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Kaʻu Coffee Festival celebrates its award-winning brew with multiple events at different venues over 10 days. The fun kicks off with the Paʻina Open House at Pahala Plantation House April 24 and continues with the Triple C Recipe Contest and Miss Ka`u Coffee Pageant at Kaʻu Coffee Mill; Kaʻu Mountain Water Systems Hike in Wood Valley; Coffee & Cattle Day at Aikane Plantation; and Kaʻu Star Gazing. The event culminates with the all-day Hoʻolauleʻa May 2nd and Coffee College May…Find out more »
The festival features performances, presentations, workshops and kani ka pila (jam sessions) focused on the Hawaiian steel guitar and its importance in the Hawaiian music genre. In addition, an ongoing series of cultural activities such as hula, lei making and ukulele takes place throughout the weekend. Master steel players headlining this year’s festival include: Alan Akaka, Jeff Au Hoy, Kiyoshi “Lion” Kobayashi (Japan), Eddie Palama, Ed Punua, Owana Salazar, Greg Sardinha, and Maui steel guitarists Ross Kaaa, Joel Katz, and…Find out more »
On Saturday, April 25, the 10th Annual Laupahoehoe Music Festival will take place at Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park. Music, crafters, game booths and food/ drinks will be present. The Laupahoehoe Music Festival is a Hawaiian Music and Cultural Event in Laupahoehoe presented by Malama Hawaii Nei and Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School. Malama Hawaii Nei is a non-profit that donates proceeds to the children and kupuna of Laupahoehoe. This is an alcohol and drug free event. No coolers. Buy tickets…Find out more »
The Honolulu 5K seeks to promote health and fitness for Hawaii’s children by giving our schools the ability to increase participation in youth sports and recreation programs by providing additional funds to maintain or purchase new equipment for their physical fitness, play and athletic programs. We want to help our schools to be able to keep our children healthy through an active lifestyle. We also seek to promote fitness within our communities through participation by friends and families of our…Find out more »
Don’t miss this special Hawaiian celebration of lei including entertainment, food booths and a lei making contest takes place at the beautiful Queen Kapiolani Park and Bandstand in Waikiki. Photo courtesy of Lawton Mak/Hawaii.com.Find out more »
Mele Mei is a month-long celebration of Hawaii’s music, hula and culture. Immerse yourself at music and hula events held throughout the entire month of May at various hotels, venues, on the beach and statewide. From ‘ukulele to steel guitar, traditional Hawaiian music to slack key, island reggae to rock-and everything in between-Mele Mei has something for everyone. For more information, please visit www.melemei.com or call (808) 593-9424 Schedule: May 1 Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Lei of Stars May 2 Hilton…Find out more »
The Waikiki SPAM® Jam is an exciting annual street festival that takes place on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. The event celebrates the unusually high consumption of SPAM® in Hawaii and features a variety of Honolulu’s finest restaurants serving up SPAM®-inspired creations. Two entertainment stages provide non-stop entertainment consisting of several of Honolulu’s finest restaurants which will be serving up Spam in many different ways, so you can experience the enormous variety of its applications. Two merchandise tents will be selling…Find out more »
Martin Beaver, violin Kevin Fitz-Gerald, piano Clive Greensmith, cello David Leisner, classical guitar Grace Park violin David Requiro, cello Yizhak Schotten, viola Katherine Collier, piano Monday, May 4- “Sizzling Strings, Guitar and Piano” Keawalai Congregational Church, Makena, 7 p.m. DeFalla Suite Populaire Espagnole for Cello and Guitar (Requiro, Leisner)Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 “Aria” for Cello and Guitar(Requiro, Leisner,)St. Saëns Sonata for Violin and Piano in D Minor, Op. 75(Beaver, Fitz-Gerald)Schumann Piano Quartet In E Flat, Op. 47(Park, Schotten, Greensmith,…Find out more »
Thursday, May 7 – World Fireknife competition preliminaries Friday, May 8 – World Fireknife competition semifinals, Juniors/Intermediate finals Saturday, May 9 – World Fireknife competition finals and high school festivalThe world’s most talented fireknife dancers will come together at the Polynesian Cultural Center in three nights of heated competition. Fireknife dancers of all ages and of various experience will compete in their respective divisions for the chance to win the coveted title of World Fireknife Champion. Attendees will be treated…Find out more »