Find Out What’s On

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

Hawaii events can provide visitors with a 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.

Sentry Tournament of Champions (Golf), Maui, TBC January 2019
Sony Open in Hawaii (Golf), Oahu, TBC January 2019

Honolulu Festival, Oahu, 9-11 March 2018
Prince Kuhio Day Celebration, Kauai, 17 March 2018

Golden Week in Hawaii, end April-beginning May 2018

Maui Film Festival, Maui, 13-17 June 2018
King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Oahu, 9 June 2018
Pan-Pacific Festival, Oahu, 9-11 June 2018

Prince Lot Hula Festival, Oahu, 21-22 July 2018
Koloa Plantation Days, Kauai, 20-28 July 2018

Duke’s OceanFest, Oahu, 18-26 August 2018

Aloha Festivals, Statewide, TBC September 2018

IRONMAN World Championship, Hawaii Island, 13 October 2018
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Hawaii Island/Maui/Oahu, TBC October 2018
XTERRA World Championship, Maui, 28 October 2018

Hawaii International Film Festival, Oahu, TBC November 2018
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii Island, 9-18 November 2018
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Oahu, November-December 2018
Maui Invitational (Basketball), Maui, TBC November 2018

XTERRA Trail Run World Championship, Oahu, 2 December 2018
Honolulu Marathon, Oahu, 9 December 2018
The Hawaii Bowl (NFL/Gridiron), Oahu, 24 December 2018
Diamond Head Classic (Basketball), Oahu, 22-25 December 2018