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December Events on Oahu

Author 12-09-2016

in Hawaii it’s easy to forget when the holidays are just around the corner; while
much of the world is preparing for a white Christmas, we are lounging on the
lanais sipping mai tais in the sun. Okay, maybe we don’t spend every day in
paradise relaxing, but we want to make sure you do while you’re on vacation!
So, we’ve compiled a list of Oahu’s top events for the month of December. From
holiday parades to historic celebrations to world class surf competitions,
there is something for everyone!



Vans World Cup
Of Surfing

Nov. 24 – Dec. 6

Sunset Beach

As the second event in the
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, the Vans World Cup of Surfing attracts big wave
surfers from every corner of the globe. Grab your sunscreen and binoculars and
head out to sunset beach to watch the action. For more information, visit


Honolulu City Lights

Dec. 5

Honolulu Hale

This annual celebration kicks
off with the parade and tree lighting ceremony at the Honolulu Hale (City
Hall). Large statues and light structures decorate the entire property for a
month, creating a cheerful and exciting holiday spectacle viewable for the
whole season. On opening night there are rides for the keiki as well as food
vendors. Festivities begin at 4 pm. Visit for more information.



Billabong Pipe

Dec. 8-20

Banzai Pipeline

The Billabong Pipe Masters is
the third event in the Vans Triple Crown of Surfind, as wells as the last event
for the  WSL Men’s World Tour. The
pipeline is world famous for its beautiful barrel waves, and for all the fans
on the beach it’s popular too since the break is closer to the shoreline.

For more information, visit


75th Anniversary of Pearl

Dec. 1-11


This year the
entire country commemorates the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
What better place to memorialize and learn than Pearl Harbor itself? Various
services and performances will be featured at Pearl Harbor and throughout Oahu
from December 1-11. Visit for more information.



Honolulu Marathon

Dec. 11


Whether you’re a part of the
race or watching from the sidelines, you can’t miss one of the biggest
marathons in the world, and one of the biggest annual events on the island.
Visit for more information.




For any
questions about Waikiki vacation rentals, please contact Marina Hawaii
Vacations and an agent would be happy to assist you. We can be reached at
808-946-0716 or


Susie Bowman