Mark your calendar! 29th Annual Honolulu Festival Comes March 7-9,2025
Mar 8 (Sun)


Event Time 08:00 - 14:00 (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place Kapiolani Park
Co-host of Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN, food event “WaikiKitchen” will be back. You may find something new or something special food at WaikiKitchen. It is free event and open for public. Free entry!!


Major Sponsor: JTB Corp.
Supporter:Honolulu Festival Foundation

Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden

Event Time 09:00 - 13:00 (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place Waikiki, Kapiolani Park -- Waikiki Aquarium -- Diamond Head Road Look Out -- Kapiolani Park

Honolulu Festival Co-hosted Event, Sponsored By JTB

The first ever, “Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden” will be held for runners in Hawaii! Our goal is to join all participants in the Spirt of Aloha, by the use of ribbon leis as race sashes. We also strive to widen a circle of friendship beyond ethnic background or generation, to spread a ripple of goodwill to all participants of the Ekiden.

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We will have more events to come!

Ennichi, Carnival Corner

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

Ennichi, Carnival Corner will feature many activities for the young and young at heart. Check out the new and hot attraction!

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Ennichi now became a Carnival! Make a donation, and get your GOLD game scrip! You will also be awarded with a gift! You can also get SILVER game scrip without donation and try cotton candy challenge. Just win a game, earn stamps get a free cotton candy!

There will also be a Jurassic obstacle course -“Dinosaur Bouncer”- !!

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Craft Fair

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

More than 100 vendors exhibiting from Hawaii, Japan and all over the world.

Craft Fair_2014(20th)


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

Food Corner

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

Stage Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 15:00 (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, Ala Moana Center, Waikiki Beach Walk

Live music, dance and cultural demonstrations from Asia and the Pacific.
*Closing time vary by venue.

Check the schedule of Stage Performances HERE>>>


Event Time 10:00 - 15:40 (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd floor #311


Free Admission!!

• Sumurai Hustle
• Sakana Kami “God of fish”
• Go for Broke

10:00~12:00 Samurai Hustle
12:15~13:50 SAKANAKAMI ~God of Fish~
14:00~15:40 Go for Broke ~The Memories of Hawaii Japanese Niseis~

Bon Dance

Event Time 13:50 - 14:25 (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
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Grand Parade

Event Time 16:00 - 20:00 (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place Kalakaua Avenue/Waikiki

Check the schedule >>>HERE !!

*All events may be subject to change without further notice.

16:00~16:30 Opening Performance
16:30~20:00 Grand Parade

Nagaoka Fireworks Show Party

Event Time 19:30 - (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa, 3rd floor “The Terrace”

*Admission Required

Nagaoka Fireworks Show

Event Time 20:30 - (Mar 8 (Sun) )
Place the Skies over Waikiki Beach

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

*The firework display may be cancelled due to weather conditions.
*Don’t forget to bring your FM RADIO.
*Hawaiian 105 KINE will be broadcasting the music to the fireworks from 8:30pm.
*Parking is limited.

Check the Fireworks Program >>>HERE


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