January is an exciting month to visit Honolulu, and our Waikiki hotel puts you close to the best events taking place across the island. Here's a roundup of the best things to do in Waikiki to kick off 2016.
Hawaii Narcissus Festival - January 9th
Established in 1950 to showcase local Chinese art and culture, this celebration of Asian heritage features a queen pageant, a night in Chinatown display, art exhibits and a beautiful parade with lion dancing and fireworks. It takes place at the Blaisdell Center.
Hawai?i Cherry Blossom Festival Opening and ?Ohana Festival - January 10th
Celebrating the bond between Japan and the United States, this opening ceremony is a prelude to the spectacular trees that will bloom in April. Spotlighting Japanese culture, this event is a fun start to the festivities. It takes place at Teruya Courtyard Stage at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.
POW! WOW! Hawaii - Throughout January
Mixing music, art and culture, performers and artists from across the globe come to Honolulu for live shows, exhibition openings and important conversations. You can find events spread across the Kaka?ako District.
Sony Open - January 11 - 17
One of the first PGA events to kick off the professional golfing circuit each year, this exciting tournament features the finest names in golf. Waialae Country Club is hosting the event this year to celebrate 50 years of working with the PGA.