AccesSurf’s Surfing with the Stars
Watch celebrity surfers take on the waves for a good cause! The event includes a meet and greet including photos and autograph signing, open to the public.
Surfing with the Stars Roster – Watch these celebrities take on the waves for a good cause!
- Makua Rothman – Hawaii professional surfer
- Bob Hurley – Surfer, shaper and founder of Hurley
- Kirk Hammett – Guitarist of Metallica
- Benji Weatherley – Surfer and film maker
- Joel Centeio – Hurley team rider and professional surfer
- Guy Hagi – Hawaii News Now meteorologist
- Kala Alexander – actor, surfer and philanthropist
- Hilton Alves – mural artist
Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Meet and Greet with the Stars, open to the public
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Surfing with the Stars event in the ocean
This event is part AccesSurf’s 11th Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championship, an annual international adaptive surfing competition during Duke’s OceanFest, Waikiki’s premier ocean sports festival honoring surf legend Duke Kahanamoku. This year will mark the biggest athlete attendance to date with 80 surfers with disabilities from 15 nations. Competing again this year’s Hawai’i Adaptive Surf Championships includes 2017 HASC Champion Felipe Lima (Brazil) and Hawai’i’s own Rich Julian, a pioneer of adaptive surfing and Ann Yoshida 2017 ISA world-champion women’s prone division and Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation 2018 Waterman Hall-of-Fame inductee. New this year, the event will be live-streamed on AccesSurf.org, DukesOceanfest.com, Surfline.com, SurfNewsNetwork.com, Explore.org and channel 20 on Spectrum TV by Salt +Air Studios.
A special mahalo to our event supporters: Summit Media, HIC Surf, Hula Grill, Hurley, Aroma Caffe, Duke’s OceanFest and Hawaii Tourism Authority.