Free Keiki Surf Contest

Update: 6/24/17
It was a beautiful day to celebrate our keiki, our families, and our love for the ocean. Congratulations to all keiki who participated in our 7th Annual Free Keiki Surf Contest! We were humbled by the turnout and by the support from the many who helped to make this event possible. Mahalo to the families who spent their day with us, to our friends at Kalapaki Beach Boys and Kauai Marriott Resort for sharing Kalapaki Beach with us, to Jaime, Derek, Scott, and the entire Duke’s Canoe Club Kauai team for generously providing lunch for all contestants, parents, and friends, to our volunteer officials who generously shared their time and expertise with our keiki: contest director Milo, tabulator Jenni, judges: Skiz, Nelson, Austin, and Casey, to our amazing lifeguard Jeff whose care and attentiveness ensured the confidence of our keiki and the safety of everyone in the water, to our generous prize sponsors: Billabong, Billabong Womens, Brixton, Catch Surf, Crush Eyewear, DAKINE, Electric, Freestyle Watches, GoPole, Hurley, Hydro Flask, Island Daze, Kreed Eyewear, Nixon, Oakley, OluKai, O’Neill, Quiksilver, Reef, RVCA, Skullcandy, Stance, Sticky Bumps Surfwax & Accessories, Sun Bum, Triad Movement Bodyboards, VISSLA, Volcom, and VonZipper, we are so grateful. From our family to yours, mahalo!

Division: 8 years old and under
1st place: Jayden Phillips
2nd place: King Johnson
3rd place: Maiha Kjeldsen
4th place: Kobe Claussen
5th place: Atea Oshita
6th place: Summer Kelly
7th place: Chase Parkinson
8th place: Kiran Sattelee-King
9th place: Mehana Dameron
10th place: Kolton Minks
11th place: Keanu Hicks
12th place: Laeshia Peeren

Division: 9-10 years old
1st place: Kadin Oyler
2nd place: Melia Chatfield
3rd place: Eli Adams
4th place: Mahina Dameron
5th place: Alea Sprenger
6th place: Kamaile Valente

Division: 11-12 years old
1st place: Fin Buick
2nd place: Shea Wilson
3rd place: Alexis Chatfield
4th place: Hunter Hibbitt
5th place: Sydney Doi
6th place: Malia Jane Wehner

Update: 6/26/17
Check out today’s The Garden Island Newspaper for coverage on our 7th Annual Free Keiki Surf Contest! Mahalo to editor Bill Buley and photographer Dennis Fujimoto for always showing an enormous amount of aloha to Kauai’s keiki.


















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