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Oahu Festivals in October

Oahu festivals in October include the Oahu Children and Youth Day Festival, the Cool Kailua Nights Block Party, the Hawaii International Film Festival, the Honolulu Talk Story Festival, the Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace, and the Downtown Honolulu InterTribal Native American PowWow.

Children and Youth Day Festival (Hawaii House Blog)
This festival in the downtown capitol district of Honolulu is an all-day family event that kicks off Children and Youth Month in Hawaii. Events and activities at the festival typically include sports tournaments, physical fitness demonstrations, film screenings, and live entertainment. Honolulu's 2009 Children and Youth Day Festival will take place Sunday, October 4, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Punchbowl street between Beretania Street and King Street. Keep an eye on the Hawaii House of Representatives Blog for more information as the event date approaches.

Cool Kailua Nights Block Party
Annual block party and health awareness fair that takes place every October in the East Oahu town of Kailua. The event is typically attended by about 1000 people. The 2009 Cool Kailua Nights street fair is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 3, 2009 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. Portions of Uluniu Street and Aulike Street will be closed to auto traffic during the event.

Hawaii International Film Festival
The main film festival under the umbrella of the Hawaii International Film Festival takes place in the Fall on Oahu, usually for two weeks in October. The 29th Annual Hawaii International Film Festival will take place October 15-25, 2009 and it will feature more then 180 films from more then 30 countries.

Honolulu Talk Story Festival
The 21st Annual Talk Story Festival presented by the City and County of Honolulu Parks and Recreation Department will take place on three evenings, October 9-11, 2009, at the McCoy Pavilion in Honolulu's Ala Moana Park. The stories will be enhanced by video and lighting effects and stories will be interpreted into sign language. The door will open at 5:00 p.m. each night and the event is free.

Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace
The 33rd Annual Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace event took place October 3, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event featured all-day Hawaiian music and dancing, Native Hawaiian crafts and cultural demonstrations, a beer and wine garden, local food, and a sale featuring baked goods, jellies, chutneys, and other items. local food, a beer and wine garden, Hawaiian crafts, plants, baked goods, jams, jellies, chutney, and other items will be sold and local chef

InterTribal Native American PowWow
The 35th Annual Intertribal Powwow at Thomas Square in Downtown Honolulu will take place October 3-4, 2009. The event will feature Native North American dancing, drumming, singing, and cultural presentations and activities.
- 2009 October 304 (35th Annual PowWow) Announcement
- 2006 October 7-8 (32nd Annual PowWow) Announcement
- 2004 PowWow Photos
- 2003 PowWow Photos
- 2002 PowWow Photos

See also:
- Holiday Celebrations in October on Oahu
- Fairs and Expos in October on Oahu
- Food and Wine Galas in October on Oahu
- All Oahu October Events

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