Queen Lili'uokalani Canoe Races

September 2, 2021 through September 5, 2021

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Race Officials Scale Back 2021 Queen Liliuokalani Canoe Race to Big Island Paddling Crews Only

Kona, Hawaii (July 30, 2021) - As COVID 19 cases continue to rise, the Queen Liliuokalani Canoe Race Officials are saddened to announce that participation in the 2021 race will be limited to Big Island padd...

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2021 Queen Liliuokalani Race Update

Aloha kakou,

Kai`Opua is excited about the possibility of hosting the 49th Queen Lili`uokalani canoe races the weekend of September 4th, 2021.

Like all of you, we are looking forward to being back in the canoes and are planning to honor Queen Liliuokalani again here in Kona with races...

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Special 2021 Room Rates for the King Kamehameha Hotel


The room block for the Courtyard King Kamehamehas Kona Beach Hotel is now open and accepting bookings until August 1, 2021. Please see the information below. You can also call the hotel directly at 808-329-2911 to make a reservation.

Heres your reservation link your guests...

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Our Sponsors

Kai 'Opua Canoe Club would like to thank all those who participate each year in the Queen Lili'uokalani race and it doesn't go without saying that this event would not be possible without the assistance of our generous sponsors. Each year, we rely upon these sponsors to continue to support the race and we also invite new sponsors to come on board.

If you would like to talk to us about sponsorship opportunities for the Queen Lili'uokalani Canoe Race - please Contact Us for more information.

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