Edit ModuleShow Tags

Opa! Hawaii Greek Festival Returns to Ala Moana Beach Park

Put down your ouzo sorbet and hop to the dance floor, the Greek Festival is back!


Published:

Photo: courtesy greek festival hawaii
 

Put down your ouzo sorbet and hop to the dance floor, the Greek Festival is back! After a short hiatus in 2013, the celebration of Greek culture, food and dancing returns for its 33rd year. Think fresh-made gyros (the menu even includes vegan items), performances by the Nisiotes Dancers and booths where you can shop or learn about orthodoxy.

“Everything is authentic,” says Austin Vali, festival chairman. “It’s the closest way to go to Greece without leaving the Islands. It’s a total party.” Tip: If you want fresh-baked pastries, get there early in the day, before they’re gone.

The Greek Festival takes place Aug. 23 and 24 from noon to 9 p.m. at the McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Beach Park. Admission is $3, free for children under 12 and active
military. greekfestivalhawaii.com.

Go to bit.ly/hngreekfestival to see the original recipes for two popular dishes served at the Greek Festival, moussaka and pastichio.
 

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Honolulu Magazine September 2017
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Trending

 

What’s Next for These Stores After Ward Warehouse Closes for Demolition?

Ward Warehouse

Miss your favorite Ward Warehouse merchants? Here’s where to find them.

 

33 Real Problems (No, Seriously) Only Hawai‘i Locals Can Handle

Carmageddon.

It’s paradise. So why are we so stressed?

 


21 Hilarious Hawai‘i Memes That are Too Real for Locals

Hawaii Apartments

Hawai‘i nō ka ʻoi when it comes to the beaches, the food and even our memes.

 

Here’s How to Survive a Possible North Korea Nuclear Strike in Hawai‘i

North Korea

What you need to do according to the Hawai‘i State Department of Defense.

 


20 Great O‘ahu Hikes

Explore 20 great adventures that offer beautiful vistas, waterfalls and more.

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags