Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational


More than 500 surfers, scientists and cancer survivors gathered Aug. 19 at the beach near Scripps Pier in La Jolla for the 25th annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational, a unique beachside fundraiser that supports cancer research at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health. The event featured a surfing invitational where teams of four are paired with a surfing legend for a friendly competition.

The event also included Polynesian dance, live music, a tropical buffet and live and silent auctions. The unique beachside fundraiser has raised over $8 million since it began 25 years ago. Visit

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