E Komo Mai - Welcome to Mana'olana Pink Paddlers
Maui’s only nonprofit Hawaiian Outrigger Paddling Organization
Focused on Helping Cancer Survivors Regain Health & Happiness
Calling all Survivors no matter your physical strength -- if you can't paddle you can ride!
CANCER SURVIVORS JOIN MANA'OLANA FOR JUST $2.00 YOUR FIRST YEAR!
Paddling with a Purpose
Excitement! Adventure! Camaraderie!
Hope, Confidence, Expectation, Sharing
Our Mission is to help survivors regain health and strength after cancer
Cancer affects everyone in our community.
Natural Maui resources provide a nurturing environment where survivors can connect and support each other.
Through Hawaiian Outrigger Paddling we offer survivors hope and inspiration to heal and grow strong again.
Here is what one paddler said....
"This morning I was gliding on the waves. Hiccups of ancestral joy bubbling around my heart. I have been here before, not one or two times but for ages. A long chain of incarnations elegantly holding the paddle, transfixing the surface with glee, moving the water alongside the canoe. Hut-Ho. Change side. Sensing in the belly the hull get lighter and faster. That's where the canoe speaks to you, right around your umbilical waters, sensing, attuning smiling listening to the big waters. That is where you know how fast you are going, how synchronized each paddler is. Every stroke a big bite of water, space and time left behind. We flew ahead of everyone. It was not a race, but we raced. The crew was well matched and the temptation too big. Not for any prize, only for pure pleasure."
The Meaning of ALOHA is an expression of our essence. It is the language of the SOUL and often speaks through welcome smiles, friendly gestures and warm greetings. And although ALOHA is used when saying hello or goodbye. It actually means a great deal more. In fact to Hawaiians ALOHA is not so much a word as it is attitude or a state of mind peacefully filled with spirituality, compassion, and gratitude
ALOHA desires the best of everyone while endlessly projecting love for all creation from the center of its heart, and while giving generously of itself. ALOHA ask only that we share its gift with others.
ALOHA is by nature unconditional. It embraces all of the humanity with open arms as though it were placing a garland of fragrant flowers around its neck.
ALOHA points to the spiritual potential inherent in all the people of the earth and asks that we express that potential always through positive actions.
ALOHA is the spirit of goodness and if were able to speak it might humbly say " ALOHA kekahi i kekahi " Love one another as you would wish to be loved.
ALOHA is the silent breath of the ancients bridging the years into the present to softly caress, encourage, uplift and bless us all.
We invite all cancer survivors, caregivers, and supporters to paddle with us.
Enhance your life and come be part of the Pink Experience!
CHALLENGING CANCER, CREATING COMMUNITY, PROMOTING HOPE
When planning your next vacation or business trip, remember to book online at https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/affiliate?affcode=PINKPADDLERS and take advantage of all the benefits this program has to offer so Mana’olana can accumulate valuable miles to help cancer patients.
Our Preferred Affiliate program code is PINKPADDLERS (not case sensitive).
This web-based program offers you several advantages:
5% discount on the lowest available HawaiianAir.com web fares on both business and leisure travel.
Clicking the donate button with take you to our "Donate" page,
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Mana'olana is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization
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