Category Archives: Oahu Events

Hawaii festivals and special events January – April 2017

If a Hawaii vacation is in your near future or you just need a good excuse to plan one, there’s a chance that you may find a fun festival or event to include in your itinerary. Here are the major cultural and special events planned through April 2017. Click on the links to learn more about each festival. February 4th ... Read More »

It’s New Year’s Eve in Hawaii! Hau’oli Makahiki Hou!

With 2017 quickly in view, we want to wish you a hau’oli makahiki hou, which is the Hawaiian way to say happy new year! Hawaii really puts on big celebrations for the holidays. Special New Year’s Eve fireworks and parties plans are all set to say aloha to 2017. Here’s what’s on slate for this evening: – Waikiki/Honolulu New Year’s ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: December 7, 2016

– Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. We can’t fully comprehend the tragedy and incredible bravery on that fateful morning of December 7, 1941. With much interest, we’ve been reading and watching the stories of the brave survivors who are returning for the 75th anniversary commemoration today. These are some of the stories of heroes that have caught our eye: ... Read More »

2016 Waikiki/Honolulu Christmas & New Year’s Eve

We know many readers have been anxiously awaiting our annual lists of special events and dining for Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Waikiki. We’re pleased to announce that both pages are now fully updated! Use the following links to access the newly released pages: Waikiki Christmas Events & Dining 2016 Waikiki, Honolulu and Oahu New Year’s Eve Events & ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A view of valor – Plus information on viewing events from the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day

Mahalo to Tom Sakiyama for sharing this excellent bird’s-eye view of the USS Arizona Memorial. Tom captured this photo while taking a Seaplane Tour. This December 7th marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and several special events are scheduled to commemorate the day. Note that some of the special Pearl Harbor Day events will have live, online ... Read More »

Happy July 4th! Here’s what’s going on in Hawaii 2016

The 50th State celebrates Independence Day with fun, fireworks and, of course, aloha! Here are all the best July 4th fireworks and celebrations happening across the Hawaiian Islands: Oahu – Ala Moana Shopping center hosts a huge fireworks show that’s touted as one of the nation’s best. In addition to the fireworks show at Ala Moana Beach Park, there also ... Read More »

July 4th 2016 Fireworks & Events for Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu

What’s happening on Oahu for July 4th? Lot’s of awesome Independence Day events — that’s what’s happening! We’ve got the lowdown on the island’s best July 4th celebrations – from patriotic picnics in Pearl Harbor to top notch fireworks from the beach. July 4th Fireworks at Ala Moana Beach Park (nearest fireworks to Waikiki) One of Hawaii’s best July 4th ... Read More »

Oahu is a great place to honor Memorial Day 2016

Oahu is a perfect place to honor Memorial Day. In addition to extraordinary memorial sites like Pearl Harbor and Punchbowl, there are some special Memorial Day events. We’ve gathered a great list of events and activities. Here’s what’s happening this Memorial Day Weekend: Oahu Events on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016 Honolulu Mayor’s 67th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Punchbowl ... Read More »

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015/2016 in Hawaii

Hawaii sure knows how to host celebrations and this New Year’s Eve is no exception! All across the major Hawaiian Islands, you can find fireworks shows, special holiday menus, music, dancing and much more to welcome in 2016. Whether you’ll be celebrating this New Year’s Eve in Hawaii or considering a trip there for a future year, here are links ... Read More »

Our 2015/2016 Waikiki & Honolulu New Year’s Eve Guide is available!

If you’ve been waiting on our annual guide of where to see fireworks, enjoy special dining and celebrate New Year’s Eve in Waikiki and Honolulu, we’re pleased to tell you that we’ve created a brand new page for it. You can find the guide here. Some of this year’s highlights include: Fireworks from Waikiki Beach! Fireworks and the big Party ... Read More »

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