Mango Jam Honolulu

Everyone is invited to celebrate Hawaii’s love for mango and island culture at the fifth annual Mango Jam Honolulu. The FREE event will take place on Friday, June 28, from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center Grounds surrounding Honolulu Hale. Mango Jam Honolulu offers residents and visitors “A Taste of Island Culture” by featuring a multicultural mix of local food, crafts and entertainment unique to our island home. The family-friendly event will feature award winning live entertainment, a beer garden with mango inspired cocktails, food booths, made in Hawaii craft vendors, a farmers’ market showcasing local produce, and the Mango Recipe Contest and Mango BBQ Cook-Off between two surprise local celebrity chefs!

FREE parking for Mango Jam Honolulu will be available in the city’s municipal parking lot (entrance off of S. Beretania Street) and the Joint Traffic Management Center parking lot (entrance off of Alapai Street).

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2019 – Prince Lot Hula Festival

I Mua E Nā Pōki’i, Move Forward, O Youth, is the theme of the 42nd Annual Prince Lot Hula Festival, which will take place at historic Iolani Palace in 2019 on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., announced Moanalua Gardens Foundation (MGF), the festival’s presenter. The largest non-competitive hula celebration in Hawai‘i, the festival honors Prince Lot Kapuāiwa, who helped reprise hula and reigned as Kamehameha V from 1863 to 1872.

“I Mua E Nā Pōki’i, Move Forward, O Youth represents the passing of our hula traditions to the next generation of keepers of our culture,” said Alika Jamile, MGF Executive Director and President. “They are our bridge from the past to the future.”

The festival returns for the third year to Iolani Palace to celebrate two days of hula where Hawaii’s ali’i, including Prince Lot, lived and ruled.

Local food and refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the day. Limited edition tee shirts and souvenir kōkua buttons will be on sale. Proceeds from these merchandise sales will help cover the costs of the festival.

The public, and visitors, are welcome and encouraged to bring their beach chairs and mats and enjoy the fun, food and festivities in the magnificent setting of Iolani Palace.

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37th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival

The festival that began in Honolulu in 1982 will feature 15 our some of Hawaii’s finest artists in the slack key guitar genre over a period of 6 hours. Attendees will get to experience the many different styles of the genre and will come to understand the beauty of the music. Throughout the day food and refreshments will be available for purchase along with festival items such as festival t-shirts, hats, artist cds, and more. Also, throughout the day attendees will have an opportunity to win free prizes and one lucky winner will win a brand new Taylor guitar worth over $1,000.00.

If you are a visitor and looking for a unique musical experience that reflects the Hawaiian culture this event would serve you well.

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Community Events

Looking for things to do on Oahu? Whether you’re looking for relaxation or adventure, Oahu activities range from surfing to spas and everything in between. Be sure to experience authentic Hawaiian culture with our amazing restaurants on the island or get a local’s perspective on sights and history with a guided tour.

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Outdoor Activities

Looking for things to do on Oahu? Whether you’re looking for relaxation or adventure, Oahu activities range from surfing to spas and everything in between. Be sure to experience authentic Hawaiian culture with our amazing restaurants on the island or get a local’s perspective on sights and history with a guided tour.

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Best of Honolulu Festival

Join HONOLULU Magazine and HONOLULU Family Magazine for a FREE event celebrating the Best of Honolulu.

We are bringing together the Best of the Best in the 4th Annual Best of Honolulu Festival presented by American Savings Bank. A free, family-friendly event featuring ‘ono food, keiki zone, entertainment and a marketplace.

HONOLULU Family will also be holding its annual Cover Kids Search from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are looking for local kids between the ages of 1 and 12 years to be on the covers next year. A professional photographer will take your child’s photo on site.  HONOLULU Family will waive the $10 Cover Kids entry fee just for the event.

Enjoy great live entertainment and more.

LOCATION:

Honolulu Hale

530 S King St.

Honolulu, HI

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The Joy of Sake

The Joy Of Sake returns to Honolulu for it’s 19th annual celebration! Featuring a superb array of premium labels and the best in traditional and contemporary Asian cuisine.

The sakes are in peak condition, the food sublime, the crowd amazing! It’s a one-of-a-kind event, just once a year in Honolulu. The Joy of Sake features over 400 premium labels from every part of Japan and sake appetizers from 21 of Hawaii’s finest restaurants.

LOCATION:

Hawaii Convention Center

1801 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, HI  96815

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