25th Annual Honolulu Festival March 8-10, 2019
2018(24th)

Educational School Tours

Event Time 09:00 - 13:00 (Mar 9(Fri) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

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*For Invited Guests Only

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Governor’s Luncheon Reception

Event Time 12:00 - 13:30 (Mar 9(Fri) )
Place Washington Place (Governor's Mansion)

*For Invited Guests Only

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Honolulu Hula Formal

Event Time 09:00 - 18:15 (Mar 9(Fri) )
Place The Modern Honolulu

*Admission Required By Subscription

Ohana Award Ceremony

Event Time 17:45 - 18:30 (Mar 9(Fri) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

We would like to honor the groups which have participated from outside of Oahu more than three times for their contributions to the Honolulu Festival.
(Specific participation group only)

Friendship Gala

Event Time 19:00 - 20:30 (Mar 9(Fri) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Tickets: $90 / $70 for under 21 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

Event Time 09:00 - 18:15 (Mar 10(Sat) )
Place Prince Waikiki

*Admission Required By Subscription

Movies

Event Time 10:00 - 17:40 (Mar 10(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd floor #311

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED MOVIES

*Free Admission!!

・Voices behind Barbed Wire: Stories of Oahu (short film)
・It’s a Beautiful Life -Irodori-
・Silver Spoon
・A Drop of the Grapevine

10:00~ Voices behind Barbed Wire: Stories of Oahu (short film)
11:15~ It's a Beautiful Life -Irodori-
13:30~ Silver Spoon
15:45~ A Drop of the Grapevine

Hawaii Nikkei Legacy Exhibit

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 10(Sat) )
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
14:00 Japanese
15:00 English

Stage Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 10(Sat) )
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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Maui Mikoshi Unveiling Ceremony

Event Time 11:30 - 11:45 (Mar 10(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. The winning Maui mikoshi is unveiled and displayed at the Hawaii Convention Center over the Festival weekend. Students selected as the overall winner visit Honolulu during the weekend of the festival and march in the Grand Parade showcasing their award winning mikoshi.

※入場無料!!

“Storytelling of Hawaii’s Japanese Immigration and Mythology of Ancient Japan Presented by Eishokukai”
“Sakurakomachi Wagakudan -Hawaii Concert 2018- Singing Japan’s Spirits”

Bon Dance

Event Time 13:00 - 13:35 (Mar 10(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
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Bon Dance

Event Time 15:00 - 15:35 (Mar 10(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
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Tamio Okuda, who was born and raised in Hiroshima, strongly empathized the Festival’s theme and decided to be part of the Honolulu Festival. Hiroshima and Honolulu is the 58-year-old sister-city and this was also a major reason to bring him to Honolulu.

*Free Admission!!

Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN 2018 “Kick Off NIGHT!”

Event Time 18:00 - 21:00 (Mar 10(Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

*Free Admission!!

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18:00~19:00 Aloha DANCE CONVENTION 2018(Part1)
19:00~19:40 Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN 2018 Official Supporter "Team Syachihoko Special Live"
19:40~21:00 Aloha DANCE CONVENTION 2018(Part2)
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Honolulu Hula Formal “Dinner Party”

Event Time 18:30 - 20:30 (Mar 10(Sat) )
Place Prince Waikiki, Ballroom

*Admission Required By Subscription

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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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.

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 13:50 - 14:25 (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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