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

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.


*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

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