Festivals in Hawaii

1. Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival
Experience a uniquely Hawaiian style of music at the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, in addition to the music you can enjoy Hawaiian craft and food stalls.

2. Prince Lot Hula Festival
If you love Hula you’ll love Prince Lot Hula Festival at Moanalua Gardens. It’s a celebration of hula not a competition. This is a fantastic taste of Hawaiian culture.

3. Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea
This beach front street festival is a celebration of all things Hawaiian. There’s Hawaiian crafts, Hawaiian food, and music from local favorites.

4. Honolulu Festival
Food culture and a parade, Honolulu Festival is one of Hawaii’s largest cultural festivals. It’s a must visit for locals and visitors.

5. Hawaii Songwriting Festival
The Hawaii Songwriting Festival is a celebration of songwriting and a gathering place for songwriters. The emphasis is on collaboration, education, and music for film & television.

6. Ka Molokai Makahiki Festival
The island of Molokai holds the Ka Molokai Makahiki Festival every January. Come land watch hula dancers, participate in arts and crafts workshops, sports events & competitions. And best of all, enjoy real Hawaiian food and music.

7. Hawaii Performing Arts Festival
A world class training and performance festival for the performing arts takes place on the big Island each year..

8. Ukulele Festival Hawaii
One of Hawaii’s best loved festivals this is actually the largest Ukulele Festival in the world.

9. Wanderlust Oahu
Yoga Music Food and Nature. This festival is held at Turtle Bay next to one of the best luxury hotels on Oahu.

10. Hawaii International Music Festival
If you things a little more posh then Hawaii international music festival offers an array of very grown up classical artists.

11. Thrive Fest Hawaii
Held on the Big Island Thrive fest is music, culture, art and agriculture.

12. Merrie Monarch Festival
The Merrie Monarch Festival is a week-long cultural event held in Hilo, Hawaiʻi each spring, featuring Hawaiian culture and a premier hula competition.

13. Aloha Festivals
Aloha Festivals began as “Aloha Week,” a cultural celebration of Hawai‘i’s music, dance and history intended to perpetuate the islands’ unique traditions.

14. Nahokuo Hawaii Music Festival
Waikiki Music Festival held at various stages throughout Waikīkī & Honolulu

15. Maui Canoe Festival
Festival celebrating the traditional art of Canoe carving as well general Hawaiian culture.

16. Maui Jim Ocean Festival
Maui’s premier waterman competition

17. Kauai Polynesian Festival