Duke's Oceanfest

Duke's Oceanfest
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2022 from 7:00am to 9:00pm
Various Locations in Honolulu, HI

Hawaii's Premier Ocean Sports Festival

The annual Duke’s OceanFest Watersports Festival, held on the shores of Waikiki, celebrates Duke Kahanamoku’s life, athletic contributions and spirit with a variety of lifestyle sports disciplines that represent Duke Kahanamoku’s legacy and the culture of Hawai’i: Surfing, Swimming, Paddleboard Racing, Menehune Surfing, Surfboard Water Polo, Foil Surfing, Beach Volleyball, and Hawaii’s only Dog Surfing Competition! Festivities throughout the week also include cultural, hula, film and music presentations.

Schedule of Events:

7AM - 8AM: Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Sunrise Birthday Lei Draping

The 132nd anniversary of Duke Kahanamoku’s birthday is honored with a special morning ceremony, featuring the decorating of his statue with beautiful fresh flower lei. Location: Duke Kahanamoku Statue.

Location: Duke Kahanamoku Statue

8AM - 5PM: Pacifico Longboard Classic

In memory of legendary waterman who have recently passed: Greg Noll, Joe Quigg, Ben Aipa, and Derek Ho.

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Location: Kuhio Beach / Queen's Surf

8AM - 5PM: Outrigger Hotels & Resorts Legends Surf Invitational

During the first day of this special pro-style surf competition, sponsored teams of amateur surfers are matched with the sport’s legends in a one-of-a-kind surf meet.

Location: Kuhio Beach / Queen's Surf

10AM - 2PM: Head High World of Foil Team Challenge

Duke’s OceanFest and Head High Wines are proud to announce the “Head High Foil Challenge.”. A new sport quickly gaining in popularity, hydrofoiling is a captivating blend of physics and surfing. Come watch the best foilers’ in the Islands surf and fly over the waves at the iconic Queen’s beach. Limited to Six Teams of 5 foil riders per team. Contact info@dukesoceanfest.com for more information.

Location: Kuhio Beach / Queen's Surf

5PM - 9PM: Beyond The Sport - Joey Cabell: The Legend of Surf

The story of the legendary championship surfer who helped revolutionize the sport in the 1960s in Hawaii, while becoming the ultimate renaissance man as a world-class sailor, skier, and entrepreneur in launching the famous “Chart House” restaurant brand.

Location: Hawaii Theater