Hawaii Festivals

Upcoming Hawaii Festivals 2016, Honolulu festivals, music festivals, hula festivals, fringe, music, food festivals in Oahu, Maui, Big island.

O'ahu Fringe

O'ahu Fringe Festival 2016: no Fringe festival in 2016

Next dates O'ahu Fringe 2017: February 16 to 19, February 23 to 26 Performances, theatre in O'ahu .

Venues of the Fringe:

  • Nexdoor
  • Kaka’ako Agora
  • The ARTS at Marks Garage
  • Aloha Dancesport Center
  • Ong King Art Center
  • The Dragon Upstairs

Chinatown Festival

Chinatown Festival in February:

  • Chinese New Year 2016: February 8
  • Chinese New Year Parade

Honolulu Festival

Honolulu Festival 2016: March 11 to 13.

  • Performances at Hawaii Convention center, Ala Moana Shopping Center, Waikiki Beach Walk.
  • Craft Fair.
  • Grand Parade ends the Honolulu Festival. Miss Hawaii appearance, Cherry Blossom and Narcissus Queens.Hawaii high school bands. hula. Dance from the Pacific.

Merrie Monarch Festival

Merrie Monarch Festival 2016: March 27 to April 2 in Hilo Hawaii. Cultural event celebration of  Kalākaua the King of the Hawaiian Islands, the Merrie Monarch. Free performances. Competition for the title of Miss Aloha Hula.

SPAM JAM Festival

Waikiki SPAM JAM 2016: April 30. A food event in Waikiki in May. People celebrates the canned meat from Hormel Foods. An event for the Hawaii Food Bank. Merchandise Booths. Crafts from Hawaiian artists.

Film Festival

Hawaii International Film Festival 2015: November 12 to 22. Films about the Pacific. Hawai`i filmmakers productions, hawaii culture.

Big Island Film Festival 2016: May 26 to 30 at the Fairmont Orchid.

Maui Film Festival 2016: June 15 to 19. Films are projected on a giant screen outside. Hula dance.

Hawaii Shorts Fest 2016: June 17, 18. Venue: Kahala Theatre. Short Film Festival.

Lantern Floating Festival

Lantern Floating Hawaii 2016: May 30 at Ala Moana Beach. Ceremony , Memorial Day in America. Sound of the Pū, Hawaian conch shell, Hawaiian chant, floating of lanterns.

Women of Wonders Film Festival

Women of Wonders Film Festival 2016: May. Location: The ARTS at Marks Garage.

Greenroom Festival

Greenroom Festival 2016: May. Waikiki Shell Hawaii. Music, singers, popular surf artists.

Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival

Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival 2016: June at the oceanfront Mona Kea Beach Hotel.

Aloha Piano Festival

Aloha International Piano Festival 2016: June 18 to 26. Venue: Hawaii Convention Center. Piano competition. Low cost recital series. Free admission on June 13.

Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival 2016: June 9 to 12. location: Kapalua Resort on Maui. Wine tasting, trade show, golf tournament, seminar and tasting.

The Hawaii Teen Musik Festival

The Hawaii Teen Music Fest 2016: June at Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, Kapolei, HI.

Ukulele Festival

Annual Ukulele Festival 2016: July 17. Location: Kapiolani Park, Waikiki, Oahu. Free event in Hawaii. Ukulele music, ukulele display.

Annual Great Waikoloa Ukulele Festival 2016: March 5 on Big Island. Location: Waikoloa Beach Resort.

Annual Maui Ukulele Festival 2016: October. Location: Maui Arts & Cultural Center Kahului, Maui.

Made in Hawaii Festival

Made In Hawaii festival 2016: August. Location: Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena. Exhibitors, entertainment.

Waikiki Ocean Sports Festival

Duke's OceanFest 2016: August. Annual event to honor Hawaiian Duke Paoa Kahanamoku in Waikiki. 

Greek Festival Hawaii

Greek Festival Hawaii 2015: August 29, 30. Location: Ala Moana Park. Music, dance, food, market.

Kona Coffee Festival

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival 2015: November 6 to 15. Location: Kona, Big Island. Art show, competitions, quilt show, festival art show. Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Pageant.

Laupahoehoe Music Festival

Laupahoehoe Music Festival 2016: April 23. Music, hula dance on Big Island. Location: Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park. Food, games, crafts, silent auction.

Return from Hawaii festivals to Hawaii calendar

Hawaii in January

Ocean Film Festival 

Narcissus Festival

Sony Open

Hawaii in February

Maui Whale Festival

Fringe Festival

President's Day

Hawaii in March

Honolulu Festival

Tahiti Nui International Heiva i Honolulu

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day

Hawaii in April


Waikiki Beach Hapalua Half Marathon

Merrie Monarch Festival

Hawaii in May

Hawaii Book & Music Festival

Hawaii Memorial Day

Lantern Floating Hawaii 

Hawaii in June

Film Festival

King Kamehameha Day

Hula competition 

Hawaii in July

Independence Day

Oahu Ukulele Festival 

Bridal Expo

Hawaii in August

Polo Tournament

Billfish Tournament

Made In Hawaii Festival

Hawaii in September

Food and Wine Festival

Okinawan Festival

Maui Marathon

Hawaii in October

Hawaii Fishing and Seafood festival

IRONMAN World Championship

Ukulele Festival

Hawaii in November

Kona Coffee

Surf Reef Hawaii Pro

Waikiki Holiday Parade

Hawaii in December

Billabong Pipe Masters 

Honolulu Marathon

Boat parade

Festivals in Hawaii

Honolulu festival


Kona Coffee

Honolulu venues & events

Hawaii Theatre Center

Hawaii Convention Center

Neal S. Blaisdell Center