20th Annual Honolulu Festival

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Every March, the Islands of Hawaii come together for crafts, dancing, art demonstrations, educational programs, parades and games in a colorful three-day celebration of culture and harmony on Oahu. This festival is known as the Honolulu Festival, and it celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2014 on March 7th through 9th. The peace-promoting event fosters understanding and cooperation between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim, including representation from countries like Japan, Australia, Tahiti, the Philippines, Taiwan, Korea, and of course, the United States through Hawaii. Most programming is free to the public, so attending this globally significant event is easy for everyone. A visit to the Honolulu Festival is the perfect addition to any Hawaiian vacation. This year, the … [Read more...]

Oahu First Friday Events

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Did you know that downtown Honolulu is home to a thriving arts community bursting with culture and color? That’s right, the Downtown-Chinatown district encompasses many Oahu attractions, including more than a dozen art galleries and five theaters, filled with the talented local artists that give the district such a distinct flavor. If you’ve yet to experience this scene, there’s never been a better time to check it out. Friday, February 7th, on the first Friday of the month, The Arts District kicks off the year with its grand opening of the First Friday Street Festival, to be continued on the first Friday of each month. On the grand opening, from 5 PM to 9 PM you can peruse all the galleries and other art venues for free as they open their doors to the public for an evening of … [Read more...]