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Island of Hawaii Events Calendar

Plan your trip during one of the many special events happening on the island of Hawaii. Some of the biggest events on the island include the annual Merrie Monarch Festival (follows Easter Sunday in March - April) in Hilo, the largest hula competition in the world; and the IRONMANTM World Championship (October) race from Historic Kailua Village in Kona to Hawi and back. No matter what time of the year, you’re bound to find one-of-a-kind festivals, cultural performances and musical events to entertain you during your stay on the island.

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Oct 18 2017
Lauhala Weaving
Hawaii

"Hands On History" Activities

Occurs between:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Summary

Every Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m., the Kona Coffee Living History Farm hosts "Hands On History" activities on their site in Captain Cook. "Hands On History" provides visitors and with the opportunity to learn, experience and practice activities important to the daily lives of Kona's Japanese [...]

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  • Contact Name: Gavin Miculka
  • Contact Organization: Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Oct 18 2017
Another amazing sunset from Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Hawaii

Chef Fest

Occurs between:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Summary

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star hotel on Hawaii Island, announces Chef Fest 2017. From October 4 to 8, 2017, the Resort will host a multi-day food and wine event featuring high-profile dinners, interactive cooking classes and culinary experiences. The [...]

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  • Contact Name: Allison Tan
  • Contact Organization: Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Oct 18 2017
The ladies of "Shout! The Mod Musical"
Hawaii

SHOUT! The Mod Musical

Occurs between:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Sunday, October 29, 2017
Summary

The Palace Theater and The Hilo Community Chorus are Proud to Present our 16th Annual Fall Musical. SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL SHOUT! promises to be a fun romp through the sixties with songs like "Georgy Girl", "These Boots were Made for Walkin' " and "To Sir With Love". Set in London, SHOUT! takes [...]

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Oct 20 2017
Hawaii

Aloha Friday on the Porch – Hula and oli with Kamaolipua Grace

Occurs on:
Friday, October 20, 2017
Summary

Each Friday, on the front porch of the Volcano Art Center Gallery, visitors and kamaaina alike are invited to experience a free, hands-on workshop presented by hospitable Hawaii Island practitioners. Kumu hula of Hālau Alakai of Halauolaokalani , Kamaolipua Grace shares her extensive knowledge [...]

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  • Contact Name: Jenette
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Oct 22 2017
Hawaii

Taste Of Hilo (19th Annual)

Occurs on:
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Summary

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce has scheduled their 19th Annual Taste of Hilo for Sunday, October 22, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, at Sangha Hall in Hilo. Presale tickets are on sale for $55.00. They may be purchased by calling the Chamber's office at 808-934-0177, or by email at [...]

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  • Contact Name: Mike Miyahira
  • Contact Organization: Japanese Chamber of Commerce
Oct 26 2017
Kaori
Hawaii

Serenely Proliferating: Kaori Ukaji

Occurs between:
Thursday, October 26, 2017
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Summary

Kahilu Exhibits presents a solo show by internationally recognized artist, Kaori Ukaji, from October 26 – December 20, 2017. There will be an opening reception and artist’s walk-through on Thursday, October 26 from 5-7pm. A no host bar and light pupu will be offered during the reception. Work [...]

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  • Contact Name: Kahilu Theatre Galleries
  • Contact Organization: Kahilu Theatre Galleries
Oct 27 2017
Hawaii

Aloha Friday on the Porch – Lei Making with Kaipo Ah Chong

Occurs on:
Friday, October 27, 2017
Summary

Each Friday, on the front porch of the Volcano Art Center Gallery, visitors and kamaaina alike are invited to experience a free, hands-on workshop presented by hospitable Hawaii Island practitioners. Tropical Agriculture farmer Kaipo Ah Chong will share his expert lei-making skills with VAC [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: jenette
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Oct 28 2017
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival event photo
Hawaii

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Return Of Cuisines Of The Sun

Occurs on:
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Summary

October 28, 2017 Return of Cuisines of the Sun Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa Cuisines of the Sun returns with superstar culinary talent from around the world joining forces to celebrate the food and wine of sunny climates. The diversity of Hawaii Island's bounty will be showcased in a [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Michelle Fujii
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Food & Wine Festival
Nov 3 2017
Hawaii

Aloha Friday on the Porch – Ukulele with Wes Awana

Occurs on:
Friday, November 3, 2017
Summary

Each Friday, on the front porch of the Volcano Art Center Gallery, visitors and kamaaina alike are invited to experience a free, hands-on workshop presented by hospitable Hawaii Island practitioners. Volcano area musician Wes Awana shares his love of ukulele and Hawaiian music by giving [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Jenette
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Nov 3 2017
Hawaii

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (47th Annual)

Occurs between:
Friday, November 3, 2017
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Sunday, November 12, 2017
Summary

For nearly 200 years much has been celebrated, discussed and enjoyed over a cup of Kona's world famous coffee. Praised for its fine, light and memorable taste, Kona coffee once again takes center stage at the 47th Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival November 3 through 12, 2017.

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  • Contact Name: Valerie Corcoran
  • Contact Organization: Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Festivals on the Island of Hawaii

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