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March Events


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.


Yoga on Waikiki Beach - March, Daily except Weds, 2023

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

Na Mele O Ko’olina – March 3rd, 10th, 17th & 26th, 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.


Seasonal Whale Watching Tour - March 1st - 31st, 2023

Oahu Whale Watching Tour

If you’re visiting during whale migrating months (late Dec – early May) you might be fortunate to see humpback whales surfacing along the south and western coastline.  Ride a catamaran or monohull boat with a small group tour from Waikiki (through the Kewalo Basin Harbor) or from Ko Olina (through the Waianae Harbor), to get a closer look at these magnificent sea mammals.

If you're lucky, you're get to watch the whales breaching the water and splash around, along with other surprises from local marine life, including dolphins and sea turtles.  Book your Whale Watching Tour now...


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – March 3rd, 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

First Friday Art Walk - March 3rd, 2023

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)


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – March 3rd, 2022

There are always ongoing performances at the International Market Place 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 – International Market Place Stage
  • Time – 11 AM to 11:45 AM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

KCC Farmers Market - March 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, 2023

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

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – March 4th & 11th, 2022

There are always ongoing performances at the Iolani Palace outdoor stage, and the Royal Hawaiian Band will be a special treat.  Show up early for this performance as it will get crowded and be hard to get a good viewing spot. 

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

Aloha Home Market – March 5th, 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 – 340 Uluniu St, Kailua
  • Time – 11 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Aloha Home Market

Waikiki Island Spring Fest - March 5th & 6th, 2022

Local artist and vendors will be displaying all types of neat art and goods at the popular Kalakaua Blvd.  Make a point to stop by, join the fun and support a good cause.  There will also be lots of food booths along with great Hawaiian music entertainment.

  • Location - Waikiki Kalakaua Blvd
  • Time - 11 AM to 5 PM
  • Cost - Free
  • Learn more - Fairs and Festivals

Ko'olina Artfest - March 8th, 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 – March 10th, 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

27th Annual Honolulu Festival - March 10th - 12th, 2023

It's spring time and no better way to celebrate than with a grand Honolulu Festival! This event takes place over 2 days with lots of different activities, events, and festivities that will be taking place.  The Honolulu Festival is an event promoting culture and ethnic awareness between Hawaii's people and the Pacific Rim.   

Festivities include stage performances at Ala Moana Center, crafts fair in the Hawaii Convention Center with over 100 venders, an Ennichi Carnival, a grand parade, dance competition, and a Nagaoka fireworks display on Sunday.

  • Location - Waikiki, Ala Moana, and other parts of Honolulu
  • Time - Sat 10 AM to 6 PM, Sun 8 AM to 9 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn More - Honolulu Festival

4th Annual Hau'ula Ho'olaule'a & 5k Family Fun Run - March TBD

Join the hometown celebration with entertainment, hula performance, onolicious food, keiki activities, Tutu Flea Market, craft vendors, community information booths, 

cheerleading clinic and fun activities for the whole family! FREE ADMISSION!

  • Location - Asia Pacific International School
  • Time - 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - $5 to $20 for the run
  • Learn more - HauulaCommunityAssociation

Cinema in the Park – March TBD

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

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – March 9th, 2022

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 12 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

Bishop Museum After Hours - March 10th, 2023

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!


The Island Springtacular Craft & Gifts Fair - March 11th, 2022

Many artist will be displaying all types of neat art creations around the Windward Mall Parking Lot.  Make a point to stop by this free entertaining event and support a good cause.  A portion of proceeds will go towards The Down Syndrome Ohana of Hawaii.  There will also be lots of food booths along with great Hawaiian music entertainment.

  • Location - Windward Mall
  • Time - 3 PM to 8 PM
  • Cost - Free
  • Learn more - FairsandFestivals

9th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden Run - March 12th 2022

This year as part of the Honolulu Festival, there will be an exciting relay race added. The Ekiden race originated in Japan and takes place between 3 to 5 runners.  Runner partaking in Hawaii will be joining other runners from Japan and around the world for this race.

The course starts and ends in Kapiolani Park.  Awards will be given not only out to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners, but also to Aloha Spirit Ohana Spirit, Most Stylish Group, and Most Exciting Team.

  • Location - Kapiolani Park
  • Time - Starts 8 AM
  • Cost - $25 to $60 Individual to $60 for Teams
  • Learn More - Finish Line Races

Ko'olina Artfest - March 15th, 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.


Pacific Island Arts Festival - March 18th, 2023

Close to 100 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.


Kailua Night Market - March 18th, 2023

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.


Koko Marina Center Craft & Gift Fair - March 18th, 2023

Where better to have a craft and gift fair, than in an outdoor shopping center.  There will be over 70 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

Aloha Home Market – March 19th, 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!


Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectible & Hawaiiana Show
March 19th, 2023

Sometimes it’s hard to find good vintage collectibles from Hawaii!  This is grand show with over 70 vendors showing off and selling their collectibles.  You’ll find just about everything here that’s at least 20 yrs old, including Aloha shirts, artworks, koa wood pieces, ukuleles, Hawaiian jewelry, Niihau shell necklaces, toys, coins and much much more!  Save .50 cents:  www.ukulele.com/wikiwiki.html


Kona Nui Nights – March 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

Waikiki Aquarium’s 119th Birthday – March 18th, 2023

Help celebrate the Waikiki Aquarium as they celebrate its 113th birthday!  Festivities include live entertainment, art with Hawaii artist, story telling, inflatables, creative lego display, and a birthday ceremony with a special cake!

  • Location – Waikiki Aquarium
  • Time – 9 AM to 2  PM
  • Cost – $5 to $12
  • Learn more – Waikiki Aquarium


36th Annual Great Hawaiian Rubber Duckie Race - March TBD, 2023

What's life without experiencing a rubber duckie race! Cheer your duckie on as prizes will be given to the top 50 winners...out of 20,000 other rubber duckies racing in the Ala Wai Canal.  Sounds crazy, but it will be a spectacle worth seeing!

This is a wonderful event that raises funds for the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii! Pre-race activites start at the McCully Shopping Center in the morning.

  • Location - Pre-race activities start at the McCully Shopping Center
  • time - Starts at 9am, race starts at 1pm - 3:00 PM
  • Cost - $5 per rubber duckie
  • Learn more - UCPAHI.org


Ko'olina Artfest - March 22nd & 29th, 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 – March 27th, 2022

There are always ongoing performances at the Kapiolani Park Stage, but the Royal Hawaiian Band will be a special treat.  Show up early for this performance as it will get crowded and be hard to get a good viewing spot. 

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

Artfest at Kapiolani Park - Moved to May 29th, 2022

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.


Kawaii Kon – March 31st - April 2nd, 2023

Get ready anime fans for the largest Hawaii anime convention taking place this spring!  Get in character and look forward to 3 full days of fun with hundreds of vendors focusing on Japanese animation in comics, video and other types of games, special guests, panel discussions, and tons of folks in costume!

  • Location – Hawaii Convention Center
  • Time – 9 AM to 12 AM
  • Cost – $65
  • Learn more & register - KawaiiKon.com

40th Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games – April 1st & 2nd, 2023

Join the celebration and enjoy the Hawaiian Scottish festivities throughout the weekend in Ala Moana Beach Park near the McCoy Pavilion.

You find a large display of arts and crafts, a long list of entertainment including live music and piper performances and dances, sword fights, lots of fun games and activities for the kids, and some delicious Scottish food.  Test your strength and skill in some fun Scottish Highland Games.


Hawaii on Tap - Moved to Oct, 2023

Feeling thirsty? More than a 100 beers available thirsty?  come out for a 3 to 5 hour beer exhibition, sampling beers from more than 50 participating breweries! There will be great live music, food booths with food vouchers and vendors at the event.

  • Location - Blaisdell Exhibition Hall
  • Time - 12:30pm to 5pm
  • Cost - $35 to $55 for VIP
  • Learn More - America on Tap


Eat the Street – March 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.  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 – 4 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • More info:  Eat the Street

Prince Kuhio Parade - March 26th, 2023

Wake up early and line up on along Waikiki Queen's Beach to watch a Royal Hawaiian parade pass through the streets on their way to Kapiolani Park for a day of celebration and honor of the late Prince Kuhio.  Food booths, Hawaiian arts and crafts, and a line up of live performances will take place around the park bandstand.  Make sure not to miss the Royal Hawaiian Band perform!

  • Location - Kalakaua Ave to Kapiolani Park
  • Time - 7:30 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn More - Prince Kuhio Festival

3rd Annual Noodle Festival - March TBD 2023

Oodle and oodle of noodles!  Simple put...turn out for a festival celebrating lots of creations of noodles.  It will be a day filled filled with fun activities, entertainment and of course noodles!


Outrigger Sunday Showcase – March 26th, 2023

Waikiki Beach Walk presents Mele Halia, on the last Sunday of each month.  Mele Halia or "To recall fondly" will bring to life Hawaii’s past, present and future through Hawaiian performing arts and entertainment.  Featuring a local musical performances. 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.


Art After Dark - March TBD

Girl Power at the Honolulu Museum.

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

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – March TBD

Plan an afternoon in beautiful Kapiolani Park listening to the Royal Hawaiian Band perform a free concert in the park bandstand.  Bring chairs, lawn blankets, and a picnic if you wish.  It's always a grand time listening to this long running traditional band! 

  • Location – Kapiolani Park
  • Time – 2 PM to 3 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

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