Next Honolulu Festival comes March 12-14, 2021
2020(26th)

Educational School Tours

Event Time 09:00 - 13:00 (Mar 6(Fri) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

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*For Invited Guests Only

Honolulu Hula Formal 2020

Event Time 09:00 - 18:15 (Mar 6(Fri) )
Place Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

‘Ike Pono ma Honolulu
*Advance Reservation and Admission required

Governor’s Luncheon Reception

Event Time 12:00 - 13:30 (Mar 6(Fri) )
Place Washington Place (Governor's Mansion)

*Doors Open: 11:30am
*For Invited Guests Only

Friendship Gala

Event Time 19:00 - 20:30 (Mar 6(Fri) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Tickets: $90 / $75 for under 20 years old
(includes food and one beverage)
*FREE admission for under 5 years old (NOT include food and beverages)
*Doors Open: 6:40pm

Honolulu Hula Formal 2020

Event Time 09:00 - 18:15 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

‘Ike Pono ma Honolulu
*Advance Reservation and Admission required

40th Anniversary Ikenobo Ikebana Society Honolulu Hawaii Chapter Ikenobo Exhibition.

*Free Admission!!

Craft Fair / Ennichi Corner / Food Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

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

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

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED MOVIES

*Free Admission!!

10:00~ Liz And The Blue Bird (90min)
11:50~ Tremble All You Want (117min)
14:10~ Born Bone Born (111min)
16:20~ Mori, the Artist's Habitat (99min)

The Maui mikoshi contest was developed exclusively for high school students in Maui. Each year there is a competition among high schools to design a mikoshi for the Honolulu Festival. The winning Maui mikoshi is displayed at the Hawaii Convention Center over the Festival weekend.

Stage Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 20:00 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center / Ala Moana Center Stage / Waikiki Beach Walk

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.

Aloha DANCE CONVENTION 2020 Workshop

Event Time 10:30 - 12:00 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd floor #301

Dance lessons from Mari Koda who is a Hallywood actress and also a famous dancer.

*Free Admission!!

Bishop Museum will host and sponsor a portable planetarium with the screening of Wayfinders, Waves, Wind and Stars.

*Free Admission!!

10:30~ Wayfinders (25min)
11:30~ The Little Prince & The Star of Wish (14min)
12:30~ Wayfinders (25min)
13:30~ The Little Prince & The Star of Wish (14min)
14:30~ Wayfinders (25min)
15:30~ The Little Prince & The Star of Wish (14min)
16:30~ Wayfinders (25min)
17:30~ The Little Prince & The Star of Wish (14min)

Bon Dance

Event Time 12:55 - 13:30 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

*For about 30 minutes each dance.

Honolulu Festival will hold a symposium for youths from the Pacific Rim, to exchange thoughts of their studies with other global minded youths and in hope to present ideas for the future generation.
*Free Admission!!

Putting a smile on the world – Our theatre performance, delivered by the collaboration of children from Japan and Hawaii, expresses a prayer for the peaceful world without bullying, discrimination, and prejudice.
*Free Admission!!

14:00~15:00 Part1
16:00~17:00 Part2

Bon Dance

Event Time 15:05 - 15:40 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

*For about 30 minutes each dance.

Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN Kick-off Night

Event Time 17:00 - 21:00 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

*Free Admission!!

“SUKIMASWITCH”, a Japanese rock/jazz fusion duo, has been appointed as the “Special Ambassador” of the Honolulu Festival 2020.
*Free Admission!!

#2 Aloha DANCE CONVENTION 2020

Event Time 18:00 - 21:00 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Come check out the biggest dance competition in Hawaii.
*Free Entrance!!

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Honolulu Hula Formal 2020 ‘Ike Pono ma Honolulu “Share Aloha Dinner”

Event Time 19:00 - 21:00 (Mar 7(Sat) )
Place Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

*Admission required by subscription

Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN

Event Time 08:00 - 13:00 (Mar 8(Sun) )
Place Kapiolani Park

“Ekiden” a cultural event born in Japan, bringing both runners and supporters together in a spirit of Aloha.

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40th Anniversary Ikenobo Ikebana Society Honolulu Hawaii Chapter Ikenobo Exhibition.

*Free Admission!!

Craft Fair / Ennichi Corner / Food Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 8(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

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

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

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED MOVIES

*Free Admission!!

・Thermae Romae
・The Vancouver Asahi

10:00~ A Silent Voice (129min)
12:30~ Mixed Doubles (120min)

The Maui mikoshi contest was developed exclusively for high school students in Maui. Each year there is a competition among high schools to design a mikoshi for the Honolulu Festival. The winning Maui mikoshi is displayed at the Hawaii Convention Center over the Festival weekend.

Stage Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 16:00 (Mar 8(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center / Ala Moana Center Stage / Waikiki Beach Walk / International Market Place

Live music, dance and cultural performance.

*Show ends at different times depending on the venue.
*Performance schedule is subject to change without notice.

Bishop Museum will host and sponsor a portable planetarium with the screening of Wayfinders, Waves, Wind and Stars.

*Free Admission!!

10:30~ Wayfinders (25min)
11:30~ The Little Prince and The Star of Wish (14min)
12:30~ Wayfinders (25min)
13:30~ The Little Prince and The Star of Wish (14min)

Putting a smile on the world – Our theatre performance, delivered by the collaboration of children from Japan and Hawaii, expresses a prayer for the peaceful world without bullying, discrimination, and prejudice.
*Free Admission!!

Bon Dance

Event Time 13:55 - 14:30 (Mar 8(Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

*For about 30 minutes each dance.

Bon Dance_2014(20th)

Grand Parade

Event Time 16:00 - 20:00 (Mar 8(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.

CANCELED -Nagaoka Hanabi (Nagaoka Fireworks) –

Event Time 20:30 - 20:45 (Mar 8(Sun) )
Place Waikiki Beach


FIREWORKS SHOW CANCELED.
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