Events

Music in Waimea (Kamuela)

Waimea Ukulele & Slack Key Guitar Institute Concert

This annual concert in mid-November is a dream opportunity to see Hawaii's musical greats. Past headliners include Ledward Kaʻapana and Cyril Pahinui.
Parade in Waimea (Kamuela)

Waimea Paniolo Parade and Hoʻolauleʻa

This mid-September parade of authentic paniolo (cowboys), island princesses and beautiful steeds begins at historic Church Row Park and makes its way through town, followed by a lively fair in Waimea Park. Run in co…
Cultural in Waimea (Kamuela)

Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

Dark pink blossoms are greeted with taiko drumming, mochi (sticky rice cake) pounding and other Japanese cultural events on the first Saturday in February.
Film in Waimea (Kamuela)

Waimea Ocean Film Festival

In early January, films, speakers, receptions and art exhibits showcase the beauty, power and mystery of the ocean. Multiple venues in Waimea, Kohala and Kona.
Rodeo in Waimea (Kamuela)

Fourth of July Rodeo

Celebrating over 45 years of ranching, this event includes cattle roping, bull riding and other hoopla.
Christmas in Waimea (Kamuela)

Christmas Twilight Parade

In early December, the town gets into the Kalikimaka (Christmas) spirit with a block party.
Rodeo in Waimea (Kamuela)

Round-Up Rodeo

This whip-cracking event is held on the first Monday in September after Labor Day weekend.