Sept 7: Wailuku First Friday Festivals of Aloha Kickoff. Live entertainment featuring Hawaiian musicians, crafts, food booths. Market Street, Wailuku, 6 pm – 9 pm Maui Thing Stage

Sept 15 & 16: Lahaina Banyan Tree Ho‘olaule‘a – live entertainment, crafters artisans. Historic Banyan Tree Park in Lahaina, 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday September 16 

Vendor Application HERE

Sept 1 or 15: 17th Annual Richard Ho‘opi‘i Leo Ki‘eki‘e Falsetto competition showcasing Maui’s finest amateur male falsetto performers. Contestants belt their most exquisite high-register voices, an art form dating back to a time when Hawaiian women were forbidden to sing publicly. Special surprise guests to perform as well. Location TBA 5:30 pm doors open, 6:30 pm contest starts.

Sept 21: Aloha Friday at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Shopping Center with Hawaiian cultural practitioners sharing their art with music and hula, 6:00pm to 8:00pm. 6pm Kalama Ukulele Band; 6:30 2017 Falsetto Champion, Kason Gomes; 7pm Ta’aroa Nui – Maui based Tahitian Troupe under the direction of Mana Kekahuna. Hands on craft participants (Hululani-feather flower making, Fresh leimaking by Malie, craft making by Keala Creations and Free Keiki Activities and feather item display by Nani Watanabe, and Waihee Limu Restoration-Limu
Vendor Application HERE

More information: call Maui Manager Daryl Fujiwara,

Sept. 29: True Hawaiian Spirit Celebration Ho‘olaule‘a with live entertainment; cultural demonstrations, free keiki activities, crafters and artisans and ‘ono food. Dole Park, Lāna‘i City, 2 pm – 8 pm!
Expeditions Ferry 9:15pm return to Maui from Lāna’i with purchase of $5 Festival Ribbon. Please reserve by calling Expeditions at 808) 661-3756
Vendor Application HERE
Keiki Art Contest Entry Form HERE
Lei Contest Entry Form HERE

More information: email Nani


Oct 5: Investiture, 6:00 pm at Mitchell Pauole Center. This year’s Royal Court will receive their Royal symbols in a traditional ceremony, the Royal Court installation. The evening will also include Poke Contest and Ulu-Uala-Kalo Contest, showing off their ‘ono dishes, Youth Talent Contest with hidden Moloka‘i talents and Special off-island entertainment. There will be food booths and non-food vendors. Come early, check out the booths, find your seating spot and enjoy the evening under the stars. Entertainment by: Fully Loaded Band, Moana’s Hula Halau, Halau Nohikupuhalaulani, Kuana Torres and A Touch of Gold. Emcee Zhan Dudoit Lindo.

Oct 6: Parade, 9:00 am, Kaunakakai Town. One of a kind parade featuring pa’u riders on horseback, country-style floats with exotic flowers. Entertainment by Nahenahe, Ahumanu and Maoli.
Parade Application HERE

Ho‘olaule‘a, 11:00am, Mitchell Pauole Center. Ho‘olaule‘a follows the Parade. Hawaiian artisans, game and food booths, local entertainer and special off-island entertainment. Hawaiian traditional and cultural displays feature hands-on practitioners. Find your seat in the shade, eat a plate lunch in your lap, relax, and enjoy the nahenahe entertainment.

More information: call Molokai Manager Raquel Dudoit at (808)553-3356.

Hāna 2017 Festivals of Aloha fittingly culminate with an action-packed agenda in heavenly Hāna, lot of hula and Hawaiian music, all happening at one of the most authentic unspoiled locations in the world. Hāna town comes together through week-long festivities. Beginning the celebration with a parade through Hāna town, our culture and tradition will proudly be on display throughout. The week culminates with “Hō‘ike Night” at the Hana Ball Park under the stars.

Oct 6-13
More information: Call Hana Chairperson Neil Hasegawa email: