HONOLULU PRIDE™ 2018


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 20 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


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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Mahalo to the Sponsors who have already joined us.

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