Duke's OceanFest 2019

August 17-25, 2019

Duke's OceanFest, Waikīkī’s premier ocean sports festival, will take place August 17 to 25. This week long festival honors the enduring legacy of the legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, an Olympic champion, surfing pioneer and expert canoe paddler, Duke was revered worldwide as an accomplished waterman and Hawai‘i’s Ambassador of Aloha.

Now in its 18th year, Duke’s OceanFest features a series of fun and exciting ocean and beach competitions and special events held the week of Duke Kahanamoku’s birthday anniversary (August 24, 1890). Most competitions and events are taking place at Queen’s Surf on Kūhiō Beach in Waikīkī, a favorite surfing spot of Duke and home to the magnificent statue honoring his lifetime of achievements and furthering the Aloha Spirit.

As Duke would have wanted, Duke’s OceanFest is presented as a joyous celebration of ocean sports and aloha for all, offering a variety of competitions and events for participants of different ages and skill levels, including the physically

All competitions, events and exhibit booths for Duke’s OceanFest are being staged at Kūhiō Beach, Queen’s Surf in Waikīkī, fronting Duke Kahanamoku’s statue, unless noted otherwise. The schedule is subject to change. Please visit www.dukesoceanfest.com for updated information.

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