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Tip: This town is located on the North Shore of Kauai and once had the largest guava plantation in Hawaii.
Hawai‘i’s beloved ambassador of aloha and a public figure unrivaled in grace and humility, Duke Kahanamoku’s legacy transcends his outstanding resume of Olympic gold medals, daring surf adventures, and Hollywood movies. The beauty of Duke’s legendary fame consists of his core values of aloha, love, and good sportsmanship, and the profound respect he gained from admirers worldwide during his remarkable lifetime. Bishop Museum will bring the many facets of Duke Kahanamoku to life by enlivening the J. M. Long Gallery…Find out more »
Presented by the Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association, Hawaii’s Woodshow was created to promote an appreciation for the remarkable variety of Hawai‘i-grown woods. The show attracts talented woodworkers throughout the state who submit entries showcasing the versatility and beauty of Hawai‘i woods across design mediums including furniture, woodturning, sculpture and musical instruments. Awards presented include the Ron Kent Award for a promising young artist age 21 and under as well as the People’s Choice and Artist Choice awards. A special Spirit…Find out more »
Hāna 2015 Festivals of Aloha fittingly culminate with an action-packed agenda in heavenly Hāna, lots of hula and Hawaiian music, all happening at one of the most authentic unspoiled locations in the world. Hāna town comes together through week-long festivities. Beginning the celebration with a parade through Hāna town, our culture and tradition will proudly be on display throughout. The week culminates with “Hō‘ike Night” at the Hana Ball Park under the stars. Oct 3 Sat: Hāna Parade and Ho‘olaule‘a,…Find out more »
Oktoberfest festivities Special menu launching on Monday, Oct. 5 Oktoberfest Marzen release Click here for the full story on Oktoberfest in Hawaiʻi.Find out more »
IRONMAN World Championships Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (Photo courtesy of Dennis Crabtree.) by Qualification Only For over 35 years the IRONMAN World Championship has brought the world’s best athletes together in competition. 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 Hawai’i—the 2.4-mile Waikiki Roughwater Swim, 112 miles of…Find out more »
Kaua‘i’s mountain forest echo with the sounds of Hawaiian music and traditional chants at this free annual festival, held the second Saturday in October, mist or shine. Visitors attending “Eo e Emalani i Alaka‘i” step back in time, when a traditional royal procession arrives at noon (festivities begin at 10 am). Queen Emma and her entourage enter the lovely Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow on horseback, accompanied by hula halau from around the state who perform chants and dances as gifts for the…Find out more »
A 41-mile Outrigger Canoe race from Molokai to Oahu across the Kaiwi Channel, the Molokai Hoe is considered the world championship of men’s long-distance outrigger canoe racing. The race begins at 7:00 am at Hale O Lono Harbor and finishes at Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki. RACE HISTORY On October 12, 1952, three Koa outrigger canoes launch through the surf at Kawakiu Bay on Moloka‘i’s west side. Powered by six paddlers, each of the canoes was bound for Oʻahu across…Find out more »
The annual Maui Ukulele Festival is a full afternoon of ukulele music at the first-class venue, the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Bring your lawn chairs or roll out a blanket on the lawn and enjoy some of the islands’ favorite ukulele players. Since 2006, the Maui Ukulele Festival has featured Herb Ohta Sr. (Ohta-San), Jake Shimabukuro, Holunape, Raiatea Helm, Manoa DNA, Paula Fuga, Richard Ho’opi’i, Brittni Paiva, Kelly Boy Delima, Derek Sebastian and more, including local kupuna and keiki…Find out more »
Hawai`i’s Sweetest Celebration! We are happy to announce that the Hawaii Chocolate Festival will be held on October 16 -18 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall in conjunction with the Hawaii Food and New Product Show. Event hours are Friday 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. & Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Chocolate Tasting Passport Tickets are just $20 and will include free admission (regularly $5) to the Food and New Product Show…Find out more »