Hawaii Ocean Swimming Events


2016 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


2016
DateDay of
Week
          Event
Jan 17SunMagic Island Biathlon (5K run, 1K swim) − Individuals or Teams
results: (Individual Overall) (Individual Age Group) (Teams)
Feb 14SunValentine's Day Biathlon (5K run, 1K swim) − Individuals or Teams
results: (Individual Overall) (Individual Age Group) (Teams)
Jan 24SunYMCA Turkey Swim (2K or 1K Ala Moana Beach Park)
results: (1 & 2K results)
Mar 26SatFin Swim at Ala Moana Beach Park − 2K swim
results: (Overall)(Age Group)
April 9SatUH Swim Clinic − FREE stroke clinic with UH coaches & swimmers
May 7SatUH Swim Clinic − FREE stroke clinic with UH coaches & swimmers
May 7SatSouth Shore Classic (Waikiki)
(results)
May 21SatKaimana Beach Ocean Swim Clinic sponsored by Waikiki Swim Club
May 21SatPopoiʻa Swim (Kailua) 1.5 mi around Flat Island or 0.5 mi buoy swim
results: (long course overall) (long course age group)
(short course)
28th Annual 2016 North Shore Swim Series
Five Race Series Spanning Oahu's Famous North Shore



Series Results
Jun 11SatSummer Sprint (1 mile)
results: (Overall) (Age Group)
Jun 25SatWaimea Bay Swim (1.2 miles)
results: (Overall) (Age Group)
Jul 9SatChun's to Waimea (1.6 miles)
results: (Overall) (Age Group)
Jul 23SatLaniakea to Puaʻena Point (1.9 miles)
results: (Overall) (Age Group)
Aug 6SatNorth Shore Challenge (2.3 miles)
results: (Overall) (Age Group)
Aug 21SunDuke's Waikiki Ocean Mile Swim
results: (Overall) (Age Group)
Sep 5MonWaikiki Roughwater Swim (website)
Sep 10SatNorth Shore 5K Swim
enter: (PDF) (Active.com)
Sep 18SunGuess Your Time Swim − Waikiki Swim Club's annual benefit swim
This year's beneficiary is Special Olympics Hawaii swim programs!
enter: (PDF) (Active.com)

Special Olympics Hawaii
Dec 4SunThe 2016 Possibly Annual Looong Distance Rough H20-Swim
info & apply: (website)
2016-2017 Waikiki Swim Club Biathlon Series
at Ala Moana Beach Park
Three Race Series for Individuals or Teams
Christmas, Magic Island & Valentine's Biathlons (Run, Swim)
Nov 27SunChristmas Biathlon (5K run, 1K swim) − Individuals or Teams
enter: (Active.com) (PDF)

2017
DateDay of
Week
Event
Jan 14SatMagic Island Biathlon (5K run, 1K swim) − Individuals or Teams
enter: (Active.com) (PDF)
Feb 12SunValentine's Day Biathlon (5K run, 1K swim) − Individuals or Teams
enter: (Active.com) (PDF)

2017 North Shore Swim Series - Tentative Schedule

  • Summer Sprint (June 10, 2017)
  • Waimea Bay Swim (June 24, 2017)
  • Chun's to Waimea (July 8, 2017)
  • Laniakea to Puaʻena (July 22, 2017)
  • North Shore Challenge (August 5, 2017)

2016 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 2-5, Jan 31-Feb 3, Mar 1-4, Mar 31-Apr 3, Apr 29-May 2, May 29-Jun 1, Jun 28-Jul 1, Jul 27-30, Aug 25-28, Sep 24-27, Oct 23-26, Nov 22-25, Dec 21-24

2016 Box Jellyfish Calendar

Box Jellyfish Calendar


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Waikiki Swim Club Annual Award, "The 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.


2015 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Denise Webb
  • Junior Humu: Cameron Lyon
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Nicole Hagi
  • Male Swimmer of Year: John Weikum
  • Spirit of Humu: Kathleen Quinn

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 16 events:

  • Magic Island Biathlon (bonus)
  • Valentine's Day Biathlon (bonus)
  • Fin Swim
  • Popoia Swim (1.5 Mile only)
  • Outrigger Invitational
  • Duke's Swim
  • North Shore Swim Series (all 5 races)
  • North Shore 5K
  • Waikiki Rough Water Swim
  • YMCA Turkey Swim (2K only)
  • Double Rough Water
  • Christmas Biathlon (bonus)

Points are earned as follows:

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

updated 18 Jan 2016


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