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Ala Moana Hula Show at Centerstage

June 24, 2019

Join us for a free, 20-minute production featuring both kahiko (traditional) and modern hula. Also, every Sunday, enjoy the Ala Moana Keiki Hula Show. This hula show demonstrates how the tradition of hula is perpetuated through Hawaii’s children. Photo: Ala Moana Center

Ala Moana Hula Show at Centerstage

June 25, 2019

Join us for a free, 20-minute production featuring both kahiko (traditional) and modern hula. Also, every Sunday, enjoy the Ala Moana Keiki Hula Show. This hula show demonstrates how the tradition of hula is perpetuated through Hawaii’s children. Photo: Ala Moana Center

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

June 25, 2019

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torchlighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō Beach…

Ala Moana Hula Show at Centerstage

June 26, 2019

Join us for a free, 20-minute production featuring both kahiko (traditional) and modern hula. Also, every Sunday, enjoy the Ala Moana Keiki Hula Show. This hula show demonstrates how the tradition of hula is perpetuated through Hawaii’s children. Photo: Ala Moana Center

Wildest Show In Town Summer Concert Series

June 26, 2019

The Honolulu Zoo Society will heat up this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, the season’s best family concert! Hosted by the Honolulu Zoo, the Honolulu Zoo Society and Hawaii’s premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma, the after-hours concert series features live local entertainment from some of Hawaii’s leading musicians, including Kapena, the Makaha Sons…

Ala Moana Hula Show at Centerstage

June 27, 2019

Join us for a free, 20-minute production featuring both kahiko (traditional) and modern hula. Also, every Sunday, enjoy the Ala Moana Keiki Hula Show. This hula show demonstrates how the tradition of hula is perpetuated through Hawaii’s children. Photo: Ala Moana Center

Kaimana Pop Up Dinner

June 27, 2019

Celebrate the Isle migration of the cultural dishes of the Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and the Filipino by our very own Chef Rene Caba; Executive Chef at the Hau Tree Lanai Restaurant. Experience his cultural rendition of these ethnic cuisines to express “Culture” in a culinary fashion and a “No Host” Bar to compliment your…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

June 27, 2019

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torchlighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō Beach…

Ala Moana Hula Show at Centerstage

June 28, 2019

Join us for a free, 20-minute production featuring both kahiko (traditional) and modern hula. Also, every Sunday, enjoy the Ala Moana Keiki Hula Show. This hula show demonstrates how the tradition of hula is perpetuated through Hawaii’s children. Photo: Ala Moana Center

Art on the Zoo Fence

June 29, 2019

Art on the Zoo Fence has been the premier outdoor Art Gallery in Hawaii since 1953. We are located on Monsarrat Avenue in beautiful Waikiki along the Honolulu Zoo fence, across the street from Kapiolani Park. The art show takes place every Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. There is a fabulous variety of…

Ala Moana Hula Show at Centerstage

June 29, 2019

Join us for a free, 20-minute production featuring both kahiko (traditional) and modern hula. Also, every Sunday, enjoy the Ala Moana Keiki Hula Show. This hula show demonstrates how the tradition of hula is perpetuated through Hawaii’s children. Photo: Ala Moana Center

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

June 29, 2019

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torchlighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō Beach…

4th of July Celebration

July 1, 2019

For the 28th consecutive year, Ala Moana Center will host its signature Independence Day celebration, including Hawai‘i’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show. From July 1 – 4, shoppers can enjoy four days of exclusive savings, live entertainment from Hawai‘i’s top musicians, and a chance to win roundtrip airfare for two to fly anywhere in…

Wolfgangʻs 4th of July Burger Challenge

July 4, 2019

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse by Wolfgang Zwiener in Waikiki has announced their first ever hamburger eating contest to celebrate the 4th of July and also raise money for the Wounded Warrior ‘Ohana (“WWO”), a local non-profit organization whose mission is to honor and remember those who sacrificed so much for so many. The Challenge: Five groups of…

Children and Youth Day

July 6, 2019

Children and Youth Day is one of the biggest children’s events in the State of Hawaii. On July 6th, Saturday the main drive through Waikiki will be closed to traffic. Booths, stages, crafts fairs, food vendors and a variety of entertainment will fill the night on Kalakaua Avenue. Estimated attendance is between 40,000 to 50,000…

Moiliili Summer Fest

July 6, 2019

The Moiliili Summer Fest is an annual summer event that brings together the community in one of Honolulu’s oldest and most vivacious neighborhoods. The event is a collaboration between the Moiliili Hongwanji Mission, Kamehameha Schools, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Moiliili Community Center and the University of Hawaii. Join us with family and friends for…

57th Annual Hawaii State Farm Fair

July 13, 2019

The 57th annual Hawaii State Farm Fair, sponsored by the Hawaii Farm Bureau in partnership with the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture and Hawaii State 4-H Livestock Council will be held at Kualoa Ranch on Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event, “GROWING…

Waikiki Steel Guitar Week

July 15, 2019

The Waikiki Steel Guitar Week, incorporating the Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival, is a week-long event celebrating Hawaiian music and the Hawaiian steel guitar. The annual event is held at the Royal Hawaiian Center’s Royal Grove stage during mid-July, immediately preceding the annual ‘Ukulele Festival Hawaii. The scheduling of the festival provides opportunities for fans of…

Wildest Show In Town Summer Concert Series

July 17, 2019

The Honolulu Zoo Society will heat up this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, the season’s best family concert! Hosted by the Honolulu Zoo, the Honolulu Zoo Society and Hawaii’s premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma, the after-hours concert series features live local entertainment from some of Hawaii’s leading musicians, including Kapena, the Makaha Sons…

Kona Nui Nights

July 17, 2019

Kona Nui Nights is a monthly event that honors and highlights Hawaiian language and music, as well as the art of hula at Ward Village. Kona Nui Nights is free and open to the public, will include a food vendor, a cash bar, and limited seating. Admission is free. Free parking is available across the…

42nd Prince Lot Hula Festival

July 20, 2019

42nd Annual Prince Lot Hula Festival at Iolani Palace Features Special Performances by Halau Hula of Na Kumu Hula Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, Karl Veto Baker and Michael Lanakila Casupang I Mua E Na Pokii, Move Forward, O Youth. The 42nd annual Prince Lot Hula Festival takes place at the historic Iolani Palace on Saturday, July…

49th Annual Ukulele Festival

July 21, 2019

Every July – as welcome as summer itself – Ukulele Festival Hawaii presents the annual Ukulele Festival at Kapiolani Park on Oahu. Families jam the park. Ukulele fans wouldn’t miss it. Tourists follow the sounds of music. The music swirls over the tops of ironwood and monkeypod trees toward Diamond Head. It’s upbeat, infectious, bouncy…

Asia Pacific Dance Festival

July 22, 2019

The APDF Festival will run for two-weeks from July 22 – August 4 and includes Department of Theatre and Dance Intensive classes, welcoming ceremony, talk story sessions, workshops, academic conference, and our festival dance concerts — Living the Art of Hula and Local Motion! featuring local dance artists, and our ‘Ike Hana concerts, featuring one…

44th Annual Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula...

July 25, 2019

On September 11, 1976, the Kalihi-Palama Culture & Arts Society, Inc. organized a festival to honor Hawaii’s last reigning monarch, Queen Liliuokalani. The day-long event was held at Aala Park and featured multi-ethnic dance performances, Hawaiian crafts demonstrations, a pageant of Hawaii’s moi wahine, and the first keiki hula competition. Over the next few years,…

Wildest Show In Town Summer Concert Series

July 31, 2019

The Honolulu Zoo Society will heat up this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, the season’s best family concert! Hosted by the Honolulu Zoo, the Honolulu Zoo Society and Hawaii’s premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma, the after-hours concert series features live local entertainment from some of Hawaii’s leading musicians, including Kapena, the Makaha Sons…

78th Na Hula Festival

August 4, 2019

The Annual Nā Hula Festival is on Sunday, August 4th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is held at Kapi‘olani Park, Honolulu’s oldest and largest public park. Since 1940, the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has celebrated the artistry and grace of hula, Hawaiʻi’s premier dance form….

The Phantom of the Opera

August 7, 2019

The Phantom of the Opera: The Spectacular New Production Blaisdell Concert Hall August 7 – September 1, 2019 Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Honolulu as part of its North American Tour. Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this will…

The Joy of Sake Honolulu

August 9, 2019

The Joy Of Sake returns to Honolulu for it’s 19th annual celebration with a superb array of premium labels and the best in traditional and contemporary Asian cuisine. The sakes are in peak condition, the food sublime, the crowd amazing! It’s a one-of-a-kind event, just once a year in Honolulu, featuring over 400 premium labels…

Made In Hawaii Festival

August 16, 2019

Enjoy this three-day celebration highlighting the unique products of Hawaii. Produced by the Hawaii Food Industry Association and sponsored since its inception by First Hawaiian Bank, the Made in Hawaii Festival features nearly 400 exhibitors who showcase food products, books, gifts, apparel and jewelry, arts and crafts, produce and many more home-grown products from around…

2019 Duke’s Oceanfest

August 17, 2019

This weeklong festival features a variety of exciting water sports competitions including longboard surfing, surf polo, swimming, standup paddling and other events paying tribute to Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha, Duke Kahanamoku and Hawaii’s local waterman. Photo: Bob Johnson / Herald Examiner Collection.

Sea Life Park Makapu‘u Twilight Concert Series

August 17, 2019

Sea Life Park Hawaii announces the 2019 lineup for its popular Makapuu Twilight Concert Series, now in its fourth season. The series will present acclaimed local musicians performing outdoors in the breathtaking Makapuu Meadows, with Saturday shows set for June 15 and August 17. Saturday, June 15th: Ben & Maila, Kapena, Makaha Sons, and Anuhea…

Kona Nui Nights

August 21, 2019

Kona Nui Nights is a monthly event that honors and highlights Hawaiian language and music, as well as the art of hula at Ward Village. Kona Nui Nights is free and open to the public, will include a food vendor, a cash bar, and limited seating. Admission is free. Free parking is available across the…

Great Waikiki Beer Festival

August 24, 2019

Hawaii’s only beachfront beer festival returns with the 5th Annual Great Waikiki Beer Festival at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. The annual festival will offer tastings of more than 100 seasonal, local and craft beers from Hawaii and beyond. The resort’s culinary team will craft a selection of beer-friendly foods and top-notch local performers…

Aloha Festivals Royal Court Investiture &...

August 31, 2019

To kick off the festivities, the Aloha Festivals Royal Court will be introduced on the grounds of Helumoa, which was originally the home of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop. At the ceremony, the king, queen, prince and princess take their place on the royal court. The Alii court members receive their royal cloaks, helmets, head feather…

Aloha Festivals – Keiki Hoolaulea

September 14, 2019

Keiki Ho‘olaule‘a Pearlridge Center Uptown In partnership with Aloha Festivals, Pearlridge Center will hold the 2018 Keiki Hoolaulea – a free, full-day event perfect for families and their keiki (children). Musical groups and halau hula (hula schools) will take to the stage throughout the day, while arts and crafts stations, demonstrations and other activities provide…

Kona Nui Nights

September 18, 2019

Kona Nui Nights is a monthly event that honors and highlights Hawaiian language and music, as well as the art of hula at Ward Village. Kona Nui Nights is free and open to the public, will include a food vendor, a cash bar, and limited seating. Admission is free. Free parking is available across the…

67th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea

September 21, 2019

Aloha Festivals hosts Hawaii’s largest block party with the 66th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea. Unlike any other event throughout the year, Waikiki’s beachfront Kalakaua Avenue will be transformed with booths highlighting Hawaii cuisine, crafts and culture. Stage performances will take place showcasing the best local music and halau hula, while thousands take to the streets to…

73rd Annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade

September 28, 2019

The 73rd Annual Floral Parade, which concludes the Aloha Festivals, unites the Hawaii community for a colorful procession of Hawaiian culture. Intricate and vibrant floral floats will make their way through Waikiki, men and women on horseback will showcase the traditional art of Pau Riding, and the royal court will make their final grand appearance….

Kona Nui Nights

October 16, 2019

Kona Nui Nights is a monthly event that honors and highlights Hawaiian language and music, as well as the art of hula at Ward Village. Kona Nui Nights is free and open to the public, will include a food vendor, a cash bar, and limited seating. Admission is free. Free parking is available across the…

The Mele Kalikimaka Craft & Gift Fair

November 8, 2019

Come support local vendors and a great cause ! A portion of the proceeds will be going towards The Hawaiian Humane Society. (Thirty one gifts, color street, lularoe, and paparazzi spaces have been filled for the lower level.) We are still accepting these vendors for the upper level.

Kona Nui Nights

November 20, 2019

Kona Nui Nights is a monthly event that honors and highlights Hawaiian language and music, as well as the art of hula at Ward Village. Kona Nui Nights is free and open to the public, will include a food vendor, a cash bar, and limited seating. Admission is free. Free parking is available across the…

Kona Nui Nights

December 18, 2019

Kona Nui Nights is a monthly event that honors and highlights Hawaiian language and music, as well as the art of hula at Ward Village. Kona Nui Nights is free and open to the public, will include a food vendor, a cash bar, and limited seating. Admission is free. Free parking is available across the…

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