You can apply for a KIRA scholarship which will help pay all or some of your race fees.   To apply, please email us at or mail a letter to PO Box 342152 Kailua, HI 96734 with the following:

First Name:
Last Name:
Craft Racing (OC-1, SS-1, Prone, SUP):
2015 KIRA Races Participating in:
Paddling history:
What is your goal(s) for this racing season?

In return for a scholarship, the awarded athlete must assist with one or more of the following tasks, subject to review by the KIRA board and in conjunction with the financial value of the scholarship:

  1. Assist with set up at registration
  2. Assist with registration
  3. Assist with breakdown after the race
  4. Assist with serving lunch
  5. Assist with distributing awards
  6. Assist with other functions behind the scenes (not race day)