The 2014 International Haari Boat Festival will be held at the Wailoa State Park and river in Hilo, Hawai`i on August 15th through the16th, 2014
Friday, August 15, is reserved for team practice with the boats, but many other activities in Hilo are planned for later in the afternoon.
The official Haari Boat Races are scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Teams in three divisions compete for speed and cooperative skill in rowing the boats in tandem, to the beat of a gong at the rear of the boat. Prizes are awarded in each division.
Following the award ceremony, a post-race party and entertainment will be held until 8:30 P.M.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or a modifiction of policies and procedures to participate in this event should contact Festival Chairperson, Margaret Torigoe at (808) 895-0994, as soon as possible, but no later than August 8th, 2014.