26th Annual Honolulu Festival March 6-8, 2020


MHS Mikoshi Design 2014 Topics

Maui High School Wins the 12th Annual Maui Mikoshi Design Contest!

The students of Maui High School are the winners of this year’s Honolulu Festival Maui Mikoshi Design Contest. Their mikoshi will be unveiled at the Hawaii Convention Center on Saturday, March 7, 2014, and then the students will carry it in the Waikiki Grand Parade along Kalakaua Avenue on Sunday, March 8, 2015. This year’s festival sub-themeis “Creating Cultural Friendship with Aloha”, which led students to brainstorm many symbols that represented many forms of cultural friendship that connects the world. Histories of Hawaiian and Japanese culture inspired them to create a whole idea of what connected both cultures together. The blue skies on the roof of the mikoshi show white, […]


The sub theme of the 21st Annual Honolulu Festival has been announced!

We are pleased to announce the sub theme for the 21st Annual Honolulu Festival, “Creating Cultural Friendships with Aloha”. The 21st Annual Honolulu Festival will be held on March 6-8, 2015. Mark your calendar for these dates!

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The 20th Annual Honolulu Festival “Share Your Voice” Project

“Share Your Voice Project” – a collaborative educational project between the Honolulu Festival Foundation and Kapiolani Community College took place during the 20th Annual Honolulu Festival.

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Special Event – Company Aloha Shirt Exhibition Contest

This year we presented a special event called “Company Aloha Shirt Exhibition Contest” in the 20h Anniversary Honolulu Festival at the Hawaii Convention Center.

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The 20th Annual Honolulu Festival a Howling Success!

Thank you all of you for coming to the 20th Annual Honolulu Festival.

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Time Capsule Ceremony, Time Capsule Has Been Opened!

Ten years ago, students who participated in the Honolulu Festival put their messages to the future into the time capsule. This year, which marks the 20th anniversary of the festival, we held the Time Capsule Ceremony to open it. [ See More ]

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A Free Concert to Promote International Cultural Exchange through the Power of Song!

“Honolulu Blend Show Chorus” from Honolulu and “Rainbow Chorus Aichi” from Japan will hold a free concert together. “Rainbow Chorus Aichi” is a women’s choir of about 100 members. [ See More ] Saturday, Marh 8, 2014 2:00pm(doors open at 1:30pm) – 3:30pm @ Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd Flr #310

manoa_dna News

The Friendship Gala TickManoa DNAets are Available Online!

The Friendship Gala is an exciting event featuring wonderful cuisine and cultural performances. The Friendship Gala enable the Honolulu Festival Foundation to offer enriching educational programs and opportunities to increase the global understanding and awareness of local school children. Special Guest: Manoa DNA Restaurants: Roy’s Hawaii Kai, Morimoto Waikiki, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Mariposa and Honolulu Coffee Company The last day to purchase tickets online is Thursday, 6 March 2014. [ See More ]

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Mayor Kirk Caldwell Pledges His Support for the Honolulu Festival

The Honolulu Festival was honored by the attendance of Mayor Kirk Caldwell at the festival organization meeting on February 27, 2014. Mayor Caldwell stressed how important the festival is to the State of Hawaii and the City and County of Honolulu in bringing visitors to Hawaii to celebrate our diversity. The City and County of Honolulu has generously donated $25,000 to the Honolulu Festival Foundation to celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary.

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Aloha Monarch RKB Hawaii Matsuri 2014 Special Live

In collaboration with “Remember 3.11 Qshu Hula Girl Caravan,” established under the concept of reconstruction of East Japan, RKB Hawaii Matsuri will be performing a special stage with a theme of cultural exchange between Hawaii and Japan. Please note that funds received in charity will be used for a project “Rainbow for Japan Kids.” Aloha Monarch RKB Hawaii Matsuri 2014 Saturday, March 8, 2014 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ Hawaii Convention Center