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Hawaii Festivals, Events and Major Conventions

A month-by-month look at the major festivals, events and major business meetings in Hawaii.
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2014 Pan Pacific Festival
The 35th Anniversary Pan-Pacific Festival, which brings people from around the world to Hawaii to celebrate and share international culture and traditions, is set for June 13 to 15 at various locations throughout Honolulu and Waikiki.

2013 Festivals and Events On Oahu
A summary of the major festivals and events on Oahu in 2013 - including cultural festivals, food festivals, music festivals, shopping events, sporting and fitness events and festivals.

12 Days of Christmas Hawaiian Style
It was written in 15 minutes as three friends ate Chinese food in the living room of a Diamond Head home." So reported the Honolulu Star Bulletin back in December of 1995.

19th Annual Honolulu Festival - March 1-3, 2013
The 19th Annual Honolulu Festival will be held March 1-3, 2013 in Honolulu and Waikiki, Hawaii

2011 Festivals and Events On Oahu
A Guide to Festivals and Events on Oahu in 2011 - Music, Entertainment, Culture, and Cuisine

2012 Hawaii Food & Wine Festival
Find our about the 2012 Hawaii Food & Wine Festival in September 2012 at five locations on Oahu.

2013 Mele Mei - Celebrating the Music of Hawaii
From late April to late May 2013, Waikiki and Honolulu celebrate Hawaiian music in all its forms with over 30 "Mele Mei" concerts and events, the Na Hoku Hanohano Music Festival and the 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Admission Day in Hawaii
The third Friday in August is Admission Day in Hawaii. It celebrates Hawaii's admission to the Union on August 21, 1959.

Ala Moana Center's 21st Annual Fourth Of July Festivities
Ala Moana Center's 21st Annual Fourth Of July Festivities will run take place from June 30 - July 4 and include Hawaii's largest fireworks display on July 4, 2012.

Aloha Festivals
Hawaii’s culture, customs, traditions and aloha spirit are showcased and celebrated in one of Hawaii’s most-prominent annual events, the Aloha Festivals.

APEC 2011 - Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Meeting
A look at APEC 2011, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Meeting, which will be held in Honolulu and other locations on Oahu from Novermber 7-13, 2011.

BayFest Hawaii
Oahu's premier summer family festival, celebrated 20 years of music and magic in 2009 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii located on the Mokapu Peninsula on Kaneohe Bay, Windward Oahu.

Big Island Film Festival - May 24-28, 2012
The 2012 Big Island Film Festival will feature 57 films, celebrity guests, industry workshops and a grand finale concert by the Big Island's Kohala.

Christmas Events on Hawaii Island 2012
Our guide to holiday events, parades and concerts for the Christmas season on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Christmas Events on Kauai 2012
Our guide to holiday events, parades and concerts for the Christmas season on Kauai.

Christmas Events on Maui 2012
Our guide to holiday events, parades and concerts for the Christmas season on Maui.

Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge
The 29th Annual Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge takes place on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Duke Kahanamoku Beach and Lagoon at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

Christmas Events on Oahu
Our guide to holiday events, parades and concerts for the Christmas season on Oahu.

Elvis Presley's Aloha from Hawaii, the 40th Anniversary Celebration in Hawaii
Find out about the big six-day celebration in January 2013 on Oahu, Hawaii, marking the 40th anniversary of Elvis' historic Aloha from Hawaii concert.

Halloween in Lahaina, Maui
Halloween is back on Front Street in Lahaina in 2011 for the first time since 2007. Find out the details of the day's and evening's events and the changes from past years.

Haunted Lagoon at the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu
Hawaii may be paradise, but their are still ghosts and scary creatures that wander the island. You can see a few of them at the very popular Haunted Lagoon each October at the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu.

Hawaii Convention Center
Located in Honolulu within minutes of most Waikiki hotels and resorts, the Hawaii Convention Center is the state's premier venue for hosting major conventions, business meetings, large festivals and major events.

Hawaii Festivals
A month-by-month look at the major festivals and holidays in the State of Hawaii.

Hawaii Professional Golf Season
The 2007 Hawaii professional golf season begins on January 4, 2007 with PGA Tour's Mercedes-Benz Championship and concludes on February 24, 2007 with the final round of the LPGA's Fields Open in Hawaii. In between, there will be seven professional golf tournaments involving all three major professional tours and taking place on three of Hawaii's...

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park's 31st Annual Cultural Festival
The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Cultural Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2011 is a wonderful way to celebrate Hawaiian culture with top Hawaiian entertainment, hands-on cultural demonstrations, local food, crafts and much more.

Hawaiian Christmas and New Year's Phrases and Words
Christmas in Hawaii is in many ways like anywhere else in the world with it's own cultural twists and local traditions including these Hawaiian phrases and words that you'll hear during the holiday season.

Hawaiian Christmas Memories or Family Traditions
Whether you're a local resident or someone who has visited Hawaii over the holidays, I'm sure you have some special memories of Christmas in Hawaii. If you're a local resident, perhaps you have some unique ways of celebrating the holiday season Hawaiian style.

How Christmas Came to Hawaii - As Presented by Hoku Paoa Stevenson at the...
Read about how Christmas came to Hawaii as presented by Hoku Paoa Stevenson at the Summer Palace

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
Held each fall on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival is Nirvana if you're a fan of Kona Coffee and even if you're not a coffee drinker, there are plenty of activities that are just plain fun.

Lantern Floating Hawaii
The 13th Annual Lantern Floating Hawaii Ceremony will take place on Memorial Day, May 30, 2011. More than 3,000 candle-lit lanterns bearing individual and community remembrances and prayers will illuminate the ocean off of Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park.

Lei Day in Hawaii
May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii. Read about this day of color, celebration, flowers and aloha.

Merrie Monarch Festival
In Hawaii, the week after Easter Sunday is when hula halau from the islands of Hawaii and the mainland gather in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii for the Merrie Monarch Festival. The Merrie Monarch Festival began in 1964 and has evolved into what is now universally considered to be the world's most prestigious hula competition.

Nā Hōkū O Hawai`i Music Festival
Fans of Hawaii's music in all its varied forms will gather along with many of Hawaii's top musicians at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu and at various Waikiki venues for four days, May 27-30, 2010, for the first annual Na Hoku O Hawaii Music Festival.

St. Patrick's Day 2013 on Oahu
If you're planning to visit Oahu in March, check out our guide to St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Honolulu and Waikiki.

Statehood Day - Hawaii's Forgotten Holiday
he third Friday in August is Statehood Day in Hawaii (formerly called Admission Day). It was just over 50 years ago, on August 21, 1959, that Hawaii became the 50th state in the Union.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing
The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing runs in November and December with most events taking place on the North Shore of Oahu.

Waikiki SPAM Jam
Every April visitors to Waikiki get a big helping of Hawaii's unique culinary taste when the Annual Waikiki SPAM Jam returns to the 50th State with lots of food and great entertainment.

2010 Festivals and Events On Oahu
A Guide to Festivals and Events on Oahu in 2010 - Music, Entertainment, Culture, and Cuisine

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