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Summer Events on Oahu

Author 07-03-2016

The 54th annual Hawaii State Farm Fair 
July 9, 9 am- 7 pm and July 10, 9 am – 5 pm at Kualoa Ranch  
This fun event features live farm animals, traditional contests, and kids’ rides and games, as well as one of the biggest plant sales on Oahu.This annual farm fair is free for kids and students with a valid ID. Admission is $5.00 for adults.
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The Prince Lot Hula Festival
July 16-17 
This free festival is named after Prince Lot Kapuâiwaho and celebrated in one of his favorite places, Moanalua Gardens. Here you can find the prince’s summer palace and the largest non-competitive hula festival in all of Hawaii. Whether you are a seasoned local, or a first-time visitor, you are sure to learn something new! 
Ukulele Festival Hawaii
July 17 10:30 am- 5 pm at Kapiolani Park
The Ukulele Festival in Kapiolani Park attracts thousands from all over the world every year. From artists to fans, the crowd is diverse and plentiful, as ukulele lovers gather to perform and listen to outstanding performances. 
6th Annual Western Union Ohana Cup 2016 Rugby League Festival 
August 19-20 at Aloha Stadium
The Ohana Cup is back again, with not only three international rugby games, but also a cultural festival, a youth competition, and a live concert featuring Kapena, Siaosi, Willie K. and more. Enjoy fabulous music, ono food, and even a meet-and-greet with the players. Tune in to ESPN 1420 AM or for a live broacast . Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $15-$40 for one or both days.
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22nd Annual Made in Hawaii Festival
August 19 at 10 am- 9 pm; August 20 at 10 am – 5 pm at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena
Don’t miss this expo of “Made in Hawaii” products: ranging from plants and food, to art, clothes, books, and more. These items are wonderful keepsakes or souvenir gifts. Admission is $5, and children six and under are free; First Hawaiian Bank branches on Oahu will feature $1 off coupons in mid-August.
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2016 Duke’s Ocean Fest 
August 20-28 throughout Waikiki
OceanFest is an annual 8-day event at beaches throughout Waikiki. This free fest features ocean sports and activities such as surfing, swimming, beach volleyball, paddle board racing, surf polo, and more. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the festivities every year.
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Twilight Concert Series at Sea Life Park
June 25, July 16, August 13
The Twilight Concert Series at Sea Life Park is a great way to catch well-known local artists such as Anuhea and Willie K. in their natural habitats. The views are breathtaking, and the price is right. Pre-sale tickets are $39.50; tickets at the door are $49.50. There are also dinner packages including a dolphin show and dinner; discounts are offered to season pass holders. The park will open for dinner package guests at 4:30 pm and concertgoers at 5:30 pm. All concerts begin at 7:00 pm.  
The Wildest Show in Town at the Honolulu Zoo
June 8- August 10 on Wednesdays at the Honolulu Zoo
The Honolulu Zoo is the place to be on Wednesday afternoons this summer. Live music, plate lunches, activities for kids, and prizes are just a few of the fun things the Zoo has planned. Gates open at 4:35 pm, and live music begins at 6 pm. Opening night is June 8 with a performance by Raiatea Helm. Closing night is August 10. Admission is just $3.
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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