24th Annual Honolulu Festival March 9-11, 2018
Mar 11(Sun)

Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN

Event Time 08:00 - 13:00 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Kapiolani Park

Co-sponsored by the Honolulu Festival Foundation
Main Sponsor: JTB Corporation

This year marks the 6th annual Ekiden, a relay running race originated in Japan. Handing off tasuki (cloth sash indicating the current runner) to the next runner will surely make an unforgettable experience in paradise. Don’t worry – you can run or walk, we just want you to have fun!

[Official website] http://hawaii-event.com/en/rainbowekiden

Also there will be other fun events accompanying the race!

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WaikiKitchen

Event Time 10:00 - 13:00 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Kapiolani Park
This food festival features many Hawaii’s famous food trucks And Local vendors in front of Diamond Head.

 

Major Sponsor: JTB Corp.
Supporter:Honolulu Festival Foundation

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Craft Fair / Ennichi and Carnival Corner / Food Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

More than 100 vendors exhibiting from around the world Including Hawaii and Japan. Ennichi/Carnival corner will feature many activities for the young and young at heart.

*All the event schedules are subject to change without notice.

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Stage Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center / Ala Moana Center Stage / Special Venue within Waikiki

Come and enjoy dance, music and traditional arts performed by groups from Hawaii, Japan and other parts of the Pacific region.

*Show ends at different times depending on the venue.

*Performance schedule is subject to change without notice.

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Movies

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd floor #311

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED MOVIES

*Free Admission!!

・The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii
・Akanezora beyond the Crimson Sky
・There is No Lid on the Sea

10:00~ The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii
11:15~ Akanezora beyond the Crimson Sky
13:30~ There is No Lid on the Sea

Hawaii Nikkei Legacy Exhibit

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

SCHEDULE of special guided tour at Nikkei Legacy Exhibit booth
[First 10 arrivals / First come first served]

11:00 Japanese
12:00 English

Bon Dance

Event Time 13:55 - 14:30 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
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Grand Parade Opening Performance

Event Time 16:00 - 16:30 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Waikiki/Kalakaua Avenue

Grand Parade

Event Time 16:30 - 20:00 (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Waikiki / Kalakaua Avenue

People from Hawaii, Japan and other Asia-Pacific countries join this Grand Parade, the finale of the Honolulu Festival. This is a great chance to see the traditional performance of various countries here in Hawaii.

*Event schedule is subject to change without notice.

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Nagaoka Fireworks

Event Time 20:30 - (Mar 11(Sun) )
Place Waikiki Beach

Turn into “Hawaiian 105KINE” as they will sync their music to the firework show from 8:30pm

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