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Swim Events & Ocean Races

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North Shore Swim Series Race #1: Summer Sprint

North Shore Swim Series
Race #1: Summer Sprint 6/10/2017

Video by Connor Trimble

Races & Results


2017

Date Day of Week Event Enter Online Enter PDF Results
Nov 27 '16 Sunday Christmas Biathlon     (overall) (age group) (teams)
Jan 14 Sat Magic Island Biathlon (5K run, 1K swim) (overall) (age group) (teams)
Feb 12 Sun Valentine's Day Biathlon (5K run, 1K swim) − Individuals or Teams (overall) (age group) (teams)
Apr 8 Sat Fin Swim at Ala Moana Beach Park − 2K swim (overall) (age group)
Apr 22 Sat UH Swim Clinic − FREE stroke clinic with UH coaches & swimmers
May 7 Sun South Shore Classic (results)
May 20 Sat UH Swim Clinic − FREE stroke clinic with UH coaches & swimmers
May 27 Sat Kailua Popoiʻa Swim (1.5 mile or 0.5 mile) (long course overall) (long course age group) (short course overall) (short course age group)
Jun 3 Sat Kaimana Ocean Swim Clinic #1 - FREE - entry limited to 15 participants
Jun 17 Sat Kaimana Ocean Swim Clinic #2 - FREE - entry limited to 15 participants
28th Annual 2017 North Shore Swim Series
Five Race Series Spanning Oahu's Famous North Shore

The 7-Mile Miracle North Shore Swim Series History

Jun 10 Sat Summer Sprint (1 mile) (overall) (age group)
Jun 24 Sat Waimea Bay Swim (1.2 miles) (overall) (age group)
Jul 8 Sat Chun's to Waimea (1.6 miles) (Active.com) (PDF)
Jul 22 Sat Laniakea to Puaʻena Point (1.9 miles) (Active.com) (PDF)
Aug 5 Sat North Shore Challenge (2.3 miles) (Active.com) (PDF)
Date TBD Outrigger Invitational postponed until fall (not July 1) more info later
Jul 29 Sat Hanalei Bay Swim Challenge (online reg/website) (PDF)
Aug 26 Sat Duke's Waikiki Ocean Mile Swim (website)
Aug 27 Sun 2nd Annual Sophie Swim – 2K swim Kaanapali, Maui (FLP online)
Sep 2 Sat Maui Channel Swim (website) entries must be received by July 15
Sep 4 Mon Waikiki Roughwater Swim (2.384 miles) (FLP online)
Sep 9 Sat North Shore 5K Swim & Relay (Active.com)
Sep 24 Sun Guess Your Time (GYT) Swim: Waikiki Swim Club's Annual Benefit FUN Swim
Oct 28 Sat Looong Distance Swim (Double Roughwater)
Dec 2 Sat Christmas Biathlon

2017 Box Jellyfish Days

Box jellyfish arrive in Waikiki approximately 8-11 days after the full moon. In addition to Waikiki, the jellyfish may show up at Hanauma Bay, Waimea Bay and occasionally the Waianae Coast and Windward Coast (Kailua).
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.

Box Jellyfish Calendar

2017 Box Jellyfish Calendar

Check with lifeguards if you are unsure about ocean conditions or if you are concerned about jellyfish.



Hawaii Box Jellyfish Video (Alatina alata)

Video by WSC Member Pat Goding



Waikiki Swim Club Annual Awards

“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.
  • The Junior Humu Cup is open to all junior swimmers (WSC membership not required), 17 and below, using the same criteria as masters.

2016 Humu Cup Awards

  • Adult Humu: Denise Webb
  • Junior Humu: Taiyo Endo
  • Female Swimmer of Year: Sandie Easton
  • Male Swimmer of Year: Blake Johnson
  • Spirit of Humu: Vernon Knight

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 Hagi
  • 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

The most important factor for accruing Humu Cup points is participation in as many events as possible.