slideshow-Sailing canoeSaturday beach-goers and surfers greeted finishers of the Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association race from O`ahu to Kaua`i. The a non-profit organization’s mission is ” to learn, revive, educate and practice those ancient Hawaiian skills and values as they relate to sailing canoes and the Hawaiian culture”.

The Association’s race season begins on Big Island in April and continues throughout the Hawaiian Chain, culminating in September.  The fleet stops on Maui, Moloka`i, and O`ahu along the way.

Olukai (yellow sail) finished first, Mauai Jim, second and White Orchid Weddings (WOW) third.