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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)
Hawaii

Ms. Aloha Nui Pageant

Occurs on: Sunday, September 1, 2019, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Summary

The Ms. Aloha Nui Pageant was created to celebrate the Women of great stature who embodies the "Spirit of Aloha ". In celebrating the beautiful women of the big island, we must educate all and honor the Old Hawaiian Culture, which is in the traditional sense, weighing in at least 200 lbs. as a [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: M. Akana
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Island Festival
Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival
Hawaii

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
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (49th Annual)
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Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (49th Annual)

Occurs between: Friday, November 1, 2019 - Sunday, November 10, 2019, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Summary

Each year in November, Kona coffee's world-renown reputation along with the unique cultural heritage of the past tells the story of coffee traditions that produced this American legacy. The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival experience is unique, enriching and ensures that the story of Kona coffee's [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Val Cocoran, President
  • Contact Organization: Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
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
Hawaii

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
Kona Jingle Bell Beach 5k Fun Run
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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
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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 [...]