• Location: Various triathlons and open water swimming competitions are held off of Kailua Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
• Course: Local swims around a low-lying uninhabited island near one of the best beaches in Hawaii. The island is a bird sanctuary and is called “Flat Island” by the locals.
• Distance: 1.2 miles (2K)
• Date: Throughout the year
• Description: Kailua Beach Park is always considered one of the top beaches in the world on the northern side of Oahu. Clean white sand beach with warm tropical water up to 80°F (26.6°C). The island has holes where sea birds make their nests. Parking is available at Kailua Beach Park, about a 20-minute drive from Waikiki.