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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.

Events on the Island of Hawaii

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Aug 18 2017
Hawaii

Aloha Friday On The Porch a?? Hula And Oli With Kahookele Crabbe

Occurs on:
Friday, August 18, 2017
Summary

Kumu hula of Halau Ke Ola o Ka Lani, Moses Kahookele Crabbe shares his extensive knowledge to teach the basics of hula, language and chant. These free events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawaii, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawaii Tourism Authority. However, [...]

Sep 15 2017
Hawaii

Aloha Friday On The Porch a?? Hula And Oli With Kahookele Crabbe

Occurs on:
Friday, September 15, 2017
Summary

Kumu hula of Halau Ke Ola o Ka Lani, Moses Kahookele Crabbe shares his extensive knowledge to teach the basics of hula, language and chant. These free events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawaii, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawaii Tourism Authority. However, [...]

Sep 29 2017
Hawaii

Aloha Friday On The Porch a?? Hula And Oli With Kahookele Crabbe

Occurs on:
Friday, September 29, 2017
Summary

Kumu hula of Halau Ke Ola o Ka Lani, Moses Kahookele Crabbe shares his extensive knowledge to teach the basics of hula, language and chant. These free events are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawaii, Dept. of Research and Development and the Hawaii Tourism Authority. However, [...]

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 [...]

Dec 17 2017
Apr 1 2018
The Merrie Monarch Logo
Hawaii

The Merrie Monarch Festival

Occurs between:
Sunday, April 1, 2018
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Friday, April 6, 2018
Summary

This is the premiere cultural event in the Hawaiian Islands. Held each year in Hilo, Hawaii, the Festival honors King Kalakaua, and his contributions to the Hawaiian people. It includes crafts, food, cultural demonstrations, a parade, art exhibits, live music and features three nights of Hula [...]

Aug 19 2017
preliminary sketches of base structures in Lili`uokalani Gardens for floral design installations
Hawaii

Celebrate With Local Flowers Workshop -- Joy In Liliuokalani Gardens

Occurs between:
Saturday, August 19, 2017
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Sunday, August 20, 2017
Summary

Hitomi Gilliam AFID, a Canadian Japanese floral artist, is sought after world wide for demonstrations, lectures, and creative design events. As part of the centennial celebration of Liliuokalani Gardens, she will present a workshop on indoor and outdoor large floral design at the Moku Ola Room in [...]

Aug 21 2017
Hawaii

Painting With Peggy

Occurs on:
Monday, August 21, 2017
Summary

Begin your first session with a 16"x 20" canvas! Margaret helps artists to heighten and accentuate their own unique vision with bold colors, lines and shapes. With important tips on Acrylic Paints and Mediums, artists create a painting on canvas using a more immediate and intuitive process. She [...]

Aug 25 2017
Aug 26 2017
Hawaii

Fearless Abstract Painting

Occurs on:
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Summary

This workshop covers a basic overview of acrylic paints & mediums, the emotional language of color and so much more. Students will be encouraged to find and explore their own artistic style in a safe, supportive environment. Absolutely no experience is necessary.
Class fee is $90/$85 for VAC [...]

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