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Lanikai continues Macfarlane dominance

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Allison Wallace, left, Katrina Molenda, Liz Bills, Avery Munoz and Melanie Hutchison celebrated their victory in the women’s novice A race. The Macfarlane Regatta is the only wave race on the Oahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association schedule and is the oldest outrigger canoe race in the world, getting its start in 1943 on Waikiki Beach.

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Women paddle out a quarter of a mile during the Fourth of July Outrigger Canoe Clubճ annual Walter J. Macfarlane Memorial Canoe Regatta. The Macfarlane Regatta is the only wave race on the Oahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association schedule and is the oldest outrigger canoe race in the world, getting its start in 1943 on Waikiki Beach, Tuesday July 4, 2017 in Honolulu, Hi.

In continuing the tradition of what used to be known as the “Water Carnival” in the 1940s, outrigger canoe paddlers perpetuated the passion — and fun — that was rekindled throughout the 75th running of the Walter J. Macfarlane Regatta Tuesday at Waikiki Beach. Read more

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