Category Archives: Oahu Events

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hawaii 2014/2015

Happy New Year in Hawaii

We’ve been hard at work gathering the best information about New Year’s Eve fireworks and celebrations across Hawaii. If you will be welcoming in 2015 on one of the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, be sure and check out our festive island guides for this special occasion: – Oahu New Year’s Eve – Maui New Year’s Eve – Hawaii’s Big Island New ... Read More »

Amazing Christmas Gingerbread Village in Waikiki

gingerbread village waikiki

On our list of things to see and do in Waikiki at Christmas, we recommend a visit to the grand gingerbread village created and hosted by Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel. Once you step inside the hotel, the inviting gingerbread scent helps you find the village in the lobby area. On our recent visit to Waikiki, we made a point to ... Read More »

Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu 2014/2015 New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dining & Events

Waikiki New Year's Eve

Oahu is a fantastic island to welcome in the new year. Waikiki Beach and Honolulu will be particularly lively with entertainment, festive dining and, of course, amazing fireworks at midnight. Here’s what’s happening this New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2014) to celebrate 2015. New Year’s Eve Fireworks * Waikiki Beach hosts a fireworks show from a barge just offshore from ... Read More »

Waikiki Thanksgiving Dinners and Events 2014

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Waikiki Beach is a popular destination to celebrate Thanksgiving. Whether you’ll be in Waikiki or just dreaming about it, you’ll enjoy this list of special dining options and fun things to do over the holiday weekend. If you are looking for a place to dine for Thanksgiving, many Waikiki restaurants will be offering special Thanksgiving menus. We recommend you secure ... Read More »

Celebrating July 4th 2014 in Hawaii

july 4th in hawaii

We always say that Hawaii knows how to celebrate a holiday and this fourth of July will be no exception. Independence Day celebrations in Hawaii include patriotic parades and fireworks, of course. In addition to those traditional events you’ll also find celebrations that are very unique to Hawaii, such as the juvenile honu (turtle) release ceremony at Mauna Lani Bay ... Read More »

July 4th Fireworks & Events near Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu 2014

July 4th Hawaii Fireworks

Oahu really knows how to celebrate Independence Day with a bang! We’ve created our annual list of all the top places to celebrate the day and catch an amazing fireworks show. July 4th Fireworks at Ala Moana Beach Park (near  and possibly visible from Waikiki) Ala Moana Center has traditionally hosted Oahu’s biggest fireworks show and this year’s 4th of ... Read More »

2014 Memorial Day & Weekend Events in Honolulu, Oahu

Punchbowl decorated for Memorial Day. (Photo credit to D. Zuls)

Need ideas for what to do and see in Waikiki, Honolulu and Oahu for this Memorial Day? Check our recommendations for Memorial Day events and more. Memorial Day Events on Monday, May 26, 2014 Honolulu Mayor’s Memorial Day Service This annual event organized by the Honolulu Mayor’s office is a very popular event held at the National Memorial Cemetery of ... Read More »

Waikiki Christmas – Special Holiday Dining & Events

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We’ve updated our list of Waikiki Christmas events for this year! See the updated list here: Special Waikiki Christmas Events & Dining for 2014. —- The following list is from 2013 for reference purposed only. See the updated list here. Christmas Eve Dining on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 * Tiki’s Grill at the Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel: Four course Christmas Eve dinner for ... Read More »

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