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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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Apr 20 2018
Hawaii

Hilo Hula Tuesday At The Bandstand

Occurs between:
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Summary

Every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon our well-known local entertainers provide a program of Hawaiian music and hula at this FREE event in Historic Downtown Hilo at the bandstand across from the Hilo Farmers Market. The entertainers will vary from week to week. They will "talk story" and share the [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Dinnie Kysar
  • Contact Organization: Destination Hilo
Apr 20 2018
Loliana: A Native Hawaiian Exhibit
Hawaii

Loliana: A Native Hawaiian Exhibit

Occurs between:
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Friday, May 25, 2018
Summary

The concept is to exhibit artists who are native born and have been raised with cultural and spiritual values that empower their work today. Contemporary thought and visual imagery are encouraged to inquire about the changes that have impacted native Hawaiians and native culture, to also seek [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Monique Ortiz
  • Contact Organization: East Hawai'i Cultural Center
Apr 20 2018
Cast of The Taming of the Shrew 2018 Tour
Hawaii

Actors From the London Stage present the Taming of the Shrew

Occurs on:
Friday, April 20, 2018
Summary

Shakespeare at Notre Dame's Actors From the London Stage will perform William Shakespeare's famous comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, on Friday, April 20th at 7:00 pm. The Taming of the Shrew's main plot is a courtship about the intertwined relationships of an ill-tempered woman and her reluctant [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Kristin Lake
  • Contact Organization: Kahilu Theatre
Apr 20 2018
Kumu Hula Moses Kaho'okele Crabbe
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs between:
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Friday, December 21, 2018
Summary

Hula is Hawaii's most sacred and ancient cultural practice. Originally developed by Polynesians, the Hula portrays the words of the oli (chant) and mele (song/chant/poetry) in a visual dance form.  Hula helps pass down the tradition of the Hawaiian culture and keeps the spirit of Hawaii alive. [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Apr 20 2018
Members of the West Hawai'i County Band with director Bernaldo Evangalista
Hawaii

The West Hawaii County Band Presents a Free Friday Concert

Occurs between:
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Friday, December 21, 2018
Summary

The West Hawaii County Band, a 20 member wind ensemble, presents a free hour of band music at Hale Halawai Park on Ali'i Drive in Kailua-Kona. The music will be selected from the band's library featuring jazz tunes, classic band music, marches, music from the movies and Hawaiian traditional [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Al
  • Contact Organization: West Hawai'i County Band
Apr 21 2018
Kau Coffee Festival (10th Annual)
Hawaii

Kau Coffee Festival (10th Annual)

Occurs between:
Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Sunday, May 6, 2018
Summary

The 10th annual Kau Coffee Festival celebrates its award-winning brew with a host of events on various dates from April 21-May 6. Fun culminates May 5-6 at the Pahala Community Center with a java-jumpin' hoolaulea'a on Saturday and the Kau Coffee College educational series on Sunday. Supported [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Chris Manfredi
  • Contact Organization: Kau Coffee Festival
Apr 21 2018
2015-Lei Laupahoehoe Music Festival
Hawaii

Laupahoehoe Music Festival (13th Annual)

Occurs on:
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Summary

On Saturday, April 21, 2018 the 13th 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 Laupahoehoe [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School
  • Contact Organization: Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School
Apr 21 2018
Mauka To Makai Environmental Expo (11th Annual)
Hawaii

Mauka To Makai Environmental Expo (11th Annual)

Occurs on:
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Summary

*FREE Expo Presented by the City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Facility Maintenance, Hawaii State Department of Health and Waikīkī Aquarium * WHAT: 11th Annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo. Held in conjunction with Earth Month, this FREE family-friendly event promotes the [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Taryn Bohan
  • Contact Organization: City & County of Honolulu Storm Water Quality Branch
Apr 27 2018
Master Lei Maker Kaipo AhChong
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs between:
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Friday, December 28, 2018
Summary

The lei is a Hawaiian flower garland that is worn for many different special occasions.  The lei also represents and symbolizes a variety of celebrations from friendship, love, welcoming, departures and everything in between.  Come join agriculture farmer Kaipo AhChong on the front porch of [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Apr 27 2018
Hawaii

Big Island Chocolate Festival

Occurs between:
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Summary

With the theme, "Chocolate Around the World," the seventh annual Big Island Chocolate Festival is April 27-28 with events headquartered from the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. Admission is $85, also available are overnight room packages and I LOVE Chocolate! Passes. [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Farsheed Bonakdar
  • Contact Organization: Kona Cacao Association

Festivals on the Island of Hawaii

Festivals on the Island of Hawaii

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