Queen Liliuokalani Outrigger Canoe Races set to run Thursday through Monday

  • The 2022 Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races are set to begin Thursday, Sept. 1. Races will be held through Monday, with the Signature Long Distance Canoe Race scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. in Kailua Bay. (Kai Opua Canoe Club/Courtesy Photo)

  • Courtesy photo/West Hawaii Today)

For the first time since 2019, paddlers will return to Kona’s waters to compete in the Queen Liliuokalani Outrigger Canoe Races.