Over the past 5 years Kauai has seen an 80% increase in beach visits daily to the 10 lifeguarded towers around our island.
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You Saved My Life By: Roy Yamagata
No words have more impact, and more far reaching to those involved in the Jr. Lifeguard program, than to hear a young man or woman say, “I saved somebody!”
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PUTS OCEAN SAFETY FIRST!
The Kauai Lifeguard Association 3rd Wave allowed us to meet our goals and then some. Solar powered P.A. systems and weather tested high powered Megaphones will be in place thanks to donations from our 3rd Wave efforts around our Island!
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There are over 220 Rescue Tubes surrounding Kauai today. Thanks to the effort on Kauai, there are now Rescue Tubes guarding the beaches of Hawaii and Maui.
There are even Rescue Tubes now installed on the mainland in NC, FL, SD and soon CA. This map shows the current location of Kauai’s RescueTubes. With the continued support of the community, more will be installed where needed. When you see a Rescue Tube, take a closer look and become familiar with it.Explain them to your family and friends. Tell visitors. Rescue Tubes are there for all of us. Let’s enjoy our beautiful beaches and stay safe Kauai!
Thanks to The Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay, Other Rotary Clubs on Kauai, Hawaii and Maui, The Kauai Lifeguard Association and KONG Radio
The 11-mile stretch of the Na Pali coastline will host up to 400 amateur and professional SUP paddlers this summer. This third annual event is growing fast as more and more SUPs continue to take off, up streams, and along our coastlines daily.
Supporting this event and its safety measures will again provide a venue that benefits and reinforces measures to take when mishaps might occur.
Learn more about the Na Pali SUP races on their website.
KORE is a passionate group of Kauai watermen and women, which boasts over 300 participants and volunteers working together to make the beach and ocean accessible to all.
They are dedicated to helping those physically challenged or having special needs to get back into the ocean with the assistance of trained professionals. Their intent is to get our residents and their families to once again enjoy a day at the beach.
They meet at Hanalei rivermouth for a day at the beach once a month!
KORE is an important part of the Kauai Lifeguard Association’s 11 non-profit organizations/programs on Kauai that focus on ocean safety, training, and education. Below is the second of 11 articles on the newly formed “KLA Ohana” — groups that will benefit from the 2012 KLA 2nd Wave “Help Save Lives” campaign.
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