Us for an exciting celebration of Okinawan Culture in Hilo,
August 19th through 20th for the 2016 International Haari Boat
Festival and Races!
International Haari Boat Festival
State Park and River, Hilo Hawaii
- Pre-Race Program & Parade of Teams
Race is a fun event requiring cooperative efforts in
rowing the boats in tandem to the beat of a gonger at
the front of the boat.
of awards will commense right after the winners are
declared. A first place trophy and prizes will be awarded.
All teams participating will get an award.
- Country Store
Plate lunches, Bento
Okinawan Soba Noodles
for the After Race Party and T-shirts will be available by
by Hui Okinawa,
an International cultural organization promoting Okinawan
culture and relationships worldwide, the races will be held
on the beautiful Wailoa River in downtown Hilo, on Hawai`i's
Hilo is easy from anywhere in the world! Click on the links
below to learn more about the Big Island. Any of our sponsors
and community supporters can help you make your trip to
Hilo a wonderful travel and sporting adventure!