Hawaii Events for Visitors - August 2015

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Traveling to Hawaii in August? Here are some fun events for all visitors!

OAHU

75th Annual Nā Hula Festival – August 2nd

This is the oldest running non-competitive Hula event in Hawaii. Check out the culture, fun and moves in Kapiolani Park, just outside of Waikiki.

Nā Hula Festival Details: http://www.honolulu.gov/cms-dpr-menu/site-dpr-sitearticles/6465-na-hula-festival.html

4th Annual Pacific Ink and Art Expo– August 7th – 9th

The art of tattooing has been a hallmark of Pacific cultures. If you are a fan of tattoo and want to see classic tattoos from Pacific cultures as well as excellent examples of contemporary tattooing, visit the Expo on Oahu!

Expo Website: http://www.hawaiitattooexpo.com/

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MAUI

Obon Dance, Lahiana Hongwangi Mission – August 7th and 8th

These festivals have their roots in Buddhist tradition and take place across the islands. The festivals are a fun events for the entire family and a great way to experience a colorful slice of traditional Japanese culture. Of course many have delicious eats to savor. The Obon service starts at 6:30 p.m. and dancing begins at 8 p.m. 551 Waineʻe Street, Lahaina

Website: http://www.lahainahongwanji.com/

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KAUAI

Paradise Ride Kauai 2015 – August 1st and 2nd

This is an epic 120 mile ride “not race” that lets participants explore some of the most amazing scenery on the island. The ride is a fundraiser for Malama Pono Health Services, and is Kauai’s signature fundraising event for the island’s response to HIV/AIDS.

Website: http://malama-pono.org/paradise-ride/

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BIS ISLAND

7th Annual Mango Festival - August 1st

Mangos are one of the delicious tropical fruits harvested in the Hawaiian Islands. The fruit is so prized, that there is even a festival dedicated to it! Check out the fun and mango treats at the 7th Annual Mango Festival taking place at the Sheraton Kona Resort!

Event details: http://www.mangofest.org

Volcano Rainforest Runs – August 22nd

Are you traveling with a family or group of runners? If yes, sign up for the Volcano Rainforest Runs on the Big Island. You will run on quaint village roads and though incredible Hawaiian rainforests!

Website: www.volcanorainforestruns.com.

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival - August 29th

Savor the joy of cooking at this amazing food and wine festival that draws over 100 chefs from around the world. Lots of fun, food - and wine - will be on hand!

Website: hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com.

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