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.
May 24, Rig canoes at “Bully Land”, Kealia Beach north of Sugar Beach Condos, North Kihei, Maui
May 25, Sail to Kahoolawe
May 26, Community Service, work day on Kahoolawe.
May 27, Sail to Ka’anapali
June 7, Shoreline Race at Ka’anapali
June 8, Community Service (Wa`a Kiakahi) rides at Ka’anapali Beach
June 9, Ka’anapali to Kaunakakai, Molokai
July 6, Kaunakakai to Waimanalo, Oahu ( Waimanalo Canoe Festival)
August 10, Haleiwa to Poipu, Kauai (Na Holokai)
Sept 7, Kendall Pacific Races, Poipu, Kauai
Sept 8, Kendall Pacific Races, Poipu, Kauai
Above: Interview of HSCA President Ikaika Kinkaid 6/26/18