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Festivals & Events

Calendar of Events Listing

To get your event noticed by those planning their trip to Hawaii, list your event on the Calendar of Events webpage.  This calendar lists events representing Hawaii's culture, art & music, cuisine, sports, and festivals that will attract or entice visitors to - or enhance a visitors stay while in the Hawaiian Islands.

Photo Tips for Media

Helpful hints on taking photos to be used in media.  Learn More >

Sponsorship Strategies

Strategies for securing and maintaining sponsorships.  Learn More >

Zero Waste Management

HTA encourages incorporation and implementation of "green" practices into your festival/event.  Counties of Hawaii and Kauai provide helpful guidelines in Zero Waste Management practices for events.

The Hawaiian Islands & Island Brand Identities

Find out how the HTA and its marketing contractors are differentiating the individual Hawaiian islands by focusing on the distinct experiences and emotional aspects of each island as well as the brand elements that are common across all the islands.  Learn More >

Sample Festivals & Events Survey

A sample survey to track your event's number of attendees and demographics.  Learn More >

Green Event

HTA encourages events to become certified as a Green Event under the State of Hawaii's Hawaii Green Business Program. The purpose is to conserve Hawaii's natural resources by implementing practices that conserve and save water, energy, and lower the amount of solid waste generated. Click here for more information. 



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