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
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2016. 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Royal Hawaiian Hotel & Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove
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.
64th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 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.
70th Annual Floral Parade
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 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.
Congratulations to our 2015 Parade Winners!
Pearlridge Keiki Hoolaulea
SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 10:00 - 3:00 PM
Pearlridge Center will celebrate the Festival with a full day of free activities, demonstrations, arts and crafts and continuous stage performances.
OTHER HAWAIIAN CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS