Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club is the presenter of the San Diego Shaka Fest which this year will encompass several events in one festival which include the all ages welcome Stand Up For The Kids SUP race, SUP/Health Wellness Expo, cultural village, and da kine Hawaiian entertainment.  This event will take place at De Anza Cove Park, located on beautiful San Diego Mission Bay on Saturday April 25, 2020.

The San Diego Shaka Festival is a community family oriented event that benefits our community.  Therefore we are reaching out to you in the community to consider helping us run this event as a volunteer participant.  As a volunteer you will be responsible for helping us run a smooth event and one with plenty of aloha.


Who Should Volunteer

High School Students – Students 16 years old and greater who are looking for volunteer opportunities to meet school volunteer requirements or to add to their college application. They can bring their volunteer forms to be signed on event day.

 General Public – Anyone from the general public who is interested in supporting a great cause.  If you are willing to dedicate a few hours of your day or perhaps several hours for two days, helping our club with various activities it will be involved with, then please join us and be a part of this fantastic event.

 Paddlers – Outrigger Paddlers, Dragon Boat Paddlers, Kayak paddlers, SUP borders, etc. – Paddlers of various man propelled watercraft who would like to volunteer their expertise and experience with our regatta would be greatly appreciated.

 Listed below are possible volunteer positions that are available during the event.  Complete details can be found in our volunteer packet which can be downloaded from the link below.

Volunteer Positions

Event Setup
Event Security
Park Ground Keepers
Entertainment Communication
Vendor Communication
Volunteer Registration
Time Keepers/Signals
Waʻa (canoe) Helpers
Apparel Sales

If you would like to volunteer, please email us at:  [email protected]

Volunteer today and help make a difference in our community, ya!