Aloha, The Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is ” to learn, revive, educate and practice those ancient Hawaiian skills and values as they relate to sailing canoes and the Hawaiian culture”. This is done by educational and sailing events for the public as well as a yearly racing series which connects the Hawaiian Islands.
The races start on the Big Island in April and end on Kauai in September. The fleet stops on Maui, Molokai, and Oahu along the way.
April 28, Keokea, Hawaii to Hana, Maui (Alenuihaha Challenge)
April 29, Hana to Kanaha Beach/ Kahului (Olukai Ho`olualea)
June 1, Kahului to Ka`anapali (Wa`a Kiakahi)
June 2, Community Service (Wa`a Kiakahi) rides at Ka’anapali Beach
June 3, Ka`anapali short races ( Maui Jim Shootout)
June 23 Ka’anapali to Kaunakakai, Molokai
June 24 Kaunakakai to Waimanalo, Oahu ( Waimanalo Canoe Festival)
July 15, Hakipu’u to Haleiwa ( Ka`au Moana Memorial Race )
August 18 Community Service, Haleiwa Beach
August 19 Haleiwa to Kalapaki Beach, Kauai (Na Holokai)
Sept 8- Community Service at Kalapaki Beach
Sept 9- Kauai South Coast, Kalapaki Beach to Waimea (Kendall Cup) ,
Above: Interview of HSCA President Ikaika Kinkaid 6/26/18