Pacific Paddler magazine - October 2011 - (Page 6)

40th Annual Queen Liliuokalani races siasts gather at Kailua-Kona on the Big island of co-exist together in the small resort town, one traveling around the island on their hogs; the other group racing canoes between Kailua Bay tance canoe race, it started off with a handful of crews in 1972 as a way to train for the Na On Labor Day weekend, two groups of enthu- Hawaii, the bikers and the paddlers. Both groups and Honaunau. Now the world's largest long dis- Wahine O Ke Kai and the Molokai Hoe long dis- tance canoe races from the island of Molokai to the island of Oahu. Now paddlers come from all rigger canoe racing. over the world to participate and celebrate outThe main event that has brought paddlers from around the world is the 18 mile race to Honaunau from Kailua-Kona. This year the women had conditions with the wind behind them and small bumps helped make for fast times. Kalihi challenged. They won in 2:12:17. Host club Kai took the lead from the start and were never Kai Opua was second in 2:16:59 and Outrigger third, 2:18:51. One hundred thirty-seven crews took part. After the last women's crew finished (Wasabi Paddling club 55+ crossed the finish in 3:15.04), 144 men's crews got into position for the start of their race back to Kailua-Kona. It was a close race back between Livestrong and Wailea Canoe Club. Livestrong finished half-a-minute ahead in 1:52.26, Wailea was second, 1:53.03 6 Pacific Paddler - October 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Paddler magazine - October 2011

Pacific Paddler cover
HCRA States
40th Annual Queen Liliuokalani
Hui Waa score board
OHCRA score board
Peter Caldwell's Pics
Duke Kahanamoku
Dad Center
To ride Kalehuawehe
Honolulu Elks Keiki OceanFest
2012 IVF World Outrigger Sprint
Kailua Bay Ironman Challenge
Vancouver’s Oceanman
SCORA's endless summer
Super Aito
Watch out for Props
Voyages of Malolo
Core Strengthening for Paddlers

Pacific Paddler magazine - October 2011