Cultural in Moloka'i

Molokaʻi Ka Hula Piko

As Molokaʻi is known as the birthplace of hula, its three-day hula festival has some profound roots. It opens with a solemn ceremony at 3am at Puʻu Nana (the site of Hawaii's first hula school), followed by a festiv…
Cultural in Moloka'i

Ka Molokaʻi Makahiki

The ancient makahiki festival, held after the year's main harvest was complete, is still celebrated on Moloka‘i. It features traditional ceremonies, an Olympics-esque competition of ancient Hawaiian sports, as well …
Sports in Moloka'i

Molokaʻi Hoe

Grueling outrigger canoe race from remote Hale O Lono Point, with close to 200 six-person teams paddling furiously across the 41-mile Kaʻiwi Channel to Oʻahu. Best time (2011): four hours, 30 minutes, 54 seconds by …
Sports in Moloka'i

Na Wahine O Ke Kai

Much the same as the Molokaʻi Hoe, but with all-female teams. Best time (2008): five hours, 22 minutes, five seconds.