WTCʻS LONG DISTANCE CANOE RACE

02.24.18 - SATURDAY - WAIMEA LANDING

​8:00 AM - NOON (AWARDS CEREMONY AT 1:00 PM)

​Traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoes race along the Waimea shoreline competing in the Century (+300), Half-Century (+150) and Quarter Century (+75) Divisions for men, women and mixed crews. ​  ​Lunch provided for all paddlers. Spectators enjoy FREE admission.

For additional info, please contact Dana Miyaki at 808-332-7625.

SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

02.22-25.18 - THU thru SUN - WAIMEA ATHLETIC FIELD

​5 - 9 PM (THU & FRI); 8 AM - 5 PM (SAT); 8 AM - 2:30 PM (SUN)

​Teams from across Hawaiʻi compete in a double elimination tournament (ASA rules with a few modifications). Admission for spectators is FREE. Additional games at Faye Park in Kekaha.

For additional info, please contact Don Ouderkirk at 808-482-0886 or donald.ouderkirk@yahoo.com.

competitions & contests

fun run (10k, 5k, 2k races)

02.24.18 - SATURDAY - WAIMEA plantation cottages

​7:00 AM start time

​The 41st Annual Captain Cook Caper Run benefits Waimea High Schoolʻs JROTC Program. Cost is $30/Adults and $25/Students (17 years and younger). Register online or at the Heritage of Aloha Hoʻolauleʻa (Old Waimea Mill Site) on Friday (2.23.18) from 4:30 -10:00 pm. Late Registration is $40. Check-in 5:30 to 6:30 am.  For additional info, please contact Major_Aguilar@hotmail.com.

WAIMEA ROUND UP RODEO

02.23-25.18 - FRI thru SUN - THE FRIENDSHIP DO RANCH

​9 AM - 5:30 PM (FRI & SAT); 9 AM - 3:00 PM (SUN)

​The largest traditional rodeo in all of the Hawaiian Islands features events like the Paniolo Poʻowalu and Double Mugging which are unique to Hawaiʻi Rodeos. Admission on Friday is free. $5/Adult and $3/Child (5-12 years). Buy admission for Saturday, get free admission on Sunday.

For additional info, please contact Kevin Blackstad at 808-645-1510 or kelkob@hawaii.rr.com.

3-on-3 basketball tournament

02.23-24.18 - FRI & Sat - courts at waimea canyon park

​6 - 9 PM (FRI) & 9 AM - 4:00 PM (Sat)

​This is the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the island and benefits the Westside Basketball Club. The cost is $10/player (school division) and $25/player (adult division). Late registration is at 5pm on Friday for adult male teams. Youth Teamsʻ late registration is 8 am on Saturday.​  ​For additional info, please contact Dino Pabre at 808-286-2064.

SUPER DUPER 2ʻS ICE CREAM EATING CONTEST

02.24.18 - SATURDAY - OLD WAIMEA SUGAR MILL SITE

​NOON @ Heritage of aloha hoʻolauleʻa

​Super Duper 2ʻs Ice Cream Eating Contest is FREE to participate. Sign up at 11:30 am next to the big stage at the Heritage of Aloha Hoʻolauleʻa. Age categories are as follows: (1) 5 to 8 years old; (2) 9 to 15 years old; (3) 16 to 25 years old; (4) 26 to 35 years old; (5) 36 to 54 years old; and (6) 55+ years and older.​ For additional info, please contact Lisa Johnston at 808-652-7984.

SCOTTYʻS MUSIC ʻUKULELE CONTEST

02.25.18 - SUNDAY - WAIMEAʻs old SUGAR MILL SITE

​1:00 PM @ heritage of aloha hoʻolauleʻa

Rules are (1) 3 minutes maximum per song; (2) 1 song per entry; (3) Soloists only, no groups allowed; (4) Judged on presentation, tone, showmanship, difficulty of song and overall performance. Only ʻukulele talent will be judged (not singing). Age groups: Up to 6th grade; 7th to 9th grade; 10th to 12th grade; and Adults. All entries will win a prize. ʻUkulele awarded to 1st place winners AND to the "Best ʻUkulele Picker" in memory of Byron Hahn-Morin.

 For additional info, please contact Carrie Newcomb at 808-634-0815.

PANIOLO HAT LEI CONTEST

02.23-24.18 - FRI & Sat - WEST KAUAʻI VISITOR CENTER

​7 - 9 AM ENTRIES DUE; 12 - 6 PM (FRI) & 10 AM - 4:00 PM (Sat)

Make lei appropriate for cowboy hats and enter 1 of 2 categories: "Most Beautiful" (use only fresh materials) and "Most Unique" (any material is acceptable). Awards will be given at 3:30 pm on Saturday. Lei become the property of the Visitorʻs Center and sold to benefit their programs.  ​

For additional info, please contact Aletha Kaohi at 808-338-1332.

MĀNĀ TIME TRIAL - BIKE RACE

02.18.18 - SUNDAY - MACARTHUR BEACH PARK

​9:00 am start time

​The Mānā Time Trial is a competitive bicycle road race for cyclists and triathletes. This 10.8 miles TT starts and ends at MacArthur Park at Kekaha Beach and is open to ages 10 years and older.  ​For additional info, please contact Mary Williamson at p2mKauai@gmail.com or visit pedaltothemeadow.com