Event Calendar -2016/06/01 UP-


―2016/06/01 UP―

6/3 (Fri)                              Picnic on the Pier – USS Missouri

Guests are invited to experience the sun-filled “beach” tradition, while enjoying light entertainment, limited tours and spectacular views from Pier Foxtrot 5, where the battleship is berthed. Attendees are welcome to BYOFD (bring your own food and drinks) to enjoy a picnic style evening on the pier of the historical USS Missouri. Gordon Biersch will also be serving up some ono grinds and your favorite brews from the tap.

             2016 Picnic on the Pier

6/4 (Sat)              North Shore Ocean Fest 2016

Turtle Bay Resort will host the fifth annual North Shore Ocean Fest, one of Oahu’s FREE premier community events. Ocean Fest brings together top ocean educators, activities, film, ocean crafts, food vendors, live music, hula and lots of great prizes. Enjoy a free, fun-filled afternoon of ocean education for all ages.

               North Shore Ocean Fest 2016

6/4 (Sat)              Habilitat’s Luau, Auction & Benefit Concert

June 4, 2016 at the beautiful Kualoa Ranch, you’ll find top notch entertainment, “ono local grinds”, and a huge live and silent auction. With a variety of entertainment for the kids, it is the family event of the year.

               ☞Habilitat’s Luau, Auction & Benefit Concert

6/4 – 6/5(Sat-Sun)Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii

Come and join a fun family event at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor! The airshow features open cockpits, hangar tours, restored World War II aircraft. Children will love “candy bombings,” remote controlled aircrafts dropping overhead, prize drawings, kids’ activities, music, entertainment, food and beverages.

               Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii

6/4 (Sat)                        Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival (Big Island)     

The 5th annual Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival is coming to the Beautiful Mauna Kea Beach Hotel with Grammy Award Winners and Jazz and Blues Legends!

               Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival – South Kohala

6/6 (Mon)           Thunder From Down Under (Big Island) 

The PERFECT Girl’s Night Outback! Australia’s HOTTEST Export – Thunder From Down Under – hits an intimate Vegas stage every night of the week showing off chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won’t be able to resist!

               Thunder From Down Under Big Island Tickets

6/7 (Tue)             KOOL AND THE GANG 

Kool & The Gang has performed continuously for the past 45 years, longer than any R&B group in history. Their bulletproof funk and tough, jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled band of all time.

               KOOL AND THE GANG official site

6/8 (Wed)             MĀLAMA HONUA CHALLENGE 

Polynesian Voyaging Society  is inviting youth, ages 5-18, to share ideas about how you and your school, home or community care for the Earth and ocean. 

               World Oceans Day official site

6/9 (Thr)             Summer Block Party

Lotuss Clothing Supply is welcoming in Summer with the Biggest event for Hawaii teens!
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii (440 Farrington Hwy. Kapolei, HI)
One Night Only! – Thursday, June 9, 2016
Gates open at 5:30pm – 11:30pm
Exclusively to High School teens Ages 13-18 years old
* BRING YOUR I.D. (High School, Military, Drivers License, State ID /
Middle School ID only accepted if paired with a Copy of Birth Certificate)

               Summer Block Party Official Site

6/9 (Thr)             Thunder From Down Under (Kauai)

The 10th annual Hibiscus Half Marathon,  15K and 5 miler is a fun event for all ages! The course starts and ends at Kapiolani Park at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki. 

                  Thunder From Down Under Kauai Tickets

6/9 – 6/12 (Thr – Sun)   35th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival (Maui)

A collaboration of Kapalua Resort partners creating a new spin on the longest running food and wine event in the USA. This celebration of epicurean excellence will convene the finest in food and wine and embrace all things Hawaiian – notably – the fabulous culinary bounty on Maui and here at the world-renowned Kapalua Resort.

                  Kapalua Wine and Food Festival Official Site

6/10 – 6/12 (Fri – Sun)   HI Fit Expo 2016

This action-packed fitness weekend will offer attendees the best of the best in fitness, diet, nutrition, strength and wellness products and services. Plus, there will be fitness classes, demonstrations and celebrity appearances all weekend long.

                  HI Fit Expo Official Site

6/10 – 6/12 (Fri – Sun)   37th Annual Pan-Pacific Festival

Hawaii’s highly celebrated festival, June 10-12, 2016 that brings together people from around the world to share international culture in the islands

                  Pan-Pacific Festival Official Site


6/11 (Sat)                      100th Anniversary King Kamehameha Celebration

Floral Parade (Oʻahu)

June 11, 2016 celebrates the 100th Annual King Kamehameha Day Floral Parade.  The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the historic ʻIolani Palace in downtown Honolulu.

                  King Kamehameha Celebration Info

6/11 (Sat)                      King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade (Kauaʻi)

See the fabulous King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade in Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi beginning at 9:00 a.m. from Vidinha Stadium to the Historic County Building on Rice Street. 

                  King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade (Kauai) info

6/11 (Sat)                      King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade (Big Island)

Throughout the day, the community of West Hawai‘i will gather to honor the great ali‘i, King Kamehameha I, who established the first capital of the united Hawaiian Kingdom here in Kailua-Kona at Kamakahonu.

                  King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade (Big Island) Info

6/11 (Sat)                      Mango Madness 10+ miles

Mango Madness is a race that is 10+ miles through some tough, technical, and steep terrain of the Tantalus trail system. Participants will be led on the same route every year, but there will always be an addition, or unexpected detour along the way (hence the 10 “PLUS” miles). 

                  Mango Madness Info

6/12 (Sun)                     Kokua Kailua in Historic Kailua Village

Stroll Historic Kailua Village – Shop, Dine & Buy Local. Kokua Kailua 1 – 6 p.m. Free Hawaiian Entertainment at Hulihee Palace, 4 p.m.. 

                  Historic Kailua Village Official Site

6/18 (Sat)                      2016 Hilo BrewFest (Big Island)

Keep in mind – this is a beer tasting event, not a beer guzzling event! It is not all you can drink. Also included in your admission to the Hilo Brewfest Charity Event will be delicious food samples prepared by various Hilo restaurants and food providers plus musical performances by 4 live bands – all this while you take in the beautiful view of Hilo Bay from the grounds of an historic property.

                  Hilo BrewFest Official Site

6/18 (Sat)                      Honolulu BBQ & Blues Festival

A day of authentic southern BBQ featuring Pitmaster Myron Mixon, the “winningest man in BBQ”. Myron has won more barbecue competitions than anyone else in the world, is the host of “Smoked”, executive producer and co-host of “BBQ Rules” and has starred in the hit shows “BBQ Pitmasters” and “BBQ Pitwars” on Discovery’s Destination America.

                  Honolulu BBQ & Blues Festival Official Site

6/19 (Sun)                       XTERRA RUN STAR TRAIL RUN

The XTERRA RUN STAR Kualoa Trail Run is designed to give you an unforgettable experience at one of Hawaii’s most stunning nature reserves. Part of the course will have a movie theme, featuring entertainment stations highlighting some of the greatest movies filmed at Kualoa. These include the 1966 Elvis Presley film “Paradise, Hawaiian Style”, “Jurassic Park”, “50 First Dates”, “Hawaii Five-O”, “Pearl Harbor”and “Godzilla”.

                  XTERRA Run Star Trail Run Info

6/19 (Sun)                     FATHER’S DAY “BEERFEST”

An unforgettable Father’s Day is brewing at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa this year with the hotel’s Annual Beer Fest beginning at 4 p.m. at the renowned Beach Bar on Sunday, June 19th. On the Beer Fest menu are taps and apps beers aficionados will love. At least 15 different types of craft beer will offered, including several food dishes that have been carefully paired with the brews.

                  Father’s Day “Beerfest” Ticket Site

6/25 (Sat)                      2016 Summer Car Show And Fitness Expo (Big Island)

The car show will be presented on the ballfield grass from 10am until the awards ceremony at 3pm. The event is free to the public but donations to the Hawaii Island Food Basket are encouraged. Over two dozen vendor and food booths will be featured.

                  Summer Car Show And Fitness Expo (Big Island) Official Site

6/26 (Sun)                     Kona Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K & 5K Races

(Big Island)

Rated the Number One marathon in Hawaii by a TripAdvisor company, the Kona Marathon consist of the full marathon, Kona Half Marathon, Kona Quarter Marathon & 5K, and Kona Commons Aloha Keiki Run. 

                  Kona Marathon Official Site

6/26 (Sun)                     Mango Days 5K

The 14th annual Mango Days 5k is a fun family event!  The course starts at Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park,  and ends near McCoy Pavilion,  across the street from Ryan’s Grill.  Optional delicious breakfast buffet at Ryan’s Grill following the race. 

                  Mango Days 5K Official Site

6/29 – 7/1 (Wed – Fri)    Jake Shimabukuro at Blue Note

Known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele, Jake’s performance incorporates elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements to spontaneous, improvised passages. Kama’aina discounts available. 

                  Blue Note Hawaii Official Site


June 1 - 30, 2016