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Hawaii Events Listing

Hawaii Events & Festivals 2021-22

The Hawaiian Islands play host to incredible one-of-a-kind Hawaii events that draw thousands of people to the islands from around the world.

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.

Find out what’s on in Hawaii, and enrich your next holiday by attending local Hawaii festivities!

Hawaii Signature Events

The following is a list of Hawaii’s signature events, the ‘big ones’ on the destination’s annual calendar.

Hawaii January Events

Sentry Tournament of Champions (Golf), Maui, 5-9 Jan 2022
Sony Open in Hawaii (Golf), Oahu, 10-16 Jan 2022
Maui Oceanfront Marathon, Oahu, 16 Jan 2022

Hawaii February Events

Chinese New Year, Statewide, 1 Feb 2022
Superbowl Watch Parties, 13 Feb 2022
Valentine’s Day, Statewide, 14 Feb 2022

Hawaii March Events

Mardi Gras, Statewide, TBC Mar 2022
Honolulu Festival, Oahu, 11-13 Mar 2022
Kona Brewers Festival, Island of Hawaii, 12 Mar 2022
Big Island International Marathon, Island of Hawaii, 20 Mar 2022
Prince Kuhio Day Celebration, Statewide, 26 Mar 2022
St Patrick’s Day, Statewide, 17 Mar 2022
Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, Island of Hawaii, TBC Mar 2022

Hawaii April Events

Maui Marathon (Virtual Event), Maui, 1-30 Apr 2021
Food-A-Go-Go Restaurant Week, Statewide, 5-19 Apr 2021
Easter Good Friday, Statewide, 2 Apr 2021
Merrie Monarch (Virtual Event), Hawaii Island, TBC Apr 2021
Lotte Championship (Golf), Oahu, 14-17 Apr 2021
Earth Day, Statewide, 22 Apr 2021
Golden Week in Hawaii, Late Apr-Early May 2021

Hawaii May Events

Lei Day Celebrations, Statewide, 1 May 2021
Cinco De Mayo, 5 May 2021
Mother’s Day, Statewide, 9 May 2021
Kawaii Kon (Virtual Event), Oahu, 29-30 May 2021
Memorial Day, Statewide, 31 May 2021
Lantern Floating Hawaii, Oahu, Postponed for 2021

Hawaii June Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jun 2021
World Oceans Day, Statewide, 8 Jun 2021
Kapalua Food & Wine Festival, Maui, 10-13 Jun 2021
King Kamehameha Day, Statewide, 11 Jun 2021
Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival, Virtual, 11-12 Jun 2021
Pan-Pacific Festival, Oahu, 11-13 Jun 2021
Kona Marathon, Island of Hawaii, Proposed for 20 Jun 2021
King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Oahu, TBC Jun 2021

Hawaii July Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jul 2021
Forth of July, Statewide, 4 Jul 2021
Prince Lot Hula Festival, Oahu, TBC Jul 2021
Koloa Plantation Days (Virtual Event), Kauai, 25 Jul 2021
Mana Honua Summer Fun Run & Festival at Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, 31 Jul 2021
Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament, Hawaii Island, 31 Jul-8 Aug 2021

Hawaii August Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Aug 2021
Hawaii Tattoo Expo, Oahu, 6-8 Aug 2021
Duke’s OceanFest, Oahu, 21-29 Aug 2021
Korean Festival Hawaii, Oahu, TBC Aug 2021

Hawaii September Events

Okinawan Festival Hawaii, Oahu, TBC Sep 2021
The Kauai Marathon, Kauai, TBC Sep 2021
Aloha Festivals, Statewide, TBC Sep 2021

Hawaii October Events

Oktoberfest Festivities, Statewide, Oct 2021
IRONMAN World Championship, Hawaii Island, 9 Oct 2021
Maui Film Festival, Maui, 8-12 Oct 2021
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Hawaii Island/Maui/Oahu, TBC Oct 2021
Honolulu Pride Parade, Oahu, 16 Oct 2021
Waikiki Spam Jam, Oahu, 23 Oct 2021
Halloween, Statewide, 31 Oct 2021
XTERRA World Championship, Maui, 31 Oct 2021
Pumpkin Festival, Oahu, Oct 2021
Maui Fair, Maui, TBC Oct 2021

Hawaii November Events

Hawaii International Film Festival, Oahu, 4-21 Nov 2021
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii Island, 5-14 Nov 2021
Made in Hawaii Festival at Ala Moana Center, Oahu, 11-14 Nov 2021
Kawaii Kon, Oahu, 19-21 Nov 2021
Maui Invitational (Basketball), Maui, 22-24 Nov 2021
Waikiki Holiday Parade, 26 Nov 2021
Thanksgiving, Statewide, 25 Nov 2021
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing: Hawaiian Pro, Oahu, TBC Nov 2021
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing: Vans World Cup of Surfing, Oahu, TBC Nov-Dec 2021

Hawaii December Events

Honolulu City Lights, Oahu, TBC Dec 2021
Santa Arrives by Canoe, Oahu, TBC Dec 2021
XTERRA Trail Run World Championship, Oahu, TBC Dec 2021
Kauai’s Festival of Lights, Kauai, TBC Dec 2021
Honolulu Marathon, Oahu, 12 Dec 2021
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing: Billabong Pipe Masters, Oahu, TBC Dec 2021
The Hawaii Bowl (NFL/Gridiron), Oahu, TBC Dec 2021
Diamond Head Classic (Basketball), Oahu, TBC Dec 2021
Hawaii Open (Tennis), Oahu, TBC Dec 2021
Christmas Day Festivities, Statewide, 25 Dec 2021
New Years Eve, Statewide, 31 Dec 2021

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