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 May and end on Kauai in September. The fleet stops on Maui, Molokai, and Oahu along the way.
May 20, Rig canoes at Keokea Park, Hawaii Island
May 21, Race to Hana
May 22, Race to Kahului
June 3, Race to Ka’anapali Beach
June 4, Community Service (Wa`a Kiakahi) rides at Ka’anapali Beach
June 5, Race: Ka’anapali to Waimanalo, Oahu
July 9, Waaimanalo to Kahana
July 10, Kahana to Haleiwa
August 19, rig at Haleiwa
August 20, Haleiwa to Nawiliwili, Kauai ( Na Holo Kai)
September 10, Nawiliwili to Waimea
Above: Interview of HSCA President Ikaika Kinkaid 6/26/18