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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.


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July Events


50th State Fair – May 26th – July 9th TBD

As we launch into the summer, the 50th State Fair kicks off as well.  This is a grand ongoing event out at the Aloha Stadium for the whole family to enjoy!

There will be lots of games, rides, food booths, and entertainment to explore.  Included in the entertainment will be a petting zoo, the Amazin Anastasini Circus, new featured rides, and some other surprises.

  • Location – Aloha Stadium
  • Time – Fri 6 PM to Midnight, Sat 4 PM to Midnight, Sun Noon to Midnight
  • Cost – Individual Games/Rides/Food
  • Learn more – 50th State Fair

Paradise Cove Luau - June 1st - 30th, 2024

Paradise Cove Luau

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!

A lively and enchanting evening at Paradise Luau, featuring a traditional Hawaiian feast, captivating Polynesian dances, and a vibrant celebration of Hawaiian culture and heritage under the starry night sky.

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.


Yoga on Waikiki Beach - June Daily, 2024

Yoga on the beach or next to it on the grass!  This 75 minute class focuses on power vinyasa yoga and restorative yoga.  Practice yoga into the sunset and watch the moon rise.  Yoga mats and props are provided.  Simply sign up and show up.

  • Location - Queens Beach, Waikiki
  • Time - Starts at 7 AM to 8 AM
  • Cost - $20
  • Learn more - Waikiki Beach Yoga

KCC Farmers Market - June 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd & 29th, 2024

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

Kū Haʻaheo Live Music - June 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th, 2024

There is a free ongoing live music concert series called Ku Ha'aheo that is held at the Waikiki Beach Walk every Tuesday afternoon.  This event features the award-winning musical duo, KAMANAWA, comprised of Blaine Kia and Kalei Kahalewai, along with the talented dancers from the hula organization known as Hālau Ka Waikahe Lani Mālie.

Kū Haʻaheo showcases the traditional and classic dances of the hula art form, and is a heartfelt show rooted in sharing the spirit of Aloha. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the beautiful and unique culture of Hawaii through music and dance.


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 1st, 2023

There are always ongoing performances at the International Market Place, but the Royal Hawaiian Band will be a special treat.  Do a little shopping and show up early for this performance as it will get crowded and be hard to get a good viewing spot. 

  • Location – International Market Place Stage
  • Time – 12 PM to 12:45 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

First Friday Art Walk - June 7th, 2024

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)


Waikiki Moon Festival - June 3rd, 2023

The Waikiki Moon Festival in Waikiki is a celebration of Hawaiian culture and music that takes place annually in Oahu. The festival brings together some of Hawaii's most talented musicians, dancers, and artisans, providing a platform for them to showcase their skills and celebrate their heritage.

Attendees can enjoy a wide variety of entertainment, including traditional hula performances, contemporary Hawaiian music, and local food and drink vendors. The festival aims to promote awareness and appreciation of Hawaiian culture while providing a fun and memorable experience for visitors and locals alike.

  • Location – Kalakau Blvd, Waikiki
  • Time – 4 PM to 10 PM
  • Cost – Free
  • Learn more - Waikiki Events

14th Annual Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii - June 3rd & 4th, 2023

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.


Sea Life Park Keiki Sundays – June TBD

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


19th Annual Habilitat 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

Aloha Home Market – June 4th, 2023

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 – Ala Moana Center
  • Time – 9 AM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Aloha Home Market

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 4th, 2023

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Kapiolani Park Bandstand
  • Time – 1 PM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

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 - Waikiki Kalakaua Blvd
  • Time - 11 AM to 5 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Fairs & Festivals

7th Annual World Oceans Day Celebration – June TBD

Join in on ocean education and sustainability activities.  This will be an ongoing week full of fun activates & celebration around the beautiful grounds of the Honolulu Museum of Art.  Listen to live entertainment and explore the food booths with your appetite.

  • Location – Honolulu Museum of Art
  • Time – 4 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Honolulu Museum of Art

13th Pacific Arts & Culture Festival - June 6th - 16th, 2024

The Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture (FestPAC) stands as the globe's vibrant exposition of arts and culture emerged as a response to the fading of traditional practices. By fostering continual cultural exchange, FestPAC plays a crucial role in revitalizing and preserving the rich ancestral traditions, enabling a welcome exchange and understanding among Pacific Islanders.


152nd Annual King Kamehameha Lei Draping - June 7th, 2024

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 - 1 PM - 5 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - ags.hawaii.gov

Ko'olina Artfest - June 7th & 14th, 2023

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.


42nd Annual Pan-Pacific Festival – June 7th – 9th, 2024

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

Honolulu Craft and Gift Fair - June 8th, 2024

A day full of direct and resale sellers representing jewelry, make up, clothing, collectibles, toys, and treasures from Japan & Korea.

  • Location - Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 S Beretania St
  • Time - 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Japanese Cultural Center

Honolulu Night Market - June 8th, 2024

Get ready for the biggest island block summer block party!  Taking place around SALT in the new thriving Kaka’ako area.  Come explore endless vendors cooking up their specialties, local vendors selling their goods, and endless music.  It will feel like a night bazaar or street carnival for those who have never attended.  The Honolulu Night Market is a fun event for the whole family!

  • Location – 449 Cooke St
  • Time – 6 PM to 10 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn More - SALT Events

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 9th, 11th & 16th, 2023

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Iolani Palace
  • Time – 12 PM to 1 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

Bishop Museum After Hours - June 14th, 2024

The Bishop Museum has started a Second Friday of each month After Hours event.  The campus remains open into the evening, but they also create a party scene on their great lawn area, with live music, food trucks, games, and some fun art exhibitions.  Each month has a different theme that alters the scene and vibe a little, and you can always count on it being a fun time!


Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival – June 8th, 2024

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! 


Beach Clean Up with the Waikiki Aquarium - June TBD

Start off the day with a good deed, and participate in a collective effort cleaning up trash and removing debris from the Ala Moana Magic Island area.   The fun start in the morning and ends in the early afternoon…can’t make it any easier!  There should also be some goodies available to those who participate by sponsors.  Make sure to sign up below…


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 14th, 2023

There are always ongoing performances at the Ala Moana Center Stage, but the Royal Hawaiian Band will be a special treat.  Do a little shopping and show up early for this performance as it will get crowded and be hard to get a good viewing spot. 

  • Location – Ala Moana Center Stage
  • Time – 11 AM to 11:45 AM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

Aloha Home Market – June 15th, 2024

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

Koko Marina Center Craft & Gift Fair - June 15th, 2024

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 3 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Koko Marina Center

Kailua Night Market - June 15th, 2024

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.


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 18th, 2023

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Kapiolani Park Bandstand
  • Time – 1 PM to 1:45 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

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...


Honolulu Night Market – June TBD

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

Kona Nui Nights – June TBD

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

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


Paakai Marketplace at SALT – June TBD

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

Hawaii Beer Fest – June 17th, 2023

Treat yourself to a day of tasting up to 100 different micro beers, adult games, sampling food pairings, while being entertained with some hip DJ entertainment on the Bishop Museum lawn!  Doesn’t get much better than this!

  • Location – Bishop Museum
  • Time – 5 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost - $50 to $80
  • Learn more - Hawaii Beer Fest

Father’s Day BBQ Buffet  June 18th, 2023

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 - 12 PM to 2 PM
  • Cost - $45 Adult, $27 Child (4 to 15 yrs old)
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June TBD

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Iolani Palace
  • Time – 12 PM to 1 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June TBD

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


Moon Walk at Waimea Valley - June 20th, 2024

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


Ko'olina Artfest - June 21st, 2023

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.


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 23rd, 2023

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Iolani Palace
  • Time – 12 PM to 1 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

9th Annual Waimea Valley Summer Concert Series - June 24th, 2023

Join the Mele Kulāiwi Songs of our Native Land.  Waimea Valley’s annual summer concert is back with a great local line-up, including:  Amy Hanaiali'i, Kapena, Robi Kahakalau, and Jeff Rasmussen

Concerts will be held on the Waimea Valley Main Pavilion Lawn on the last Saturday of the summer months: June 24th, July 29th, and August 26th from 3pm-6:30pm.

  • Location - WaimeaValley.net
  • Time - 3 PM to 7 PM
  • Cost - $15 to $50
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net

24th Annual Haleiwa Arts Festival – June 24th & 25th, 2023

This is a great event the North Shore promoting awareness in art and culture.  There will be over 100 local artist showing off and selling different mediums of artwork including paintings, photography, sculptures, jewelry, ceramics and other types of creations.

All good art festivals come with good food booths and live entertainment, which will find both over the 2 day art festival!


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 25th, 2023

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Kapiolani Park Bandstand
  • Time – 1 PM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

32nd Annual Honolulu Aids Walk – June 27th, 2023

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


Artfest at Kapiolani Park - June TBD

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.


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – June 28th, 2023

There are always ongoing performances at the Ala Moana Center Stage, but the Royal Hawaiian Band will be a special treat.  Do a little shopping and show up early for this performance as it will get crowded and be hard to get a good viewing spot. 

  • Location – Ala Moana Center Stage
  • Time – 11 AM to 11:45 AM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

Waikiki Aquarium Summer Music Series – June 29th, 2023

Get ready for a fun outdoor summer concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium.  Starting in June through August there will be 3 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 Led Kaapana, Ho'okena, and Kumu Hula Nani Dudoit.  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 10 PM
  • Cost – Ticket range between $20 & $55
  • Learn more - Waikikiaquarium.org

Art After Dark - June TBD

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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