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16th Annual Honolulu Festival

Discovery through Traditions

Dance performance at the 2009 Honolulu Festival
Dance performance at the 2009 Honolulu Festival

The Honolulu Festival, Hawaii's premier cultural extravaganza, seeks to promote understanding and ethnic harmony between the diverse cultures of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. The three-day weekend festival offers educational programs, dance performances and art demonstrations from cultures throughout the world, including Japan, China, Korea, Philippines and Australia. This year's theme is "Pacific Harmony," with a sub theme of "Discovery through Traditions." Free activities take place throughout all of downtown Honolulu, with a grand finale parade in Wakiki.

When: March 12-14

Where: Honolulu, Hawaii

Admission: Free

Info: www.honolulufestival.com

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