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How To Spend 4th of July In Hawaii

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Independence Day is just around the corner, hence many are looking for the best ways to see the show. With such spectacular views, we think it’s best to spend 4th of July in Hawaii celebrating in an adventurous way but you may be curious on specifically how to spend 4th of July in Hawaii.

How To Spend 4th of July In Hawaii

In today’s post, we’ll highlight some of the most interesting experiences you can have across the state. From a World War II aircraft to luxurious dinner cruises, this post has a little bit of something for everyone concerning ideas for how to spend 4th of July in Hawaii.

1. See Pearl Harbor From A World War II Aircraft

First of all, Independence Day isn’t just about barbecues and fireworks. For many, it’s a day to reflect and consider the sacrifice of those who fought and died for the freedoms we enjoy (and often take for granted) today.

The Pearl Harbor Warbirds Admiral’s Warbird Adventure is a great place for this type of memorable experience. You’ll become immersed in the details of the Infamous Pearl Harbor attack, while soaring above important battle sites from this day of infamy. Furthermore, relive history by retracing steps from Navy and Army Airman in the days preceding the bombing.

Even more, it’s one of the best attractions in O’ahu, and a can’t miss 4th of July experience!

2. Visit the Pineapple Festival hosted by Lana`i Community Association

Stop by for a ton of activities, prizes, food booths, games, crafts, entertainment, and exhibitors. The parade starts at 2 p.m., which kicks off the festival. Everything wraps up around 9 p.m. with a spectacular fireworks show. Hence, it’s a lot of fun for the whole family.

If you’re looking for a memorable celebration on the island of Maui, consider the Pineapple Festival.

3. Hilo Bay 5K Run/Walk

If you’re going to be in Hilo for the 4th of July, consider signing up for the “A Salute to Our Veterans” Hilo Bay 5K. Certainly, this is extra special if there’s a veteran in your life because you can honor them with a special tribute during the race.

Also, a simple donation of $25 gets you a bib, t-shirt, bag, and a chance to win prizes. Most noteworthy, all proceeds from the race go to the Veterans of the Big Island in the Pahoa Area.

Learn more about the Hilo Bay 5K Run/Walk

4. Lahaina Independence Day Celebration on Maui

This is THE place to celebrate July 4th on Maui. Enjoy games, food, music, and even special activities for the children. Similarly to other events, after spending the day exploring the festivities, the evening will conclude with a fireworks display at 8pm.

Learn more about the Maui Action Committee’s Lahaina Celebration

5. 29th Annual Kauai Hospice Concert in the Sky

Finally, you can’t miss this family-friendly fireworks show — SET TO MUSIC. People of all ages can come to celebrate Independence Day at Lihue’s Vidinha Stadium.

Furthermore, enjoy tasty food from top restaurants and hotels in Kauai’s, hear a continuous stream of live entertainment. Finally, top the night off with this unique fireworks display.

Above all, Hawaii is a beautiful place to visit year-round, but it’s specifically a unique and special place to visit on the 4th of July. Consequently, we hope these five tips give you a better idea of how to spend 4th of July in Hawaii.