The 2018 Honolulu Pride™ Parade + Festival will be Saturday, October 20, preceded by Rainbows Over Waikiki — Pride Banners brightening Waikiki for two weeks leading up to the main events. We hope you’ll join us!

Rainbows Over Waikikidozens of Pride Banners sharing LGBTQ aloha — will kick off 2018 Honolulu Pride™ Month on October 6. Sponsor your banner here. The Pride Parade, on Kalakaua Avenue in the heart of Waikiki, begins on Magic Island at 11am on Saturday, October 20. Register your group here. The Pride Festival, at Diamond Head Greens, follows the Parade, and continues until 6pm. Register your booth at the Festival here. And be sure to check out special offers from our Travel Partners here.

Plus there are already more than 25 additional events hosted by Hawaii’s LGBTQ+ community scheduled during October. Save the Dates, and we’ll see you soon!

Friday October 5

6pm Also Here: Exhibition Opening + Live Poetry / First Friday Party / DJ + Special Guests ARTS at Marks Garage

10pm Mother (FKA Trannyshack) starring Heklina Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand

Saturday October 6

10pm Mother (FKA Trannyshack) starring Heklina Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand

Sunday October 7

8am Rainbows Over Waikiki Honolulu Pride™ Banners Project Installation Kalakaua Avenue / Waikiki

Wednesday – Friday  October 10 – 12

Friday  October 12

9pm INBTWNS / Motown QTIPOC Prom / FT DJ Jaba One + Special Guests ARTS at Marks Garage

9pm Black Party Tapa’s Restaurant & Lanai Bar

Saturday October 13

11am Wang Chung’s Free BBQ Pride Picnic Queen’s Surf Beach Park

5pm Bloomingdale’s Honolulu Pride™ Fundraiser + Shopping Party Bloomingdale’s Ala Moana 

Sunday October 14

10am Wang Chung’s Drag Brunch Wang Chung’s Karaoke Bar

1pm Wang Chung’s Catamaran Wang Chung’s Karaoke Bar

1pm Gay Island Guide’s Honolulu Pride™ Kick-Off Pool Party Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

5pm Mr. Miss. Ms. Gay Pride Finale Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand

Monday October 15

7PM Trivia Night at Bacchus Bacchus Waikiki

Tuesday October 16

4PM Free HIV / AIDS Testing University of Phoenix Kapolei

Wednesday October 17

11:30AM Hawaii Rainbow Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn: The ABCs of LGBTQ University of Phoenix Kapolei

6:30PM Pride Film Screening of KUMU HINA and Talk Story with Connie Florez • ARTS at Marks Garage

Thursday October 18

9PM Chitty Bang Women’s Pride Party Scarlet Honolulu

 Friday October 19

6PM SketchFest’s Honolulu Pride™ Giggle & Be Gay Comedy Show Honolulu Museum of Art

8PM Scarlet’s Honolulu Pride™ Party Scarlet Honolulu

Saturday October 20

11AM Honolulu Pride™ Parade + Festival Waikiki + Diamond Head Greens

6PM Hula’s Honolulu Pride™ After Party Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand

Sunday October 21

10AM Hula’s Honolulu Pride™ Recovery Cherch Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand

12PM Lei’s Honolulu Pride™ After Pride Pool Party Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Monday October 22

6PM Sing Along Stage & Screen Night Bacchus Waikiki

Sunday October 28

6PM The Imperial Court of Hawaii’s San Francisco Party Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand

Take a look at our Sponsorship Opportunities Package. Download it here. For more information, contact Jim Miller at jim@hawaiilgbtlegacy.com

To learn more about how you can become involved in Honolulu Pride™, contact one of the the Pride Planning Committee members below.

Honolulu Pride™ Planning Committee and Sponsorships Chair:  Jim Miller

Honolulu Pride™ Festival Chair: Will Coleman

Honolulu Pride™ Parade and Rainbows Over Waikiki Chair: Willie Sabel 

Honolulu Pride™  Media, Marketing and Advertising Co-Chairs: Joe Bock / Francine Beppu

Honolulu Pride™ Finance and Contracts Chair: Melvin Jadulang

Honolulu Pride™ Festival Entertainment Chair: Walter Enriquez 

Honolulu Pride™ Volunteer Chair: Randy Jadulang

Honolulu Pride™ Social Events Chair: Sean Barrett

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