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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 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
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 [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Jenette
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Feb 18 2018
Hawaii

Beginning Hawaiian Language Classes: Papa Olelo Hawaii Part One

Occurs between:
Sunday, February 18, 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 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. [...]

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  • Contact Name: Lee Otani
  • Contact Organization: Big Island Road Runners
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 [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Kristin Lake
  • Contact Organization: Kahilu Theatre Foundation
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 [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Ashley
  • Contact Organization: Donkey Mill Art Center
May 20 2018
Hawaii

Farm Festival at Hamakua Harvest (3rd Annual)

Occurs on:
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Summary

The Third Annual Farm Festival at Hamakua Harvest in Honokaa will feature an all-day line-up of entertainment, educational presentations, kid's activities, a silent auction and a 45-vendor farmers' market, featuring locally grown products, delicious food and arts and crafts.

Hāmākua [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Lori Beach
  • Contact Organization: Hamakua Harvest, Inc.
Sep 14 2018
Iiwi, Jack Jeffrey Photography
Hawaii

Hawaii Island Festival Of Birds - 2nd Annual

Occurs between:
Friday, September 14, 2018
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Sunday, September 16, 2018
Summary

The program will include expert guest speakers, a trade show for outdoor and birding equipment, a children's corner, bird-themed arts and crafts fair, photography workshop, a birding film festival, time to interact with Hawaii Island naturalists and bird experts, and guided field trips on land [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Bridget Walker
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Forest & Trail
Feb 18 2018
Living+Design Flyer
Hawaii

Hawaii Island Living+Design Show (13th Annual)

Occurs on:
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Summary

Join us at Hawaii Island's largest home expo full of products and services for design, improvements, and comfortable living. We are grateful to all the companies who are participating with a special Mahalo to our sponsors HPM Building Supply, Honsador Building Products, Hawaii Community Federal [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Suzi Patterson
  • Contact Organization: Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce
May 18 2018
Hawaii

Hawaii Kuauli Pacific and Asia Cultural Festival

Occurs on:
Friday, May 18, 2018
Summary

A celebration of Hawaii Island and its beauty as a cultural melting pot. This 3 day event will be packed with food, fashion, cultural expressions, a keiki hula competition and cultural workshops. The event begins Friday day evening with protocol from the various cultures represented. Saturday is [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Leinaala Fruean
  • Contact Organization: Hawaii Pacific & Asia Cultural Festivals

Festivals on the Island of Hawaii

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