Waikoloa Canoe Club

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Nov. 2, 2016

The meeting convened at   6:07 PM on Nov. 2, 2016 at the Waikoloa Village Association conference room.

Secretary in attendance and recorder of minutes:  Rami Ring

Board members present:  Lisa Legler, Aron Risley, Mike Bernstone, Jim Albone, Steve Columbo, Bob Risley, Rami Ring

Board members absent:  Guy Davis

Members in attendance:  Daniel Legler, John Ciambrone, Lyle Cabacungan, Randy Ring, Mike ChinQuee, Ilima Ching, Robert Ching, Phillip Beasley, Johanna Park

President Lisa Legler opened the meeting.

Previous meeting minutes

  • Jim motions to approve, approved by all

Treasurer’s Report (Mike)

  • See attached
  • Mike asks for permission to consolidate both savings accounts, Lisa approves

Coach’s Report

  • Anaeho’omalu Bay is open, usually 1 canoe going out for rec paddling
    • Enforce entering ocean from old location
  • Moku Report
    • Review and club’s stance of new rules and revisions to existing rules for upcoming season
  • HCRA Report
    • Review and club’s stance of new rules and revisions to existing rules for upcoming season
  • Jim makes a motion to pay 50% of travel expenses to attend HCRA meeting, second by Aron, all agree

Kama O Kalani repair (Daniel)

  • Canoe will be done end of Dec., iakos to be done after that.  Blessing can be scheduled for mid Feb.
    • Blessing to be Sat, 2/18/17 at 11:00 (depending on availability of venue), second choice 2/11/17
    • Lisa to write a letter to Waikoloa Land Co. to reserve coconut grove
    • Lisa to contact Danny Akaka for blessing

Equipment Report (Daniel & Lisa)

  • Daniel has contacted Aloha Machinery in Hilo for estimate to sand blast trailer
    • Daniel to take pictures of trailer and will submit for estimate
  • Need to find someone to work on fiberglass canoes
  • Refinishing of iakos
    • Steve to take 1 at a time to work on starting on Friday
    • Jim makes a motion to give Steve a WCC check not to exceed $200 to buy material for repairs on iakos, Aron seconds, all approve
    • Dollies- Steve to pick up on Friday to work on


  • Nothing at this time

Unfinished Business

  • By Laws committee update
    • Committee has gotten four responses so far regarding filling of vacancies, loyalty clause, how to handle ties.  Committee will continue to work on changes.
  • Off-island race policy- table until next meeting
  • 2017 coaching position
    • Advertising continues, no inquiries yet

New Business

  • Re-opening of Anaeho’omalu Bay
    • Paddling morning days:  Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun at 7:45 am
    • Paddling afternoons:  Tues, Thurs at 5:00 pm
  • Deadline for nominations for WCC Board of Directors is 11/19

Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7,  2016 6:00 PM in the WVA conference room.

Meeting adjourned at   7:51 PM.