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May Events

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Hilo Lei Day Festival

May 1, 2022 @ 10am to 2pm – Kalakaua Park, Hilo

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii! The celebration takes place annually on the 1st of May at Kalakaua Park in Hilo. The event is free and open to the public. Learn about Hawaiian history and the culture of the lei. The opening ceremonies feature oli and ho’okupu being made and throughout the day there is hula, lei making demonstrations and Classic Lei Day Mele.

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Waikoloa Lei Day Festival

May 1, 2022 @ 2pm to 7pm – Queen’s Marketplace, Coronation Pavillion

This is the inaugural Waikoloa Lei Day Festival. There will be lei making workshops, keiki facepainting, live music and hula!

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Big Island Chocolate Festival

May 13-14, 2022  – Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

This is a reimagined version of the annual Big Island Chocolate Festival. This year it will be a seated 3-course meal and 4th course dessert. There will be unlimited wine and beer, live music and dancing.

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Annual Farm Festival by Hāmākua Harvest

May 22, 2022 @ 9am-2pm – Hāmākua Harvest, Māmane St and Māmalahoa Hwy 19

Hāmākua Harvest hosts the 7th Annual Farm Festival as part of Honoka’a Western Week. Enjoy food drink, local products, agricultural education sessions, music, hula, silent auction and activities for keiki. Visit this page for a full list of Honoka’a Western Week events.

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