Stay at Sheffield House and then:
Adventures occur Seasonally and weekly
Parades, Festivals, Musical events occur all year round
Check out the Events calendar done by the newspaper Honolulu Advertiser called: Hawaiimoms.com
To get the exact dates look at Hawaii Visitor's Bureau:
Here are some events to watch for:
January: Whale watching
Legislature Opening traditional pageantry at the State Capitol 586-6400
Pyramid Rock Bodysurfing Champioship mid January on Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Annual Swamp Romp: 450 teams of 6 run 5 miles through the Nuupia Ponds on marine Corps Base Hawaii and into Fort Hase Beach over and under obstacles: clay pit, chest high mud, mud cages, swim to a buoy. Very dirty race. Contact MCB Semper Fit Center . age 10 and up with one adult per team
Punahou School Carnival -Malasadas games, rides 11:30 a.m.-11:30p.m. 944-5752
Chinatown’s Chinese New Year celebrations 533-3181 Lion Dance, firecrackers.
Rubber Ducky Race Cerebral Palsy fundraiser 9 am Ala Wai Canal 532-6744
April:I Love Kailua Town Party usually third Sunday in April. Music, hula, food, art, plants and more. Kailua Road is closed to cars, It is a pedestrian only.
Jamba Juice Lanikai Triathlon 591-9839 bocahawaii.com for info
April Lanikai Triathlon . Registration is open at www.active.com or BOCA Hawaii headquarters. 330 Cooke St. Honolulu. 800 meter swim, 12.4 mile bike ride which loops through Kaneohe Marine Corps Base. 5K run through the Lanikai Loop. Race is limited to 300-350 participants.
Easter Sunrise Service National Cemetery of the Pacific Punchbowl 538-0068
Easter : Walk down to Kailua Beach Park across from Buzz’s local Kailua churches often have a sunrise service. hula, music, short message. Have brunch at Buzz's afterward.
May: Lanikai spring Craft Fair (usually the first Sat. in May.)
World Fire Knife Dance Competition Samoan at Polynesian Cultural Center 293-3333
King Kamehameha Day Floral Prade - procession down King st. 586-0333
Kailua 4th of July Home town Parade with Fireworks on the Beach the night before
. A permit is needed to by firecrackers. The $25 permits are available at Satellite City Halls.
» Duke Kahanamoku Beach, 7:45 p.m.
» Aloha Tower Marketplace, 9 p.m.
» Kailua Beach Park, 8 p.m.
» Turtle Bay Resort, 9 p.m.
» Pearl Harbor, 9 p.m.
Wildest Show in Town Wednesday evenings in the summer at the zoo showcasing local musicians. Bring a picnic enjoy the zoo and the music.
Bay fest at Kaneohe Navy and Marine Corp Base they bring in name bands 254-7653 fee
Queen Liliuokalani keiki hula competition at Blaisdell 521-6905
August: Made in Hawaii Festival with local music at the Blaisdell in Honolulu 533-1292 fee
Greek Festival at McCoy Pavillion in Ala Moana Park, 521-7220 fee
September 1 End of Smmer Block Party Live Reggae music, bike demonstration at Kailua Beach Center
September 2 annual Da Kine Canine Festival ck out islanddogmagazine.com fo info
Windward Community College Hoolaulea Music crafts, food First Saturday in Oct.
October 13 Cool Kailua Night Block Party more info at firstname.lastname@example.org
Best Craft Fair at Blaisdell last weekend of October. fee
November Christmas craft fair, quilts, baked goods, plants flowers, keiki teddy bear clinic , and silent auction at Koolau Golf Course Club House first Saturday in November.
Manoa Waioli Tea Room :Vintage Craft sale First Friday and Sat. in Nov. and second Sat. in Dec.(Also visit Robert Louis Stephenson hut.)
Holiday Boutique Nov.15-17 call for times 254-2767. Located at 735 Nunu St. Kailua jelly stained glass, clothing, gift items.
Merrymakers for jam, jelly, Mango Chutney , photography, jewelry.120 Kuupuu Kailua Usually the 2nd Saturday in November .This year Nov.16, 17, 2012. call 551-1227.
Mayor's Country Craft Fair- crafts. raku, white elephant sale. Blaisdell Third Saturday in Nov . Fee
Mission Houses and Kawaihao Church Craft Fair 4th Sat in November from 9:00-3:00 p.m. 553 S. King St. 469-3000 or 447-3923
Honolulu Museum of Art Craft Fair after Thanksgiving through First Week of Dec. 1111Victoria St. Ceramics, jewelry glass weaved creations. 532-8741
December: Tree lighting at Castle Hospital, Music and Santa, trolley rides through town.
Manoa Waioli Tea Room : Holiday and Craft sale, clothes, scarves, jewelry, plants and flowers First two Saturdays in Dec.(Also visit Robert Louis Stephenson hut.)
Kalama Beach Artisans Craft Fair: 280 N. Kalaheo orchids, jellies, clothing, jewelry Free. (usually) first Saturday in Dec. 262-5995.