February is the month of love! And here on Hawaii it's also a month of many fun activities on Oahu.
Visit Pow Wow Hawaii on February 10 -18. It has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, mural projects, concerts, and live art installations across the globe. The Hawaii event takes place during Valentine's Day week in February in the Kaka'ako district of Honolulu, and brings over a hundred international and local artists together to create murals and other forms of art. After touring globe and beautifying the streets of tent different cities, contemporary art initiative POW! WOW! takes to its hometown in Oahu, Hawaii for its 2018 festivities. Taking place between February 10th and the 18th, artists and musicians will gather at the Kaka'ako neighborhood and create all new murals and installations. The festival is fleshed out with a block party alongside the Honolulu Night Market, an exhibition curated by Thinkspace at the Honolulu Museum of Art.
The Hawaii Pacific Health Great Aloha Run Sports Health & Fitness Expo (HPHGAR) on February 16-19 encourages a healthy and active lifestyle. Our goal is to provide and experience where people can explore health and fitness options and become empowered to improve their quality of life in whatever way feels right for them. To produce an event that is meaningful and well suited for every day health and island living, we screen and hand select our show vendors.
7th Annual International Ukulele Contests strums off on Saturday, February 10. The contest invites amateur 'ukulele players from across the world.
Buffalo Bills Big Board Contest on February 17-25. It is the most entertaining surf contest to watch! Do not miss the SUPsquatch competition where 5 guys pile onto an oversized board and ride a big wave to shore! The competition is meant to be fun, and there are lots of fun divisions including the tandem performers!
Annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Feb 16th – 17th is not to be missed. Welcoming the Year of the Dog! There will be endless entertainment including a parade, the popular Lion Dance, fireworks, food booths and craft booths. There will be night festivities as well.
Fun for the whole family – Aloha Koi Show at Waikiki Aquarium on February 17 -Feb 18.
Participate in judging koi (tank by tank) at the Aloha Koi Show event “You Be the Judge” and learn the secrets for judging koi and koi's beautiful traits.
Eat the Street is on February 23. Get ready for a lot of chocolate and line up for chocolate dishes and enjoy live entertainment! Some of the best food trucks on the island to come together and create a party of its own. Thousands of hungry folks seeking their next favorite dish attend each month!