Archive for January, 2011

2011 kicks off with great news for LCC!

Posted in Club noticeboard, Official Club news, Useful information with tags , , , , , on January 23, 2011 by Laura_Greene

At just over three weeks into the new year, paddling is starting to creep back into many conversations between me and the girls. And we’d be the first to admit – we just love it! I can’t wait for the new training regime to begin and to get our crew back on the water.

One-man season, hosted by the Maui Canoe and Kayak Club (MCKC) is well underway at the moment and the West side clubs have been representing themselves with some fantastic results. OC-1 paddlers from Napili have been winning medals left, right and center. Lahaina’s Surfski contingent have been outstanding and one of our very own girls crew won silver medal on Saturday 15th! Congratulations Carlee, your girls are very proud of you!

And the good news continues…

Lahaina Canoe Club is now a 501 (c) 3 club. What does that mean? Well, it means that we’re now the type of organisation that can receive charitable donations, as long as they’re tax deductable for whoever wants to donate. All donations are very welcome, so don’t hesitate if you’re in the mood for buying us a nice canoe!

The theme for our new canoe. Only with less teeth.

Speaking of new canoes. We have already been donated the money for a brand, spanking new Bradley racer – especially for the women and kids of LCC. These boats cost a cool $20,000 so the donation from Makana Aloha is hugely, hugely appreciated.

It looks like our new wa’a is going to be painted with Bengal tiger stripes, so there will be no missing us when we take first place in our races this season…

I’ve got lots more news to bring to you over the coming weeks, so keep checking back for more. And to all of you who read my blog in 2010, a huge mahalo for your visits!

Bye for now, Laura

2010 in review

Posted in Uncategorized on January 3, 2011 by Laura_Greene

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,900 times in 2010. That’s about 9 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 64 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 219 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 245mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was May 13th with 104 views. The most popular post that day was Virginia and Amber – get well soon! .

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, mail.live.com, slashingtongue.com, en.wordpress.com, and mail.yahoo.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for coffee poster, first place ribbon, imua lahaina imua, 1st place ribbon, and imualahainaimua.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

Virginia and Amber – get well soon! May 2010
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2

Quotes of the season October 2010
10 comments

3

Preparing for our first race June 2010
5 comments

4

Lazy? May 2010

5

Popping, gliding and finding our power April 2010
4 comments

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