Find Out What’s On

The Hawaiian Islands play host to incredible one-of-a-kind festivals and events.

Hawaii events can provide visitors with valuable insight into the destination, its people and island life, history, culture, music, cuisine, sports, arts and crafts, environment and so much more.

Enrich your next Hawaii holiday by attending one of the many local Hawaii festivals and events.

To find out what’s on across the Hawaiian Islands The Hawaii Admirer produces a monthly Hawaii events calendar.

What’s On Hawaii is a FREE monthly calendar of Hawaii events carefully curated for holiday-makers to highlight what’s on during their stay! They are released at the start of each month.

Signature Events

Throughout the year major festivals and events draw thousands of people to Hawaii from around the world. These Hawaii signature events are the “big ones” on the destinations annual calendar. Try to book your holiday to coincide with one of these events, it will be sure to enhance your Hawaii experience.

January
Sentry Tournament of Champions (Golf), Maui, 2-6 Jan 2019
Sony Open in Hawaii (Golf), Oahu, 7-13 Jan 2019

March
Honolulu Festival, Oahu, 8-10 Mar 2019
Prince Kuhio Day Celebration, Kauai, 16 Mar 2019

May
Golden Week in Hawaii, end April-beginning May 2019

June
Maui Film Festival, Maui, 12-16 Jun 2019
King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Oahu, 9 Jun 2019
Pan-Pacific Festival, Oahu, TBC Jun 2019

July
Prince Lot Hula Festival, Oahu, 20-21 Jul 2019
Koloa Plantation Days, Kauai, TBC Jul 2019

August
Duke’s OceanFest, Oahu, TBC Aug 2019

September
Aloha Festivals, Statewide, TBC Sep 2019

October
IRONMAN World Championship, Hawaii Island, 12 Oct 2019
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Hawaii Island/Maui/Oahu, 5-27 Oct 2019
XTERRA World Championship, Maui, 27 Oct 2019

November
Hawaii International Film Festival, Oahu, TBC Nov 2019
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii Island, TBC Nov 2019
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Oahu, TBC 2019
Maui Invitational (Basketball), Maui, TBC Nov 2019

December
XTERRA Trail Run World Championship, Oahu, TBC Dec 2019
Honolulu Marathon, Oahu, 9 Dec 2019
The Hawaii Bowl (NFL/Gridiron), Oahu, TBC Dec 2019
Diamond Head Classic (Basketball), Oahu, TBC Dec 2019
Hawaii Open (Tennis), Oahu, TBC Dec 2019