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  • August 19, 2015

    Team OluKai wins 2015 'Na Holo Kai' Oahu to Kauai Sailing Canoe Race

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    The 28th annual 90 mile Na Holo Kai Sailing Canoe race was held this past Saturday, August 15th and was the seventh leg of the 2015 Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Sailing series. Wind and water conditions proved to be the best of the 2015 season. The race began in light off shore breeze but was not enough to sail so the fleet of canoes had to sprint the 5-mile course to Kaena point. Paddle Me Sports headed in a northerly course and into an early lead followed by Maui Jim, Team Olukai, Aloha Brewery, and White Orchid weddings. They spread out over a couple of miles and jockeyed for position and the best sailing course. It took over 3 hours for the lead to change. The Maui Jim canoe captained by Kauai's Donny Jones snuck into a slight lead over Team Olukai, Kala'I Miller's Aloha Brewery, and Paddle Me Sport. After battling with Team Maui Jim for about two hours, Team Olukai, made up of Marvin Otsuji, Jason Dameron, Chris Pico, Maui Kjeldsen, Kalani Vierra, and Tyrus Sale, methodically dropped down to a more southerly course and took the lead. [...]

  • July 15, 2015

    OluKai's Aloha Spirit Rocks Outside Lands

    olu-15-311-coop-ProofLabCollab-InstaSarah-Comp01-2 Since its inception in 2008, Outside Lands Festival has quickly grown into one of the nation's premier music, food and culture celebrations, notable for its sustainability and environmental efforts, and the money it raises for San Francisco Recreation & Park and area charitable organizations. This year, OluKai has re-joined the festival as the sole footwear sponsor. [...]

  • June 23, 2015

    OluKai Brings the Aloha Spirit to the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge in New York City

    Orange County, CA – June 23, 2015 – This past weekend marked the conclusion to the 18th annual Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge, one of the largest sporting events in New York Harbor and one of the premier outrigger canoe races in the world. The day long competition hosted hundreds of competitors, enthusiasts, locals and visitors from around the world to experience the Aloha spirit through the festivities, including the debut of ocean lifestyle brand OluKai's "Aloha" sculpture. [...]

  • June 16, 2015

    OluKai is Proud to Support Paddle for Pae ʻĀina

    PaddleForPaeAina Honolulu, Hawaii, June 16, 2015: In response to the ongoing situation happening atop Mauna Kea, the Paliuli Project was created to turn our awareness into action. To get on board with the many organizations in Hawaiʻi who see that there is an imbalance and disconnection between land and the communities that inhabit them, we too, want to help bridge some of that gap. [...]

  • May 11, 2015

    Record numbers for 7th Annual OluKai Hoʻolauleʻa

    • Maui's three-day ocean festival reaffirms its place as the leading international downwind paddling competition
    • The most elite SUP and OC1 field ever assembled for any ocean paddling race
    • More than 600 paddlers from 11 U.S. Mainland States and 12 countries
    • Crowd of around 2,000 enjoy the free family fun and Hawaiian cultural activities

    TAG & HASHTAG IT: @olukai #olukairace #anywherealoha

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    Kahului, Maui: The 7th annual OluKai Hoʻolauleʻa three-day ocean festival last weekend, May 1-3, 2015, attracted the most elite OC1 downwind paddling field ever assembled for an international ocean paddling race while also attracting the biggest names globally in the sport of stand up paddling (SUP). [...]

  • March 27, 2015

    Navigating Baja: Bringing Hawaiian Sailing to Mexico – Dispatch #3

    Article provided by National Geographic

    In the dry cactus filled landscape of northern Baja, the hum of a diesel truck echoes as it begins to tow a carefully packed load into the desert sun. This trailer in tow has made it here all the way from the Hawaiian island of Kauai via Santa Cruz, California. Just before we leave every person scrambles throughout the compound residence for their last minute gear—sunglasses, hats, radios—no one is sure what he or she will need for the day's activity. As we pile into the assortment of vehicles, those who don't welcome the possibility of getting stuck quickly make a dash for the truck with four-wheel drive. Finally the caravan is underway as we make the ten-minute trek through two arrojos and power through the last hundred feet of unpacked sand to reach our destination at the edge of the Vermilion Sea, also known as the Sea of Cortez. [...]

  • March 19, 2015

    Navigating the Sea of Cortez

    89346_600x450-cb1426517794The Adventurists Max Lowe and his new friends are taking the road less traveled on a ten-day adventure along the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Mexico.

    Follow the coast north from Cabo San Lucas along winding roads past taco stands, whale bones, and lazy brahman cattle, and you'll find yourself in the little town of Los Barilles, Mexico. Driving down streets rimmed by bright orange, blue, and red adobe-walled houses under the afternoon sun after an unexpected travel delay, I was late to convene with my fellow adventure companions, a group I had largely never met. [...]

  • March 10, 2015

    The Ultimate Test

    We recognize there are times when more support and stability are needed than a traditional three-point sandal can offer. At sea for months on end, covering thousands of miles of treacherous ocean and island environments, the crewmen aboard Hōkūle'a require the very footwear features of our cage sandals. [...]

  • March 9, 2015

    Anywhere Aloha launches in Los Angeles

    Unknown Proving that Aloha is not bound by geography, OluKai gathered friends, family, media, key retailers and influencers on Thursday, March 5th as the brand publicly launched its spring '15 #AnywhereAloha campaign in Los Angeles. This VIP event featured a live mural painted by two revered artists, campaign installations and a spring '15 product showcase. [...]

  • February 19, 2015

    SFJAZZ x OluKai Collaboration

    olu15077_digt_photogframe_final1On February 28, 2015, OluKai, in partnership with SFJAZZ will be hosting "Anywhere Aloha," a one-night-only event in San Francisco celebrating music, art and the ocean lifestyle with Taj Mahal, Kamea Hadar and a showroom with the new 2015 lines from OluKai. This event is sold-out and only open to media. OluKai's Anywhere Aloha™ Campaign proves that though Aloha was born in Hawaii, it is a spirit not bound by geography. Aloha is one way to unlock its spirit in all of us. [...]

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