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Oahu Events in June

Check out all the best Oahu Events in June including the Pan Pacific Festival, King Kamehameha Celebration, and Summer Concert Series.


Paradise Cove Luau - June 1st - 30th, 2021

Paradise Cove is not just another luau, it’s a full production with lots of activities and entertainment that some others tend to lack.  Kick off the afternoon with some Mai Tai’s and join in the celebration and festivities!

Paradise Luau

A Luau is a celebration for enjoying each other’s company, play traditional Hawaiian games, watching a Kalua Pork Imu ceremony take place, participate in a hukilau of pulling in a large fishnet from the ocean, listening to live local music, and being entertained throughout the night with many Polynesian and Hula performances.


13th Annual Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii - June TBD, 2021

In commemoration of the Battle of Midway, join thousands of spectators turning out to watch remote control 1/5th scale warbird planes perform tricks in the air.  There will be lots of supporting and side activities, including a kids' activity zone, hangar tours with historic single engine planes on display, a "candy bombing" air performance.

As will all successful events, there will be food, drinks, exhibits, and entertainment...  Note: there will be a free shuttle provided from Pearl Harbor Visitors Center.


Ko'olina Artfest - June TBD 2021

Head to Ko’olina beach lagoon #3 for a day of Hawaiian music and local art display & sale!  Along the arching sidewalk you find close to 40 artist displaying their artwork for viewing and sale…perfect for special gifts!  There will also be Hawaiian slack-key guitarist and ukulele musicians playing during the duration of this event.


KCC Farmers Market - June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th, 2021

If you’re around on a Saturday morning, get yourself over to the KCC Farmers Market on the side of Diamond Head.

This festival market goes beyond produce and features some Oahu’s great pop-up restaurants, and other fun food creations such as Ono Pops and roasted locally seasoned corn ears.  This is also an opportunity to find island flowers, fresh local fruits, nuts, delicious sauces and other creations.

  • Location - Kapiolani Community College
  • Time - Every Sat (weather permitting) 7:30 AM to 11 AM
  • Cost - Free
  • Learn more - KCC Farmers Market

First Friday Art Walk - June 4th, 2021

First Friday is an evening art walk that takes place in Chinatown Honolulu.  This is a popular fun event that takes place every 1st Friday of each month.  Surrounding merchants of art galleries, shops, restaurants and bars are known for opening up their doors, pouring wine and providing food to those stopping by.

Most neighborhood shops will have maps of participating merchants.  The event ends at 9 PM, but the fun continues into the night with thousands of people flocking into the streets.

Also participating in the free art viewing and festivities is the Hawaii State Art Museum (free from 6 PM to 9 PM)


19th Annual Habiltat Luau at Kualoa Ranch - June TBD

Turnout for the largest luau on the island benefiting Hawaii’s Habitat, an alternative to a 12 step program.  Join a big benefit for the preservation of the beautiful Hawaii we've come to love.  Enjoy a day of fun & activities, entertainment, a huge silent auction, and a grand grand daytime luau.

Along with other activities, including lots of great stuff for the keikis (face painting, bouncy houses, caricature drawings), there will be a silent auction featuring over 500 items to bid on.  You will find everything from vacation getaways to jewelry to Hawaiian musical instruments.

Music entertainment venue includes Henery Kapano & John Cruz.  Finally, you can't beat an 8 coarse luau, including all the classics…, Kalua Pig, Lomi Salmon, Chicken Long Rice, Beef Stew, Rice, Poi, Squid Luau, and Haupia...and all for a great cause!

  • Location – Kualoa Ranch
  • Time – 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - $40 Adult, $20 Child, $100 Family
  • Learn more – Habilitat.com

30th Annual Honolulu Aids Walk – June Virtual, 2021

Join thousands of walkers in support of the Life Foundation and the annual Honolulu Aids Walk.  Help put an end to 50,000 individuals who are infected with this disease each year.  The Life Foundation raises funds and awareness  from this event each year for HIV testing and care services. 

  • Location – Kapiolani Park
  • Time 8 AM to 12 Noon
  • Cost – Free to register
  • Learn More - Honoluluaidswalk.org


Sea Life Park Keiki Sundays – June Postponed

It’s fun for the keikis at Sea Life Park!  This event will have a honu theme to it, with guest speakers talking about these magnificent sea creatures and the world they live in.  Activities include live entertainment from 10 am to 2 pm, arts and craft booths, and fun conservation activities.

  • Location – Sea Life Park
  • Time – 10 AM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE for under 12 w/ paying adult
  • Learn more – www.sealifepark.com


Cinema in the Park – June Postponed

Cinema in the Park is a free monthly event that takes place every 2nd Wednesday in Kaka’ako.  While movie night is free, you must RSVP and enter with tickets.  Blankets are permitted but beach chairs are not.  Grab a bite to eat, some drinks, and most importantly a seat to enjoy the festivities and entertainment.

  • Location – Victoria Ward Park
  • Time – 7 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Cinema in the Park

149th Annual King Kamehameha Lei Draping - June 2021 Canceled

A special 30 ft lei draping event takes place each year from when the bronze statue was dedicated by King Kalakaua, honoring the great King Kamehameha.

With this tradition, will be a royal court performance, Hawaiian music, ceremony, and entertainment!  It will be spectacle not to be missed!  Joining the music entertainment will be the Royal Hawaiian Band, and Raiatea Helm.

  • Location - Ali iolani Hale, Downtown Honolulu
  • Time - 2 PM to 4 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - ags.hawaii.gov

41st Annual Pan-Pacific Festival – June 11th – 13th, 2021

Get ready for a 3 day international celebration of Pan-Pacific culture in Waikiki.  During this block party parade, you will see great performances including hula, live demonstrations, lots of food booths, and live entertainment.

Watch thousands participate in a big parade with lively costumes and floats, as they march down Kalakaua Ave...followed with a long day full of activities!

  • Location – Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki
  • Time – 10 Am to 10 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - Pan-Pacific Festival

Aloha Home Market – June 13th, 2021

Enjoy a popup market with lots of Made in Hawaii booth. Everything from art creations to custom jewelry to locally crafted furniture…and lots of food booths along the way. Shop and support the local community!

  • Location – 340 Uluniu St, Kailua
  • Time – 9 AM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Aloha Home Market FB

5th Annual World Oceans Day Celebration – June 13th, 2021

Join in on ocean education and sustainability activities.  This will be an afternoon of fun activates & celebration around the beautiful Ko’olina Lagoon #4.  Listen to live entertainment and explore the food booths with your appetite.  There will also be an outdoor movie showing of Disney’s recent box office hit Moana.

  • Location – Ko’olina Lagoon #4
  • Time – 4 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – koolina.com/events


Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival – June 7th, 2020 - canceled

Need a better excuse to head to the mall?  How about a grand Hawaiian steel guitar concert!  Featuring masters such as Bobby Ingano, Greg Sardinha, and Paul Kim!  Come out and join the fun! 


Honolulu Craft and Gift Fair - June TBD

2 days of direct and resale sellers representing jewelry, make up, clothing, collectibles, toys, and treasures from Japan & Korea.

  • Location - Ohana Hale Marketplace - 333 Ward Ave #3
  • Time - 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Fairs & Festivals

Ko'olina Artfest - June TBD

Head to Ko’olina beach lagoon #3 for a day of Hawaiian music and local art display & sale!  Along the arching sidewalk you find close to 40 artist displaying their artwork for viewing and sale…perfect for special gifts!  There will also be Hawaiian slack-key guitarist and ukulele musicians playing during the duration of this event.


Waikiki Aquarium Summer Music Series – June Postponed

Get ready for a fun outdoor summer concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium.  Starting in June through August there will be 5 concert events taking place on the outdoor Waikiki Aquarium backyard lawn.  Show up early and explore the aquarium exhibits, and grab a bite to eat!  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.  

This particular concert on will feature Performances by Kuapoa, Mark Yamanaka, and Bobby Moderow.  This is a popular fundraiser for the Waikiki Aquarium that sells out quickly. It might be worth becoming a member of the aquarium, which will give you priority to ticket sales for this summer series.

  • Location – Waikiki Aquarium
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – Ticket are available to members first, and public after June 2nd
  • Learn more - Waikikiaquarium.org


Koko Marina Center Craft & Gift Fair - June 19th, 2021

Where better to have a craft and gift fair, than in an outdoor shopping center.  There will be over 60 vendors selling everything from crafted jewelry, art work, electronics, clothing, food creations, and lots of handcrafted goods. With free parking and food vendors on site cooking up a storm, it's hard to pass up!

  • Location - Koko Marina Center
  • Time - 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Koko Marina Center

Na Mele O Ko’olina – June TBD

Head to Ko’olina beach lagoon #3 for a day of Hawaiian music and local art display & sale!  Hawaii's very best Slack Key and Ukulele musicians, as well as 30 Hawaiian artists who display their artwork for sale


Sunset on the Beach - June TBD

Sunset on the beach is code for movie night on the beach.  It's a grand experience to watch a movie on a 50 foot screen with your toes in the sand.  Southwest Airlines has sponsored a once-a-month series.

Arrive early to enjoy the pre-entertainment show, get a bite to eat from the participating food booths, and most importantly reserve a spot on the beach.  Spider Man "Into the Spider-Verse" will be the featured movie of the evening...


Sea Life Park Summer Twilight Concert Series – Aug 1st, 6th - 8th, 2021

End the afternoon exploring Sea Life Park attractions, dinning alfresco Hawaiian style and watching a special concert by Hawaiian music artist including, Leeward Kaapana, George Kuo, and The Waimanalo Sunset Band.  Call for special dinner reservations (starts at 4:30) and more details…

  • Location – Sea Life Park
  • Time – 4 PM to 6 PM
  • Cost – $59.99
  • Learn More - 808-259-2500 or www.SeaLifePark.com

Honolulu Night Market – June 2020 - Canceled

Eat the Street is an organization that gets some of the best food trucks on the island to come together in a designated area, and create a party of its own.  They will hosting their annual Honolulu Night Market Summer Solstice.

Thousands of hungry folks seeking their next favorite dish attend each month!  Explore the different venues and taste some ono creations.  Live entertainment!!!

  • Location – 1011 Ala Moana Blvd
  • Time – 5 PM to 10 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • More info:  Eat the Street

Outrigger Sunday Showcase – June TBD

Na Mele No Na Pua will bring to life Hawaii’s past, present and future through Hawaiian performing arts and entertainment.  Featuring a local musical performance by Kapena. This will be a fun free event to watch if you’re in the area.  It will take place outdoor on the Waikiki Beach Walk grassy area.


Father’s Day BBQ Buffet  June TBD

Time to take dad out for a relaxing day in the Waimea Valley gardens, where he and the whole family can enjoy a nice Father's Dad BBQ and concert performance Peter Apo.

The BBQ buffet will feature baby back ribs, BBQ Chicken, grilled steak & fish, burgers & hot dogs, and lots of sides including garlic chili!  Price of admission will give you access to explore the beautiful grounds and popular waterfall.

  • Location - Waimea Valley
  • Time - 11:30 AM to 3 PM
  • Cost - $45 Adult, $27 Child (4 to 15 yrs old)
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net

Father’s Day Beerfest – June TBD

Treat Dad to a day of tasting up to 20 different micro beers, sampling food pairings, while being entertained with some live entertainment under the iconic banyan tree!  Doesn’t get much better than this!


Kona Nui Nights – June TBD, 2021

Kona Nui Nights is a free monthly event that takes place every 3rd Wednesday in Kaka’ako, and celebrates Hawaiian culture, including the language, Hawaiian music, and the dance of hula.  Grab a bite to eat, some drinks, and most importantly a seat to enjoy the festivities and entertainment.

  • Location – Victoria Ward Park
  • Time – 6 PM to 8 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Kona Nui Nights

The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June TBD, 2021

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Kapena.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org


Vino & Vinyasa at the Moana Surfrider - June TBD, 2021

Can you think of a better way to relax then mixing up some yoga with a little wine after?  That's right, work on your flexibility and continue relaxing your state with some organic wines. There will be also be some special local vendor exhibits to check out.

  • Location - Moana Surfrider, Diamond Head Lawn
  • Time - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Cost - Yoga is $5, wine is $5
  • Learn more - Vino & Vinyasa


Kailua Night Market - June 19th, 2021

Every 3rd Saturday of the month a special night market takes place in Kailua around Ulunui St & Auliki St.  Join the fun and festivities into the evening.  There will be lots of local arts and crafts, food booths, and entertainment.


Paakai Marketplace at SALT – June TBD, 2021

Check out the showcases of native Hawaiian artist.  Visit local artists, crafts and cultural practitioners will be set up in “The Barn” at SALT location. Music will keep the vibe going and the best restaurant choices surround you.

  • Location – SALT at Kaka’ako
  • Time – Fun starts at 5 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more -  SALT Events

The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June TBD, 2021

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Roy Sakuma’s Super Keiki.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org


Waikiki Aquarium Summer Music Series – June TBD, 2021

Get ready for a fun outdoor summer concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium.  Starting in June through August there will be 5 concert events taking place on the outdoor Waikiki Aquarium backyard lawn.  Show up early and explore the aquarium exhibits!  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.  

This particular concert will feature performing Hawaiian music artist Na Hoa, Del Beezley, Ka La Onohi, and Mai O’ Ha’eha’e.  This is a popular fundraiser for the Waikiki Aquarium that sells out quickly. It might be worth becoming a member of the aquarium, which will give you priority to ticket sales for this summer series.

  • Location – Waikiki Aquarium
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – Ticket are available to members first, and public after June 2nd
  • Learn more - Waikikiaquarium.org


Mele on the Marina Fest  - June TBD, 2021

Don’t miss out on this free concert!  Arrive early, get some shopping done, grab a plate lunch and prime row seating for great line up.  The fun begins at 3 pm with a performance from Ka Pā Nani 'O Lilinoe, Hālau Kawaihoa, Kala‘e Camarillo, and Led Kaapana takes the stage at 6 p.m.

.  Local artist and food vendors will be on site…

  • Location – Hawaii Kai Town Center
  • Time – 3 PM to 7 :00 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - www.hawaiikaitowne


10th Annual Waimea Valley Summer Concert Series - June TBD, 2021

Join the Mele Kulāiwi Songs of our Native Land.  Waimea Valley’s annual summer concert is back with a great local line-up, including:  Sean Na'auao, Maunalua, Jeff Rasmussen & Robi Kahakalau, Sudden Rush, and Halau Na Mamo O Pu;uanahulu.

Concerts will be held on the Waimea Valley Main Pavilion Lawn on the last Saturday of the summer months: June 27th, July 25th, and August 29th from 3pm-6:30pm.

  • Location - WaimeaValley.net
  • Time - 3 PM to 7 PM
  • Cost - $16 to $40
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net

Artfest at Kapiolani Park - June TBD, 2021

Over 75 artist will be displaying all types of neat art creations in Kapiolani Park (across from the Honolulu Zoo).  Make a point to stop by this free entertaining event.  There will also be lots of food booths along with great Hawaiian music entertainment.


Moon Walk at Waimea Valley - June TBD, 2021

Kick off the evening with a grand buffet dinner in Waimea Valley, followed with a self guided moonlit walk in the botanical gardens. This is a great way to start the weekend with a memorable night!

  • Location - Waimea Valley
  • Time - Buffet starts at 5 PM, walk starts at 8 PM
  • Cost - $10 walk only, $39.95/Adult, $12.95/Kid (12 & under)
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net


Art After Dark - June TBD, 2021

Murder Mystery is the theme.  See if you can figure out who did it?

Art After Dark takes place at the Honolulu Museum on the last Friday of each month except Nov & Dec.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ, popup bars and yummy appetizers being served by StreetGrindz and Pig in the Lady.  Enjoy drinks made by Free Spirit Mobile Bartenders

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 6 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost - $25
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org


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