Welcome to the

Pan-Pacific Festival

Honolulu, Hawaii

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does It Cost To Attend Festival Events

All events are free to the public

Where Can I Park In Waikiki To Attend Your Events?

There are many parking locations in Waikiki that have special flat rates for the weekend and nights, but rates and hours vary. Please call the parking lot to find out their rates: The Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki Shopping Plaza, Waikiki Business Plaza, DFS Galleria Tower, Princess Kaiulani Hotel, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort and Spa, Hyatt Centric, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, and Aqua Skyline at Island Colony

Will There Be Taiko Drum Performances?

Yes we normally have Taiko drums. Please check our website the week before the festival to see our performance schedule.

Where Can I Get A Festival Program?

In an effort to go GREEN, the program will be available on our website. A performance schedule for the Performing Arts Showcase and the Ho’olaule’a will be posted on the website the first week of June. Schedules will also be available at each performance stage.

How Can My Group Perform In The Pan-Pacific Festival Events?

Email us at ppf@kihhnl.com and request for a Festival application and a Festival official will contact you.

How Can I Participate As A Vendor In The Pan-Pacific Ho’olaule’a (Block Party)?

Please go to our CONTACT US page and indicate whether you are a craft or food vendor.

Where Can I Get Road Closure Information For Event Days?

Road Closure information can be found at the city’s Department of Transportation Services website.

What Times Do The Streets Close And Open For The Ho’olaule’a (Block Party)?

Street closures and openings are controlled by the Department of Transportation Services and the Honolulu Police Department. The following road closure arrangements are requested but not guaranteed:
Pan-Pacific Ho‘olaule‘a:
– Kalakaua Ave. road closure 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. from Seaside Ave. to Uluniu Avenue.
– Roads re-open on per HPD’s assessment:
Pan-Pacific Parade:
-Kalakaua Avenue road closure 4:30 p.m. from Kalakaua Ave. to Monsarrat Avenue.
– Roads re-open on per HPD’s assessment:

When is the Festival happening next year?

The festival almost always falls on the 2nd weekend of June. The Ho’olaule’a (block party) always happens on Friday, and the Parade is on Sunday.
June 12, 13, 14, 2020

*Dates are subject to change without prior notice