Hawaii's Best Festivals and Events
February: Chinese New Year: Lahaina, Maui, and in Chinatown on Oahu. Waimea Town Celebration: Waimea, Kauai.
March: Prince Kuhio Day Celebration: Lihue, Kauai.
April: Maui County Agricultural Festival: Maui. Merrie Monarch Hula Festival: Hilo, Big Island. East Maui Taro Festival: Hana, Maui. Kona Chocolate Festival: Big Island.
May: World Fire-Knife Dance Championships & Samoa Festival: Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie, Oahu. Maui Onion Festival: Kaanapali, Maui.
June: Hawaiian Slack-Key Guitar Festival: Kahului, Maui. King Kamehameha Hula Competition: Honolulu, Oahu. Flavors of Honolulu: Oahu. Maui Film Festival: Maui.
July: July 4 celebrations: Magic Island, Kailua Beach, and at Pearl Harbor's Schofield Barracks, Oahu. In Honolulu, displays light up the skies.
October: Ironman Triathalon World Championship: Kailua-Kona, Big Island. Halloween festivities: Lahaina, Maui, and Chinatown and Waikiki on Oahu. Plantation Days: Lahaina, Maui.
November: Kona Coffee Cultural Festival: Kona, Big Island. Triple Crown of Surfing: North Shore, Oahu.