The 2023 Maui Strong Aloha Classic

Press Release: Saturday Aug. 19, Maui, Hawai’i, USA The Event: “The 2023 Maui Strong Aloha Classic”  Event location: Ho’okipa Beach Park Event window: October 23 to Friday, November 3. Crowning the 2023 Wave World Champions. The 2023 Maui Strong Aloha Classic is confirmed! This will be the Grand Final of the Unified PWA IWT Wave…
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World Champion Marcilio Browne Crowned Aloha Champion

Aloha Classic
World Champion Marcilio Browne crowned Aloha Champion in Hawai’i and is now on top of the world. Ho’okipa Beach, Paia, MAUI, October 26, 2022: In a star studded field, this man who has long been regarded as perhaps the world’s most well rounded wave sailor, has finally had his day here at Ho’okipa. Sailing perhaps…
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Day 2 – Aloha Classic IWT Grand Final

Aloha Classic
Kai Lenny and most of the other top seeds secured their place into the Open Pro round of 16 today at Ho’okipa Beach Park on Maui’s north shore. Day 2 of the Aloha Classic IWT Grand Final saw the first rounds of the Open Pro run in 15-20 knot winds with head to overhead waves.…
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“If you’re an Aloha Classic Champion… everyone knows your name.”  


The Grand Final Aloha Classic

Event Window: October 24 – 28.

Location: Ho’okipa Beach Park, Maui’s North Shore, Hawaii
Event Prize Pool: 2022 USD $10,000 – EQUAL between Pro Men and Women as always.
IWT Wave Tour Points: 5 STAR Event = 100% =points toward overall rankings.
Divisions: Pro Men, Women, Youth (18 max.), Masters (45+)
Conditions: Warm tropical air temperatures, warm tropical water, generally light to moderate wind, medium to very large clean swells, starboard tack, with right hand breaking waves. It gets big…

BORDER ACCESS STATUS: The USA borders are open.

Best Airport for arrival: Kahaului Airport, Maui (OGG)
US Domestic Travel: Fly into Kahului Airport on Maui, then drive 15 minutes to Ho’okipa Beach Park.
International Travel: Fly into Honolulu Airport on Oahu, pass through US customs, then a short connecting flight to Kahului Airport on Maui, then drive 15 minutes to Ho’okipa Beach Park.
Accommodation: If you’re having trouble arranging accommodation on Maui please contact us.
Rental Cars: The Official Rental Car Partner is North Shore Maui Rent a Car owned by legends Marcillio Browne & Robby Swift.
Registration: Will open after the final qualifying event #6  in Chile. Opens Monday October 3rd.

Event Description: The IWT Grand Final The Aloha Classic. This is the pinnacle event of our sport. The single most prestigious windsurfing event title in the world today. To earn a place in this elite event, riders qualify by competing at the earlier IWT Wave Tour events, or be granted a limited SUPERSEED spots This really is The Super Bowl of Windsurfing and the whole wave riding world tunes in to see the best of the best battle it out in the giant waves of mighty Ho’okipa Beach on Maui’s legendary North Shore. This event decides the overall IWT champions in all major divisions: Pro Men, Women, Youth & Masters.

Opening Registration Night – at Paia Bay Coffee from 5-9pm. DJ and Drink Specials.

Closing Ceremony – – at Maliko Courntry Farms dinner / awards / party following completion of the event.

Volunteers – get ready to feel the Aloha!