What’s new


Discounts for Military and Student teams!!

Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN deeply appreciates all military men and women for their service. Active, veteran, retired, and reservist US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard Personnel are eligible to run the team relay with military discount price!


And we offers races and encourages youth students to join in! The price remain unchanged until the last day of the registration which is March 4, 2018.

Please present military/student valid ID at packet pick up.  (legible smartphone photo will be accepted)

All participants receives drinks, food, medals and more.



Tamio Okuda -Special Ambassador of the Honolulu Festival!

Honolulu Festival has announced that Tamio Okuda, a Japanese music producer as well as an artist, has been appointed as the “Special Ambassador” of the Honolulu Festival 2018.

 The Honolulu Festival(hosted by Honolulu Festival Foundation) is Hawaii’s premier cultural event aiming to cultivate diverse culture and friendship among Hawaii and all over the world. Next year will be held on March 9 Friday to 11 Sunday . Click HERE


“Team Syachihoko” – official supporter of the EKIDEN 2018!

Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN has announced that the Japanese female idol group, Team Syachihoko, has been appointed as the official supporter of Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN 2018 which will take place on March 11 at Kapiolani Park. Click HERE for details


GREENROOM FESTIVAL Hawaii ’17 “Yoga Wave“ program announced!

GREENROOM FESTIVAL Hawaii ’17 “Yoga Wave” program announced! Local popular yoga instructors gather at Greenroom Festival!

Click HERE for details


Double Dutch Contest USA in Hawaii program announced!

GREENROOM FESTIVAL Hawaii ’17 Charity Day ”Double Dutch Contest USA in Hawaii” program announced! Heated battle by 6 teams from US, Japan and Hong Kong. Guest performance by the professional double dutch team, ”REG-STYLE”.

Click HERE for details


HONOLULU E-Motion 2017 Launched, gaining more power than last time!

It produces an emotional vibe with one another which creates an atmosphere to bond with each other.

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GREENROOM FESTIVAL Hawaii ʼ17 & Charity Day

Celebrating the 3rd event in Hawaii, GREENROOM FESTIVAL is a music and art culture festival with the heart of surf and beach cultures as its roots.

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JTB Maui Marathon 2017 Sunday, 10/15

This event is the oldest running event in Hawaii! The event will shift to October this year.

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Golden MOMENT HAWAII 2017 Legendary figure skaters are coming back to Hawaii!

An extraordinary figure skating event in the island of Hawaii! They created a golden moment for the first time in Hawaii in 2015, and they’ll return September 2017!

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Honolulu Century Ride 2017

Come ride the best day of the year to ride your bike to close the Honolulu E-Motion! Japan Airlines returned as a main sponsor this year to boost the event and riders!

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Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN: 2017 Results

The wait is over!

Click here for the 2017 Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN results!


Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN: 2017 Event Guide

Please review the Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN 2017 Event Guide for packet pick up and race day schedule.


Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN: Do As Infinity as Official Supporter

Japanese pop and rock band, Do As Infinity has been appointed as the official supporter of Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN 2017. A special mini-live, which is open to the public, will be held at the Hawaii Convention Center on the night before the Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN race day and will also be cheering runners on race day.

For more info click HERE.


Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN: New Event “Fun Run & Walk”!

Introducing “Fun Run & Walk” for those who want to enjoy the EKIDEN’s energetic atmosphere but wish to either run, jog or walk and take in all the beautiful scenery the course has to offer along side thier friends. Participants will complete 1 loop (5km = 3.1 miles) which will start and finish at Kapiolani Park.

For more info click HERE.


Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN: New Event “EKIDEN Lite”!

Introducing “EKIDEN Lite”! A new sister event to the 5 runner per team original EKIDEN.

A great category for those who wish to participate in a group of 3 with friends, family, teammate, or coworkers. Participants will receive a t-shirt and a finishers medal!

For more info click HERE.