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  • Mike Cheape, Award Winning Teacher from Oahu Competes in Prone Paddling Race Every Year!

    Great family! Mike Cheape is a stalwart for Paddleboarding for years. He still places at the top for prone paddleboard racing. I (Carl Kim) trained with Mike and Mark Eugenio in the early days on the North Shore.  Mike is an award-winning teacher here on Oahu! His daughter, Lauren, a Miss Hawaii and current State

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    Mike Cheape, Award Winning Teacher from Oahu Competes in Prone Paddling Race Every Year!
  • 2017 Paddleboard Championship Race Press Release

      For Immediate Release: Welcome! Thank you for your support of the 2017 Hawaii Paddleboard Championship. It is important for our community that these events can go on! Thank you Maui Jim, Inc. for you kokua! We are honored to be a part of the Maui Jim-Majors, the seven (7) race series for paddling sports

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    2017 Paddleboard Championship Race Press Release
  • History of Duke Kahanamoku and Paddleboarding in Hawaii

    Duke Kahanamoku is a legend and known around the world.  He was not only a great swimmer and surfer, but he was a pioneer in the prone paddling.  Today the technology in paddleboards has changed and new styles such as stand-up paddleboarding have emerged.  Read more about the history of “Duke’s Race” here.

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    History of Duke Kahanamoku and Paddleboarding in Hawaii
  • The Hawaii Paddleboard Championship is Proud to be an Accessible Event!

    We make accommodations for all all athletes including those with disabilities, veterans, senior citizens, men, women and minors.  Above see the photo of Mark Matheson as he is crosses the finish line.  Mark is a paraplegic and serves as a board member for Easter Seals of Hawaii.  He has crossed Molokai channel solo several times. 

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    The Hawaii Paddleboard Championship is Proud to be an Accessible Event!
  • Epic News: We are Now the Final Event of the Maui Jim Majors Series!

    Our title sponsor, Maui Jim now features our race as the final event of a 7-race series!  We are so excited to be a part of this unique lineup! 🙂 It’s great to be a part of a sport that is rapidly growing in popularity, to see more world class athletes from afar and an increase in

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    Epic News: We are Now the Final Event of the Maui Jim Majors Series!

Hawaii Paddleboard Championship

The Hawaii Paddleboard Championship is a Honolulu Based organization that has been promoting world class paddling events for over ten years. We advocate safety, competition and sportsmanship in world class sporting events. We are most known for our big annual event, the "Hawaii Paddleboard Championship".

Here on our website, please take the time to view our VIDEOS and our ANNUAL EVENTS PAGE. Our organization has been steadily growing for the past ten years and we appreciate all the support from the community and our SPONSORS. You can WORK WITH US, BECOME A SPONSOR, VOLUNTEER or RACE in our next event.  Press Release:  2017-HPC-Press-Release.pdf