26th Annual Honolulu Festival March 6-8, 2020
2012(18th)

Educational School Tours

Event Time 09:00 - 12:00 (Mar 2 (Fri) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Official Ceremony

Event Time 12:00 - 15:15 (Mar 2 (Fri) )
Place
12:00 - 13:30 Governor's Luncheon Reception (by invitation only)
14:00 - 15:15 Mayor's Welcome Reception (by invitation only)

Sugaren and International Rainbow Children Project

Event Time 13:00 - 16:00 (Mar 2 (Fri) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd

(Open for Public)

Let’s dance with Sugaren, dance performers from Kochi, Japan! You can participate in the grand parade with them.

Sugaren’s Dance Performance
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Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 17:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, Ala Moana Center, Waikiki Beach Walk

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Craft Fair

Event Time 10:00 - 17:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Ennichi Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 17:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Anime Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 17:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Brian Mogg’s Putting Tournament

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
10:00 - 12:00 Brian Mogg's Putting Tournament
13:00 - 15:00 Brian Mogg's Putting Tournament

Hawaii Music Festivals – Hawaii Band & Orchestra Festival –

Event Time 10:30 - 15:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd

Film Festival

Event Time 10:30 - (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd flr, #316A-B-C

(Free Admission)

10:30 - FUKUSHIMA HULA GIRLS
13:00 - KONO SORA NO HANA: The Story of Nagaoka's Fireworks

Kawaii Kon

Event Time 11:00 - 15:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd flr, #315

(Free Admission)

11:00 - Japanese Cultural References in Anime
12:00 - 15:00 Anime Showing

Bon Dance Workshop

Event Time 11:00 - 12:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Brian Mogg’s One Point Lesson

Event Time 12:00 - 16:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
12:00 - 13:00 Brian Mogg's One Point Lesson
15:00 - 16:00 Brian Mogg's One Point Lesson

Maui Mikoshi Unveiling Ceremony

Event Time 12:45 - (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

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. Mikoshi are decorative floats that are unique to specific prefectures in Japan. They are carried by troops of celebrants during their festivals. The winning Maui mikoshi is unveiled and displayed at the Hawaii Convention Center over the Festival weekend. Students of the high school selected as the overall winner visit Honolulu during the weekend of the festival and march in the Grand Parade showcasing their award winning mikoshi.

Friendship Gala

Event Time 19:00 - 21:00 (Mar 3 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

(Price: $90 / $70 for under 21 years old)
includes food and two beverages
*FREE admission for under 6 years old (NOT include food and beverages)

Come and enjoy the delicious dishes of Hawaii’s famous restaurants. The Friendship Gala promotes friendship, understanding and international goodwill between the people of Hawaii and other Pacific Rim countries. Attendees are offered a unique insight into the cultures of the Pacific through dance, song and regional cuisine by some of Hawaii’s most famous chefs.

Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

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10:00 - 15:00 Hawaii Convention Center, Waikiki Beach Walk
11:00 - 15:00 Ala Moana Center

Craft Fair

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Ennichi Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Anime Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Brian Mogg’s Putting Tournament

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
10:00 - 12:00 Brian Mogg's Putting Tournament
13:00 - 15:00 Brian Mogg's Putting Tournament

Film Festival

Event Time 10:30 - (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd

(Free Admission)

10:30 - 442 -Live with Honor, Die with Dignity-
13:00 - WANKO -The Story of Me, My Family & Rock

Brian Mogg’s One Point Lesson

Event Time 11:00 - 12:00 (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Grand Parade

Event Time 16:30 - (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Kalakaua Avenue/Waikiki

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Nagaoka Fireworks Show

Event Time 20:30 - 20:45 (Mar 4 (Sun) )
Place Show over Waikiki Beach

The Nagaoka Fireworks is well known for their large fireworks display originating from Niigata Prefecture on the Sea of Japan coast.

*Hawaiian105 KINE will be broadcasting the music to the fireworks from 8:30pm. Please bring your FM Radio with you.

Related article: Nagaoka Fireworks Special Interview 2011