Industry News 8/25/2015

EVENT: King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel Partners with Queen Lili'uokalani Outrigger Canoe Races

Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is proud to partner with Queen Lili?uokalani Outrigger Canoe Races for the ‘world’s largest long distance canoe races’ from Thursday, September 3, 2015 through Monday, September 7, 2015. 

As the official hotel for the prestigious paddling event, King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach will be a hub of energy during the five-day event, which attracts paddlers from throughout the Hawaiian Islands, the U.S. Mainland and abroad. 


General Manager of Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, Jack Hu, said that “we feel honored to be part of this longstanding community event that shines a global spotlight on the role that paddling continues to play in Hawai?i’s culture today.”

The Queen Lili?uokalani Outrigger Canoe Races consists of the Hulakai OC4 (4 person canoes) Sprint Relay Race, the Wa’a Kauahi (single hull canoes) race, the Wa’a Kaulua (double hull canoes), the OC1 (one person) and OC2 (two person), the teen division (single hull canoes) and Stand-Up Paddleboard Race. 

The Ali’I Challenge Race (single hull canoes with 12-person team and two mixed crew) will conclude the Queen Lili’uokalani Outrigger Canoe Races on Monday, September 7, 2015. 

To be in the heart of the action, stay where the paddlers do! Contact Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel at (808) 329-2911 or Toll-Free at 800-367-2111 or visit http://www.konabeachhotel.com/

For more information about the Queen Lili?uokalani Outrigger Canoe Races visit https://www.kaiopua.org/