Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing (VTCS) is one of the longest running professional surfing series that ultimately determines the best athlete of the North Shore’s winter surf season, as well as the World Surf League (WSL) Champion and a VTCS rookie. The competitive trifecta is the true test of a surfer’s caliber and demonstrates that time spent on the North Shore equals success.


The VTCS is star-studded with athletes from around the world and is highlighted by a variety of social community activities on the North Shore.


November 13, 2019 – December 20, 2019

8:00am – 4:00pm
For more information, please visit and
North Shore, Oahu
66-250 Kamehameha Hwy
Haleiwa, HI 96712
(808) 651-8248
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Honolulu Marathon

Honolulu Marathon (47th Annual) including the Kalakaua Merrie Mile & Start to Park 10K

December 08, 2019

5:00am – 4:00pm
26.2 miles, 385 yards or 42.195 kilometers – The Honolulu Marathon’s scenic course includes spectacular ocean views alongside world-famous Waikiki Beach, and Diamond Head and Koko Head volcanic craters. The terrain is level except for short uphill grades around Diamond Head.  At the starting line is Ala Moana Beach Park where the Honolulu Marathon starts on Ala Moana Blvd, 5 a.m. finishing at Kapiolani Park in Waikiki. There is no time limit and no limit on the number of participants. We wait for the last finisher to cross the line and all finishers get an official finishers shirt and awesome medal.
Ala Moana Blvd and Queen St extension
1220 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96814
Contact Phone: (808) 734-7200
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Honolulu City Lights (35th Annual)

The annual Honolulu City Lights Public Worker’s Electric Light Parade will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, in Chinatown and downtown Honolulu. The parade features work vehicles adorned with lights and special decorations. Among the more than 50 units expected to participate are fire and police vehicles, TheBus, refuse truck, city service vehicles, marching bands, and entries from Honolulu City Lights sponsors.

The parade, held on King Street, begins at approximately 6 p.m., starts at River Street, proceeds past Honolulu Hale, and ends at Kawaiahao Street. Decorated vehicles will park at the end of the parade for public viewing until 8:15 p.m.

Parking available in the affected area

Motorists bound for events in Chinatown and downtown Honolulu on December 1, are advised to arrive well before 5 p.m. and to plan for traffic delays. Parking will be accessible at:

Mark’s Garage

Walmart Parking Lot

Chinatown Gateway

Smith-Beretania parking garage

Hale Pauahi parking garage

The celebration continues throughout the month of December featuring several special events to delight island families. Honolulu City Lights will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., and will run through January 1, 2019, including the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

Honolulu Hale
530 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813
Contact Information:

Friends of Honolulu

City Lights
P.O. Box 1988
Kailua, Hawaii 96734

[email protected]

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