The 61st crossing of the annual men’s outrigger canoe race between Molokai and Oahu yesterday brought competitors from a broader range of ages and nationalities than ever. Catherine Cluett from The Molokai Dispatch has more.
Today was the final day of the three day Queen Lili'uokalani Canoe Races in Kailua-Kona. Day One was an 18-mile race, Day Two included shorter races, and today was a multi-skills challenge event. The long distance races now include more than 2,000 paddlers, both men and women. But it wasn't always that way. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains
A number of Hawaiian voyaging canoes are preparing for a long sea journey -- a worldwide voyage. That trip starts next year, but in the meantime the canoes and crew members are doing work here in the islands. And some of them have been spending time on Hawaii Island. HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.