Visiting Hilo during the annual Merrie Monarch Festival is a wonderful opportunity to explore and enjoy traditional Hawaiian hula, arts and crafts, music, and fun local events.
Discover Big Island Events and Info
Big Island events are a constant occurrence! The island is teeming with activities, and festivals designed for locals and visitors alike. From hula classes to guided tours, concerts, and luaus, there’s always something happening for those who seek it out.
Some of the big favorites include:
– The Iron Man World Championship in Kona, Hawaii (October)
– The Kona Coffee Festival (a 10 day festival around November)
– The Merrie Monarch Festival (a week-long celebration during the week of Easter)