Tag Archives: Honolulu Events

Evening of Jazz at Hawaii State Art Museum – July 7, 2017

The Evening of Jazz, presented by the Hawaii Friends of Civil Rights, is an evening of free live music and art about 45 minutes from Ko Olina Beach villas. The evening will feature Emme Tomimbang with Al Harrington, Ginai, Starr Kalahiki, …
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Memorial Day Lantern Floating Ceremony – May 29, 2017

Lantern Floating Hawaii is a Memorial Day ceremony at Ala Moana Beach (about 35 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas) where everyone gathers for a personal and collective moment of remembrance, reflection, and offering of gratitude to those who have …
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Slow Food Chinatown Tour – April 23, 2017

Take a 2-hour walking tour to explore the history, culture, and food traditions of Honolulu’s Chinatown (about 30 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas). The tour is on April 23, 2017, from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Shop the …
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Ukulele Picnic 2017 – Kaka’ako Makai Gateway Park

The Ukulele Picnic, about 35 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, will offer two stages of live entertainment featuring well-known Hawaiian and Japanese ukulele performers. On February 12, 2017, entertainers will share their talent and aloha from 9 AM until …
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2017 Chinese New Year Celebration

Each year, about 30 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, Chinatown opens its doors and streets to host a Chinese New Year spectacular. Enjoy a parade featuring the traditional lion and dragon dance, Kung Fu exhibitions, music performances, and countless ethnic dishes …
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Okinawan Festival – September 3 and 4, 2016

The Okinawan Festival celebrates the Okinawan experience in the Aloha State at Kapiolani Park on September 3 and 4, about 45 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Guests can taste authentic cuisine and enjoy numerous live performances, such as taiko demonstrations, Okinawan …
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34th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – August 14, 2016

Come out to Waikiki Beachwalk for the 34th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, about 50 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar (ki-ho’alu) is one of the major acoustic guitar traditions in the world. Ki-ho’alu, which …
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Oahu 46th Annual Ukulele Festival – July 17, 2016

It’s upbeat, infectious, and bouncy music about surf and sunny days. It embraces everyone who hears it. That’s the irresistible charm of the ukulele. If you want to experience the magic of the ukulele yourself, you can celebrate the Ukulele Festival’s …
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Ala Moana Beach Park 4th of July Fireworks

Ala Moana Beach Park features a free 4th of July fireworks show, about 40 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. 2016 marks the 25th year that Ala Moana Center has presented their Fourth of July Spectacular and the Center is …
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100th Annual King Kamehameha Day Floral Parade – June 11, 2016

Celebrate the 100th Annual King Kamehameha Day Floral Parade on June 11, 2016, about 55 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas.  The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the historic ‘Iolani Palace in downtown Honolulu. The parade will be …
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