Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Race brings paddlers from around the world to Big Island

  • Kaikea Nakachi/Special to WHT Red Bull Wa'a has won three consecutive titles at the Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Race.

KAILUA-KONA — Queen Liliuokalani race week has arrived, as paddlers from around the globe congregate in Kona for the world’s largest long-distance outrigger canoe race.