Practice Schedule at Sand Island Park
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Instructions for All Participants:

  1. All scheduling of practices must be confirmed with Wendy Loh by calling (808) 744-8888, or by email jpaloha@hawaii.rr.com, or fax at 593-8277.
  2. practices daily up until the 21st being the last day of practice. Please chose 2 dates and times.
  3. During the week days we have 2 times available with 2 boats:
    • 5:00 to 6:00
    • 5:00 to 6:00
    • 6:00 to 7:00
    • 6:00 to 7:00
  4. If you would like weekend practices, please email or call.
  5. All practice times are on a 'first come first served' standard.
  6. We will need all your paddlers present by your start time and allowing our team to brief you with rules, safety and with procedures of handling the Dragon Boat, the paddles and personal floatation devices (PFD).
  7. No matter what time your team starts, the boat comes back in by the scheduled end time.
  8. Please submit a few times to us so that we can reserve a practice slot time for your team.
  9. We will confirm via email. I will need your Team name, team captain and contact information to make the practice scheduling system functional.
  10. We are guests of Sand Island Park and share the beach with other canoe clubs - show your ALOHA SPIRIT !!!
  11. Kelfred Chang and Chuck Tsui are in charge of the practices on site
  12. All teams should try to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled practice time and begin on time
  13. Every team should attempt to learn from how to steer the dragon boat. Ask other teams, they are willing to teach you if you ask them.
  14. If you do not have a full practice team, you may begin your practices based upon your scheduled time
  15. However, if you have just a half boat and another team also has a half boat, We reserve the right to combine two different teams together and practice with one boat.
  16. Teams may share the boats and practice times amongst each other and work situations out amongst each other. So please be patient amonngst each other. If there is a problem, the schedule practice time and team assignment will prevail
  17. You must end your practice on time. If there is an open slot, you may fill in the open slot that day.
  18. The last team to practice, shall assist in docking and securing ALL of the boats
  19. The last team prior to leaving the beach shall help put the boats, paddles and personal floation device away

LET'S HAVE LOTS OF FUN and ENJOY EACH OTHER'S PARTICIPATION !