2010 Craft Fair Calendar

This year, more than ever, it’s important to support our local crafters, artists, retailers and designers by buying gifts that are made in Hawai’i. The scary economy and the downturn in the visitor industry mean Christmas sales depend heavily on kamaʻāina holiday shoppers.

Remember, craft fairs, which are plentiful in the coming weeks, also offer a plethora of gift possibilities. So, go out and support the local venodsr at this years craft fairs!

Island AUGUST 2010
O’ahu AUG 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

(Tuesdays)

Ward Centers Specialty Farmer’s Market, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., (corner of Ward Ave & Ala Moana Blvd), 9 am – 1 pm A new venue which includes fresh produce of local fruits, vegetables, and seasonal produce, fresh fish, food items, as well as one-of-a-kind “Made in Hawaii” and specialty gift items that are not sold in retail stores.
O’ahu AUG 7

(Sat)

Artfest at Ko Olina, 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 AUG 7, 14, 28

(Saturdays)

It’s the Spirit of Aloha in Waikiki, Wyndham Outrigger Hotel main lobby, 227 Lewers St., 9:30 am – 4 pm
O’ahu AUG 13 & 27

(Fridays)

It’s Aloha Friday at the ‘Ilima Hotel, at the ground floor lobby, 445 Nohonani St., Waikiki, 9 am – 2 pm

A special “Made in Hawaii” showcase, with performances by ‘Ilima ‘Ohana chorus. Free to the public, 30 minutes validated free parking.

O’ahu AUG 14

(Sat)

Rubberstamp & Scrapbook Expo and Crafters Clearance Sale, Neal Blaisdell Center–Hawaii Suites, 10 am – 4 pm

Featuring a wide variety of papers (cover weight, text weight, pearlescent, metallic, acid free & washi), rubberstamping and scrapbook supplies, stickers & stationery from Japan. Clearance sale by Renee Osborne and Nancy Hoshida featuring up to 75% off craft suppllies & overstock inventory. Free Admission.

O’ahu AUG 20-22

(Fri-Sun)

Made in Hawaii Festival – 15th Annual, Neal Blaisdell Exhibition & Arena, 777 Ward Ave., Fri & Sat: 10am – 9pm,  Sun: 10am – 5pm

Food, books, gifts, fashions, plants, art, crafts, produce and more. Showcasing Hawaii’s award-winning performers on the entertainment stage and Hawaii’s top culinary artists in the arena. Over 400 booths. Admission $3; children 6 and under free.

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.

Island
SEPTEMBER 2010
O’ahu SEPT 4

(Sat)

Ahuimanu Fun and Craft Fair, Ahuimanu Elementary School, 47-470 Hui Aeko Place, Kaneohe, near Koolau Shopping Center and Valley of the Temples, 9 am – 3 pm

Crafts, food, carnival rides, inflatables, silent auction, games, door prizes, live entertainment.

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 11

(Sat)

LHSBBA Fall Craft Fair – 2nd Annual, Leilehua High School cafeteria, 1515 California Ave., Wahiawa, 9 am – 2 pm

Lots of exciting craft & food booths, huli-huli chicken sale, baked goods, plants, specialty gifts, live music & entertainment, door prizes, & great family fun!

O’ahu SEPT 18

(Sat)

Aloha Festivals Waikiki Ho’olaule’a – 58th Annual, On Kalakaua Ave between Lewers and Kapahulu Ave., 5 pm – 10:30 pm

A celebration unique to Hawaii in the heart of Waikiki.

O’ahu SEPT 24-26

(Fri-Sun)

Hawaii Seniors’ Fair – The Good Life Expo – 26th Annual, Neal Blaisdell Center, 777 Ward Ave., 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Continuous entertainment on two stages; free seminars; Hawaiian Crafts Village; info on health, nutrition, travel, finances, mortgages/reverse mortgages, gov. agencies, Senior’s Clubs, retirement facilities, physical fitness; great shopping for clothing, jewelry, crafts and more! FREE ADMISSION.

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.

Island
OCTOBER 2010
O’ahu OCT 2

(Sat)

Windward Ho’olaule’a 2010, Windward Community College campus, 45-720 Kea’ahala Rd, Kaneohe, 9 am – 8 pm

Family-friendly event with top island entertainment, arts & crafts tent, food, keiki activities, silent auction, white elephant, book sale, and community displays.

Kauai OCT 2 – 3

(Sat-Sun)

Coconut Festival – 14th Annual, Kapaa Beach Park on Kapaa Park Rd., Sat: 9 am – 5 pm,  Sun: 9 am – 4 pm

Crazy coconut games, coconut cook-off, arts and crafts, fabulous food.

O’ahu OCT 9

(Sat)

Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival & Health Fair, Kapiolani Park and Bandstand, Waikiki, 10 am – 6 pm

Featuring live entertainment, food booths, crafts, cultural displays, specialty booths, children’s activities and information from different community/health agencies. This event is FREE & open to the public.

O’ahu OCT 9 – 10

(Sat-Sun)

Oh Baby! Family Expo 2010, Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 10 am – 5 pm,

Hawaii’s largest baby & kids expo for young families featuring over 150 exhibitors offering invaluable info and the latest in new products and services.

O’ahu OCT 10

(Sun)

Scholarship Fund Luncheon & Fashion Show – 41st Annual, Hawaii Convention Center, 9 am – 2 pm

Featured designer for fashion show is Anne Namba. Boutique with 55 booths.

O’ahu OCT 16

(Sat)

Manoa Craft Fair, Manoa Elem. School, 3155 Manoa Rd., 8:30 am – 2 pm

Crafts, jewelry, t-shirts, Christmas items, food and more. 60+ booths.

O’ahu OCT 16

(Sat)

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

Crafts, hot food, cold drinks, sushi, bentos, shaved ice.

O’ahu OCT 22-24

(Fri-Sun)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair, Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Fri: 5 – 9pm,  Sat: 9am – 7pm,  Sun: 9am – 4pm

Over 200 booths of crafts, gifts & food.  $3 admission.  $1 Discount Coupon. Prize giveaways hourly.

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 OCT 30

(Sat)

Hawaii Kai Artfest, Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church, 9 am – 4 pm

Original handmade in Hawaii crafts by the Handcrafters & Artisans Alliance (HAA). Onsite parking available for customers.

O’ahu OCT 30

(Sat)

Harvest Festival Craft Fair, Pearl City Highlands Elementary School, 1419 Waimano Home Rd,

9 am – 2 pm

O’ahu OCT 30

(Sat)

Mililani’s “Holiday Shopping Spree” Craft & Gift Fair, Mililani Uka Elementary, 94-380 Kuahelani Ave., 9 am – 2 pm
Island
NOVEMBER 2010
O’ahu NOV 6

(Sat)

Celebrate Kaimuki Kanikapila, Waialae Ave from Koko Head to 11th Ave, and Kaimuki Community Park, 9 am – 3 pm

Street festival with local arts and crafts, a large variety of food, two stages of free entertainment, prize giveaways, fun for the whole family! 150 booths.

O’ahu NOV 6

(Sat)

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

Coco and Bee will be here as a Vendor! Come and visit them!

O’ahu NOV 6

(Sat)

“Celebrate 50” Aiea High Craft & Fun Fair, 98-1276 Ulune Street (Aiea High School grounds), next to Aiea Community Gym, 9 am – 2 pm

Crafts, Hawaiiana, Xmas gifts, collectibles, cookbooks, Project Graduation items, water slide for kids plus jumpers and games, Chinese & local food & more. 80 booths.

O’ahu NOV 11-13

(Thurs-Sat)

Holiday Shoppe, 5228 Apo Dr., Aina Haina, Thurs: 10am – 8pm, Fri: 3pm – 8pm, Sat: 9am – 2pm

In-home holiday craft boutique featuring beautifully handcrafted gifts, dacor, fashions, plants, art, crafts, unique items, great food and treats from 30+ local artisans. No admission fee. Free street parking.

O’ahu NOV 13 (Sat) Noelani Craft & Children’s Fair, Noelani Elementary School; 2655 Woodlawn Drive (Manoa) Time: 9am – 2pm

Coco and Bee will be here as a Vendor! Come and visit us!

O’ahu NOV 13

(Sat)

Hickam AFB Fall Craft Fair – 35th Annual, Arts & Crafts Center, Hickam Air Force Base, 9 am – 3 pm

150 booths of all hand made items, crafts, jewlery, wood, ceramics, paintings and more. Live entertainment, food booths, horse rides, hourly prizes. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC via Kuntz Gate from 9am.

O’ahu NOV 13

(Sat)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair, Aiea Elementary School, 8 am – 2 pm

120+ booths of crafts, gifts & food.

O’ahu NOV 14

(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 18

(Thurs)

Fort St. Mall Craft Fair, on Fort St. Mall near Macys and Ross, Downtown Honolulu, 7 am – 1:30 pm

Handcrafted jewelry, specialty foods, plants, handbags, handmade clothing, quilts and gifts. 50 booths.

O’ahu NOV 19

(Fri)

Christmas Craft Fair at Dole – 10th Annual, Dole Cannery, 7:30 am – 2:30 pm

65+ booths featuring handcrafted items.

Big Isle NOV 19-20

(Fri-Sat)

Christmas Craft “EG”stravaganza – 23rd Annual, Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium, 350 Kalanikoa St., Hilo, Fri: 5-10 pm,  Sat: 9 am – 3 pm

A Big Island tradition with games throughout: Mystery Shopper, Trivia, Scavenger Hunt. Live keiki entertainment on Saturday. 115 booths. General admission $2, last hour each day free.

O’ahu NOV 20

(Sat)

Parker Annual Holiday Craft Fair, Parker United Methodist Church, 45-211 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe (near Kaneohe Police Station), 9 am – 2 pm
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.

Big Isle NOV 26-27

(Fri-Sat)

Kamahalo Craft Fair, Cooper Community Center on Wright Road in Volcano, Fri: 9am – 4pm, Sat: 9 am-3 pm

A free event for buyers who are looking for unique gift items made on the island on Hawai’i. Located in the heart of Volcano village, there is a wide variety of items from pottery, glassware, sewn items, woodwork, fresh liko lehua wreaths, photography, fine art, clothing, and food items.

Big Isle NOV 26-27

(Fri-Sat)

Christmas Treasures Art, Gift, & Craft Fair, King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, Kailua-Kona, Fri: 9 am – 6 pm,  Sat: 9 am – 4 pm

Featuring vendors from all over Hawaii with exclusive and unique items for everyone’s early Holiday shopping. 100 booths.

O’ahu NOV 30

(Tue)

Kahuku Library Arts and Craft Fair, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, 2 pm – 7:30 pm
Island
DECEMBER 2010
O’ahu DEC 4

(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 4

(Sat)

Wahiawa Ryusenji Mission Fujinkai Craft Fair – 21th Annual, 164 California Ave., Wahiawa, 9 am – 2 pm
O’ahu DEC 4 – 5

(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 5

(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 11

(Sat)

Moanalua High School Winter Craft Fair, 2825 Ala Ilima St., 9 am – 3 pm

Fabulous crafts, plants, gift items & ono food. 200+ booths.

Coco and Bee will be here as a Vendor! Come and visit us!

O’ahu DEC 11

(Sat)

Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair, Aiea Elementary School, 8 am – 2 pm

120+ booths of crafts, gifts & food.

O’ahu DEC 16

(Thurs)

Fort St. Mall Craft Fair, on Fort St. Mall near Macys and Ross, Downtown Honolulu, 7 am – 1:30 pm

Handcrafted jewelry, specialty foods, plants, handbags, handmade clothing, quilts and gifts. 50 booths.

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

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 18

(Sat)

Mililani’s “Save the Best for Last” Craft & Gift Fair, Mililani Uka Elementary & Kuahelani Park, 94-380 Kuahelani Ave., 9 am – 3 pm
Island
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011
O’ahu JAN 22

(Sat)

Miss Purotu Pageant/NightMarket @ Aloha Tower, The Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace, 1 Aloha Tower Dr., 6-10 pm,

Arts,crafts, & product market at the annual Miss Purotu Pageant, Tahitian cultural event. Guests pay $20 admission

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