Best of the Fests: O‘ahu’s 20 Ethnic Festivals
Your 2020 list for all things ethnic festivals on O‘ahu.
Editor's note: Some festival dates are based on last year's schedule and are subject to change. Check back for updates.
PHOTO: GREG YAMAMOTO
Stuff your face with authentic food while soaking in the cultures of the Islands. From hula and Chinese lion dances to taiko and opera, this list of 20 ethnic festivals on O‘ahu won’t disappoint.
Photo: Courtesy of Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i
Chinese New Year Celebration
*Lunar New Year is on January 25, 2020
Night in Chinatown
*Update: Night in Chinatown is a no go in 2020
PHOTO: COURTESY OF HAWAIIAN SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION
PHOTO: COURTESY OF FILIPINO FIESTA
We Are Samoa Festival
SEE ALSO: Inside Honolulu: Drumming Up Inspiration
PHOTO: COURTESY OF PAN-PACIFIC FESTIVAL
Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture
*Hawai‘i was chosen to host this year’s event, which celebrates the cultures of indigenous Pacific Islanders
Prince Lot Hula Festival 2018
PHOTO: Aaron K. Yoshino
PHOTO: ODEELO DAYONDON
PHOTO: COURTESY OF FESTA ITALIANA
SEE ALSO: 2018 Okinawan Festival photo gallery
Honolulu Intertribal powwow
Photo: DANIEL YANAGIHARA
SEE ALSO: 2018 Festa Italiana photo gallery
Do you know of any other ethnic festivals on O‘ahu that didn't make this list? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.