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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

Hawaii April Events

Kau Coffee Festival (Virtual Event), Hawaii Island, 1-30 April 2022
Hawaii International Film Festival Spring Showcase, Oahu, 6-14 Apr 2022
The Hapalua – Hawaii’s Half Marathon, Oahu, 10 April 2022
Lotte Championship (Golf), Oahu, 10-16 Apr 2022
Easter Good Friday, Statewide, 15 Apr 2022
Merrie Monarch (Virtual Event), Hawaii Island, 20-23 Apr 2022
Waikiki Spam Jam, Oahu, 22 Apr-1 May 2022
Maui Marathon, Maui, 22 Apr 2022
Earth Day, Statewide, 22 Apr 2022
Kawaii Kon, Oahu, 22-24 Apr 2022
Golden Week in Hawaii, Statewide, 29 April-5 May 2022

Hawaii May Events

Golden Week in Hawaii, Statewide, 29 April-5 May 2022
Lei Day Celebrations, Statewide, 1 May 2022
Waikoloa Lei Day Festival at Queens’ Marketplace, Hawaii Island, 1 May 2022
Mele & Lei Month at Volcano Art Center, Hawaii Island, 1-31 May 2022
Cinco De Mayo, 5 May 2022
Mother’s Day, Statewide, 8 May 2022
Big Island Chocolate Festival at Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Hawaii Island, 13-14 May 2022
Memorial Day, Statewide, 30 May 2022
Lantern Floating Hawaii Interactive Experiences at Shinnyo-en Hawaii temple grounds, Oahu, 27 May-5 Jun 2022

Hawaii June Events

Lantern Floating Hawaii Interactive Experiences at Shinnyo-en Hawaii temple grounds, Oahu, 27 May-5 Jun 2022
Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jun 2022
World Oceans Day, Statewide, 8 Jun 2022
King Kamehameha Day, Statewide, 11 Jun 2022
King Kamehameha Celebration, Oahu, Various Jun 2022
Kapalua Food & Wine Festival, Maui, 9-12 Jun 2022
Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival, Island of Hawaii, 10-12 Jun 2022
Pan-Pacific Festival, Oahu, 9-11 Jun 2023 (the 2022 festival has been cancelled)

Hawaii July Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jul 2022
4th of July, Statewide, 4 Jul 2022
Maui Film Festival, Maui, 6-10 Jul 2022
Koloa Plantation Days, Kauai, 23-31 Jul 2022
Mana Honua Summer Fun Run & Festival at Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, 23 Jul 2022
Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament, Hawaii Island, 30 Jul-7 Aug 2022

Hawaii August Events

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Aug 2022
Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament, Hawaii Island, 30 Jul-7 Aug 2022
Duke’s OceanFest, Oahu, 20-28 Aug 2022
Korean Festival Hawaii, Oahu, 20 Aug 2022

Hawaii September Events

Aloha Festivals, Statewide, Sep 2022
Okinawan Festival Hawaii, Oahu, 3-4 Sep 2022
Aloha Festivals Waikiki Hoolaulea (Party), Oahu, 17 Sep 2022
Aloha Festivals Floral Parade, Oahu, 24 Sep 2022

Hawaii October Events

Oktoberfest Festivities, Statewide, Oct 2022
Kauai Chocolate Festival, Kauai, 13-15 Oct 2022
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Maui 21-23 Oct, Hawaii Island 28-29 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
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, 25 Nov 2022
Hawaii International Film Festival, Oahu, TBC 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

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