All events are free and open to the public! Our events are supported by Aloha Festival Ribbons and Powerband sales.
2013 Royal Court Investiture
Thursday, September 12, 2013, 3pm
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Village Green
Traditional chant and hula highlight this annual event as the 2013 Ali‘i receive their royal symbols of reign during investiture ceremonies. Free admission.
2013 Opening Ceremony
Thursday September 12, 2013, 5pm
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove
This ceremony marks the official beginning of the 2013 Aloha Festivals event on O‘ahu. Traditional hula and chant introduce our Royal Court on the grounds of the Royal Hawaiian Center's Royal Grove. Free admission.
2013 Waikīkī Ho‘olaule‘a
Saturday, September 21, 2013, 7:00pm
On Kalākaua Avenue between Lewers & Kapahulu Avenues
Celebrating its 61st year, the largest block party will kick off with the arrival of the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalākaua Avenue. Free admission. the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalākaua Avenue. Free admission.
2013 Aloha Festivals Floral Parade
Saturday, September 28, 2013, 9:00am
Click here to see CHANNEL808.com's recording of the 2012 parade
From Ala Moana Park, along Kalākaua Avenue to Kapi‘olani Park
A colorful equestrian procession of female and male pā‘ū riders, extravagant floats with cascades of Hawaiian flowers, hula Hālau and marching bands will brighten Kalākaua Avenue from Ala Moana Park to Kapi‘iolani Park. This is a "must see" event! Free admission.
Click here for the List of 2012 Parade winners
2014 dates are 9/20/14 for the Waikīkī Ho‘olaule‘a and 9/27/14 for the Floral Parade.
The Pearlridge Keiki Ho‘olaule‘a
Saturday, September 14, 2013, 10am - 3pm
Presented by Pearlridge center. Phone: 488-0981 visit their website: www.pearlridgeonline.com
OTHER CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS:
King Kamehameha Celebration
Prince Kuhio Celebration