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2006 Hawaii Aloha Festivals

The 2006 Hawaii Aloha Festival took place between August 1 and October 28, 2006 and it was the 60th annual Hawaii Aloha Festival. There were separate festivals on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, and the Big Island of Hawaii.

Theme of the 2006 Hawaii Aloha Festivals
Every year the Aloha Festivals have a theme and in 2006 the theme was "Na Paniolo Nui O Hawaii" or "The Great Cowboys of Hawaii". Since 1793, when the first cattle arrived in Hawaii as a gift to King Kamehameha, the Hawaiian cowboy has held an important place in the history of Hawaii.

2006 Aloha Festivals Events by Island

Oahu Aloha Festival Events in 2006
The 2006 Oahu Aloha Festival took place from August 25 through October 14, 2006. Events included a Waikiki floral parade a Waikiki street festival, special Sunday services at historic local churches, a ukulele festival, and Hawaiian falsetto singing contest, and several other events.

Big Island Aloha Festival Events in 2006
The 2006 Big Island (Hawaii Island) Aloha Festival took place from August 26 through September 30,2006. Events included a Hawaiian cowboy parade in Waimea, local celebrations in Kohala and Kona, the Queen Liliuokalani Festival in Hilo, a plus size women's beauty pageant, hula performances, Hawaiian music concerts, a falsetto singing contest, and several other events.

Maui Aloha Festival Events in 2006
The 2006 Maui Aloha Festival took place from September 16 through October 28, 2006 and more then half of the events took place on the east coast, in or near Hana Town. There was also a block party in Lahaina, a falsetto singing contest, and several other events.

Kauai Aloha Festival Events in 2006
The 2006 Kauai Aloha Festival took place between August 26 and October 20, 2006. events included a Hawaiian Cowboy Parade, several luaus and celebrations, and several other events.

Molokai Aloha Festival Events in 2006
Sep 28: Royal Court Investiture
Sep 28: Molokai Poke Contest
Sep 29: Hoike town Show in Kaunakakai
Sep 30: Molokai Aloha Festivals Parade
Sep 30: Hoolaulea and 60th Anniversary Concert

Lanai Aloha Festival Events in 2006
Aug 01 - Sep 30: Cowboys of Lanai Exhibit
Aug 19: Royal Court Investiture at Koele Ranch
Sep 23: Annual Lanai Barbecue Contest (Dole Park)
Sep 29: Taste of Lanai + Concert (Dole Park)
Sep 30: Aloha Festivals Paniolo Parade (Lanai City)
Sep 30: Aloha Festivals Lanai Hoolaulea (Dole Park)
Sep 30: Paniolo Papale Lie Contest

See also:
- About the Hawaii Aloha Festivals
- Other Festivals in Hawaii

Related Links
Events in Hawaii - Main Menu
Islands of Hawaii
Hawaii for Visitors

Elsewhere on the Web
2006 May 21: Sixty Years and Counting
2006 Sep 08: Celebrating 60 Years of Nonstop Aloha
2006 Sep 08: Aloha Festival Events in 2006
2006 Sep 08: Aloha Festivals, Yesterday and Today
2006 Sep 15: Aloha Festival Events on Oahu in 2006

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