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Hawaii's Annual Events & Festivals

The Festive Islands of Aloha

Dive deep into Hawaii’s local community and you’ll discover a culture alive with paniolo (cowboys), Chinese dragons, ethnic festivals, culinary events and an exotic collection of celebrations. Throughout the year, you’ll also encounter parades, street parties, food and craft fairs, concerts and family activities that honor every aspect of Hawaii’s diverse culture.


Annual Events

Many of Hawaii’s most memorable celebrations occur annually. Some, like the Honolulu Marathon(December) and the Hawaii International Film Festival (October), draw visitors and participants from around the globe. Others, like Oahu’s Prince Lot Hula Competition (July) or the Eo E Emalani I Alakai Festival (October) on Kauai and the statewide King Kamehameha Celebration (June) are primarily local occasions. These events have a strong allure for visitors who want to get an authentic glimpse of Hawaii during their trip.


Food Festivals

Events that feature local foods and agricultural products attract both locals and visitors. The Hawaii Food and Wine Festival on the islands of Hawaii, Maui and Oahu (October) and the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival (June) on Maui are long-running culinary events, hosting world-class chefs, winemakers and master sommeliers for thousands of wine and food lovers. The Island of Hawaii’s Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (November) celebrates all things coffee and includes nearly 50 events over 10 days. Kauai Chocolate & Coffee Festival (October) highlights al things cacao and coffee industries of Kauai.

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Sep 26 2018
Kumuhau
Oahu

Kumuhau

Occurs on: Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Summary

Kumuhau will be performing at Blue Note Hawaii with 2 shows nightly at 6:30pm & 9:00pm. The dynamic group of musicians have over 50 years of experience, collectively, in the Hawaii music scene. Doors open at 5:00pm and 8:30pm respectively. Seating first come first served, no reserved seating. $10 [...]

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  • Contact Name: Zen Chambers
  • Contact Organization: Blue Note Hawaii
Sep 27 2018
Oahu

Creed Bratton from The Office

Occurs on: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Summary

Creed Bratton will be performing at Blue Note Hawaii with 2 shows nightly at 6:30pm & 9:00pm. Besides his well-known appearances in the NBC hit show "The Office", Creed is known as a founding member of the band The Grass Roots and will be performing a mix of his music and comedy. Doors open at [...]

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  • Contact Name: Shaun
  • Contact Organization: Blue Note Hawaii
Sep 27 2018
NTBG Free Weekly Hula Show
Kauai

NTBG Free Weekly Hula Show

Occurs between: Thursday, September 27, 2018 - Thursday, December 26, 2019, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Summary

Come out the National Tropical Botancial Garden South Shore Visitors Center and experience a traditional hula performance. Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinaala will perform a traditional Hula show highlighting the wahi pane, sacred places, of Kauai along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian [...]

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  • Contact Name: Ann Nicol
  • Contact Organization: Gilbert & Associates
Sep 27 2018
The Merwin Conservancy presents Susan Middleton in the Green Room
Maui

The Merwin Conservancy presents Susan Middleton in the Green Room

Occurs on: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Summary

In this special presentation as part of The Merwin Conservancy’s Green Room literary and environmental salon series, artist and author Susan Middleton will present portraits from two of her acclaimed books. First, a look at the wondrous realm of marine invertebrates, “the little things that run [...]

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  • Contact Name: Carin
  • Contact Organization: Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Sep 28 2018
Doug & Sandy McMaster
Kauai

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert - Hawaii's Sunset Music

Occurs on: Friday, September 28, 2018, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Summary

Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune [...]

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  • Contact Name: Sandy
  • Contact Organization: Aloha Plenty
Sep 28 2018
`Ohina at the Historic Palace Theatre
Hawaii

Ohina Short Film Showcase - Hilo

Occurs on: Friday, September 28, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Summary

Ohina is back at the historic Palace Theatre for an evening of incredible independent films before hosting a full weekend of filmmaker workshops with our Ohina special guests. Since 1999, the Ohina Short Film Showcase is Hawaii's largest annual short film festival dedicated to gathering and [...]

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  • Contact Name: Gerard Elmore
  • Contact Organization: Ohina LLC
Sep 28 2018
Kauai yoga & Peace festival
Kauai

Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

Occurs between: Friday, September 28, 2018 - Sunday, September 30, 2018, 6:00am - 9:00pm
Summary

Aloha, welcome to Kauai is annual yoga and peace meditation festival! We are creating an event that promotes world wide peace! We will facilitate a beneficial change to global consciousness through a worldwide peace meditation. Come share the practices of yoga and meditation and I collective [...]

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  • Contact Name: Anya
  • Contact Organization: Kauai Yoga on the beach.com
Sep 28 2018
Art with Aloha: Talk Story Demonstration - FREE - Brook Kapukuniahi Parker
Maui

Art with Aloha: Talk Story Demonstration - FREE - Brook Kapukuniahi Parker

Occurs on: Friday, September 28, 2018, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Summary

Brook Kapukuniahi Parker

Kahalu'u, Hawai'i

A Hawaiian artist, historian, and MAMo (Maoli Arts Movement) 2017 honoree, Brook Kapukuniahi Parker has dedicated his energy into bringing our ancestors and the beauty of Hawai'i to life through art. A knowledge and love of Hawaiian [...]

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  • Contact Name: Erin Wooldridge
  • Contact Organization: Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center
Sep 28 2018
Kauai

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

Occurs on: Friday, September 28, 2018, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Summary

Come join the festivity! Every Friday evening, Old Town Hanapepe is bustling with fun & activity! With a wide variety of shopping, local crafters, several excellent restaurants, a dozen art galleries, stilt walkers, classics cars, live music and entertainment, there is always something for the [...]

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  • Contact Name: Ed Justus
  • Contact Organization: HanapepeFriday Night Festival
Sep 28 2018
Members of the West Hawai'i County Band
Hawaii

The West Hawai'i County Band in Concert

Occurs on: Friday, September 28, 2018, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Summary

The West Hawai'i County Band, a 20 piece wind band, features an hour of band music including "The Blue Danube Waltz," "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" and the famous "National Emblem March" and more! The West Hawa'ii County Band is supported by the County of Hawai'i Department of Parks and Rec and the [...]

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  • Contact Name: Al
  • Contact Organization: West Hawai'i County Band