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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)
'I'iwi bird by Jack Jeffries
Hawaii

Hawaii Island Festival of Birds (4th Annual)

Occurs between: Friday, October 25, 2019 - Monday, October 28, 2019
Summary

Highlighting the migratory and accidental avian visitors that arrive in Hawaii each year, the 2019 HIFB theme will be "Wanderers and Migrants-Hawaii's Unique Avian Visitors." The festival includes a reception and film festival, guided birding excursions on land and sea, a bird fair and [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Cindy Pacheco
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Island Festival of Birds
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Honokaa Western Week 2019

Occurs between: Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Monday, May 27, 2019
Summary

Honokaa's favorite party, Western Week rides into town May 18-27, 2019, celebrating the colorful, tasty, and somewhat bodacious paniolo heritage of Hamakua. From Portuguese Bean Soup to Stick Horse championships, line dancing and more, events lead up to the Paniolo Parade and Block Party on [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Honokaa Business Association
  • Contact Organization: Honokaa Business Association
Hilo Lei Day
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Hilo Lei Day Festival

Occurs on: Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Summary

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii, and the Hilo Lei Day Festival returns to Kalakaua Park this year. The celebration, always on 1 May. It is free and open to the public. Opening ceremonies are at 9:00 am, when oli and hookupu will be made. The festival ends at 3:00 pm with a group hula, May Day is [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Leilehua Yuen
  • Contact Organization: Hilo Lei Day Festival
Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival
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Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival

Occurs between: Friday, May 17, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019, 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Summary

A celebration of Hawaii Island and its beauty as a cultural melting pot. This 3 day event will be packed with food, fashion, cultural expressions, a keiki hula competition and cultural workshops. The event begins Friday evening with protocol from the various cultures represented. Saturday is [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Leinaala Fruean
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Pacific & Asia Cultural Festivals
2015-Lei Laupahoehoe Music Festival
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Laupahoehoe Music Festival (14th Annual)

Occurs on: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Summary

On Saturday, April 13, 2019 the 14th Annual Laupahoehoe Music Festival will take place at Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park. Music, crafters, game booths and food / drinks will be present. 

There will be many other fun things to do during the event. Free poi pounding, free lei making and a [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School
  • Contact Organization: Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School
Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races
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Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races

Occurs between: Thursday, August 29, 2019 - Monday, September 2, 2019, 7:00am - 4:00pm
Summary

The Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races have been held annually since 1971. Hosted by Kai Opua Canoe Club over the Labor Day holiday, this is the world's largest long distance canoe race. The women's and men's 18-mile races follow a historically and culturally significant course running [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Doug VeraCruz
  • Contact Organization: Kai Opua Canoe Club
Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament
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Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament

Occurs between: Saturday, July 27, 2019 - Sunday, August 4, 2019, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Summary

The Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament (HIBT), founded in 1959, is the second oldest big game sport fishing event in the world. HIBT is a five-day tournament built on prestige, trophies and strict International Game Fish Association rules for big game fish world records and does not [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Tournament Admin
  • Contact Organization: HIBT
The Merrie Monarch Logo
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Merrie Monarch Festival

Occurs between: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - Saturday, April 27, 2019
Summary

This is the premiere cultural event in the Hawaiian Islands. Held each year in Hilo, Hawaii, the Festival honors King Kalakaua, and his contributions to the Hawaiian people. It includes crafts, food, cultural demonstrations, a parade, art exhibits, live music and features three nights of Hula [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Luana Kawelu
  • Contact Organization: The Merrie Monarch Festival
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Kona Orchid Society Annual Orchid Show - Plant And Craft Sale

Occurs between: Friday, May 10, 2019 - Saturday, May 11, 2019
Summary

Orchid & fine art, cards, fabric art, driftwood sculptures, pottery, ceramics, cement pots, real flower jewelry, nurturing genstones and other jewelry. Succulents, dragon fruits, protea plants & flowers, air plants, day lilies, herbs, fruit trees and more.Orchid growing classes on the hour from [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Organization: Kona Orchid Society