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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 3 2020
(POSTPONED) Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races
Hawaii

(POSTPONED) Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races

Occurs between: Thursday, September 3, 2020 - Monday, September 7, 2020, 8:00am - 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 [...]

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  • Contact Name: Doug VeraCruz
  • Contact Organization: Kai Opua Canoe Club
Aug 14 2020
Discover unique art, jewelry, and more at the Princeville Night Market
Kauai

(Month of June Cancelled) Princeville Night Market

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Sunday, December 12, 2021, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Summary

The Princeville Night Market brings together Kauai's finest artisans for an evening of shopping, live music, and food trucks. You'll find a diverse collection of more than 40 Kauai artisans, ranging from paintings and wood carvings to hot sauce and handmade soap all Made in Hawaii. Enjoy dinner [...]

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  • Contact Name: Kristin Green
  • Contact Organization: Princeville Night Market, LLC
Aug 14 2020
Landscape: An Exhibition By Patrice O'Kiersey
Hawaii

Landscape: An Exhibition By Patrice O'Kiersey

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Friday, August 28, 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Summary

Those familiar with the works of Patrick O’Kiersey might imagine they’ve seen some of these images before. On the contrary, the physical state of these paintings has undergone transformational processes; just as landscapes are subject to the inexorable laws of natural conditions (climate), so [...]

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  • Contact Name: East Hawaii Cultural Center
  • Contact Organization: EHCC
Aug 14 2020
Kauai

Old Koloa Town Market

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Saturday, May 15, 2021, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Summary

The Old Koloa Town Market brings together Kauai's best artisans, food trucks, and live music for a wonderful outdoor evening. We invite you to connect with the many Kauai artisans, and find your new favorite thing. Our vendors change monthly, but you can expect to find locally made art, clothing, [...]

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  • Contact Name: Kristin Green
  • Contact Organization: Old Koloa Town Market
Aug 14 2020
The Queen Lili'uokalani 2020 Keiki Hula Ho'ike
Oahu

The Queen Liliuokalani 2020 Keiki Hula Ho'ike

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Thursday, December 31, 2020
Summary

Due to the conditions related to the current COVID-19 pandemic The Annual Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition had to be canceled and in it's place a 4 night televised special broadcast presentation was created to carry on the annual event and be a platform for the art of hula, Hawaiian [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Guy Sibilla
  • Contact Organization: The Kalihi-Pālama Culture & Arts Society, Inc
Aug 14 2020
HSF Love's Labour's Lost online zia Zoom
Oahu

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival: Love's Labour's Lost (online) -

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Sunday, August 16, 2020, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Summary

Shows will be performed online via Zoom! Shakespeare's high energy romantic comedy Love's Labour's Lost directed by Kat Altman as a live Zoom experience featuring actors and crew in five different time zones! Set in a dying world, where the outside is so unsafe that people spend their time together [...]

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  • Contact Name: Nicole Tessier
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Shakespeare Festival
Aug 14 2020
The weekly Maui Sunday Market shines the spotlight on Maui’s hardworking entrepreneurs in an effort to grow their businesses.
Maui

Maui Sunday Market

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Sunday, December 19, 2021, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Summary

The Maui Sunday Market is held each Sunday from 4 pm to 8 pm in the Kahului Shopping Center parking lot. This popular event features live entertainment, food trucks, island vendors, Family Bingo, and activities showcasing the local community and Hawaii's cultural traditions. Public admission and [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Luana Mahi
  • Contact Organization: Maui Food Technology Center
Aug 14 2020
Auction Items
Hawaii

Made on Meow-ie Virtual Auction for Maui Humane Society

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Monday, August 17, 2020, 12:00pm - 12:00pm
Summary

Made on Meow-ie is an online auction supporting Maui Humane Society. Local artists and small businesses have donated wonderful auction items and we invite you to bid between August 14 and 17th! Auction items include original art and sculpture, pet seemed bags and face masks, locally sourced food [...]

Aug 14 2020
Aug 14 2020
Ka lei Hula - The Adorned Dance
Oahu

Free Hula Class - Ka Lei Hula

Occurs between: Saturday, August 15, 2020 - Sunday, August 30, 2020, 9:00am - 10:00am
Summary

Ka Lei Hula "The Adorned Dance" Free Weekly Hula Classes! Enjoy a morning hula class out on Waikiki Beach Walk’s Plaza. This hour-long class is reserved up to 20 individuals, all ages and skill levels welcome. Masks are mandatory and social distancing guidelines in place. Classes offered every [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Blaine Kia
  • Contact Organization: Waikiki Beach Walk