Events

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 CeremonyRoyal 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.

  • Annual Aloha Festivals Waikīkī Ho‘olaule‘a66th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea

    DATE:  Saturday, September 22, 2018, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Kalakaua Avenue  

    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.


  • Annual Floral Parade72ND 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.

    Here is the parade livestreamed on Channel808.com and Olelo! Congratulations to our 2017 Parade Winners!



  • AFFILIATED EVENTS

    Celebration of Our Island Kupuna

    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

    King Kamehameha Celebration
    Prince Kuhio Celebration