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Resolution Run takes place Saturday

WAILUA — Registration for the Pu‘uwai Canoe Club’s annual fundraising 5K Resolution Run is being accepted online at

The annual family-friendly event — walkers, strollers and leashed dogs are welcomed — will take place starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Lygate Park, utilizing Ke Ala Hele Makala‘e, or the multi-use path that runs through the park.

Admission fee is $30, with proceeds being used to support Pu‘uwai Canoe Club adult and youth programs that help and support Pu‘uwai’s mission of encouraging athletic endeavors based on Hawaiian traditions of aloha, ho‘ihi (respect), and ikaika kakauha (athletic strength).

The entry fee qualifies participants to prizes and random drawings.

Race information and packet pickup will take place Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Lydgate Park main pavilion. The race packets will also be available Saturday from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. ahead of the opening pule that is scheduled for 7:45 a.m.

Pu‘uwai Outrigger Canoe Club was founded in 1992 at the mouth of the Wailua River. “Pu‘uwai” is Hawaiian for “heart.”

the club strives to teach paddling skills, perpetuate the cultural significance of canoe paddling, and preserve the traditions of the past. The club is committed to enhancing the well-being of its members and the community.

• Info:, or email the club secretary at


Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 808-245-0453 or
Source: The Garden Island

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