Saturday, October 6, 2018
The Sixth Annual 76 Hawaii ʻOkakopa Hoʻolauleʻa will be held at the Waimanalo Polo Field.
The 76 Hawaii ʻOkakopa Hoʻolauleʻa is a Hawaiian celebration of Oktoberfest amongst automobile enthusiasts. The Mercedes-Benz Club of America Hawaii Section produces the event with the help of other Hawaii car clubs. local automobile dealerships, retailers and service providers also support and help stage this festival.
The primary purpose of 76 Hawaii ʻOkakopa Hoʻolauleʻa is to raise money for local Hawaii public school programs. Our past beneficiaries have been Nanakuli High, Kahuku High, Aina Haina Elementary and Moanalua High schools.
We have selected the Kalihi Elementary School as this year’s beneficiary. Your donations will be used to support their sports programs.
Another purpose of this event is to provide Hawaii car clubs a platform to promote their respective organizations. The 76 Hawaii ʻOkakopa Hoʻolauleʻa is the largest car event of its kind in Hawaii and it is an excellent venue for auto clubs to showcase their programs, promote membership, and participation in auto club activities on the island.
- Hawaii Concours d’Elegance
- Hawaii Cars and Coffee Da Kine Car Show
- Oktoberfest food and drink
Local automobile dealers, automotive vendors, car clubs and other organizations will have exhibits on the field. There will be demonstrations, prizes, giveaways and much more for all to enjoy!
Terms of Participation [ download document ]
See Jason Laeha Live
Jason has been entertaining audiences as a professional musician for over two decades, from solo lounge music at venues in Waikiki to shows with full bands rocking all night. His high-powered rock guitar lines mixed with his soulful, R&B vocals blend into a stanky, funky stew that locals instantly recognize.
Onolicious Food from The Sistah
Wagyu Cheese Burger with Fries
Creamy Teriyaki Wagyu Hamburger Steak
Event Day Timetable
Subject to changes.
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. — Helpers, stagers and traffic coordinators in place
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — Vehicle staging
10:00 a.m. — Judges Meeting
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Judging Concours d’Elegance
11:00 a.m. — Okakopa Hoʻolauleʻa opens to the public
1:00 p.m. — Balloting for People’s Choice Ends
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Program and Awards Presentation
3:00 p.m. — Wind down, start unstaging and cleanup
4:00 p.m. — Event ends
ʻOkakopa Hoʻolauleʻa is an Invitational Event
We welcome all motor vehicle enthusiasts to the ʻOkakopa Hoʻolauleʻa.
We also welcome participation by all auto clubs and will provide space on the field in the club and vendor area based on the following criteria:
- They are an organized group (have regularly scheduled activities);
- The club is willing to commit to support Oktoberfest as a ‘partner’ to stage the event — provide helpers, judges, provide reasonable material, participate in planning;
- Have at least 12 cars on the exhibit field.
We will provide the club with a 10′ by 10′ area.
The Mercedes-Benz Club of America Hawaii Section reserves the right to disallow participation of individuals or groups.
A individuals or clubs may be excluded if:
- Member(s) have mistreated the grounds (excessive speeds, litter, spillage);
- The club does not comply with the criteria set forth by the Event Producer;
- The club does not comply with the criteria set forth by the Event Host.
What’s the difference between and the Concours d’Elegance and Da Kine Car Show?
Da Kine Car Show – Entries in the Da Kine Car Show are eligible for judging in the People’s Choice Awards. There will be awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place vehicles.
Concours d’Elegance – Entries are judged on set criteria in three or more categories. The Best of Show Award will be selected from the first place winners in each category. Vehicles entered in the Concours d’Elegance will also participate in the People’s Choice Award.
Do I have to place my vehicle in the Concours d’Elegance or Da Kine Car Show if I only want to attend the event?
You may attend as a visitor. You don’t have to enter your vehicle into competition. Request a free admission ticket here: http://okakopafest.org/register/request-an-admission-ticket/ .
What is the Makana Cup?
The Makana Cup is a special trophy awarded to the car club with the most members participating in the day’s events. The club will be the custodian of the trophy for their own display and promotions until the next Oktoberfest.
Are motorcycles permitted?
We allow motorcycles and other public road vehicles into the show. Motorcycles may enter in the Hawaii Cars and Coffee Da Kine Car Show.
What are my visitor parking options at the event?
Public parking is available in designated areas surrounding the polo field. Only participants in the Concours d’Elegance and Da Kine Car Show may park on the exhibition field.
What can/can’t I bring to the event?
You may not bring illegal substances. You may not have glass containers anywhere. Barbecues, grills or open fires will not be permitted. Tents and umbrellas may be used in designated areas. They are not permitted on the exhibit areas. Coolers and food containers are permitted. Security staff will be on hand to ensure safety.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact the Mercedes-Benz Club of America Hawaii Section at:
Or call Eugene at 808-265-8871.
Is my registration ticket transferable?
Your registration ticket is not transferable.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you may update your registration information prior to September 22, 2018.
Do I have to bring my printed visitor registration ticket to the event?
Yes. You will be asked to present your printed visitor registration ticket when you enter. If you cannot present a ticket you will be asked to go to the Event Check In Tent to verify your registration.
What is the refund policy?
We will gladly refund your donation if you find that you cannot attend. We ask that you submit cancellations before 22 September 22, 2018.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
Please register using your name as it appears on your Hawaii Drivers License or on a governmental identification that includes a photograph of yourself. If you use any other name(s) we may have difficulty verifying your registration.
Can I make a donation?
Yes. We welcome donations from everyone. You are not required to enter a vehicle in the car show.