The Ku Ikaika Challenge is an annual big-wavecompetition, held at Makaha Beach, in Mākaha, Hawaii, on the island of Oahu. The 1st Annual Challenge was held on February 14, 2008, in surf between 15–25 feet. Aaron Napoleon won the contest. Many surfers come and compete to show off their skills on the waves. The winner for first place receives $4,000. This challenge is mainly sponsored by Quick Silver. The challenge itself is a one-day event.