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.
Join us for a special evening of music with Del Beazley at The Shops at Wailea. Concerts at The Shops is a free, monthly jazz series that is open to the public and features headlining musicians from across the Hawaiian Islands. The Shops at Wailea is Maui’s premier shopping and dining destination [...]
- Contact Name: Diana Whitt
- Contact Organization: The Shops at Wailea
Consolidated Theatres will launch a new year of its celebrated Hana Hou Picture Show with movies hand-selected by the Ohina executive team-industry professionals behind the annual Ohina Short Film Showcase, the new Hawaii-based Ohina Films production group and a Filmmakers Lab created to help [...]
- Contact Name: Gerard Elmore
- Contact Organization: Ohina LLC
Hawaii International Film Festival Thursday, November 21-23, 2019; All shows in McCoy Studio Theater; show times vary As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawai'i International Film Festival (HIFF) recognizes new and emerging talent and [...]
- Contact Name: Carin
- Contact Organization: Maui Arts & Cultural Center A&B Amphitheater
Blood Sweat & Tears Featuring Keith Paluso Blood Sweat & Tears has made its mark in music history and still continues to excite crowds around the world after over 50 years of touring. BS&T has had many musician changes over its 50 years many of who have gone on to be stars them selves. This recipe [...]
- Contact Name: Adam
- Contact Organization: Blue Note Hawaii
Kahilu Theatre is honored to be hosting the 17th Annual Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Festival November 21- 23, 2019 featuring Hawaiian musicians Jeff Peterson, Sonny Lim, Led Kaapana, Nathan Aweau, Mike Kaawa, Brittni Paiva, and Benny Chong.
A festival like no other, these musicians will [...]
- Contact Name: Kristin Lake
- Contact Organization: Kahilu Theatre Foundation
Kiki Rivera's contemporary dramatic comedy tackles a darkly taboo topic with humor in a queer Samoan context. Sefina and Mele are in love, their engagement and deep bond reinforced by their shared Samoan heritage. When they suddenly find themselves tangled in a web of hidden truths, denial and [...]
- Contact Name: Sarah Bauer
- Contact Organization: Kumu Kahua Theatre
Friday–Sunday, November 22–24, 2019 Bishop Museum, Atherton Halau & Halau Waa Event is free with paid Museum admission No registration needed Members free with membership ID Link: https://www.bishopmuseum.org/events/ Meet the makers of some of the best made ukulele in the world, view an [...]
- Contact Name: Lance Aquino
- Contact Organization: Stryker Weiner & Yokota
Platinum Enterprises Hawaii and West Maui Singles Presents: "Fifty Shades of Blue" An Ocean Theme Affair @ Evo Art Maui "A Higher Purpose Gallery" 888 Front Street Lahaina, HI 96761.
This is a complimentary event, and open to all who are interested. We welcome the true ocean lover, ocean [...]
- Contact Name: Kaeley Glasco
- Contact Organization: Platinum Enterprises Hawaii
Celebrate Native Hawaiian culture, at Paʻakai Marketplace. Local designers, crafters, entertainment and art classes will be at The Barn at SALT at Our Kakaako. Held in collaboration with PAʻI Foundation, admission to this family and pet-friendly event is free. Lauhala weaving classes with [...]
- Contact Name: Chris Aguinaldo
- Contact Organization: SALT at Our Kaka'ako
The Hawaii Theatre Center and Scarlett Nightclub Present Ginger Minji and the Gay Men's Chorus of Honolulu
On Friday, November 22, 2019, Ginger Minji, and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu will perform together at The Hawaii Theatre Center (HTC). Friday, November 22, 2019, 8 PM / Seating at 7:30 PM / Doors Open 7:00 PM, $100.00 VIP Tickets, $20.00 General Admission. Visit our box office at 1130 Bethel [...]
- Contact Name: Box Office
- Contact Organization: Hawaii Theatre