Duke’s OceanFest Begins this Weekend in Hawaii Honoring Duke Kahanamoku’s Legacy of Aloha and Ocean Sports for All, August 18-26

August 15th, 2018
Duke’s OceanFest Begins this Weekend in Hawaii Honoring Duke Kahanamoku’s Legacy of Aloha and Ocean Sports for All, August 18-26
WAIKIKI BEACH – August 14, 2018 – Duke’s OceanFest, Waikiki’s premier ocean sports festival, begins this weekend, August 18 to 26, honoring the enduring legacy of the legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku. An Olympic champion, surfing pioneer and expert paddler, Duke Kahanamoku was revered worldwide as an accomplished waterman and Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha. Now in its 17th year, Duke’s OceanFest features a series of fun and exciting ocean and beach competitions and special events held the week of Duke Kahanamoku’s birthday anniversary (August 24, 1890). Most competitions and events are taking place at Queen’s Surf on Kuhio Beach in Waikiki, a favorite surfing spot of Duke and home to the magnificent statue honoring his lifetime of achievements and furthering the Aloha Spirit. As Duke would have wanted, Duke’s OceanFest is presented as a joyous celebration of ocean sports and aloha for all, offering a variety of competitions and events for ... read more
Source: beabroda.com/feed/Published on 2018-08-15By bea

 

 

 

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