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News & EventsWAIKIKI EVENTS - SEPTEMBER 2016
LIVE ALOHA WAIKIKI FESTIVAL
September 3, 2016
The event will close Kalakaua Avenue, all lanes and sidewalk areas from Lewers St. To Kealohilani Avenue. Lane closures start at 5:30pm for set up. 4pm-10pm.
ONIPA’A 10TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION
September 4, 2016
Celebrate the 178th birthday of Queen Liliuokalani at the I'olani Palace Grounds. I’olani Place Grounds celebration 12 noon - Interfaith service begins 3:30 pm. - Tribute to Liliuokalani through Chant. Admission to ‘I’olani Palace is free for this special one-day event. 10am-3:30pm.
SEA LIFE PARK KEIKI SUNDAY: A HONU WORLD
September 4, 2016
Sea Life Park Keiki Sundays – A Honu World shines attention on one of the ocean’s endangered animals. Guests will learn about the life cycle of these magnificent creatures, and what they eat, how they reproduce, and what we ourselves can do to protect and nurture their populations. The quarterly Keiki Sunday events are designed to foster a love of the marine environment in children and introduce them to the principles of conservation. Besides access to Sea Life Park Hawaii’s world-class shows and exhibits, the event will include live entertainment, arts and crafts, and education and conservation activities. Two children under 12 will enjoy free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. 10am-2pm.
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS FOOTBALL VS. UT MARTINS
September 10, 2016
Come out with your greens and support the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football as they play against the UT Martins, 6pm. at the Aloha Stadium.
WAIMEA VALLEY 4TH ANNUAL KALO & AWA FESTIVAL
September 10, 2016
Waimea Valley presents the 4th Annual Kalo & Awa Festival on Saturday, September 10th 2016. Festivities being at 9am and will take place at Pikake Pavilion and the Main Lawn located in the Valley. This a free event and open to the public. Join us for kalo farmer displays, cultural practitioners, kalo & awa tastings and identifications, huli giveaways, live music and more. This year we have a very special list of guest speakers, topics, and demonstrations which include: Penny Levin, taro farmer & photographer: The revision of Bulletin 84: Taro Varieties in Hawaii Jeri Ooka: Pests and diseases of taro. Jerry Konanui: Varieties, harvesting and processing awa, and where we are with awa today, Kaipoi Kelling & Duffy Chang: Kui kalo demonstration Kamanao Pono Crabbe: Significance and protocol of kalo & awa in ceremonies Mokihana Albert & Anthony “Skip” Deluze: Local farming and identification of kalo & awa, Alika Bajo: Laau & lapaau demonstration
64TH ANNUAL WAIKIKI HO'OLAULE'A
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2016, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Annual Waikiki Ho’olaule’a is Hawaii's largest block party. Thousands of people will take to the streets along Kalakaua Avenue for food, fun and entertainment. There will be performances by the various genres of Hawaiian music and hula halau (hula schools). Hawaiian crafts and flower leis and many varieties of island cuisine will be featured throughout the event.
70TH ANNUAL FLORAL PARADE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
FROM ALA MOANA PARK THROUGH KALAKAUA AVENUE TO KAPIOLANI PARK
Kalakaua Avenue comes alive with a colorful procession of female and male pau horseback riders, floats covered with Hawaiian flowers, Hawaiian music, hula halau and local marching bands.
1. KCC Farmer’s Market
The biggest Farmer’s Market in Honolulu. Address: 4303 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu 96816
Hours: Saturday, 7:30AM – 11:00AM, Tuesday 4:00 – 7:00PM. Website: http://hfbf.org/markets/markets/kcc
2. King’s Village Farmers Market
Smaller, more of a stop and browse, but a great way for visitors to sample local favorite sweets & snacks like Poke & Malasadas, along with produce, in Waikiki. Address: 131 Kaiulani St, Waikiki. Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat, 4:00PM – 9:00PM. website: http://www.mahikufarmersmarket.com
3. Hyatt Farmers Market
Located inside in the open air middle of the complex, it’s a beautiful setting. Address: 2424 Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki. Hours: Thursday, 4:00PM – 8:00PM. Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/hyatt-farmers-market-honolulu
4. Aloha Tower Marketplace
Honolulu’s newest Aloha Tower Farmers’ Market opened on Friday, August 5, 2016 at Aloha Tower Marketplace. The market will continue every Friday night at the ocean front location in the heart of Honolulu. Address: 1 Aloha Tower Dr, Honolulu, HI 96813. Hours: Friday, 4:00PM – 7:00PM. Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/hyatt-farmers-market-honolulu
5. People’s Open Market – Old Stadium Mall (Moiliili)
Smaller, more of a stop and browse, but a great way for visitors to sample local favorite sweets & snacks like Poke & Malasadas, along with produce, in Waikiki. Address: 2237 S King St, Honolulu 96818. Hours: Wed, 8:15-9:15 AM
6. Manoa Farmers Market
Another one on the small side, but it can be combined with a trip to Manoa Falls or just to check out this historic Hawaii neighborhood with many vintage houses. Address: 2753 Woodlawn Dr, Honolulu 96822. Hours: Tuesday & Sunday, 7:00AM – 11:00AM
7. Makiki Farmers Market
The booths stand in the front area of St. Clements church, near Punahou School.
Address: 1515 Wilder Ave, Honolulu 96822. Hours: Thursday, 4:30PM – 7:30PM
8. Kakaako Farmers Market
Laid out inside the Ward Warehouse mall so parking is easy and you can check out its shops at the same time. Address: 1050 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu 96814. Hours: Saturday, 8:00AM – 12:00PM
9. Honolulu Farmers Market
Held on the lawn of the Blaisdell Concert Hall, it’s easy to spot. Parking is free at the Center, so you’re good to go. Address: 777 Ward Ave, Honolulu 96814. Hours: Wednesday, 4:00PM – 7:00PM
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