2009 Hawaii Craft Fair Calendar

You might be surprised, but craft fairs are some of the best places to find gifts for the holidays. If you want to find unique, handcrafted gifts on the Island, traditionally one of the best places to hit has been the craft fairs. Even if you don’t normally go to craft fairs, you might be pleasantly surprised by what you’ll find. Here are the local holiday fairs I’ve dug up to help you out with that gift-finding dilemma. Happy Shopping!


Island
OCTOBER 2009

O‘ahu

OCT 30 – NOV 1

(Fri-Sun)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair
Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall,
Fri: 5 – 9pm, Sat: 9am –
7pm, Sun: 9am – 4pm
200+ booths for holiday shopping. $3 admission. $1 Discount Coupon.

O‘ahu

OCT 31

(Sat)

Kaiser High School Craft Fair and Haunted House
On the school campus, 511 Lunalilo Hm. Rd.,
9 am – 3 pm, (Haunted House from 10am – 9pm)
Crafts, food, white elephant,silent auction, live entertainment, keiki games, costume contest.

Kauai

OCT 31

(Sat)

Eleele School Craft and Book Fair
in the cafeteria,
9 am – 1 pm
Craft fair, food booths, book fair, games and country store.

Island
NOVEMBER 2009

O‘ahu

NOV 1

(Sun)

Chanukah and Choliday Craft Fair
Temple Emanu-El, 2550 Pali Hwy.,
9 am – 3 pm
Judaica, Chanukah gifts and supplies as well as art, crafts and food booth.

O‘ahu

NOV 7

(Sat)

Celebrate Kaimuki Kanikapila
Kaimuki Community Park (Waialae & 10th Ave) and Waialae Ave (between Koko Head & 11th Ave), 9 am – 3 pm
Craft Fair, Street Festival, food, entertainment! 160 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 7

(Sat)

Aiea High Craft & Fun Fair
98-1276 Ulune Street,
9 am – 2 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 7

(Sat)

Hanalani Schools’ Holiday Craft Fair
94-294 Anania Dr., Mililani,
9 am – 2 pm
Craft fair, scholastic book fair, Bake Shoppe, Angel Shoppe (where keiki can shop and have their presents wrapped), food booth, keiki games, bouncy, etc.

O‘ahu

NOV 7

(Sat)

Pohai Nani’s Craft Fair & Bake Sale – 9th Annual
45-090 Namoku St, Kaneohe, (near Castle High & Bay View Golf Course),
9 am – 3 pm
Crafts, baked goods, entertainment & food.

Kauai

NOV 7

(Sat)

North Shore Craft & Artist Show
Church of the Pacific, Ka Paka
Rd & Kuhio Hwy, Princeville,
9 am – 3 pm
Island made products from local artists.

O‘ahu

NOV 7-8

(Sat-Sun)

Hawaii Self Storage Holiday Craft Fair – 1st Annual
233 Akamainui St., Mililani,
9 am – 2 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 8

(Sun)

Diamond Head Arts & Crafts Fair
Kapiolani Community
College campus, 4303 Diamond Head Rd., 9 am – 2 pm
Over 220 craft booths, plus ono food!

O‘ahu

NOV 11

(Wed)

Wahiawa Lions Club Veterans Day Celebration
Wahiawa District Park,
10 am – 1 pm
Veterans Day
parade, military vehicles on display, local bands and entertainers, food,
craft fair, games, community organizations, cultural and ethnic booths, Extreme Fun inflatables.

O‘ahu

NOV 12-14

(Thurs-Sat)

Holiday Shoppe
5228 Apo Dr., behind Aina Haina Shopping Center,
Thurs: 4pm-8pm, Fri: 3pm-8pm, Sat: 9am-2pm An in-home Christmas boutique with individual one-of-a-kind homespun handmade crafts, featuring a wide array of products handcrafted by local artisans.

O‘ahu

NOV 13-14

(Fri-Sat)

Vintage Sale at Waioli Tea Room
2950 Manoa Rd.
Fri: 5–8:30 pm , Sat: 9am–2pm
A group of vendors selling shabby chic, cottage, Victorian and country style items & decor including water lilies, violets, vintage clothes by “Playback” and jewelry. Garden antiques, furniture, kitchenware, linen, porcelain, pottery, handbags, enamelware and more presented on the lanai of the Historic Waioli Tea Room. Tea house is open for homemade baked goods, tea & lunch on Saturday. Free admission.

O‘ahu

NOV 14

(Sat)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair
Aliiolani Elementary School, Waialae & 6th Ave., Kaimuki,
8 am – 2 pm
200+ booths of crafts, gifts & food.

O‘ahu

NOV 14

(Sat)

Noelani Elementary School Craft and Children’s Fair
2655 Woodlawn Dr. Manoa,
9 am – 2 pm
Children’s fair. 159 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 14

(Sat)

Pauoa Holiday Craft Fair
2301 Pauoa Road,
9 am – 2 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 14

(Sat)

Hawaii Pet Film Festival & Holiday Gift Show
Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall,
777 Ward Ave.,
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
FREE ADMISSION (public & pets) to the best and brightest local pet videos, a spectacular glamorous video awards ceremony with celebrity guest judges, pet fashion shows, film-themed pet costume contest, vendor booths, demonstrations, and fun for the entire family!

O‘ahu

NOV 14

(Sat)

The Hickam Fall Craft Fair – 34th Annual
Hickam Arts and Crafts Center, Kuntz Ave., Hickam AFB,
9 am – 3 pm
Beautifully handcrafted gifts and décor, great food and entertainment, a family dog show, prize drawings, and MORE! 150 booths. PUBLIC WELCOME and must access through the Kuntz Gate (via Elliott St. off Nimitz Hwy).

O‘ahu

NOV 14-15

(Sat-Sun)

Artfest at Waikiki Sunset on the Beach
Queens Beach, along Kalakaua Ave across Kapiolani
Park, Waikiki, 9 am – 4 pm
Handcrafts & ono food.

Maui

NOV 14-15

(Sat-Sun)

Hawaii Arts,Crafts & Food Festival – A Holiday Fair
War Memorial Gym, Kahului,
9 am – 5 pm
Arts, crafts and food festival with live demonstrations, performances and hourly prizes. 150 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV
15

(Sun)

Extraordinary Treasures Craft Fair
Leilehua High School, 1515
California Ave., Wahiawa,
9 am – 3 pm
Huli-huli chicken sale, entertainment, raffle give-away, baked goods, and extraordinary treasures. 100+ booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 18

(Wed)

Night Market at Aloha Tower
Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace, 1 Aloha Tower Dr.,
5–10 pm
Live music and dance, fashion show, art gallery, and cultural demos. Held every 3rd Wednesday of the month to showcase local designers, entertainers & artists. Free admission, validated parking.

O‘ahu

NOV 18-20

(Wed-Fri)

HGEA/AFSCME Downtown Holiday Craft & Gift Fair – 18th Annual
Kendall Building, 888 Mililani Street, Downtown Honolulu, corner of Queen & Mililani St.,
10 am – 2 pm
Crafts & gifts, door prizes and grand prize every day! 55 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 19

(Thurs)

Fort Street Mall Holiday Craft Fair
Fort Street Mall – Wilcox Park, near Macys and Ross, Downtown Honolulu,
7:30 am – 1:30 pm
40 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 20

(Fri)

Christmas Craft Fair – 9th Annual
Dole Cannery, 2nd Floor Atrium,
7:30 am – 2:30 pm
60 booths.

Big Isle

NOV 20-21

(Fri-Sat)

Christmas Craft “EG”stravaganza – 22nd Annual
Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium, Hilo,
Fri: 5–10 pm, Sat: 9 am – 3 pm
Crafts, trivia questions, mystery shoppers, scavenger hunt. 115 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Holiday Craft Fair
Makiki Community Library, corner of Makiki St. & Keeaumoku St.
9 am – 3 pm
Craft fair and used book sale.

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Holiday Craft Fair for Na Lei Mae’ole
McKinley High School cafeteria,
1039 So. King St.,
9 am – 2 pm
Craft fair, food booth, silent auction.

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair
Aiea Elementary School,
8 am – 2 pm
120+ booths of crafts, gifts & food.

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Mililani High School ABC Craft Fair
96-1200 Meheula Pkwy, in the school’s gymnasium & parking lot,
9 am – 2 pm
110 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Haleiwa Jodo Mission YBA Craft Fair
66-279A Haleiwa Rd.,
9 am – 2 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale
Kahuku School and Community
Library, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy., 10 am – 4 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Parker United Methodist Church Craft Fair
Parker UMC, 45-211 Waikalua Rd., Kaneohe,
10 am – 4 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 21

(Sat)

Kaelepulu Craft and Gift Fair
Kaelepulu Elementary School, 520
Keolu Drive, Kailua,
9:30 am – 2:30 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 21-22

(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park , by the Bandstand, Waikiki
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food.

O‘ahu

NOV 21-22

(Sat-Sun)

Craft Fair
Calvary Chapel Christian School,
98-1016 Komo Mai Drive, Newtown area in Aiea
Sat: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, Sun: 12:30 – 2:30 pm

O‘ahu

NOV 22

(Sun)

Pearl City High School Craft Fair
2100 Hookiekie St.
9 am – 2 pm
Over 100 booths of crafts, food, & plants.

Big Isle

NOV 27-28

(Fri-Sat)

Christmas Treasures Gift, Collectibles, Art & Craft Fair
King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, Kailua-Kona
9 am – 6 pm
Crafts, gifts, demos, silent auction, giveaways. 125 booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 27-29

(Fri-Sun)

Islandwide Christmas Crafts & Food Expo – 23rd Annual
Blaisdell Center
Fri: 5 – 10pm , Sat: 10am – 10pm , Sun: 10am – 5pm
Cash & other big drawings. 400 booths!

O‘ahu

NOV 28-29

(Sat-Sun)

Mission Houses Museum Holiday Craft Fair – 36th Annual
Mission Houses Museum, 533 S. King St., Downtown Honolulu
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring a variety of artists and handcrafters.

O‘ahu

NOV 28-29

(Sat-Sun)

Winter Craft Fair
94-587 Ukee St, Waipio-Gentry Business Park
Sat: 9am – 3pm, Sun: 9am – 2pm
Crafts, silent auction, good food, Santa for the children, special parking for the handicapped. 150 booths.

Island
DECEMBER 2009

O‘ahu

DEC 5

(Sat)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair
Aliiolani Elementary School, Waialae & 6th Ave., Kaimuki,
8 am – 2 pm
200+ booths of crafts, gifts & food.

O‘ahu

DEC 5

(Sat)

St. Andrew’s Priory School Holiday Fair
at the school at 224 Queen Emma Square and in Queen Emma Park,
9 am – 2 pm
Crafts, art, entertainment, games and food.

O‘ahu

DEC 5

(Sat)

Winter Wonderland IV
Calvary Church of the Pacific,
99-400 Aiea Heights Drive,
10 am – 1 pm
10 tons of snow, games, pictures with Santa, food, keiki Christmas crafts, bake sale.

O‘ahu

DEC 5

(Sat)

Mililani Town Assn. Christmas Craft & Gift Fair
Recreation Center 5, 95-1101 Ainamakua Dr.,
9 am – 2 pm
Crafts, gifts and food.

O‘ahu

DEC 5

(Sat)

Wahiawa Ryusenji Mission Fujinkai Craft Fair – 21th Annual
164 California Ave., Wahiawa,
9 am – 2 pm

O‘ahu

DEC 5

(Sat)

Kalama Beach Club Holiday Craft Fair
Kalama Beach Club, 280 N.
Kalaheo Ave., Kailua,
10 am – 4 pm
60 booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 5

(Sat)

Lanikai Holiday Craft Fair
Lanikai Community Park, corner of A’alapapa and Kaiolena in Lanikai, Kailua, 9 am – 3 pm
Features handcrafted, hand designed, island inspired, unique crafts made in Hawaii. 92 booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 5 – 6

(Sat-Sun)

Pacific Handcrafters Guild Winter Festival
Thomas Square , corner of King St & Ward Ave , across the Academy of Arts , 9 am – 4 pm

O‘ahu

DEC 6

(Sun)

Wiki Wiki Christmas One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show
Neal Blaisdell Hawaii Suites,
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Vintage 20 years or older collectibles and antiques. 90 tables with vendors from Oahu, neighbor islands and mainland with estate jewelry, furniture, fashion, garden, linen, art, coin, ukuleles, toys, dolls, kokeshi, beads, Victorian, tribal, tiki, Primo and more! $4 Admission, $2 children 7–11.

O‘ahu

DEC 6

(Sun)

Windward Holiday Craft Fair
Castle High School, 45-386 Kaneohe Bay Dr.,
10 am – 2 pm
Featuring “Taste of Castle”, recipes from their latest cookbook! 100 booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 9

(Wed)

“Evening in Waipio”, Hawaii Okinawa Center
94-587 Ukee St, Waipio-Gentry Business Park,
5:30 – 9 pm
Crafts, silent auction, door prizes, good food, live entertainment, photos with Santa. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 9-10

(Wed-Thurs)

Hawaii’s “Bigger & Better” Gift & Craft Fair
Topa Financial Center (formerly Amfac), 745 Fort Street Mall, Fort Street Tower 20th Floor, Downtown Honolulu,
10 am – 2 pm

O‘ahu

DEC 12

(Sat)

Moanalua High School Winter Craft Fair
2825 Ala Ilima St.,
9 am – 3 pm
Fantastic crafts, plants, gift items & ono food. 200 booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 12

(Sat)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair
Aiea Elementary School,
8 am – 2 pm
120+ booths of crafts, gifts & food.

O‘ahu

DEC
12

(Sat)

Ko ‘Olina Artfest
On the grounds fronting Paradise
Cove Luau,
8 am – 2 pm
Original handmade in Hawaii crafts by the Handcrafters & Artisans Alliance (HAA). Onsite parking available for customers.

O‘ahu

DEC 12

(Sat)

Mililani High School ABC Craft Fair
96-1200 Meheula Pkwy, in the school’s gymnasium & parking lot
9 am – 2 pm
110 booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 13

(Sun)

Mililani YMCA & Mililani Town Assn’s Holiday Craft and Gift Fair
Mililani YMCA, 95-1190 Hikikaulia St.,
8 am – 2 pm
50 booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 17

(Thurs)

Fort Street Mall Christmas Fair
Fort Street Mall – Wilcox Park, near Macys and Ross, Downtown Honolulu, 7:30 am – 1:30 pm
40 booths.

O‘ahu

DEC
18-20

(Fri-Sun)

Honolulu Gift Fair – 6th Annual
Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall,
777 Ward Ave.,
Fri: 5–9pm, Sat: 10am – 9pm, Sun: 10am – 5pm
FREE ADMISSION to over 300 gift booths featuring antiques and collectibles, apparel, arts and crafts, automotive, coins and paper money, gadgets and toys, health and beauty, home and garden, jewelry, books and music, made-in-Hawaii products, personal services, pet gifts and more!

O‘ahu

DEC 19

(Sat)

Holomua Elementary School Craft & Gift Fair
91-1561 Keaunui Drive, Ewa Beach,
9 am – 2 pm


O‘ahu

DEC 19

(Sat)

Mililani’s Save the Best for Last Craft & Gift Fair
Mililani Uka Elementary & Kuahelani Park, 94-380
Kuahelani Ave., 9 am – 3 pm

O‘ahu

DEC 19-20

(Sat-Sun)

Artfest at Waikiki Sunset on the Beach
Queens Beach, along Kalakaua Ave across Kapiolani
Park, Waikiki, 9 am – 4 pm
Handcrafts & ono food.

Island
JANUARY 2010

O‘ahu

JAN 23-24


(Sat-Sun)

O‘ahu

FEB 27-28


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

MAR 12-14


(Fri-Sun)

Hawaii Family Lifestyle & Wellness Expo
Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall,
Fri: 5–10pm, Sat & Sun: 10am – 6pm

O‘ahu

MAR 20


(Sat)

Mililani High School ABC Craft Fair
96-1200 Meheula Pkwy, in the school’s gymnasium & parking lot,
9 am – 2 pm
110 booths.

O‘ahu

MAR 27-28


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

APR 24-25


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths

O‘ahu

MAY 22-23


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

JUNE 19-20


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

JULY 10-11


(Sat-Sun)

Pacific Handcrafters Guild Summer Festival
Thomas Square, corner of King St & Ward Ave, across the Academy of Arts, 9 am – 4 pm

O‘ahu

JULY 24-25


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pmFeaturing artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

AUG 28-29


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

SEPT 10-12


(Fri-Sun)

8th Hawai’I Woman Expo plus Hawai’i Sewing, Quilting,
Needlepoint & Craft Show
Neal Bllaisdell Exhibition Hall,
Fri: 5–10pm, Sat & Sun: 10am – 6pm
Two shows in one: a show for women 18 to 55 years old and for sewing, quilting, needlepoint and craft enthusiasts. Admission $3; children under 7 free.

O‘ahu

SEPT 25-26


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

OCT 23-24


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

NOV 20-21


(Sat-Sun)

Waikiki Artfest
Kapiolani Park, by the Bandstand, Waikiki,
9 am – 4 pm
Featuring artists and handcrafters, music & food. 70+ booths.

O‘ahu

DEC 5 – 6


(Sat-Sun)

Pacific Handcrafters Guild Winter Festival
Thomas Square, corner of King St & Ward Ave, across the Academy of Arts, 9 am – 4 pm




O‘ahu

DEC 17-19


(Fri-Sun)

Honolulu Gift Fair – 7th Annual
Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave.,
Fri: 5–9pm, Sat: 10am – 9pm, Sun: 10am – 5pm
Over 300 gift booths featuring antiques and collectibles, apparel, arts and crafts, automotive, coins and paper money, gadgets and toys, health and beauty, home and garden, jewelry, books and music, made-in-Hawaii products, personal services, pet gifts and more!

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