Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! What’s happening in Hawaii for New Year’s Eve 2023/2024

As the final hours of 2023 fade into 2024, we want to wish you a Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! That’s the Hawaiian way of saying Happy New Year.

Hawaii really knows how to celebrate holidays and celebrating the new year is no exception. Here’s a summary of the bigger events and public fireworks shows in Hawaii to welcome in 2024.


There are several fantastic fireworks shows open to the public:

See more details and ideas for how to enjoy this New Year’s Eve that’s primarily designed for locals and visitors staying in Waikiki.


The island’s biggest fireworks show is planned for Wailea Beach. For more insights and ideas for celebrating, see our Maui New Year’s Eve guide.


The Four Seasons Resort Lanai hosts their annual fireworks show near Hulopoe Bay.

Hawaii (Big) Island

There are no fireworks shows that are open to the public this year for New Year’s Eve, however there will be some fireworks shows hosted by some of the resorts. See our Hawaii (Big) Island New Year’s Eve page for more details.


Normally Poipu Beach hosts a fireworks show, but it appears that they will not be hosting that event this year.

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  1. Molokai always has a Makahiki Holoholo march from Halawa to Kalua Koi. Iʻm looking for information about when it will march through Manaʻe near the Seven Sorrows church.

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