Hawaii Ocean Swimming Events

2015 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

Prior Years' Race Results

DateDay of
Jan 11SunMagic Island Biathlon
   results: (individual overall) (individual age group) (teams)
Feb 15SunValentine's Day Biathlon
   results: (individual overall) (individual age group) (teams)
Apr 4SatUH Adult Swim Clinic
Apr 11SatFin Swim at Ala Moana Beach Park
   results: (overall) (age group)
May 2SatUH Adult Swim Clinic #2
May 9SatOCC Invitational 1.2 mile swim
   results: (overall) (age group)
May 16SatSouth Shore Classic (Waikiki)
   results: (website)
May 23SatPopoiʻa Swim (Kailua)
results: (long course overall) (long course age group)
(short course)
June 6SatWSC Members Only - Ocean Swim Clinic
27th Annual 2015 North Shore Swim Series
Five Race Series Spanning Oahu's Famous North Shore
The 7-Mile Miracle
Enter Individual Races or Series via PDF form or Active.com
Jun 13SatAloha Salads Summer Sprint (1 mile)
results: (overall)(age group)
Jun 27SatCholo's Waimea Bay Swim (1.2 miles)
results: (overall)(age group)
Jul 11SatJACO Chun's to Waimea (1.6 miles)
results: (overall) (age group)
Jul 25SatLaniakea to Puaʻena Point (1.9 miles)
results: (overall) (age group)
Aug 8SatJamba Juice North Shore Challenge (2.3 miles)
   enter: (PDF)(Active.com)
Aug 29SatDuke's Waikiki Ocean Mile Swim (website)
Sep 5SatWaikiki Roughwater Swim (website)
NOTE: Race is on Saturday, not Labor Day,
due to possible box jellyfish on Monday
Sep 12SatNorth Shore 5K Swim
enter: (PDF)(Active.com)
Sep 20Sun Guess Your Time Swim − Waikiki Swim Club's annual benefit swim
enter: (PDF)

This year's swim is a benefit for Univ. of Hawaii Swimming & Diving teams!
Come join WSC and UH swimmers & coaches for a fun swim event! University of Hawaii Athletics
Nov 28SatChristmas Biathlon at Ala Moana Beach Park (5K run, 1K swim)

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DateDay of
Jan 17SunMagic Island Biathlon
Feb 14SunValentine's Day Biathlon

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

2015 Box Jellyfish Calendar

Box Jellyfish Calendar

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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.

2014 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Valisa Saunders
  • Junior Humu: Cameron Lyon
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Miki David
  • Male Swimmer of Year: Stefan Reinke
  • Spirit of Humu: Dennis King

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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