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Hilo Lei Day Festival
May 1, 2024 @ 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.
Waikoloa Lei Day Festival
May TBA, 2024 – Queen’s Marketplace, Coronation Pavilion
The Waikoloa Lei Day Festival will be lei making workshops, keiki face-painting, live music and hula!
Annual Farm Festival by Hāmākua Harvest
May TBA, 2024 – Hāmākua Harvest, Māmane St and Māmalahoa Hwy 19
Hāmākua Harvest hosts their 9th 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.