- Sunday, 09/01
The world's largest long distance canoe race, attended by paddlers from all over the world. Two days of racing: The single-hull canoe races will be on Saturday, followed by double hull and one-person canoe races on Sunday.
This annual festival, which features the greats of slack key guitar, will be held at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa Convention Center from 12-6pm. Food and drink will be available for purchase; no outside food or beverages allowed. Free admission.