Posts Tagged ‘Paddle Imua’

#Mahalo Monday Maui Jim

Maui Jim sunglasses were born on Ka’anapali Beach in 1980, and with the home office and design team still located in Lahaina, all Maui Jim sunglasses are designed and tested in Maui before they launch globally.  Maui Jim wants to bring out the beauty in the world, with their patented PolarizedPlus2 lenses, which block all UV rays, eliminate glare and make colors pop live you’ve never seen before. Why do you support Paddle Imua? Imua Family Services is a fantastic charity helping children on the Hawaiian Islands, and Maui Jim loves to support local charities and help spread the Aloha…

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On behalf of Imua Family Services, our Bluesmiths Paddle Imua Planning Committee and the keiki of Camp Imua, MAHALO to all for joining us for the Fifth Annual BLUESMTIHS Paddle Imua this past Saturday, May 7th. Despite gnarly rain and water conditions, racers lined Maliko with every intention to charge.  This one-of-a-kind mission-based race was made all the more special as it commemorated it’s 5th anniversary as a direct benefit of Imua Family Services’ Camp Imua program.  Camp Imua provides a camp experience to Maui’s children with special needs and is celebrating its 40th anniversary this summer. Event sponsors included Zevenbergen Capital Investment, Nuestro…

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PADDLE IMUA 2016 Top winners are: Men’s OC1 Felipe Gomes Ryan Murphy Quinn Whiteford Women’s OC-1 Catherine Deboni Lisa Fanning Thersea Felgate Men’s OC-2 Junya McGurn & Dave Kalama Women’s OC-2 Michelle Cerizo Mixes OC-2 Kristina Dougherty Marian Frank Stephen Ross Men’s PDB Prone Nicholas Franco Hogan Kania George Foster Women’s PDB Prone Christine Corey Men’s Surfski Michael Owens Eric Rolozcski Doug Ruppenthal Men’s SUP 12’ Alex Mawae Searay Beltran Royle Taogoshi Women’s SUP 12′ Victoria Abbott Men’s SUP 14’ Bullet Obra Bart De Zwart Ryan Funk Women’s SUP 14’ Fiona Wylde Shanna Upton Alyssa Joy Men’s UNL SUP James…

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BLUESMITHS Paddle Imua 2016 + SIC Maui

1.Can you explain the mission behind SIC Maui? Five Star Performance is our commitment to the SIC experience on and off the water. Five-star performance means best-in-class products, service and technology. It touches everything we do. Whether you are chasing podiums, looking to achieve your personal best or just want to have a better day on the water; SIC is committed to delivering the best that paddling can offer, for any condition, discipline and for paddlers of every ability level. We mark our time at SIC by the ability to look back on our accomplishments and our desire to shape…

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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 here in Maui, and then tailor them into the best fitting gear we possibly can. We work with the best mills, factories and technology partners to bring new apparel concepts to water sports. We are lucky enough to work with some of the best athletes…

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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 is it important to Aloha ‘Aina Center to support causes like Camp Imua? The really beautiful thing about Paddle Imua is the opportunity for the participants to have a rich direct experience initiated by them. They are able to decide the activity that they would…

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