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Oahu Events in March

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.

First Friday Art Walk - March 6th, 2020

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)

Wanderlust – Feb 28th – March 3rd, 2019

Get your yoga groove all day long for 4 days at Turtle Bay.  Lay down your yoga mat and secure a space early as these will be fun filled relaxing days, stretching in the sunshine, listening to live music and taking instruction from world respected yoga instructors.  There will also be lectures, water activates, camping and many other engaging activates to explore…not to mention being surrounded by the beauty of the resort!

Location – Turtle Bay Resort

Time – 7 PM to 4 PM

Cost – lots of activates to explore from $15 to $500

Learn more - www.wanderlust.com

Na Mele O Ko’olina – March 1st, 6th, 13th, 22nd & 27th, 2019

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, 2020

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 6th, 2019

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

26th Annual Honolulu Festival - March 6th & 8th, 2020

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

8th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden Run - March 8th 2020

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

3rd Annual Hau'ula Ho'olaule'a & 5k Family Fun Run - March 9th, 2019

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

Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectible & Hawaiiana Show
March 15th, 2020

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

Na Mele O Ko’olina – March TBD, 2019

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.

Vino & Vinyasa at the Moana Surfrider - March 14th, 2019

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 8:00 PM
  • Cost - Yoga is $5, wine is $5
  • Learn more - Monana-Surfrider.com

Na Mele O Ko’olina – March 22nd & 27th, 2019

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’s 115th Birthday – March 24th, 2019

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

Eat the Street – March 29th, 2019

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 30th, 2019

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

33rd Annual Great Hawaiian Rubber Duckie Race - March 21st, 2020

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

Hawaii on Tap - March 28th, 2020

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

2nd Annual Noodle Festival - March 30th, 2019

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!

Art After Dark - March 29th, 2019

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

Waikiki Arts Festival - March 30th & 31st, 2019

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 – March 31st, 2019

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

Aloha & Enjoy!!

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