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Pan-Pacific Hula Festival


Friday, June 7: 
Pan-Pacific Hula Festival.  The traditional Hawaiian fine art of hula has become very popular worldwide and especially in Japan, where there are more than 200,000 practitioners of this time-honored dance. The Pan-Pacific Hula Festival provides a dream opportunity for many of these groups who practice all year long, in anticipation of dancing the hula in Hawai`i.  See hula groups from across Japan performing their interpretation of the hula on stage. There will also be a special exhibition performance by local halau, Halau O Napuala Ikauika Iu led by Kumu Hula Sally Yoza. Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, 2431 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu.  4-10 p.m.  For information call (808) 926-8177, ext. 279, or visit

Open Cockpit Day at Pacific Aviation Museum


Special Event on Oahu:  Saturday, May 11: 
Open Cockpit Day at Pacific Aviation Museum. Climb into the cockpit of a historic aircraft and snap a photograph with a costumed pilot and aircrew. Bring your camera!  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Hangar 79, free with paid admission.  Pacific Aviation Museum, Historic Ford Island, 319 Lexington Blvd., Honolulu.  For information call (808) 441-1000 or visit

“It’s In the Air”: Pacific Aviation Museum’s 6th Anniversary Dinner Gala

Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Oahu

Special Event on Oahu: Thursday, December 6: 
“It’s In the Air”: Pacific Aviation Museum’s 6th Anniversary Dinner Gala.  The public is invited to spend a gala evening at the Museum, with military, civic and community dignitaries.  Guests will be greeted at the door of Hangar 37 with aircraft, vintage military vehicles, and re-enactors dressed in period costumes.  Enjoy a “1940’s Radio Show” for entertainment, award winning cuisine, and a silent auction to raise funds for education and restoration projects for the museum.  5:30 – 9 p.m., Pacific Aviation Museum, 319 Lexington Blvd., on Historic Ford Island at Pearl Harbor, Oahu.  For tickets and information call (808) 441-1006 or visit