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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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Feb 20 2018
Hawaii

Beginning Hawaiian Language Classes: Papa Olelo Hawaii Part One

Occurs between:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Thursday, March 1, 2018
Summary

Have you always wanted to learn Hawaiian but haven't had the time? Just visiting the islands and want to immerse yourself in the culture? Or, are you new to the islands and unsure of how to pronounce street and place names? "Papa Olelo Hawaii Part One," beginning Hawaiian language courses taught [...]

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  • Contact Name: Alyssa Johnasen
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Feb 23 2018
International Nights
Hawaii

International Nights

Occurs between:
Friday, February 23, 2018
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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Summary

This annual event features performances from around the world. See the Shows! See the World! Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens, and $5 for students and children 17 years and under. Tickets may be purchased with cash or checks in-person at the UH Hilo Performing Arts [...]

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  • Contact Name: Jim Mellon
  • Contact Organization: UH Hilo
Feb 23 2018
Hawaii

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

Occurs on:
Friday, February 23, 2018
Summary

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

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  • Contact Name: Jenette
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Feb 24 2018
Love the Arts 2018 at Volcano Art Center
Hawaii

LOVE THE ARTS Fundraiser Gala (14th Annual)

Occurs on:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Summary

Volcano Art Center announces our 14th Annual Love the Arts fundraiser at the Ni‘aulani Campus on Saturday, February 24, 2017 from 5 – 9 pm. This year's theme is "Save the Arts," taking a nautical approach to the event. Guests will be treated to an evening of fine wine, brews, a luxurious [...]

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  • Contact Name: Alyssa Johnasen
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Feb 24 2018
Gathering Lehua - woodcut print
Hawaii

SOKO 4th Annual Artist's Studio Weekend

Occurs between:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Sunday, February 25, 2018
Summary

Visit 22 artists in their studios at 12 locations along the winding and scenic Mamalahoa Highway from Keauhou throughout Kona to Captain Cook. Plan on a full day of fun and learning, talking with the artists about their inspiration and techniques. A wide range of fine art and smaller items are [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Andrea Pro
  • Contact Organization: SOKO
Feb 24 2018
Hawaii

DMAC 11th Annual Art Auction

Occurs on:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Summary

Please join us in celebrating our 11th Annual Art Auction! West Hawaii's premiere event for art enthusiasts and collectors. Tickets are available for purchase and your name will be on a will call list at the door. Drinks, pupus, and music will be provided.

The Annual Art Auction draws [...]

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  • Contact Name: Ashley
  • Contact Organization: Donkey Mill Art Center
Feb 24 2018
Hawaii

Hawaiian Sunset Saturday - February

Occurs on:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Summary

On the last Saturday of every month, everyone's invited to gather and celebrate Kona's spectacular sunset with live Hawaiian music and beautiful hula performed by the dancers of Halau Kaeaikahelelani, under the direction of kumu hula Yuki Kaea Lyons and Lily Kahelelani Lyons Dudoit.

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  • Contact Organization: Historic Kailua Village
Feb 25 2018
Hawaii

Big Island Youth Jazz Concert

Occurs on:
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Summary

Under the musical direction of Honoka'a High Schools Mr. Gary Washburn, the Honoka'a Jazz Band Ensemble and the Big Island Music Academy will be joining forces to bring an exciting evening of Jazz to the Kahilu Theatre stage Sunday, February 25th at 4:00 PM. All tickets are $20 and can be found [...]

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  • Contact Name: Kristin Lake
  • Contact Organization: Kahilu Theatre Foundation
Feb 25 2018
Hawaii

Big Island Road Runners Waikaumalo 7 Mile Challenge and 4 Mile Run

Occurs on:
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Summary

The annual Big Island Road Runners Waikaumalo 7 Mile Challenge and 4 Mile Run is coming up in February. This beautiful run takes place on the Old Mamalahoa Hwy in Papaaloa. The undulating course includes views of the ocean, tropical forests and farmland. The run is on February 25, 2018 at 7:30 AM. [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Lee Otani
  • Contact Organization: Big Island Road Runners
Feb 28 2018
Lauhala Weaving
Hawaii

"Hands On History" Activities

Occurs on:
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 [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Gavin Miculka
  • Contact Organization: Kona Coffee Living History Farm

Festivals on the Island of Hawaii

Find suggestions for some of the island of Hawaii's most popular festivals celebrating food, culture and more. 

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