Announcing Grand Parade Schedule!
We are announcing the schedule for grand parade, which will be held on March 13 at Kalakaua Avenue! Click Here for the Details>>> *All may be subject to change without further notice.
【Campaign】Win tickets for “Friendship Party”!!
Want to win tickets to this year’s Friendship Gala on March 11, 2016. You and a guest have a chance to experience dynamic cultural performances while sampling delicious cuisine from Hawaii’s premier restaurants. Tickets normally cost $90 per person. Apply via following link and make sure write “Friendship party campaign” in the column of the inquiry. 【English】Campaign Application Form 【Japanese】応募のお問い合わせフォーム The campaign will end on February 22, and the winners will be chosen at random and announced by February 26. For more information about Friendship Party, visit HERE. ⇒ This promotion has ended. Thank you for your interest. (2/22/2016)
Now Accepting Applications for Volunteers!!
The Honolulu Festival Foundation is now accepting volunteer applications for the 22nd Annual Honolulu Festival. Each year, there are hundreds of people come and volunteer for the festival. It’s easy to sign-up for volunteer from this website. Yes, we welcome all volunteer candidates! Come & join us as volunteers with your family and/or friends! [ See Details (To Apply)] >
Announcing Friendship Party Restaurants’ Menu!
We are announcing the menu from these restaurants at the Friendship party on Mar 6(Fri)!! Click here for details of menu “Friendship Party”>>> Click here to purchase Friendship Party tickets>>>
Announcing Friendship Party Restaurants Participants!
We are announcing the restaurants that will make marvelous dishes at the Friendship party. They are all famous dishes that will full up our stomach. ・ RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE ・ Morimoto Waikiki ・ MW Restaurant ・ Roy’s ・ Yatai Sushi There are not many chances to enjoy the delicious dishes from these famous restaurants at once. Please come and enjoy their special dishes. Click here for details of “Friendship Party”>>> Click here to purchase Friendship Party tickets>>>
Announcing Friendship Party Participants!
We are proud to announce the groups of participants who will join the Friendship Party held on the first day of Honolulu Festival. Raiatea Helm Young female Hawaiian artist who was nominated to Grammy Awards twice. Jody Kamisato & the Ukulele Super Kids Cute and very talented Ukulele group who won numbers of junior Ukulele competitions in Hawaii. University of Hawaii Marching Band Legendary Marching Band from University of Hawaii. They did overwhelming performance to cheer for their teams at various sports events. Ryukyu Koten Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyu Hawaii Choichi Kai Ryukyu KotenAfusoRyuOngakuKenkyu Hawaii Choichi Kai was first established outside of Okinawa prefecture. This is 30th anniversary for Okinawa prefecture and state of Hawaii, 20th anniversary for Ishigaki island and Kauai as well as 50th anniversary for Miyako island and Maui since they became sister cities of each other. Sonoda Gakuen High School This will be the 10th time for us to join the Honolulu Festival. The Junior students will dance with beaming smiles and full of energy. Un Bijou Special unit of choreographers who performed at “Japan Dance Competition 2014” and received award at “Legend Tokyo”. EAGLES Sophia University Cheerleading Team EAGLE They will show their splendid skills and dance to cheer for the sports events in Honolulu. NHK Mito Komaki Kei Hula Halau They have participated in Honolulu Festival for 15 years. They will dance hula with gratitude to all the warm care and encouragement they received when suffered a significant damage from the earthquake. Please look forward to the Friendship Party. Detail for Friendship Party >>> Click here to purchase Friendship Party tickets >>>
Announcing the Program of Nagaoka Fireworks!
Decorating the finale of 21st Honolulu Festival (2015), we are introducing the program of Nagaoka Fireworks. Click to see Fireworks Program>>> The 4th Nagaoka Fireworks will be launched with a lot of wishes and dreams from people as always. On the day of Nagaoka Firework show, the FM radio (Hawaiian 105 KINE) will play songs, announce information and express thoughts about the Nagaoka Fireworks. Please bring your radio with you and enjoy the magnificent Nagaoka Fireworks.
Now Accepting Applications for Volunteers!!
The Honolulu Festival Foundation is now accepting volunteer applications for the 21st Annual Honolulu Festival. Each year, there are hundreds of people come and volunteer for the festival. It’s easy to sign-up for volunteer from this website. Yes, we welcome all volunteer candidates! Come & join us as volunteers with your family and/or friends! [ See Details (To Apply)]
The Friendship Gala Tickets are Available Online!
The Friendship Gala is an exciting event featuring wonderful cuisine of Roy’s Hawaii Kai, Chef Mavro, Mariposa and many other famous restaurants. Come and enjoy food and cultural performances from all over the world. [ See More ]