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Suspension of Liberty Challenge for 2017

Suspension of Liberty Challenge for 2017

| September 13, 2016

New York Outrigger is suspending the Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge for 2017, as our current location is slated for construction in the coming year. Mahalo to all the athletes who participated in the Liberty Challenge and to Hawaiian Airlines for their amazing support of outrigger canoe paddling. After two decades of hosting the Liberty Challenge, See More

Educational Programming at the 2016 Liberty Challenge

Educational Programming at the 2016 Liberty Challenge

| June 3, 2016

New York Outrigger is proud to partner with Hudson River Park and the Polynesian Voyaging Society to provide a myriad of educational programming for school-aged children at the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. The Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge welcomes familes to join us on June 11th at the Malama Honua Village at Hudson River Park’s See More

April Cantor

April Cantor

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

April Cantor spent a summer in Hawaii 2004 to study lomi lomi massage from Aunty Margaret on the Big Island of Hawaii. It was on that trip she learned she had a passion for making various fresh flower and ti leaf leis.  When she returned to NYC and wishing to keep the aloha spirit alive, April started See More

Cook Islands Tourism Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

Cook Islands Tourism Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

| March 13, 2016

New York Outrigger is proud to announce Cook Islands Tourism as a Krevey Level Sponsor for the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. Learn more about the Cook Islands at the Liberty festival on June 11 at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26. About the Cook Islands Still largely undiscovered by North Americans, this is a destination of See More

Patagonia Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

Patagonia Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

| March 4, 2016

New York Outrigger is proud to announce Patagonia as an Ohia Level Sponsor for the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. Patagonia will host the Hōkūle‘a Storytellers Evening at their Soho store on Thursday, June 9, which kicks off the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. About Patagonia Patagonia is dedicated to building the best products with the least See More

Puakea Designs Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

Puakea Designs Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

| February 27, 2016

New York Outrigger is proud to announce Puakea Designs as a Krevey level sponsor for the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. Check out Puakea Designs line of paddling products at the Liberty Festival on June 11. About Puakea Designs Johnny Puakea is the founder of Puakea Designs, an innovative paddlesport design company that delivers products See More

Kialoa Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

Kialoa Supports the 2016 Liberty Challenge

| February 21, 2016

New York Outrigger is proud to announce Kialoa as a Krevey Sponsor for the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. First Place crews in the Unlimited Division will receive a Kialoa paddle for each crew member! (excludes Mixed Race). About Kialoa KIALOA, manufacturer of innovative products for paddlers including Stand Up Paddles and Boards, Outrigger Paddles, Dragon See More

Hawaiian Airlines Continues Title Sponsorship for 2016

Hawaiian Airlines Continues Title Sponsorship for 2016

| January 21, 2016

New York Outrigger is pleased to announce that Hawaiian Airlines will continue as title sponsor for the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. Their partnership has helped make the Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge the largest Pacific Islands festival on the East Coast and one of the most competitive outrigger races in the world. Hawaiian Airlines’ partnership See More

2016 Hotel Sponsor Marriott Downtown

2016 Hotel Sponsor Marriott Downtown

| January 4, 2016

New York Outrigger is pleased to announce that the Marriott Downtown hotel will provide discounted lodging for the 2016 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge.  Discounted rooms are available for check-in as early as Thursday, June 9 and checkout as late as Monday, June 13, 2016. Reservations must be booked by May 12, 2016 to be eligible for the discounted rate. The See More

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