26th Annual Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational kicks off Thursday - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

26th Annual Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational kicks off Thursday

WAIMEA BAY (HawaiiNewsNow) - The opening ceremonies for the Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in memory of Eddie Aikau will take place at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Waimea Bay.

The event is held when the surf measures 20 feet "Hawaiian Style," which equals 40 foot faces.

The Eddie has run just eight times in 25 years, the last time being last year.

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