KAHULUI - The Sierra Club Maui Group will host a "Red, White and Blue Candidates' Picnic and Candidates' Day Outrigger Canoe Regatta" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lae'ula O Kai canoe hale at Kanaha Beach Park.
The event will provide an opportunity for candidates running for office to talk story with the public. It is also a fundraising event for the Sierra Club Maui Group and Lae'ula O Kai Canoe Cub.
It will open with canoe races from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by the picnic from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. with music, a silent auction and a keiki activity area hosted by the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and the Pacific Whale Foundation. Food, beverages and desserts will be on sale.
As a fundraiser, organizers will request a $5 donation. Keiki will get in free.
Registration for the canoe regatta opens at 8:30 a.m., with an entry fee of $100 per canoe crew.
For information, go online to www.MauiSierraClub.org.
The club is also asking for volunteers to assist before and after the event. To volunteer, contact Jeanne Androvich at 575-2789 or by e-mail to email@example.com.