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Hawaii May Events Listing: What’s On Hawaii is a monthly calendar of Hawaii events carefully curated for holiday-makers to highlight what’s on during their stay!

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CALENDAR KEY:
[S] = State Holiday 
[K]
= Kauai 
[O] = Oahu 
[M] = Maui 
[H]
= Hawaii Island 
[MO]
= Molokai 
[L]
= Lanai

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01 MAY 2019, WEDNESDAY
Golden Week
[K] Free Hula Show at Coconut Marketplace (Wed/Sat)
[O] Honolulu Biennial 2019
[O] Hawaii’s Finest Presents: May Day at Bishop Museum
[O] Lei Day Celebration
[O] May Day Hawaiian Airlines Event
[O] May Day Lei Day at Waimea Valley
Lei Day
[O] May Day is Lei Day at Tiki’s Grill & Bar
[M] Jazz at The Shops at Wailea
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Hilo Lei Day Festival
[H] Kau Coffee Festival

02 MAY 2019, THURSDAY
Golden Week
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[O] Dionne Warwick at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Honolulu Biennial 2019
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] Lei Day Celebration Closing Ceremony
[O] Mr Steve – Student Matinee by Hawaii Theatre
[M] Michael Franti & Spearhead
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)
[H] Kau Coffee Festival

03 MAY 2019, FRIDAY
Golden Week
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Dionne Warwick at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] First Friday at HiSAM
[O] Honolulu Biennial 2019
[O] Kalani Pea – May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii by Hawaii Theatre
[O]
 Ko Olina Artfest
[O] Leahi Festival on Kalakaua Avenue
[M] Cazimero Lei Day Concert
[M] St Joseph Feast
[M] The Boys Next Door by MauiOnStage
[M] Wailuku 1st Friday Maui Town Party
[H] Aloha Friday at VAC Gallery: Slack Key Guitar with Randy Lorenzo
[H] First Friday in Honokaa
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Kau Coffee Festival

04 MAY 2019, SATURDAY
Golden Week
[K] First Saturdays in Old Kapaa Town
[K] 
Free Hula Show at Coconut Marketplace (Wed/Sat)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] Body Mind Spirit Expo
[O] 
Dionne Warwick at Blue Note Hawaii
[O]
Filipina Fiesta & Flores de Mayo
[O]
 Hawaii Book & Music Festival
[O] Honolulu Biennial 2019
[O] KCC Farmer’s Market (Sat)
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] Monster X Tour
[O] Parade of Farms in Waianae!
[O] Shen Yen 2019
[O] The Stars Tonight – Planetarium Show at Bishop Museum
[M] Hawaii Champions Cup
[M] 
MAPA’s Spring Extravaganza 2019
[M] Maui’s Chef Table
[M] St Joseph Feast
[M] The Boys Next Door by MauiOnStage
[H] Kau Coffee Festival
[H] Prince Dance Theatre presents Perspektives at Kahilu Theatre

05 MAY 2019, SUNDAY
CINCO DE MAYO
Golden Week
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Aloha Home Market – Mom’s Day Market
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] 
Body Mind Spirit Expo
[O] Cinco de Mayo at BASALT
[O] Cinco de Mayo at SKY Waikiki
[O] Dionne Warwick at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Duke’s on Sundays Concert (Sun)
[O] Farmer’s Markets at Ala Moana Center (Sun)
[O]
 Hawaii Book & Music Festival
[O] Hawaii Comic & Toy Expo
[O] Honolulu Biennial 2019
[O] Monster X Tour
[O]
Shen Yen 2019
[M] Hawaii Champions Cup
[M] MAPA’s Spring Extravaganza 2019
[M] St Joseph Feast
[M] The Boys Next Door by MauiOnStage
[H] Kau Coffee Festival
[H] Prince Dance Theatre presents Perspektives at Kahilu Theatre

06 MAY 2019, MONDAY
Golden Week
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)

07 MAY 2019, TUESDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Princeville (Tue)
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)

08 MAY 2019, WEDNESDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Coconut Marketplace (Wed/Sat)
[K] Kauai Culinary Market (Wed)
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Kapaa (Wed)
[O] Ko Olina Artfest
[O] Samoa Festival & World FireKnife Championships
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)

09 MAY 2019, THURSDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village
[O]
Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] Samoa Festival & World FireKnife Championships
[M] Maui’s Chef Table
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)

10 MAY 2019, FRIDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] David Koz at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Samoa Festival & World FireKnife Championships
[M] Lahaina 2nd Friday Maui Town Party
[M] Maui Classical Music Festival
[M] The Boys Next Door by MauiOnStage
[H] Aloha Friday at VAC Gallery: Lei making with Randy Lee
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Orchid, Plant & Craft Show

11 MAY 2019, SATURDAY
[K] Kauai Island Crafters Fair Princeville
[K] Evolution Health & Fitness Event
[K] May Day By The Bay
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] David Koz at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Hawaii Pet Expo
[O] Hawaiian Supercross
[O] KCC Farmer’s Market (Sat)
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] Na Mele O Ko Olina
[O] Samoa Festival & World FireKnife Championships
[O] Second Saturday at HiSAM
[O] Sunset on the Beach
[M] The Boys Next Door by MauiOnStage
[H] Orchid, Plant & Craft Show
[H] Robert Cazimero at Kahilu Theatre

12 MAY 2019, SUNDAY
MOTHER’S DAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Princeville Night Market
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] David Koz at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Duke’s on Sundays Concert (Sun)
[O] Farmer’s Markets at Ala Moana Center (Sun)
[O] 
FREE Second Sunday Concert presented by The Ukulele Site
[O] Hawaii Pet Expo
[O] Honolulu Triathlon
[O] Mother’s Day Brunch at The Kahala’s Maile Ballroom
[O] Mother’s Day Brunch at Turtle Bay Resort
[O] Mother’s Day Brunch at Waimea Valley
[O] Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Hilton Hawaiian Village
[O] Mother’s Day Brunch at Tiki’s Grill & Bar
[O] Mother’s Day Brunch at Viaggio Honolulu
[O] Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Cruise
[O] Mother’s Day Menu at 53 By The Sea
[O] Rock-A-Hula Moms Dinner & Show
[O] Na Leo “For You Mom” Mother’s Day Concert by Hawaii Theatre
[M] Mother’s Day Brunch at Kaanapali Beach Hotel
[M] Na Holo Wahine 5K & 1 Mile Walk
[M] The Boys Next Door by MauiOnStage

13 MAY 2019, MONDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[M] 
Maui Classical Music Festival
[M] The Savannah Sipping Society by MauiOnStage
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)

14 MAY 2019, TUESDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Princeville (Tue)
[O] A Bowie Celebration at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)

15 MAY 2019, WEDNESDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Coconut Marketplace (Wed/Sat)
[K] Kauai Culinary Market (Wed)
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Kapaa (Wed)
[O] A Bowie Celebration at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Kona Nui Nights at Ward Village
[O] Moomeheu Hawaii – Complimentary Cultural Programming at Royal Hawaiian Center (various)
[O] Navigating by the Stars – Iwikuamoo at Bishop Museum
[M] Maui Classical Music Festival
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)

 

16 MAY 2019, THURSDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[K] Past, Present, and Future of American Flamingos in Florida
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)

17 MAY 2019, FRIDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Kailua Night Market
[O] Ko Olina Artfest
[O] Raising the Bar at AZURE
[O] Spyro Gyra at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] University of Hawaii Men’s Baseball – UC Santa Barbara vs. Hawaii
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[M] Makawao 3rd Friday Maui Town Party
[M] Maui Classical Music Festival
[M] Maui Matsuri Festival Kickoff
[H] Aloha Friday at VAC Gallery: Hula & Oli with Kahookele Crabbe
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival
[H] The West Hawaii County Band Free Friday Concert
[H] e’ōlelo (to speak) at Kahilu Theatre

18 MAY 2019, SATURDAY
[K] Kauai Island Crafters Fair Koloa
[K] Silver Screen Favorites  by Kauai Chorale
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] KCC Farmer’s Market (Sat)
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] New Baby Expo
[O] Spyro Gyra at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] University of Hawaii Men’s Baseball – UC Santa Barbara vs. Hawaii
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[M] Maui’s Chef Table
[M] Maui Brewers Festival
[H] Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival
[H] Honokaa Western Week
[H] Coppelia by West Hawaii Dance Theatre at Kahilu Theatre

19 MAY 2019, SUNDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Silver Screen Favorites  by Kauai Chorale
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Duke’s on Sundays Concert (Sun)
[O]
Honolulu Ekiden & Musical Festival
[O] Farmer’s Markets at Ala Moana Center (Sun)
[O] New Baby Expo
[O] Spyro Gyra at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] University of Hawaii Men’s Baseball – UC Santa Barbara vs. Hawaii
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[H] Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival
[H] Honokaa Western Week
[H] Kokua Kailua: Stroll Historic Kailua Village – Shop, Dine & Buy Local

20 MAY 2019, MONDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Honokaa Western Week

21 MAY 2019, TUESDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Princeville (Tue)
[O] Senri Oe Trio at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)
[H] Honokaa Western Week

22 MAY 2019, WEDNESDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Coconut Marketplace (Wed/Sat)
[K] Kauai Culinary Market (Wed)
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Kapaa (Wed)
[O] Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Dinner at BASALT
[O] Off the Eaten Path
[O] Top Gun – Hana Hou Picture Show
[O] Ko Olina Artfest
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Honokaa Western Week

23 MAY 2019, THURSDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Beat-Lele An Ukulele Tribute to The Beatles at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)
[H] Honokaa Western Week

24 MAY 2019, FRIDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Gino Vannelli at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Victorian Nostalgia – Hawaii Quilt Show
[O] World Turtle Day at Sea Life Park
[M] Hello, Dolly! by Maui Chamber Orchestra
[M] Kihei 4th Friday Maui Town Party
[M] Maui Matsuri Festival International Culture Night
[H]
Aloha Friday at VAC Gallery: Lei making with Kaipo Ah Chong
[H] 
Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Honokaa Western Week

25 MAY 2019, SATURDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Coconut Marketplace (Wed/Sat)
[K] Kauai Island Crafters Fair Princeville
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Duke’s on Sundays Concert (Sun)
[O] Gino Vannelli at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] KCC Farmer’s Market (Sat)
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] Mele Mei 2019
[O] Mele No Likelike
[O] The Magic of Adam Trent – Direct from Broadway by Hawaii Theatre
[M] Hello, Dolly! by Maui Chamber Orchestra
[M] Maui Matsuri Festival
[M] Maui’s Chef Table
[H] Hawaiian Sunset Saturday
[H] 
Honokaa Western Week
[H] Waimea Community Chorus Spring Concert Rocks the 70s at Kahilu Theatre

26 MAY 2019, SUNDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[K] Sweeny Todd by Kauai Community Players
[K] The Banana Poka Round-Up
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Duke’s on Sundays Concert (Sun)
[O] Farmer’s Markets at Ala Moana Center (Sun)
[O] Gino Vannelli at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Hawaii Geek Meet
[M] Hello, Dolly! by Maui Chamber Orchestra
[H] Honokaa Western Week
[H] Mike Love Band at Kahilu Theatre

27 MAY 2019, MONDAY
[S] MEMORIAL DAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[O] Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat/Sun)
[O] KCC Farmer’s Market (Sat)
[O] Lantern Floating Hawaii 2019
[O] Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
[O] Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Honokaa Western Week

28 MAY 2019, TUESDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Princeville (Tue)
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[O] Pink Martini at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Vino & Vinyasa at Moana Surfrider
[M] Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)
[MO] Molokai Hula Bliss & Huakai 2019

29 MAY 2019, WEDNESDAY
[S] MEMORIAL DAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Coconut Marketplace (Wed/Sat)
[K] Kauai Culinary Market (Wed)
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Kapaa (Wed)
[O] Pink Martini at Blue Note Hawaii
[MO] Molokai Ka Hula Piko
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)

30 MAY 2019, THURSDAY
[K] Free Hula Show at Poipu Shopping Village (Mon/Thu)
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Kuhio Beach Hula Show (Tue/Thu/Sat)
[M] 
Movie Night at Whalers Village (Tue/Thu)

31 MAY 2019, FRIDAY
[K] Kauai Style Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert Hanalei (Fri/Sun)
[O] Beehive, the 60’s Musical at Diamond Head Theatre
[O] Ko Olina Artfest
[O] Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton at Blue Note Hawaii
[O] Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles by Hawaii Theatre
[MO] Molokai Ka Hula Piko
[L] Lanai 4th Friday Maui Town Party
[H] Hands On History at Kona Coffee Living History Farm (Mon/Wed/Fri)
[H] Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton at Kahilu Theatre

 

Hope you enjoyed this listing of Hawaii May Events!

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