Held annually in the fall for 2 weeks, Hawaii International Film Fest is among the most prestigious Hawaii festivals and the Pacific. It has garnered praises of governments, filmmakers, scholars, and film industry leaders. It has premiered highly-acclaimed movies such as Y Tu Mama Tambien, The Piano, Shall We Dance, Once Were Warriors and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
The Honolulu Marathon is one of the world's largest marathons. Thousands of people from different parts of the world come to participate in this, which began in 1973. It is popular even to beginners and offers a scenic view of the Waikiki beach, Diamond Head and Koko head volcanic craters.
Join the 20th Annual Hula Festival! Celebrate the Hawaiian culture with music, food, and hula. What once known only to locals, the hula dance has spread throughout the world like ukuleles and surfboards. This 4-day event is the largest of its kind with participating states from the U.S., Spain, the Netherlands, France, Canada, Mexico, Columbia, Germany, Samos, Poland, India, Africa, Korea, the Philippines, Easter Island, Iran, New Zealand, and the Marina Islands.
Fall Festival 2009 is the ultimate family bonding experience for it offers activities for all ages. This year to be held at Kauai Christian Academy, the organizers made sure to stick to its child-friendly theme with various activities, which include more than 5 game booths, a paint ball booth, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Smash Car, and more.
6 hours of solid slack guitar awesomeness? Welcome to the much anticipated Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival featuring 15 artists in the slack guitar genre as a celebration of the 184th year of this local art form that is unique to the Hawaiian Islands. Like many fun festivals in Hawaii, the event will feature local crafters, food vendors, community information booths, themed merchandise, and more.
The second annual Dances of Love Festival is here! Join the first Zouk, Kizomba, Bachata and Wellness festival in the paradise island of Honolulu. Indulge in 4 evenings of dance and pool parties accompanied by live performances and 4 days of educational dance and welness workshops.
With over 8, 000 expected attendees, residents and visitors combines, the first ever Made in Maui County festival is no doubt, one of the bigget festivals in Hawaii this year. The 2-day event will showcase various Maui-made products, which includes food, fresh produce, art, crafts, jewelry, collectible and much more, all in one venue.
Join the most spectacular beading event in the Hawaiian Islands. Soft Flex Company Glass Art and Bead Fetival is a 3-day beading excitement where participants unleashes their creativity using beads, gemstones, and are given a full access to inspiring glass art works and jewelry. Entrance is free and complimentary parking for guests.
Watch as Hawaii's top 30 chefs cook up their most delectable dishes in one venue, on the spectacular Kohala Coast. The Annual Mealani is one of the most awaited festivals in Hawaii every year, attracting foodies from all over the world. The event aims to promote the grass-fed industry so culinary adventure seekers will get to sample all cuts of grass-fed beef, from tongue to tail.