Hawaii Ocean Swimming Events

2014 Swim Schedule (2015)

Race Applications

Race entry forms may be downloaded from our website. The links for the forms are next to the race description. Make sure to fill out all of the form fields and SIGN the application. Mail the completed form and a check in the appropriate amount to the address on the form. Please notice the early registration date; late entries will be subject to a late fee.

International applicants should fill out the entry application, scan and email the form to the Race Director. When you arrive for the race, you will need sign the application and pay for the race in US dollars.

Many races can also be entered online through Active.com. Links for Active entries are included in the table, below, when available.

Please note that the Race Schedule is subject to change. Questions about Ocean Races? E-mail the Race Director

Prior Years' Race Results

DateDay of
Jan 12SunMagic Island Biathlon - results: (overall) (age group)(team)
Feb 9SunValentine's Day Biathlon - results:(overall) (age group)(team)
Apr 5
Apr 12
SatFREE Swim Clinic at the University of Hawaii
Apr 12SatFin Swim at Ala Moana Beach Park (results)
May 3SatFREE Swim Clinic at the University of Hawaii
May 10SatOutrigger Invitational Swim - results: (overall) (age group)
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Jun 7SatKaimana Beach Swim Clinic
May 24
Jun 21
SatPopoia Swim (Kailua Beach) - results: long course (overall) (age group) short course (overall) (age group)
26th Annual 2014 North Shore Swim Series
Four-Race Series Results
Jun 14SatAloha Salads Summer Sprint (1 mile)
   results:  (overall)  (age group)
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Jun 28SatCholo's Waimea Bay Swim (1.2 miles)
   results:  (overall) (age group)
Jul 12SatJACO Chun's to Waimea (1.6 miles)
   results:  (overall) (age group)
Jul 26Sat Laniakea to Pua'ena Point (1.9 miles)
   results:  (overall) (age group)
Aug 9SatJamba Juice North Shore Challenge (2.3 miles)  CANCELLED
   Info on cancellation: (PDF)
   Info on decision to not reschedule: (PDF)
Jul 26SatHanalei Bay Swim Challenge − North Shore Kauai − results:   (pier) (1000 m) (3000 m)
Aug 23SatDuke's Waikiki Ocean Mile − results: (overall)(age group)
Aug 23 Sat Turtle Bay Biathlon (results)
Sept 1MonWaikiki Roughwater Swim − (results)
Sept 6SatNorth Shore 5K Swim & Relay
 - results: (overall) (age group) (teams) (fins)
Sep 21SunWaikiki Swim Club's Annual Benefit & Guess Your Time Swim (1 or 2 miles) −  results: (PDF)
Oct 18SatFREE Swim/Stroke Clinic, Saturday October 18, 2014, 9 am to 10:30 am, Duke Kahanamoku Pool, University of Hawaii
Nov 2SunHui o Ko'olaupoko Makai to Mauka Fundraiser for watershed protection. Outrigger, SUP and Swim Race, Kailua Bay − results: (overall) (age group)
Nov 22 Sat YMCA Turkey Swim − Ala Moana Beach Park (1K or 2K) − results: (2K overall) (2K age group) (1K overall) (1K age group)
Dec 6SatChristmas Biathlon − results: (overall) (age group) (teams)
Dec 7Sun2014 Thirty-Third Possibly Annual Hawaiian Christmas Loong Distance Invitational Rough-H2 O Swim − results: (overall)(age group)

DateDay of
Jan 11SunMagic Island Biathlon (PDF) (Active.com) Course map: (PDF)
Early entry closes 6 pm Jan 2, 2015
Feb 15SunValentine's Day Biathlon (PDF) (Active.com) Course map: (PDF)
Early entry closes 6 pm Feb 6, 2015
Apr 11SatFin Swim at Ala Moana Beach Park
27th Annual 2015 North Shore Swim Series
Five Race Series Spanning Oahu's Famous North Shore
The 7-Mile Miracle
Jun 13SatAloha Salads Summer Sprint (1 mile)
Jun 27SatCholo's Waimea Bay Swim (1.2 miles)
Jul 11SatJACO Chun's to Waimea (1.6 miles)
Jul 25SatLaniakea to Pua'ena Point (1.9 miles)
Aug 8SatJamba Juice North Shore Challenge (2.3 miles)

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Key Links for Races:

2015 Box Jellyfish Days: (~8-11 days after full moon)

Note that these dates are estimates; check with lifeguards for current status.

1st day of influx is usually on the 8th or 9th day after the full moon, lasting 2 or 3 days. Exact arrival timing and magnitude vary month to month.

Jan 12-15, Feb 11-14, Mar 13-16, Apr 12-15, May 11-14, Jun 10-13, Jul 9-12, Aug 8-11, Sep 6-9, Oct 5-8, Nov 4-7, Dec 3-6

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The Annual Humu Cup

  • The Humu Cup is awarded to a WSC member, 18 or older (masters), who achieves the most points over course of the year.
  • Jr. Humu Cup is open to all junior swimmers (WSC membership not required), 17 and below, using the same criteria as masters.

2013 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Miki David
  • Junior Humu: Lia Foster
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Gail Grabowsky
  • Male Swimmer of Year: Ernie Leskovitz
  • Spirit of Humu: Valisa Saunders

2012 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Miki David & Uli Klinke
  • Junior Humu: Rebecca Walton
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Lori Auhill
  • Male Swimmer of Year: Bill Burgess
  • Spirit of Humu: Jada London
  • Outstanding Swimmer: Diane Stowell

2011 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Alton Motobu
  • Junior Humu: Kacy Johnson
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Diane Corn
  • Male Swimmer of Year: Karl Kawauchi
  • Spirit of Humu: Punkin Burgess

2010 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Jana Pittichova
  • Junior Humu: Jayson Hagii
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Jennifer Stabrylla
  • Male Swimmer of Year: Bill Goding
  • Spirit of Humu: Alton Motobu and Steve Rudolph

2009 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Ashton Schrock
  • Junior Humu: Rachel Randall
  • Female Swimmer of Decade: Linda Kaiser
  • Male Swimmer of Decade: Ernie Leskovitz
  • Spirit of Humu: Suilan Ellsworth

2008 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Marie Wagner
  • Junior Humu: Shanell Choi
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Linda Kaiser
  • Male Swimmer of Year: Ernie James
  • Spirit of Humu: Jim & Pat Wiencke

Points are awarded for the following 13 events:

  • Magic Island Biathlon
  • Valentine's Day Biathlon
  • Christmas Biathlon
  • Fin Swim, Popoia Swim, Duke's Swim
  • North Shore Swim Series (all 5 races)
  • Waikiki Rough Water Swim
  • Double Rough Water (Dec)

Points are earned as follows:

  • Individual events; 1st 10; 2nd 9; 3rd 8; 4th or higher 7
  • Team events; 1st 5; 2nd 4; 3rd or higher 3
  • Top 3 Overall winners get 1st place points
  • Masters may earn up to 10 points for WSC race assistance

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