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Kailua Pier was mostly blocked off to the public Saturday, but the Kona Aggressor and BodyGlove still were running their tours from the pier. Families also were enjoying Kaiakeokua Beach. State assessment crews are arriving Sunday. (Hawaii 24/7 photo by Karin Stanton)

Cultural events usher in outrigger race

MEDIA RELEASE More than 2,500 outrigger canoe paddlers from around the world gather Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in Kailua Village to compete at the 44th Annual Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races. Noted Hawaiian Historian and Artist Herb Kane once said “…the wa‘a [canoe] shaped the Hawaiian people physically, intellectually and spiritually as much as […]

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Moku O Hawaii Canoe Racing Championships in Hilo Bay Saturday (July 14). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

2014 Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races (Aug. 28-Sept 1)

MEDIA RELEASE As canoes line up across Kailua Bay for the start of the 43rd Annual Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races Saturday, Aug. 30, it will be the tale of the Hawaiian koa canoe that is whispered across the starting line. Last year, after a dry spell longer than most paddlers can remember, […]

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