line, participants are invited to refuel with lunch by Aloha Mixed Plate and victory …

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#AlohaFriday – ALOHA ‘AINA CENTER

We are grateful for the community that has become our ohana! Today’s #AlohaFriday Feature goes to Paddle Imua Sponsor, Aloha ‘Aina Center. The Aloha ‘Aina Center is located in the heart of Haiku. The Center’s owners strive to improve the community through non-profit efforts and local businesses. Read why they support our cause below! Why …

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Supporter Spotlight: Maile John

IFS Paddle Imua & Camp Imua Program Director, Maile John is the last person to tell you how big of a role she plays in Paddle Imua and Camp Imua. So we will 😉 We sat down with this Founding Five member to chat why Paddle Imua and Camp Imua are close to her heart. 1. Paddle Imua will …

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Paddle Imua 2014 raises $23,935.00 for Camp Imua!!

It is with great pleasure that we announce Paddle Imua 2014’s smashing success! This year the Maliko Downrun Race raised $23,935.00 for Camp Imua 2014. This year 159 participants, 24 sponsors and dozens of volunteers lent their kokua to make #PaddleImua the most successful yet. Our Title sponsor BLUESMITHS Crafted Waterwear have been nothing short of supportive, visionary and compassionate to our camp …

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Supporter Spotlight: @BLUESMITHS Crafted Waterwear, John Smalley

1. Paddle Imua will be three years old this year! Can you tell us how you became involved? I was launching BLUESMITHS at a time when Maile John was asking how to run an ocean event for the benefit of Maui’s special needs kids.  I was asked to give advice on paddle sports and logistics as I had …

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