Bankoh Molokai Hoe
Past Winners and Times

The race course has changed seven times since 1952. The record for the current course is 4:53.02 set by Lanikai Canoe Club in 1995. Tahiti's Faaa Canoe Club was the first to break the five hour mark when they finished in 4:55.27 in 1994. Historically, Waikiki Surf Club won the event 12 times: 1953, '55, '58, '59, '60, '61, '62, '63, '66, '69, '72 and '73. Outrigger Canoe Club has won the race 15 times: 1956, '65, '67 '68, '75, '77, '79, '80, '83, '84, '86, '87 and '88,90 and 91.

Courses Through The Years

Hale O Lono to Fort DeRussy, 40.8-miles: 1995: Lanikai Canoe Club, Oahu 4:53.03 1994: Faaa Outrigger Canoe Club, Tahiti 5:02.50 1993: Faaa Outrigger Canoe Club, Tahiti 4:55.27 1992: Panamuna Canoe Club, Australia 5:30.57 1991: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu 5:39.15 1990: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu 5:19.38 1989: Offshore Canoe Club, Calif., 5:06.29 1988: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:08:11 1987: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:32.46 1986: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:27.45 1985: Illinois Brigade, Illinois, 5:33.04 1984: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:18.19 1983: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:45.09 1982: Offshore Canoe Club, Calif., 6:08.35 1981: Offshore Canoe Club, Calif., 5:25.01 1980: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:52.26 1979: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:43.52 Hale O Lono to Fort DeRussy Around Wreck Buoy, 41.01 Miles: 1978: Blazing Paddles, Calif. 5:43.52 Hale O Lono to Magic Island, 41.46 Miles: 1977: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:55.00 Kaunakakai to Magic Island, 55.60 Miles: 1976: Te Oropaa, Tahiti, 7:53.40 Hale O Lono to Moana Hotel, 40.41 Miles: 1975: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:39.07 1974, Lanikai Canoe Club, Oahu, 6:18.55 Kaunakakai to Sans Souci Beach, 53.32 Miles: 1973: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 8:00.00 Hale O Lono to Hilton Hawaiian Village, 40.8 Miles: 1972: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 6:01.46 1971: Healani Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:51.02 1970: Healani Canoe Club, Oahu, 6:24.00 1969: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 6:38.26 1968: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:55.16 1967: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 6:03.09 1966: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 6:37.13 1965: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 6:48.57 1964: Kailua Civic Canoe Club,Oahu, 5:56.00 1963: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 6:40.00 Kawaikiu to Hilton Hawaiian Village, 38.96 Miles: 1962: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 7:04.00 1961: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 7:48.00 1960: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 5:29.00 1959: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 6:09.00 1958: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 6:32.00 1957: Kai Oni Canoe Club, Oahu, 5:56.00 1956: Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, 7:54.00 Kawakiu to Moana Hotel, 38.2 Miles: 1955: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 7:09.40 1954: Hui Nalu, Oahu, 6:05.00 1953: Waikiki Surf Club, Oahu, 8:53.00 1952: Kukui O Lanikaula, Molokai, 8:55.00

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