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Mahalo to the Trail Working Group Extraordinare

Let's all give a collective, loud thank you to the hard-working crew that made the Maunawili Trail smooth and fast for your running pleasure.   IMG_2207

Kukui nuts have been earned by:

Keith Campbell
Micheal Cole
Jacki Doppelmeyer
Charles Griffin
Jacqueline Harbin
Jonathan Harbin
Michael Hee
Rod Huddleston
Scot Kuwaye
Gordon Lau
Stefy Matsumura
Kevin Myers
Glen Oshiro
Jessica Scaffidi
Thomas Scaffidi
Arvel Shults
Jacqueline Skaf
Tom Steidler
John Svenstrup
Kana Yamamoto
Neal Yasuda

You are all rockstars!

Big Mahalo to Nick and Zack from Na Ala Hele!!!  


HURT100 Registration

HURT100-RegisterHi everyone!

HURT100 is now open for registration. If you would like to know more about this ultra tough endurance race, please follow it on its own website.

If you are not quite ready for this challenge but  would really love to help the runners as well as the organizers during the race weekend in January 2017, please consider volunteering


Maunawili Trail Work Day - Saturday, July 30, 2016

Trail workInterested in helping to make the Maunawili Trail safer and faster?  Want to give back your kokua to the trail system that we all love and enjoy regularly?  

We have an opportunity to work with Na Ala Hele on Saturday, July 30 to work on the Pali end of the Maunawili trail.  If you would like to volunteer, email Marian (mnyasuda AT hawaii DOT rr DOT com)

Here are the details:

Meet at the Koolau Golf Course at 8:00 a.m. and will will pile into a couple of trucks.  We will meet Nick and some others at the hairpin turn to begin hiking/clearing/repairing.  We should return back to the Golf Course no later than 2:00 p.m.


-closed toe foot wear (boots, running shoes); no slippers
- long pants, shirt, long sleeved shirt 
- backpack, camel back, water bottles (enough water to last four hours) water will be at the trail head
- snacks and lunch
- rain gear if necessary

Na Ala Hele will provide Personal Protection Equipment: gloves, eye protection, ear protection, bug spray, sunscreen. If you want to bring your own gear, that's fine. Other items provided will be handsaws, chainsaws, and possibly grubbing tools.  For those of you that enjoy wielding your machete (you know who I am talking about), bring it on!







Firecracker Results and Mahalo's to all!!!



Here is the link to the results:  Download Results2016

Benita and I would like to thank all of the runners that participated today and hope that each of you had a Great Experience!!! This is never an easy run and today was no different!! You all did an incredible job and should be very proud of your accomplishments!!!

We also want to thank John and PJ for all the hard work they do and the trust they bestow upon us to conduct this Great event!! Mahalo!!!! 

Our volunteers are the most incredible part of all of these events!!! Many many thanks to you all, we would NEVER be able to have success at these events if it was not for the dedicated efforts from our outstanding volunteer force!!! You all have our deepest gratitude and endless thanks for your selfless contributions to these events!!!! 


Arvel and Benita 



Peacock Challenge 55 (PC 55) Is Open for Registration

Photo by Kalani Pascual

The much anticipated Peacock Challenge 55 Mile Run is now open for registration! For those of you who have already registered we apologize for not having the race information up on time. We urge you click here to read more about qualifications, race description, course map, cutoffs, etc. before signing up for this race.