2009 Lei Day Events in Hawaii
Hawaii's 82nd Annual Lei Day celebrations will
take place on May 1, 2009. On this page you will find
information about 2009 Lei day events in Hawaii on
May 1, 2009 and May 2, 2009. Includes Lei Day
events on the islands of Oahu and Maui.
Oahu Lei Day 2009 Events
2009 Waikiki Lei Day Celebration
The 82nd Annual Waikiki Lei Day Celebration
will take place on Friday, May 1, 2009 in Kapiolani Park,
on the Diamond Head end of Waikiki. The event
will begin at 9:00 am and end at 5:30 pm. There
will be music and hula performances all day and all events
are free and open to the public. The Makaha Sons, Kapena,
the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association, and other Hawaii
musicians, singers, and hula halau will perform from 12 noon.
Note that the Hawaiian Steel guitar Association performance
will not be in the Kapiolani Park Bandstand, it will be
in the lei exhibit and hoolaulea area between the
bandstand and the Waikiki Shell.
-9:00 am - Royal Hawaiian Band Concert.
-10:00 am to 5:00 pm - Hoolaulea Hawaiian crafts exhibit
-10:15 am - Lei Queen and Court Investiture
-Noon to 5:30 pm - Hula and Hawaiian Music all afternoon.
-12:30 - 5:30 pm - Lei Exhibit
-1:00 - 3:00 pm - Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association plays
-1:00 - 5:00 pm - Tutu's Hale Children’s Activities
For more information about the 2009 Honolulu Lei Day
event see the City and County of
Honolulu Lei Day Celebration or see the
Go Hawaii Event Announcement or call
Cruz Family Concert
The May 1, 2009 "Live From the Lawn" event at the Hawaii
State Art Museum on South Hotel Street in Honolulu is a
free concert featuring the Cruz Family, including
Ernie Cruz Senior, Ernie Cruz Jr, Guy Cruz, John Cruz,
and Tiffany Cruz. There will also be other special
guest performers. The event will take place from 6:00 pm
to 9:00 pm. For more information visit the
official Hawaii State Art Museum Event Calendar
or call 808-586-0900.
Maui Lei Day 2009 Events
Brothers Cazimero Lei Day Concert
The annual Maui May Day Concert featuring
the Brothers Cazimero will take place on Saturday,
May 2, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater
at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului.
Fairmont Kea Lani Lei Day Celebration
Lei Day activities at the Fairmont Kea Lani Resort in
Wailea Maui will include displays of flower, feather,
and kukui nut lei creations, a royal court procession,
and live Hawaiian entertainment. For more information
visit the official Web site of the
Fairmont Kea Lani Resort.
Kapalua Lei Day Celebration
May 1, 2009 Lei Day activities at Maui's the Kapalua Resort will include
lei making workshops, a lei contest, Hawaiian arts and crafts
demonstrations, and live hula and Hawaiian music performances.
For more information contact the official Web site of the
Big Island Lei Day 2009 Events
Waikoloa Beach Resort Lei Day Celebration
The Lei Day Celebration at the Waikoloa Beach Resort
on the west side of Hawaii will include Hawaiian music,
hula performances, a lei making contest, a Lei Queen
Pagenat, Hawaiian arts and crafts, and other activities.
For more information call 808-886-8822.
Kauai Lei Day 2009 Events
Kauai Museum Lei Day Celebration
The 29th Annual Kauai Lei Day and May Day Festival and
Ohana Day will take place on the grounds of the
Kauai Museum on Saturday, May 2, 2009 from 10:00 am
to 3:00 pm. The event will feature live entertainment,
a lei contest, a silent auction and food and craft booths.
Lanai Lei Day 2009 Events
There will be a Lei Day celebration on the
island of Lanai on Saturday, May 2, 2009 beginning
at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature live entertainment
performed by the students of Lanai High and Elementary
School. The event will take place in the
gymnasium of the school, which is located in Lanai City.
For more information call 808-565-7900.
If you know about any 2009 Lei Day events in Hawaii that are
not included on this page please send a message to the email
address on our
Introduction to Lei Day in Hawaii
How to Make a Fresh Flower Lei
Tropical Flower Shops on the Web
Books About the Hawaiian Lei
Events in Hawaii - Main Menu
Islands of Hawaii
Hawaii for Visitors
Elsewhere on the Web
Oahu Visitor's Bureau on Lei Day
State of Hawaii on Lei Day
Honolulu City and County on Lei Day