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Event postponed until April, 21 2021

Aloha kakou, 
Mahalo nui loa (Thank you very much) for your support for Paddle for Kids benefiting Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. As you may be aware of the severity and concern that COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) has brought, and the well-being of the community is our top priority. 
Paddle for Kids 2020 has been postponed until April 2021, more information to come. This decision was bitter sweet, as we had so much in store for you all. We are following the current guidelines of the CDC and health care officials. We want to protect our fellow paddlers and especially the kids of Rady Children’s Hospital. You can continue your support for the kids at:

We ask that you all continue to follow the guidelines of the Federal, State and local government, by continuing to wash your hands, practice respiratory etiquette and social distancing of 6 feet. 
Please know that the Paddle for Kids committee is grateful for the support of the community, the City of San Diego, The Walter Munk Foundation, PepsiCo, Rickaroons, EWG Printing, Charlie’s Best Bread, Casey Birkdale with Rady Children’s Hospital, and Scott Heath at Fox 5 San Diego. As well as people outside our organization like:

Billy Whitford 
Chuck Baker
Scott Helm

Outrigger Canoe Clubs that jumped full on to support this event:
Hoe Wanaʻao
Team Arizona

I want to thank our team of wonderful dedicated volunteers who have made this journey a pretty smooth one and special thanks to Uncle Kimokeo, it is because of his inspiration and guidance that this event took form and will continue into next year.
Should you have questions, please feel free to contact us at

Malama Pono (We must all take care), 

Kim Bolivar
Paddle for Kids, Event Director
Hawaii Global Outrigger Canoe Voyagers