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Kanalu K38 - Hawaiian struggle to adapt to NASBLA Standards

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KANALU K38 - Hawaiian Struggle to Adapt to National Association of  State Boating Law Administrators Standards


Hawai'i has faced a difficulty phase emerging in the boater education outreach to an professionally and standardized effort for safe and responsible boater education problems.

We will be discussing the ongoing problems and addressing the solutions that are in place, and how the shortfalls are compromised between separate agencies leadership, vision and accountability towards conformity.  Who is qualified to teach boating safety standards and who isn't?

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators is our lead guide to base our training programs from. All Kanalu K38 instructors are National Safe Boating Council certified educators.  Kanalu K38 has led the way for boating education in the Hawaiian islands since 2008. The National Safe Boating Council’s (NSBC) Instructor Training 

Course is designed to prepare instructor candidates to teach effective NASBLA-approved basic boating safety courses to recreational 
boaters nationwide

About Kanalu K38

To promote responsible boaters both recreational and occupational users through professional and approved boater education sanctions in association with National Safe Boating Council standards.



The NASBLA Model Act for Mandatory Boating Safety Education was originally adopted by the NASBLA Membership on September 13, 2000. In 2005, the NASBLA Education Committee approved and recommended an updated version as part of the Association’s Model Act Revision and Standardization Project. 
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