KIALOA Paddles make beautiful, innovative, handmade paddles produced in the USA since 1991. Their line of paddles includes outrigger racing canoe paddles, stand up paddle boarding paddles, and dragon boat paddles. Whether you appreciate the beauty of a natural hand shaped wood paddle or the cutting edge in carbon and composite performance paddles, KIALOA will provide you with the equipment you need.
Here is a breakdown of what we feel are the best paddle available on the market today from newbie to pro!
KIALOA Adjustable Paddles – are the first to use the LeverLock adjustable system. This slick and easy system has revolutionized adjustable paddles, making them waterproof and airtight, as well as durable and light.
The Pupu Adjustable features the revolutionary LeverLock® adjustable system. A lever integrated into the Ergo-Palm grip makes this system as sleek as it is simple. Just open the lever, find your height on the graph, line up the center line with the arrows, and firmly close the lever. The Pupu Adjustable is the perfect paddle when you want to adjust on the fly or share with a friend.
The Hapa Adjustable is the mid-range paddle of KIALOA’s Adjustable IKAIKA™ Series of SUP paddles. Our IKAIKA Series draws its strength from revolutionary Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic (CFRT®) Technology which adds the performance benefits of carbon and glass fibers to the strength of thermoplastic polymers, creating amazingly lightweight yet virtually indestructible paddles at an incredible price.
The Hapa is the perfect blend of strength, weight and value for any paddler. The Hapa is available with two blade sizes. The Large has a width of 8 3/4 inches and is great for all-around recreational paddling the Small at 7 1/2inches is ideal for the smaller paddler.
The LauLau is the strongest and lightest paddle of KIALOA’s Adjustable IKAIKA™ Series of SUP paddles. Our IKAIKA Series draws its strength from revolutionary Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic (CFRT®) Technology which adds the performance benefits of carbon fibers to the strength of thermoplastic polymers, creating amazingly lightweight yet virtually indestructible paddles at an incredible price.
The LauLau Adjustable is the ultimate in durability and performance for those who demand the most from their paddle. The LauLau Adjustable is available in two blade sizes. The small has a width of 7 1/2 inches is perfect for the smaller paddler or surfing and the large is 8 3/4 inches and ideal for all around recreational paddling.
Full Carbon Performance Series– For more than 20 years, we have been known for our top-of-the-line high performance paddles. Our full carbon paddles are still the ones to have when only the best will do. Engineered with an ideal strength-to-weight ratio to perform for our top athletes, each paddle features an ovalized tapered carbon shaft, a carbon PowerARC™ blade design with a10-degree bend and a carbon Ergo-T. With each stroke you will feel a clean sharp catch and energy efficient stiffness to power you through the water.
The Methane is our best selling paddle for surf. If charging the local surf break is your thing, then the Methane is the stand up paddle for you. Inspired by surfboard shaper Blane “Methane” Chambers, the 8″ wide blade is perfect for quick starts and turns necessary for maneuvering an SUP board in the surf.
Versatile, like legendary waterman Mel Puu, the Shaka Puu will serve you well in all SUP disciplines: distance racing, surfing, and fitness paddling. It features a larger blade that better fits the male paddler.