This is the page about Jack Kahuna Laguna. For other uses, see Jack (disambiguation).

Jack Kahuna Laguna (also known as JKL) is a surfing legend that lives on an island. He is prone to bongo solos, and he teaches this talent to SpongeBob and Patrick, while also trying to teach Squidward.


Though he is a sea creature, he is a humanoid in appearance. He has a very muscular, shiny tan-orange body and he has long blond hair. He wears light purple shorts and a necklace with a light blue dolphin.


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Abilities and talents

  • Surfing: He has the ability to surf. He can also teach others how to surf.
  • Bongo: He can play the bongos.

Role in Episode

He played a big role in "SpongeBob vs. The Big One". He teaches SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward how to surf in a way that is unknown. He is a surfing legend and lives on a deserted island far away from Bikini Bottom. He saved Mr. Krabs and sacrificed himself to save Cashy. He managed to survive in the end and danced in a party.


SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward

He seems to have a good relationship with these three. They are his surfing students.

Mr. Krabs and Cashy

He saves both their lives.

The Big One

There seems to be a rivalry between the two. Jack Kahuna Laguna once sacrificed himself to the wave to save Cashy.


  • Jack Kahuna Laguna has a striking resemblance to his voice actor, Johnny Depp.
  • His last name may be a reference to Laguna City in the Philippines since there are also a lot of surfers, lagoons, and beaches there.
    • It may also be a reference to the direct Italian and Spanish root of the word 'lagoon' (see Goo Lagoon).
  • Jack Kahuna Laguna is a fish, but has human proportions.
SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One (VE)

Characters: Jack Kahuna LagunaAwesome EddieBig GChipSilent StanTwitchNarratorThe Big OneDavy Jones

Locations: Kahmamoku Cove

Shorts: Separation AnxietySurfing DreamsSpongeBoard

Miscellaneous: DVDBeach Party Cook-Off video gameJohnny DeppBruce Brown

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