Plan to spend the long weekend on the Garden Island!

Enjoy an informal group ride along the island’s east side, along the bike path and out to the Kilauea overlook. 40-miles (with shorter options) out&back, with a smoothie stop along the way. Meet at Lydgate Beach Park in Wailua at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 28, 2018.  For details call (808) 639-9018.

See spectacular views of the North Shore on Monday's group ride.

See spectacular views of the North Shore on Monday’s group ride.

Owned by cycling chef John Ferguson and wife Chris, Kalaheo Cafe color logoKalaheo Cafe is a great spot for coffee, smoothies, ono breakfast, healthy lunch, and delicious dinner. Tradewind Cycling Team members and racers from O’ahu and other locales  gather here the evening before the hill climb to carbo load. On the makai side of the highway in Kalaheo, midway between Lihu`e and Kekaha. Your waitress may even be a former podium girl.
MAHALO NUI to Kalaheo Cafe for providing post-race food since 2012, and water bottle underwriting in 2011.


Cyclist owned, The Garden Island Inn offers reasonable rates. Near Lihu`e Airport, in Nawiliwili, across Kalapaki Beach. Visit
or call (800) 648-0154 or
(808) 245-7227.

Waimea / Westside lodging info:

Start Line Guest Cottage — Race volunteers Barbara and David offer the closest bed to the P2M start, at their Hale Ho`omaka in Kekaha. For nightly and weekly rates, email or call (808) 651-2488.

Hale Ho`omaka guest cottage

Hui o Laka manages inexpensive dorm-style, historic, restored 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp, located right by the P2M finish line. It’s easy to become a member then be able to reserve the barracks. Great for teams on a budget. Visit for lodging forms and rules, or call (808)335-9975.

The historic CCC Camp is very near the P2M finish line.