What’s new



Please see our awardees for 2018

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Race result is ready!!!

Please click here for race result for March 11, 2018 result


About Wellness and Safety

Safety and security are top priorities for Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN organizers and the event’s law enforcement partners.

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Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN:
“Kid’s Challenge”!

2nd annual Honolulu Rainbow 1K Kid’s Challenge! New category since 2017 to the Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN

Open to all children ages 6-11, the event will provide young keiki athletes with opportunities to race and experience a fun kid-friendly distance in Kapiolani Park.

All participants will receive a medal and refreshments. Parents/guardians are welcome to run along side them.

March 11,2018 will be our 2nd annual Kid’s Challenge!

Join us at the 2nd Keiki Run



Honolulu Marathon Week DISCOUNT!


To celebrate 45th Annual Honolulu Marathon, Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN will offer limited discount!

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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!

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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”.

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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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