The Hawaii Admirer
Hawaii Events Listing

Hawaii Events & Festivals 2022-23

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, TBC Jan 2023
Sony Open in Hawaii (Golf), Oahu, TBC Jan 2023
Maui Oceanfront Marathon, Oahu, 15 Jan 2023
Chinese New Year, Statewide, 22 Jan 2023

Hawaii February Events

Superbowl Watch Parties, 12 Feb 2023
Valentine’s Day, Statewide, 14 Feb 2023
Mardi Gras, Statewide, 21 Feb 2023

Hawaii March Events

Kings Runner 10K, Oahu, 5 Mar 2023
Honolulu Festival, Oahu, 10-12 Mar 2023
St Patrick’s Day, Statewide, 17 Mar 2023
Prince Kuhio Day Celebration, Statewide, 26 Mar 2023
Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, Island of Hawaii, TBC Mar 2022
Kona Brewers Festival, Island of Hawaii, TBC Mar 2023
Big Island International Marathon, Island of Hawaii, TBC Mar 2023
Kauai Steel Guitar Festival, Kauai, TBC Mar-Apr 2023
Kawaii Kon, Oahu,31 Mar-2 Apr 2023

Hawaii April Events

Kawaii Kon, Oahu,31 Mar-2 Apr 2023
Merrie Monarch, Hawaii Island, 9-15 Apr 2022
Easter Good Friday, Statewide, 15 Apr 2022
The Hapalua – Hawaii’s Half Marathon, Oahu, 16 April 2023
Earth Day, Statewide, 22 Apr 2023
Maui Marathon, Maui, 23 Apr 2023
Golden Week in Hawaii, Statewide, 24 April-6 May 2023
Big Island Chocolate Festival, Hawaii Island, 28-29 Apr 2023
Kau Coffee Festival, Hawaii Island, TBC April 2023
Hawaii International Film Festival Spring Showcase, Oahu, TBC Apr 2023
Lotte Championship (Golf), Oahu, TBC Apr 2023
Waikiki Spam Jam, Oahu, TBC Apr-May 2023

Hawaii May Events

Golden Week in Hawaii, Statewide, 24 April-6 May 2023
Lei Day Celebrations, Statewide, 1 May 2023
Cinco De Mayo, 5 May 2023
Mother’s Day, Statewide, 14 May 2023
Memorial Day, Statewide, 29 May 2023
Lantern Floating Hawaii Interactive Experiences, Oahu, TBC May 2023
Waikoloa Lei Day Festival at Queens’ Marketplace, Hawaii Island, TBC May 2023
Mele & Lei Month at Volcano Art Center, Hawaii Island, TBC May 2023

Hawaii June Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jun 2023
World Oceans Day, Statewide, 8 Jun 2023
Hawaii Kuauli Pacific and Asia Cultural Festival, Hawaii Island, 9-11 Jun 2023
King Kamehameha Day, Statewide, 11 Jun 2023
King Kamehameha Celebration, Oahu, Various Jun 2022
Kapalua Food & Wine Festival, Maui, 8-11 Jun 2023
Pan-Pacific Festival, Oahu, 9-11 Jun 2023
Mana Honua Summer Fun Run & Festival at Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, 24 Jun 2023

Hawaii July Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jul 2023
4th of July, Statewide, 4 Jul 2023
Maui Film Festival, Maui, TBC Jul 2023
Koloa Plantation Days, Kauai, TBC Jul 2023
Hilo Orchid Society Show and Sale, Hawaii Island, TBC Jul 2023
Volcano’s Ohia Lehua Runs, Hawaii Island, TBC Jul 2023

Hawaii August Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Aug 2023
Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament, Hawaii Island, 5-13 Aug 2023
Duke’s OceanFest, Oahu, 19-27 Aug 2023
Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival, Maui, TBC Aug 2023
Korean Festival Hawaii, Oahu, TBC Aug 2023

Hawaii September Events

Aloha Festivals, Statewide, Sep 2022
Queen Liliuokalani Canoe Race, Hawaii Island, 1-5 Sep 2022
Okinawan Festival Hawaii, Oahu, 3-4 Sep 2022
Kauai Marathon, Kauai, 4 Sep 2022
Battle of The Food Trucks, Kauai, 11 Sep 2022
Aloha Festivals Waikiki Hoolaulea (Party), Oahu, 17 Sep 2022
Mokihana Festival, Kauai, 18-24 Sep 2022
Aloha Festivals Floral Parade, Oahu, 24 Sep 2022

Hawaii October Events

Oktoberfest Festivities, Statewide, Oct 2022
Maui Plantation Days Festival, Maui, 1 Oct 2022
Aloha Shirt Festival, Hawaii Island, 13-15 Oct 2022
Kauai Chocolate & Coffee Festival, Kauai, 14-15 Oct 2022
Kauai Chocolate Festival, Kauai, 13-15 Oct 2022
Honolulu Pride Parade & Festival, Oahu, 15 Oct 2022
Ikuwa Festival, Hawaii Island, 15-16 October 2022
2022 Maui Steel Guitar Festival, Maui, 15 Oct 2022
Poipu Food & Wine Festival, Kauai, 19-22 Oct 2022
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Maui 21-23 Oct, Hawaii Island 28-29 Oct 2022
Rice Street Block Party, Kauai, 29 Oct 2022
Halloween, Statewide, 31 Oct 2022
Honolulu Pride Parade, Oahu, 15 Oct 2022

Hawaii November Events

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Oahu 3-6 Nov 2022
Made In Maui County Festival, Maui, 4-5 Nov 2022
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii Island, 4-13 Nov 2022
Kaiwi Coast Run & Walk, Oahu, 20 Nov 2022
Maui Invitational (Basketball), Maui, 21-23 Nov 2022
Thanksgiving, Statewide, 24 Nov 2022
Waikiki Holiday Parade, Oahu, 25 Nov 2022
30th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kauai Style, Kauai, 27 Nov 2022
Hawaii International Film Festival, Oahu, 3-20 Nov 2022

Hawaii December Events

Honolulu City Lights, Oahu, TBC Dec 2022
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Pipe Masters, Oahu, 8-20 Dec 2022
Honolulu Marathon, Oahu, 11 Dec 2022
Santa Arrives by Canoe, Oahu, TBC Dec 2022
Kauai’s Festival of Lights, Kauai, TBC Dec 2022
The Hawaii Bowl (NFL/Gridiron), Oahu, TBC Dec 2022
Diamond Head Classic (Basketball), Oahu, 22-25 Dec 2022
Hawaii Open (Tennis), Oahu, TBC Dec 2022
Christmas Day Festivities, Statewide, 25 Dec 2022
New Years Eve, Statewide, 31 Dec 2022

RELATED >> Oahu Events Calendar by Waikiki Beach Stays

Hawaii Festivals & Events