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51 Discover Hawai'i 2012 A taste of festivals & events PROGRAM ISLAND DATE/S Hyundai Tournament of Champions www.kapalua.com Kapalua Resort Maui Jan 5-9 Sony Open in Hawai'i (golng charity event) www.sonyopeninhawaii.com Waialae Country Club O'ahu Jan 9-15 18th Annual Honolulu Festival www.honolulufestival.com Various locations O'ahu Mar 2-4 15th Annual Big Island International Marathon www.hilomarathon.org Hilo Hawai'i, the Big Island Mar 18 Prince Kuhio Celebration http://princekuhio.wetpaint.com/ Various locations Kauai Mar 9th Annual Kona Chocolate Festival & Symposium www.konachocolatefestival.com Kona Hawai'i, the Big Island Apr 2 Merrie Monarch Festival www.merriemonarch.com Promoting the art of hula & Hawaiian culture. Hilo Hawai'i, the Big Island Apr 8-14 Nā Hōkū O Hawai'i Music Festival www.nahokufestival.com Hawaii Convention Center & Waikīkī O'ahu May 8th Annual Honolulu Triathlon www.honolulutriathlon.com Honolulu O'ahu May 15 Maui Paradise Marathon www.mauiparadisemarathon.com Various locations Maui May16& Jan 2013 Taste of Hawai'i -- the Ultimate Sunday Brunch www.tasteofhawaii.com Smith's Tropical Paradise, Wailua Kaua'i Jun 3 Kamehameha Day Celebration & Parades http://hawaii.gov/dags/Kamehameha A state holiday honouring the monarch who established Hawai'i. Various locations Statewide Jun 8-9 Maui Film Festival www.mauilmfestival.com Wailea Maui Jun 13-17 27th Annual Koloa Plantation Days www.koloaplantationdays.com Sport, walks, rodeos, parties, craft fair, Polynesian dancing and entertainment. Koloa Kaua'i Jul 21-29 THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS PROGRAM ISLAND DATE/S Kona Marathon www.konamarathon.com Kailua-Kona Hawai'i, the Big Island Jun 24 16th Annual Made in Hawai'i Festival www.madeinhawaiifestival.com Neal S. Blaisdell Arena & Exhibition Hall O'ahu Aug 19-21 Volcano Art Center Rain Forest Runs www.volcanoartcenter.org Volcano Village Hawai'i, the Big Island Aug 18 Duke's OceanFest http://oceanfest.dukefoundation.org Waikīkī Oahu Aug 26-28 Aloha Festivals www.alohafestivals.com A celebration of Hawai'i's music, dance and history. Various locations Statewide Sep 15 The Kaua'i Marathon (charity event) www.thekauaimarathon.com Po'ipü Kaua'i Sep 2 A Taste of the Hawaiian Range www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/taste Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kohala Coast Hawai'i, the Big Island Sep Hula Town Hilo www.hulatownhilo.com Hilo Hawai'i, the Big Island Sep Ironman World Championship www.ironmanworldchampionship.com Kona Hawai'i, the Big Island Oct 13 Hawaii International Film Festival www.hiff.org Various locations Oahu Oct XTERRA World Championship www.xterraplanet.com Kapalua Resort Maui Oct Halloween in Lahaina www.visitlahaina.com Celebrated as the "Mardi Gras of the Pacic". Lāhainā Maui Oct 31 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival www.konacoffeefest.com Kona Hawai'i, the Big Island Nov Vans Triple Crown of Surng www.triplecrownofsurng.com Various locations O'ahu Nov-Dec Quicksilver Big Wave International In Memory of Eddie Aikau www.quiksilver.com/eddie Waimea Bay O'ahu Dec-Feb Honolulu Marathon www.honolulumarathon.org Ala Moana Boulevard to Kapiolani Park O'ahu Dec The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) recently launched a 'Festivals of Hawaii' smartphone application. The free app, available on iTunes for iPhone, iPod and iPad, offers details for more than 100 events across the islands. Users can also search for an event by island, category, or location, using a "Near Me" button. For more information, visit FestivalsofHawaii.com.
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