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Top 5 Hawaii USA Kauai Events and Festivals

Here is a selection of the main Kauai events and festivals (in calendar order) taking place on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii USA.

Just two of the Top 5 Hawaii USA Kauai Events and Festivals are the Aloha Festivals taking place on all of the islands of Hawaii and the Kauai Orchid & Art Festival.

See below for a complete list of the main Kauai Events and Festivals.

Kauai Orchid & Art Festival
end March
Hanapepe, Kauai, Hawaii

top floweer and garden eventsin the USAHeld at Hanapepe Town Park, the Kauai Orchid & Art Festival, one of the main Kauai Event, showcases exotic, tropical orchids as well as stunning art by Plein Air painters (outdoor paint artists) from around the state. Other parts of the event include the juried art exhibition, arts & crafts, family oriented activities and cooking workshops dealing with vanilla which is, in fact, the only orchid that is edible.

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Heiva I Kauai Iaorana Tahiti

early August
Kapaa – Kauai, Hawaii

Taking part in Kapaa Beach Park every year, the Heiva I Kauai Iaorana Tahiti is an international Tahitian dancing and drumming competition with competitors from all the islands of Hawaii, the USA, and Japan. Highlights of this event, one of the Top 20 Hawaii USA Kauai Events and Festivals, include an array of Polynesian arts and crafts, local foods, an extensive craft fair with an array of items from south and western Pacific islands, multi-cultural exhibition dancing and singing, as well as coconut husking contests.

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Coconut Festival

early October
Kauai, Hawaii

This popular event, one of the top 20 Hawaii USA Kauai Events and Festivals for more than 15 years at Kapaa Beach Park highlights the cultural, social and historical importance of the coconut. Crafters are on hand selling their island products. There are coconut games, coconut crafts and coconut contests. Visit Kauai’s Coconut Marketplace, an open-air market which houses 70 different shops and restaurants. Every Wednesday evening the marketplace offers free entertainment including local hula dancers.

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Eo e Emalani i Alaka’i Festival

mid October
Kauai, Hawaii

Various hula halau from across the state come to dance on the meadow fronting the Kokee Natural History Museum. The Emalani Festival, considered to be one of the main Kauai events features a royal procession, Hawaiian entertainment, hula, crafts and demonstrations. Held annually on the second Saturday in October, the festival is one of Hawaii’s most authentic cultural experiences.

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