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Hawaii's Annual Events & Festivals

The Festive Islands of Aloha

Dive deep into Hawaii’s local community and you’ll discover a culture alive with paniolo (cowboys), Chinese dragons, ethnic festivals, culinary events and an exotic collection of celebrations. Throughout the year, you’ll also encounter parades, street parties, food and craft fairs, concerts and family activities that honor every aspect of Hawaii’s diverse culture.


Annual Events

Many of Hawaii’s most memorable celebrations occur annually. Some, like the Honolulu Marathon(December) and the Hawaii International Film Festival (October), draw visitors and participants from around the globe. Others, like Oahu’s Prince Lot Hula Competition (July) or the Eo E Emalani I Alakai Festival (October) on Kauai and the statewide King Kamehameha Celebration (June) are primarily local occasions. These events have a strong allure for visitors who want to get an authentic glimpse of Hawaii during their trip.


Food Festivals

Events that feature local foods and agricultural products attract both locals and visitors. The Hawaii Food and Wine Festival on the islands of Hawaii, Maui and Oahu (October) and the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival (June) on Maui are long-running culinary events, hosting world-class chefs, winemakers and master sommeliers for thousands of wine and food lovers. The Island of Hawaii’s Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (November) celebrates all things coffee and includes nearly 50 events over 10 days. Kauai Chocolate & Coffee Festival (October) highlights al things cacao and coffee industries of Kauai.

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Nov 12 2018
Athletes take to the air during the Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa, which is the most progressive wave of the three Vans Triple Crown venues.
Oahu

Hawaiian Pro

Occurs between: Monday, November 12, 2018 - Saturday, November 24, 2018, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Summary

The opening event of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, the Hawaiian Pro has created a local legacy that sets the bar for competition and initiates the start of peak surf season on Oahu. The break at Haleiwa Ali‘i Beach, simply referred to as ‘Haleiwa’, offers a wide variety of rideable [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Lauren Rolland
  • Contact Organization: World Surf League Hawaii
Nov 12 2018
The Billabong Pipe Masters is the crowning glory of the Vans Triple Crown and WSL Men's Championship Tour
Oahu

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

Occurs on: Monday, November 12, 2018, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Summary

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing has been crowning the greatest competitive surfer of the North Shore's infamous big wave season alongside elite World Champions for 36 years. Oahu attracts the world's best athletes to a 7-mile stretch of coastline in Haleiwa from October through December, and [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Lauren Rolland
  • Contact Organization: World Surf League Hawaii
Nov 12 2018
Kahulanui
Oahu

Kahulanui

Occurs on: Monday, November 12, 2018, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Summary

Kahulanui will be performing at Blue Note Hawaii with 2 shows nightly at 6:30pm & 9:00pm. GRAMMY® nominated and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning group Kahulanui is a nine-piece Hawaiian Swing Band from the Big Island of Hawaii, comprised of four horns, guitar, bass, ukulele, drums and steel. [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Alika
  • Contact Organization: Blue Note Hawaii
Nov 13 2018
Princeville Community Center
Kauai

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert - Ahupua'a - Mountain to Sea

Occurs on: Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Summary

Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!".

This concert will [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Sandy
  • Contact Organization: Aloha Plenty
Nov 13 2018
Willie K
Oahu

Willie K

Occurs on: Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Summary

Willie K Will be performing at Blue Note Hawaii with 2 shows nightly at 6:30pm & 9:00pm. The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Alika
  • Contact Organization: Blue Note Hawaii
Nov 14 2018
"Fall Footholds" Dance Concert at Kennedy Theatre, November 14-18, 2018
Oahu

Fall Footholds Dance Concert

Occurs between: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Summary

This biannual dance concert showcases the culmination of years of study and sweat. It features exemplary undergraduate student choreography as well as graduating MFA students' thesis works in a variety of dance styles.

Performances are Wednesday, November 14 through Saturday, November 17 [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
  • Contact Organization: UHM Department of Theatre and Dance
Nov 14 2018
Sweet Hawaii Dreams
Kauai

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert - Sweet Hawaii Dreams

Occurs on: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Summary

Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!".

This concert will [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Sandy
  • Contact Organization: Aloha Plenty
Nov 14 2018
Stef Mariani
Oahu

Stef Mariani

Occurs on: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Summary

Stef Mariani will be performing at Blue Note Hawaii with 2 shows nightly at 6:30pm & 9:00pm. Stef Mariani delivers sensitive folk melodies and driven lyrics that come together to form a passionate sound straight from the heart. Doors open at 5:00pm & 8:30pm respectively. Seating first come first [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Alika
  • Contact Organization: Blue Note Hawaii
Nov 15 2018
Andy Bumatai Presents Hawaii Comedy Showcase
Oahu

Andy Bumatai Presents Hawaii Comedy Showcase

Occurs on: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Summary

Andy Bumatai Presents Hawaii Comedy Showcase will be performing at Blue Note Hawaii with 2 shows nightly at 6:30pm & 9:00pm. The Blue Note is very proud to present this showcase of the hottest comedians in Hawaii and hosted by our friend and Hawaiian Comedy Legend, Andy Bumatai! Featured local [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Alika
  • Contact Organization: Blue Note Hawaii
Nov 16 2018
Members of the West Hawai'i County Band with director Bernaldo Evangalista
Hawaii

West Hawai'i County Band in Concert

Occurs on: Friday, November 16, 2018, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Summary

The West Hawai'i County Band presents the November Free Friday Concert at Hale Halawai Park on Ali'i Drive in Kailua-Kona. The more than 20 members of the band, from all walks of life, will present an hour of band music for the holiday season. Selections for the concert will be made from the [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Al
  • Contact Organization: West Hawai'i County Band