Hilton Hawaiian Village
2005 Kalia Rd
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Mahalo Nui Loa Waikiki Community Center
3/15/2015 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
The Duke Kahanamoku Challenge is a fun, family and corporate event for the whole community, all ages! 2015 will mark the event's 30th year anniversary with lots of exciting and fun activities and entertainment planned. Fun for the whole family, mark your calendar now. A day of fun and competition which includes:Team quarter-mile (1/4 mile) canoe sprint race in Duke's Beach (Canoes, paddles and steersman provided, if needed). Ancient Hawaiian Makahiki land games. Huki Kaula (Hawaiian Tug-of-War). Exciting to watch! Team SUP (stand up paddle) Races in Rainbow Lagoon Non-stop live entertainment! Craft Marketplace The event kicks off with a double-hulled canoe procession, in oli (chant) and Kahiko (ancient hula and song) by the Kamehameha Schools Hawaiian Ensemble class. Following the opening ceremonies, a special line-up of entertainment from the Main Stage on the Great Lawn! Hula, Tahitian and local celebrity talent!