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POCC Hoe Wa’a Challenge & Hawaiian Luau

September 20, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Atlantic City Aquarium & The Philadelphia Outrigger Canoe Club celebrate the 3rd Annual Hoe Wa’a Challenge & Hawaiian Luau!

Hawaiian Luau

Saturday September 20, 2014 2-6 pm

Historic Gardner’s Basin

800 N. New Hampshire Ave.

Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Tickets MUST be purchased in advance

Adults: $30• Children (4-12) $15• Seniors: $25

***Aquarium Members receive half off ticket prices***

Includes: Luau Buffet, Menu is American & Pacific Rim BBQ, Beer (must show proper ID) or soft drink/water & dessert.

Hawaiian Entertainment by the South Pacific Island Dancers: show times at 3,4 & 5 pm

 Outrigger Canoe Races begin at 7:00 AM, leaving from  the Absecon Inlet (adjacent to Gardner’s Basin.) Spectators can see the boats paddle out from Caspian Avenue or New Hampshire Ave. The Outrigger Canoe Race is a 10-15 mile open ocean race along the Atlantic City Shoreline in a six man Outrigger Canoe.  Races will run throughout the day with men’s, women’s and mixed divisions competing.

American & Pacific Rim BBQ Menu


Fresh Garden salad with craisins, croutons and assorted dressings

Classic potato salad

Seasonal fresh fruit


Catch of the day served with a mango salsa

Roasted BBQ pulled pork with a BBQ sauce

Grilled chicken breasts with a teriyaki glaze

Penne pasta primavera with garden fresh veggies in a light sauce season with fresh herbs

Pineapple rice pilaf made with sweet pineapple and fresh herbs

Corn on the cob

Hot dogs and Hamburgers with     condiments


Assorted dinner rolls


Assorted Cookies

Tropical Themed Cake

Fresh Fruit


For tickets & info call Michelle:  609-348-2880 ext 25, email or see Aquarium cashier                                   


September 20, 2014
7:00 am - 6:00 pm


Gardner’s Basin