Aloha Festivals Events On Oahu
Come and join the fun at this year's Aloha Festivals celebrations. All events are free and open to the public.
Royal Court Investiture & Opening Ceremony
Date: SATURDAY, September 1, 4:00 PM INVESTITURE 5:00 PM OPENING CEREMONY
THE Royal Hawaiian RESORT, Royal Grove & Royal Hawaiian Center
To kick off the festivities, the Aloha Festivals Royal Court will be introduced on the grounds of Helumoa, which was originally the home of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop. At the ceremony, the king, queen, prince and princess take their place on the royal court. The Alii court members receive their royal cloaks, helmets, head feather lei and other symbols of their reign. Traditional hula and chants make this a special event in the heart of Waikiki.
66th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea
DATE: Saturday, September 22, 2018, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea is Hawaii's largest block party. Thousands of people will take to the streets along Kalakaua Avenue for food, fun and entertainment. There will be performances by the various genres of Hawaiian music and hula halau (hula schools). Hawaiian crafts and flower leis and many varieties of island cuisine will be featured throughout the event.
72ND Annual Floral Parade
DATE: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
From Ala Moana Park through Kalakaua Avenue to Kapiolani Park
Kalakaua Avenue comes alive with a colorful procession of female and male pau horseback riders, floats covered with Hawaiian flowers, Hawaiian music, hula halau and local marching bands.
DATE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
KA MAKANA ALI`I, CENTER COURT
Ka Makana Ali‘i hosts Celebrations of our Island Kupuna, an Aloha Festivals event. CLICK HERE
Celebrate with an appearance by the Royal Court, cultural demonstrations and performances. Pick up an Aloha Festivals ribbon at No‘eau Designers and Da Cove to receive discounts at select retailers.
Pearlridge Keiki Hoolaulea
DATE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
PEARLRIDGE CENTER - UPTOWN
Pū Ha`aheo ~ 2nd Annual Keiki Conch Shell Blowing Contest 12:30-2:00 PM CLICK HERE
Pearlridge Center will celebrate the Festival with a full day of free activities, demonstrations, arts and crafts and continuous stage performances.
The Surfjack Aloha Festivals Ho`olaule`a hosted by Joe Recca
DATE: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 12:00 – 4:00 P.M.
THE SURFJACK HOTEL & SWIM CLUB CLICK HERE
The Surfjack is excited to continue the Aloha Festivals celebration following the Waikiki Hoolaulea with iconic and longtime talent in Hawaiian song and dance, as well as the authority on walking tours that uncover Oahu’s rich history, Joe Recca.
OTHER HAWAIIAN CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS