Hawaii Ocean Swimming Events

2014 Swim Schedule

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

DateDay of
Jan 12SunMagic Island Biathlon (overall) (age group)(team)
Feb 9SunValentine's Day Biathlon (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
New for 2014! Five races encompassing the entire "7-mile miracle"
Race applications available as a mail-in paper form (PDF) or online at Active.com You must enter all 5 races to be included in 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)
   entry forms: (PDF) (Active.com)
Jul 26SatHanalei Bay Swim Challenge − North Shore Kauai − 1000 or 3000 meter course (info & entry form)
Aug 23SatDuke's Waikiki Ocean Mile (info & entry form)
Aug 23SatTurtle Bay Biathlon (info & entry form)
Sept 1MonWaikiki Roughwater Swim − entry form (PDF)
  WRS Free Swim Clinics:
    San Souci Beach (Kaimana Beach) - July 13, 8-9 am
    Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach - Aug 17, 8-9 am
Sept 6SatNEW! North Shore 5K Swim & Relay
   entry form (PDF) (Active.com)
Sep 21SunWaikiki Swim Club's Annual Charity & Guess Your Time Swim (1 or 2 miles)
Nov 22SatYMCA Turkey Swim − Ala Moana Beach Park (1K or 2K)

Prior Years' Race Results

Key Links for Races:

2014 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 24-27, Feb 22-25, Mar 24-27, Apr 23-26, May 22-25, Jun 21-24, Jul 20-23, Aug 18-21, Sep 17-20, Oct 16-19, Nov 14-17, Dec 14-17

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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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