It's officially time to welcome fall in Hawai'i. Here are 5 fall festivities to check out this season.
September, Aloha Festivals
Hawaii's premier festival showcasing Hawaiian culture and the state's multi-ethnic diversity festival formed in 1946 and is now held each September on the six major Hawaiian Islands featuring over 100 events, including parades, street parties, cultural displays and demonstrations and more. alohafestivals.com
10/12 to 11/15, Hawaii International Film Festival
With 43 Years running, the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) presented by Halekulani is giving the spotlight to Hawaii’s gifted filmarkers in Asian-Pacific cinema. Save a seat for a never ending movie night you won’t want to miss.
10/13, Hawaii Food & Wine Festival
Kick off your fall with a series of culinary celebrations at the 13th Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. Featuring 18 events and more than 85 world-class chefs joined by 70 winemakers, sommeliers and mixologists, this fun-filled festival will take your tastebuds on quite the journey this fall. With events all across across Maui, O'ahu and the Big Island, enjoy the season-long celebrations.
11/3-12, Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
One of the oldest festivals in Hawaii, The 52nd Kona Coffee Cultural Festival brings together the best of Hawaiian grown coffee with live performances and crafts. 10 a.m., Makae’o Pavilion,75-5500 Kuakini Highway
11/5, The Art of Food and Wine
Toast to the 13th Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival and join award-winning chefs in a night of finery and elegance at this year's spectacular gala event. The cocktail reception starts at 5 pm followed by dinner at 6 pm. Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kālia Road, Honolulu