Honolulu has a lot to offer which it comes to the festivals, music and general arts scene. People think of Honolulu for it's natural beauty and tropical weather but in reality there are many unique and impressive Honolulu events that make spending time in Tropical paradise even more enjoyable.
Honolulu music festivals are great because they give you something you can't find anywhere else in the world. The Annual Ukulele Festival is an event that has the perfect setting for the tiny but moving instruments. Other great examples are the Republik Music Festival and The Mayjah Rayjah Music Festival. Festivals in Honolulu are not limited to just music however. There are also Film Festivals like the Kids First Film Festival and Hawaii International Short Film Festival that will pique your interest and give you a film fix. Another example is the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art pairs inspiring film with a venue that never disappoints.
It isn't just tropical or native festivals that originate in Honolulu, there is also an ESPN 1420 sports festival. There really is a Festival for everyone's taste in Honolulu. In essence, it is the best of both worlds, festivals that fit in tropical paradise and festivals for the mundane but yet essential aspects of life.