The much anticipated Kona long distance race is this weekend. Racers from around the world will descend on the big island to race and share memories. The race has expanded into several races and fun events and is a "must do" on every paddler's bucket list.
World’s Biggest Outrigger Canoe Race
By SHERRY BRACKEN • AUG 29, 2017
As many as five thousand people are expected to descend on Kona this week. They'll be there to watch or to paddle in what organizers call the largest outrigger canoe race in the world. HPR contributing reporter Sherry Bracken got details from officials of the sponsoring canoe club and has this report.