The Pan-Pacific Festival returns in 2024 after a 5 year hiatas.  Save the dates!  June 7, 8, 9, 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does It Cost To Attend Festival Events

All events are free to the public

Where Can I Park In Waikīkī To Attend Your Events?

There are many parking locations in Waikīkī that have special flat rates for the weekend and nights, but rates and hours vary. Please call the parking lot to find out their current rates: Aston at the Waikiki Banyan, Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel, Honolulu Zoo, Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach, International Market Place, Ohana Waikiki East, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, Waikiki Parking Garage (Ross Dress for Less), Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki Beach Marriot Resort & Spa, Waikiki Shopping Plaza.

Will There Be Taiko Drum Performances?

Yes we normally have Taiko drums. Please check our website the week before the festival to see our performance schedule.

Where Can I Get A Festival Program?

In an effort to go GREEN, the program will be available on our website. A performance schedule for the Performing Arts Showcase and the Hoʻolauleʻa will be posted on the website the first week of June. Schedules will also be available at each performance stage.

How Can My Group Perform In The Pan-Pacific Festival Events?

Email us at and request for a Festival application and a Festival official will contact you.

How Can I Participate As A Vendor In The Pan-Pacific Hoʻolauleʻa (Block Party)?

Please go to our CONTACT US page and indicate whether you are a craft or food vendor.

Where Can I Get Road Closure Information For Event Days?

Road Closure information can be found at the city’s Department of Transportation Services website.

What Times Do The Streets Close And Open For The Hoʻolauleʻa (Block Party)?

Street Closures and openings are controlled by the Department of Transportation Services and the
Honolulu Police Departments. The following road closure arrangements are requested but not
Pan-Pacific Hoʻolauleʻa:
-Kalākaua Ave. road closure 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m from Seaside Ave. To Uluniu Ave.
-Roads re-open per HPD assessment
Pan-Pacific Parade:
-Kalākaua Ave. road closure 4:30 p.m. from Kalākaua Ave. to Monsarrat Ave.
-Roads reopen per HPD assessment

When is the Festival happening next year?

The festival almost always falls on the 2nd weekend of June. The Hoʻolauleʻa (block party) always happens on Friday, and the Parade is on Sunday.
June 7, 8, 9, 2024

*Dates are subject to change without prior notice