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42nd Queen Lili'uokalani Long Distance Canoe Races, Aug. 30 – Sept. 2

Kona, Hawaii – The 42nd Annual Queen Lili’uokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races starts Labor Day holiday weekend, Friday August 30 through Monday September 2, 2013. The world’s largest long distance canoe race is organized and hosted by Kai Opua Canoe Club, started 1929 in Kona. The Queen’s Race attracts 6-person crews from Hawaii, all


VIDEO: Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Race

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii: This is what it looks like just after sunrise on the shore of Kamakahonu Bay just before the start of the Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Race. More than 2,000 outrigger canoe paddlers from around the world came to Kona this year, including crews from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Tahiti,

41st Queen Lili’uokalani Long Distance Canoe Race set for Sept. 1-3

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii: Some advance publicity on the famous Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Race from the Kai Opua Canoe Club, the organizers and hosts of the event: Where do the world’s best ocean paddlers gather every Labor Day Weekend? In Kona, Hawai’i at the Queen Lili’uokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races. The world’s largest