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As many as five thousand people are expected to descend on Kona this week. They'll be there to watch or to paddle in what organizers call the largest outrigger canoe race in the world. HPR contributing reporter Sherry Bracken got details from officials of the sponsoring canoe club and has this report.

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A new long-distance canoe race is coming to Hawai'i Island this Saturday. It will not only provide paddling experience but will also benefit a significant historical site on the island.  HPR contributing reporter Sherry Bracken explains.

Molokai Hoe Canoe Race Gains Popularity

Oct 14, 2013
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Flickr / Kanaka Menehune

The 61st crossing of the annual men’s outrigger canoe race between Molokai and Oahu yesterday brought competitors from a broader range of ages and nationalities than ever. Catherine Cluett from The Molokai Dispatch has more.

Today was the final day of the three day Queen Lili'uokalani Canoe Races in Kailua-Kona. Day One was an 18-mile race, Day Two included shorter races, and today was a multi-skills challenge event. The long distance races now include more than 2,000 paddlers, both men and women. But it wasn't always that way. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains