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The Island of Hawaii is the youngest and largest island in the Hawaiian chain. Nearly twice as big as all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined (hence, it’s nickname, “The Big Island”), its sheer size is awe-inspiring. 

Kauai Approx 1 hr (direct from Kona)
Oahu Approx 45 min (direct from Kona)
Molokai Approx 1 hr 20 min
Lanai Approx 1 hr 30 min
Maui Approx 40 min (direct from Kona)
Obon Dance & Festival - Hongpa  Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin
Hawaii

Obon Dance & Festival - Hongpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin

Occurs between: Friday, July 19, 2019 - Saturday, July 20, 2019, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Summary

The summer Obon season perpetuates the Buddhist tradition of honoring the spirit of those passed on celebrated with special services and festivals. The festival includes food booths, taiko drummers and other colorful sights and sounds, bon dances that have become a cultural touchstone for all in [...]

Obon Dance & Festival - Hongpa  Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin
Hawaii

Obon Dance & Festival - Hongpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin

Occurs between: Friday, July 19, 2019 - Saturday, July 20, 2019, 6:00pm - 10:30pm
Summary

The summer Obon season perpetuates the Buddhist tradition of honoring the spirit of those passed on celebrated with special services and festivals. The festival includes food booths, taiko drummers and other colorful sights and sounds, bon dances that have become a cultural touchstone for all in [...]

Obon Dance & Festival - Hilo Hoogani Mission
Hawaii

Obon Dance & Festival - Hilo Hoogani Mission

Occurs on: Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Summary

The summer Obon season perpetuates the Buddhist tradition of honoring the spirit of those passed on celebrated with special services and festivals. The festival includes food booths, taiko drummers and other colorful sights and sounds, bon dances that have become a cultural touchstone for all in [...]

Obon Dance & Festival - Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission
Hawaii

Obon Dance & Festival - Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission

Occurs on: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Summary

The summer Obon season perpetuates the Buddhist tradition of honoring the spirit of those passed on celebrated with special services and festivals. The festival includes food booths, taiko drummers and other colorful sights and sounds, bon dances that have become a cultural touchstone for all in [...]

Obon Dance & Festival - Hawi Jodo Mission
Hawaii

Obon Dance & Festival - Hawi Jodo Mission

Occurs on: Saturday, August 3, 2019, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Summary

The Obon tradition was brought to Hawaii by Japanese immigrants and evolved into a social and cultural event, as well as a religious custom designed to honor ancestors through an evening of dance, music and merry-making. Hawi Jodo Mission: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 55-1104 Akoni Pule Highway

Obon Dance & Festival - Hakalau Jodo Mission
Hawaii

Obon Dance & Festival - Hakalau Jodo Mission

Occurs on: Saturday, August 17, 2019, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Summary

The summer Obon season perpetuates the Buddhist tradition of honoring the spirit of those passed on celebrated with special services and festivals. The festival includes food booths, taiko drummers and other colorful sights and sounds, bon dances that have become a cultural touchstone for all in [...]

Kona Jingle Bell Beach 5k Fun Run
Hawaii

Jingle Bell Beach Run - 5k Run

Occurs on: Sunday, December 22, 2019, 7:30am - 10:00am
Summary

The 15th Annual Jingle Bell Beach Run

The ultimate Kona running event!  Start time is at 7:30 AM SHARP with timing provided by JTL Timing Systems.  The featured 5k event encourages participation from all fitness levels and running backgrounds.  Great fun for everyone, family oriented [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Penn Henderson
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Sport Events
Ironman World Championship 2019
Hawaii

Ironman World Championship 2019

Occurs on: Saturday, October 12, 2019, 6:30am - 1:00pm
Summary

The inaugural Hawaiian IRON MAN Triathlon was conceptualized in 1977 as a way to challenge athletes who had seen success at endurance swim, running and biathlon events. Honolulu-based Navy couple Judy and John Collins proposed combining the three toughest endurance races in Hawaii-the 2.4-mile [...]

Hawaiian Sunset Saturdays
Hawaii

Hawaiian Sunset Saturdays

Occurs between: Saturday, June 29, 2019 - Saturday, December 28, 2019, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Summary

On the last Saturday of every month, everyone's invited to gather and celebrate Kona's spectacular sunset with live Hawaiian music and beautiful hula performed by the dancers of Halau Kaeaikahelelani, under the direction of kumu hula Yuki Kaea Lyons and Lily Kahelelani Lyons Dudoit.

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Contact Info
  • Contact Organization: Historic Kailua Village