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Gingerbread House Display and Contest at the...

November 29, 2019

CALL FOR ENTRIES for Hawai‘i Convention Center’s first Gingerbread House Display & Contest. Gingerbread Houses will be on display during the “Winter Wishes-A Holiday Festival” beginning Friday, Nov. 29 through Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 One entry per individual or group. Space is limited, to register email: mphelps@hccasm.com DROP-OFF PLACE & TIME Wednesday, November 27, 2019…

Honolulu City Lights

December 7, 2019

Honolulu City Lights is a month long Christmas lights and decorations display at Honolulu Hale. Highlights include the large outdoor tree, Shaka Santa and Mrs. Claus, the indoor tree display and the corridor of wreaths. See the Honolulu City Lights website for a list of free activities and events. There are also food vendors and…

Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace

December 14, 2019

The Annual Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace is a one-stop local holiday shop catering to visitors and residents who are looking for “Made in Hawaii” holiday gifts and family activities. The event will be held December 14-15, 2019 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. The two-day event is anticipated to be Hawaii’s premier local holiday shopping emporium, showcasing…

Jingle Rock Run

December 15, 2019

Join Make-A-Wish® Hawaii for Jingle Rock Run 2019 Walk, run and wish it forward for local keiki facing life-threatening illnesses. WHAT: Our 7th Annual Jingle Rock Run! Come see the Honolulu City Lights through this family-friendly festive holiday walk. WHO: FUN FOR ALL! Walkers, joggers, runners, strollers, pets (especially reindeer!) invited. WHERE: Downtown Honolulu, beginning…

Lōkahi Kailua Market

December 15, 2019

A one of a kind farmers market in the heart of Kailua! Join us every Sunday for live music and a covered lot featuring farmers, health & wellness enthusiasts, foodies, crafters, and more! Admission is free, pets are welcome, and we now have a keiki area and free on-site parking! Photos: Lōkahi Kailua Market

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

December 17, 2019

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 17, 2019

This hour-long authentic Hawaiian hula show opens with torch lighting and traditional blowing of the conch shell. Tues-Thurs-Sat, weather-permitting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m. Nov-Dec-Jan) at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, diagonally across Kalakaua Ave. from Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach hotel at Uluniu Ave. FREE, outdoors, casual, seating on the grass; beach chairs, mats, etc. allowed….

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…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

December 19, 2019

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 19, 2019

This hour-long authentic Hawaiian hula show opens with torch lighting and traditional blowing of the conch shell. Tues-Thurs-Sat, weather-permitting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m. Nov-Dec-Jan) at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, diagonally across Kalakaua Ave. from Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach hotel at Uluniu Ave. FREE, outdoors, casual, seating on the grass; beach chairs, mats, etc. allowed….

Hawaii’s Holiday Craft & Gift Fair

December 20, 2019

Unique, One of a Kind, Hawai‘i Made Gifts and More! Over 250 vendors will be selling everything you need to fill your holiday shopping list. You will find exquisite handcrafted items made by Hawaii’s finest artisans. You’ll also find clothes, toys, collectibles, seasonings and sauces, gift baskets, a large variety of jewelry, prepackaged snacks and…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 21, 2019

This hour-long authentic Hawaiian hula show opens with torch lighting and traditional blowing of the conch shell. Tues-Thurs-Sat, weather-permitting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m. Nov-Dec-Jan) at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, diagonally across Kalakaua Ave. from Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach hotel at Uluniu Ave. FREE, outdoors, casual, seating on the grass; beach chairs, mats, etc. allowed….

Lōkahi Kailua Market

December 22, 2019

A one of a kind farmers market in the heart of Kailua! Join us every Sunday for live music and a covered lot featuring farmers, health & wellness enthusiasts, foodies, crafters, and more! Admission is free, pets are welcome, and we now have a keiki area and free on-site parking! Photos: Lōkahi Kailua Market

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

December 24, 2019

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 24, 2019

This hour-long authentic Hawaiian hula show opens with torch lighting and traditional blowing of the conch shell. Tues-Thurs-Sat, weather-permitting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m. Nov-Dec-Jan) at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, diagonally across Kalakaua Ave. from Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach hotel at Uluniu Ave. FREE, outdoors, casual, seating on the grass; beach chairs, mats, etc. allowed….

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

December 26, 2019

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 26, 2019

This hour-long authentic Hawaiian hula show opens with torch lighting and traditional blowing of the conch shell. Tues-Thurs-Sat, weather-permitting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m. Nov-Dec-Jan) at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, diagonally across Kalakaua Ave. from Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach hotel at Uluniu Ave. FREE, outdoors, casual, seating on the grass; beach chairs, mats, etc. allowed….

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 28, 2019

This hour-long authentic Hawaiian hula show opens with torch lighting and traditional blowing of the conch shell. Tues-Thurs-Sat, weather-permitting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. (6:00-7:00 p.m. Nov-Dec-Jan) at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, diagonally across Kalakaua Ave. from Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach hotel at Uluniu Ave. FREE, outdoors, casual, seating on the grass; beach chairs, mats, etc. allowed….

Lōkahi Kailua Market

December 29, 2019

A one of a kind farmers market in the heart of Kailua! Join us every Sunday for live music and a covered lot featuring farmers, health & wellness enthusiasts, foodies, crafters, and more! Admission is free, pets are welcome, and we now have a keiki area and free on-site parking! Photos: Lōkahi Kailua Market

Waikiki New Year’s Fireworks

December 31, 2019

Sponsored by the members of the Waikiki Improvement Association, the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show is visible all along Waikiki Beach. The show starts at 11:55 pm on December 31st. From a barge just off Waikiki Beach, one announcement salute will be fired every minute until 1 minute before midnight. This is the signal…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

December 31, 2019

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Hatsumode 2020

January 1, 2020

Come celebrate Hatsumode 2020 at Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu and embrace the spirit of the Japanese with a traditional New Years blessing on January 1, 2020 between Midnight and 4:00 pm. Hatsumode 2020 will feature the traditional New Years blessing, Shishimai Lion Dance and complimentary bowls of Ozoni Mochi soup. The event…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 2, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Sony Open in Hawaii

January 6, 2020

Each January the Sony Open in Hawaii attracts 144 of the world’s greatest golf professionals to the Waialae Country Club on the island of Oahu. The event is the largest charity golf event in Hawaii and has raised over $15 million dollars for the local not-for-profits since 1999.  With a significant start of generating $256,000…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 7, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 9, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival

January 12, 2020

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with us at the 27th Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival! The event is the state’s largest festival celebrating Japanese New Year traditions. This fun-filled event, held at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i and Mō‘ili‘ili Field, features a craft fair, food vendors, games, entertainments on two stages and cultural…

Artists Panel: Identity and Voice through...

January 12, 2020

East-West Center Arts Program presents: Artists Panel: “Mo‘olelo as Mo‘omeheu, Ho‘i i ka Piko: Story as Cultural Foundation — Sharing and Honoring Identity and Voice Through Community/Mural Work” by Meleanna Meyer, Estria Miyashiro, and Solomon Enos. In conjunction with the EWC Gallery exhibition “First Nations Art of British Columbia” On view through January 12, 2020…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 14, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 16, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

2020 Chinese New Year Celebration

January 17, 2020

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii presents its annual Chinese New Year Celebration event at Chinatown Cultural Plaza (100 N. Beretania Street) on Friday, January 17 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, January 18 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The family-friendly event features food and craft booths, live entertainment, special cultural…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 21, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 23, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 28, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Waikiki Farmer’s Market

January 30, 2020

Located on the grounds surrounding the Bank of Hawaii Center at the heart of Waikiki. Join one of the largest concentrated collections of local handmade product, local farmers and food vendors on Oahu! Everything from handmade crafts, Hawaiian style skincare products to freshly baked goods and homegrown fruits and vegetables, at amazing prices. This is…

Kapu‘uola Hula Festival

April 4, 2020

The fourth annual Kapu’uola Hula Festival will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2029 at Pu’uokapolei. Kapu‘uola is an outdoor hula festival held at the pā hula (hula mound) at Pu‘uokapolei, a cultural and historic site in Kapolei, Oʻahu. The festival will feature performances by several hālau hula (hula schools) and live Hawaiian music entertainment….

Lei Draping in Honolulu, Oahu at 2:30 p.m.

June 12, 2020

Don’t miss this annual lei draping event on June 12 of the King Kamehameha statue at Ali‘iōlani Hale in downtown Honolulu. The lei draping ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. Expect to see cultural protocols and pageantry, along with beautiful hand-made lei being draped on the outstretched arms of King Kamehameha. Enjoy the music of…

104th Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral...

June 13, 2020

The 104th Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 9 am celebrates Hawaiian marching band music with the theme: Ku’upau a Kanile’a Nā Mele Kūpuna – Play Without Restraint Until the Songs of Our Ancestors Resound Joyously! Set for Saturday, June 8, the event will honor parade Grand Marshals, Aaron David…

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