Events and Festivals
The Festive Islands of AlohaDive 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.
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.
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.
The 4th Annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic (GIBBC) is a community-based event to teach [...]
- Contact Name: Pomai Burkart
- Contact Organization: Kaikeha, INC.
GET READY TO RODEO UP! The Rodeo's back!!! 21st PANIOLO HERITAGE RODEO at the Koloa Plantation Days July [...]
- Contact Name: Joyce Miranda
- Contact Organization: Kauai Roping & Rodeo Club
Celebrate the magic of live theatre, as the Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s ‘Summer Stars’ program [...]
- Contact Name: Erin Gaines
- Contact Organization: Hawaii Children's Theatre
Volunteer Orientation 9 am 3/19, 7/23, 10/8, 1/7 For new volunteers: tour facility, meet horses, [...]
- Contact Name: Samantha Henriques
- Contact Organization: Equine Therapy Inc (dba Healing Horses Kauai)
LAWAI- Experience the heart of Hawaiian culture and its herbal medicine tradition at a special event [...]
The 13th Hanalei Bay Swim Challenge, named one of America's top 100 Swims by the World Open Water [...]
Four different course lengths for you to choose from depending on your ability, endurance, and [...]
- Contact Name: Fran
- Contact Organization: Koloa Plantation Days
The Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon are one of the most beautiful destination races in the world [...]
- Contact Name: Robin Jumper
- Contact Organization: The Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon
Battle of The Food Trucks is bringing together food trucks from all over Kauai for a one day event [...]
- Contact Name: Addison Bulosan
- Contact Organization: Rice Street Business Association
The Hawaii Line Dance Festival is a 2 day event with workshops taught by well known instructors from [...]
- Contact Name: Jeffrey Callejo, Jr
- Contact Organization: Hawaii Line Dance Festival