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
Vendor Application HERE

Sept 8: 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.
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
Parade Enter Application 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.

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.
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 2018 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. 

Oct 6: Parade and Hāna Celebration – To kick off the 2018 Festivals of Aloha festivities; the Hana’s Royal Court will open the parade, Grand Marshall, Pa’u Riders, Floral Floats, Vintage Cars, Custom Motorcycles, Marching Band, the presentation of the coveted 2018 “Tiny Malaikini Public Service Award”, entertainment, Hawaiian crafts and many varieties of local dishes will be feature throughout the event. Hana Ball Park – 10:00am to 5:00pm

Oct 7: Shore Line Fishing – Hāna Bay – 7:00am to 12:00pm, Check In: 7:00 am – 8:00am, Starts: 7:30am, Weigh In: 12:00 Noon.

Play Day – Hāna Bay – 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Play Day games (Keiki to Kupuna). Net Throwing, Water Balloon Toss, Hula Hoop Competition and more. Food booths open to the public.

Sports Night – Ball Park – 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Tennis and Volleyball Tournaments. Food booth open to the public.

Oct 8: Floral Contest – Kahanu Gardens-11am to 3pm. To enter bring your fresh lei and floral arrangement from 10:00am-11:00am. The exhibit will be open to the public from 11am to 3pm

Final: Sports Night – Ball Park – 4:00 to 10:00, Tennis and Volleyball Tournament Finals. Food booth open to the public.

Oct 9: Kupuna Luncheon – Travaasa Hāna – 11:30 to 2:00 pm, Call early for reservations and pricing. Call (808) 248-8211 extension: 3284.

Movie In The Park – Hāna Ballpark – Dusk to 10:00 pm

Oct 10: Hāna Arts’ Annual Talent Show – Hāna Bay – 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Enjoy Hāna’s wealth of homegrown talent. A great fun and special evening under the Hāna moon with $1,000 in cash prizes, and celebrity judges. Six categories: Keiki (5-9yrs), Middle (10-13yrs), High (14-18yrs), Hawaiian Arts, Adult Amateur, Adult Professional. Registration at 4:30pm. Fresh local food booths provided.

Oct 11: Hāna Dragons Football Home Game – Hāna Ball Park- 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Oct 12: Kahanu Gardens – Ulu Cook-Off – Hāna Ballpark – 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Ulu cooking competition with visiting professional chefs as judges. Demonstrations and great recipes.

Hawaiiana Night – Hāna Ballpark – 7:00pm to 10:00pm. A special evening of Hawaiian culture, mele and dance.

Oct 13: Pupule Pasture Golf – Holani Hale, Papa‘auhau – 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Bring three clubs and nine junk golf balls. Shoes and ribbon required. Five dollars to be eligible for pupule prizes. Sign up to start at 15 minute intervals.

Festivals of Aloha Ho’olaule’a – Gates open at 5pm. Hāna Bay – 6:00pm to 10:00pm. A special evening of local cuisine and entertainment

More information: Call Hāna Chairperson Lei Estrella email: