About Duke’s Oceanfest:
Duke’s Oceanfest is a 9-day Oahu Event that includes competitions in several types of pursuits including swimming, surfing, and more. Honolulu Hotels like Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach prepare to welcome the crowds of participants and spectators who come for this exciting Event in Honolulu, which was named for a man who helped to spread the love of many sports.
If you love surfing or beach volleyball then you owe a debt of gratitude to a man whose name you may have never heard: Duke Kahanamoku. His first name does not denote a connection to royalty, but was his given name. Kahanamoku was an avid sportsmen and 5-time Olympic medalist who played a large role in popularizing beach volleyball and surfing.
Duke’s Oceanfest is an opportunity for participants in several sports to compete. Some of the sports included in this Oahu Event are longboard surfing, tandem surfing, swimming, beach volleyball, paddleboard racing, and more.
Now in its 13th year, Duke’s Oceanfest is much more than a sporting competition; it is also a chance to help aspiring Hawaiian athletes and scholars. All of the money raised during the Oahu Event is used to provide educational scholarships and grants to athletes from Hawaii. This seems a fitting tribute to Duke Kahanamoku.
When you come to Honolulu for this Oahu Event, you will enjoy the gorgeous Waikiki views, perfect weather, and dozens of nearby Activities. For those who love spending time in the outdoors, there is no better destination than Oahu.
Whether you come to compete in Duke’s Oceanfest, which takes place at locations throughout Waikiki, or to watch the competitions, our Honolulu Hotel is a perfect choice. Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach is located within walking distance of some of the competitions that take place during this Oahu Event. Our Hotel is also located near Attractions, Shopping, Dining, and more.
If you love beach sports, then Duke’s Oceanfest is an Oahu Event that you cannot miss!