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Hawaii Events in 1978

Information about all types of events held in Hawaii in 1978.

February 1978

EVENT: Inaugural Ironman World Championship Triathlon
DATE: February 18, 1978
LOCATION: Waikiki, Honolulu, South Oahu Island, Hawaii
Oahu Island event etablished by John and Judy Collins to find the toughest endurance athlete. Fifteen people participated in an event that combined three of Hawaii's most difficult endurance races, the 2.4 mil Waikiki Roughwater Swim, the 112 mile Round Oahu Bicycle Race, and the 26.2 mile Honolulu Marathon. The entry fee that year was $3.00, twelve of the fifteen starters finished the race, and the winner was Gordon Haller with a time of 11 hours and 46 minutes.
ironman.com --> news article --> ironman: the 1st decade (1978-1987)

Later in 1978

EVENT: Inaugural Prince Lot Hula Festival
YEAR: 1978
WEB SITE URL: moanaluagardensfoundation.org --> prince lot | Link |

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