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The Big Island Weekend Guide: May 5 and 6

Jonathan Brooke

This is an agent who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying and home selling process...

This is an agent who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying and home selling process...

Oct 7 4 minutes read

It's Aloha Friday! 

May Day was Lei Day!  And this weekend is filled with festivities and events to bond with your family and friends including several Cinco De Mayo parties!

Check out our 10 Best Picked Events Happening this May 5 and 6 on The Big Island Hawaii:

1 . First Fridays in Honokaa

When: May 4

Where: Mamane Street  Honokaa, HI 96727 United 

This is such a fun event!  I love it when the community comes together.  Enjoy local dining, shopping, music and more every first Friday of the month in Honoka'a with different vendors,  food trucks, musicians, performers, henna, fundraising and informational booths. 

2 . Future Voices

When: May 5 and May 6

Where: Kahilu Theatre 67-1186 Lindsey Rd, Kamuela 96743

Full Disclosure here and Proud Papa moment....   I will be at each show here.   My youngest daughter will be performing in the show!   Come watch with me the performance of Future Voices in collaboration with Prince Dance Institute Students sponsored by Cindy Rhoer & Tom Kapp, Terry & Michael Cromwell, And Other Friends Of Kahilu. Tickets are $38/$28/ $22 and can be purchased at, 808.885.6868 or in person at 67-1186 Lindsey Road, Kamuela Hi, 96743.

3 . Ka'u Coffee Festival

When: May 5 and May 6

Where: Ho'olaule'a

The 10th Annual Ka'u Coffee Festival will once again be celebrated for 10 days. Events include Exploring Ka'u, Miss Ka'u Coffee Pageant, Pa'ina & Open House, Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest, Ka'u Mountain Water Systems Hike, Ka'u Valley Farms Tour, Ka'u Coffee & Cattle Day, Ka'u Star Gazing, Ho'olaule'a, Ka'u Coffee Experience, Farm & Mill Tours, Ka'u Coffee College, and many more.

4. Pana'ewa 19th Annual Plant sale

When: May 5, 8:00 am

Where: 800 Stainback Hwy, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

The Friends of Pana'ewa Zoo presents the 19th Annual Plant Sale featuring Bamboo, Vireyas, Palms, Daylilies, Orchids, Herbs, Water Plants, Fruit Trees and many more.

5. Ladies Night Out in Kapa'au!!

When: May 5

Where: 54382 Kamehameha Park Rd

Spread the word to all your lady friends about this one.... It's ladies night out! Bond with your girl BFF and enjoy the FREE massage, health screenings, food, entertainment and door prizes. 

6 . Cinco de Mayo Latin Jazz

When: May 5, 6:30 pm

Where: Gertrude's Jazz Bar75-5699 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740

Jive and enjoy Latin Jazz for Cinco de Mayo Celebration while drinking your favorite Mamborita's and Maestro Dobel Tequila.

7 . Lucys Cinco de Mayo Party

When: May 5, 9:30 pm

Where: Lucy's Taqueria194 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Drinks all night this Saturday! Cinco de Mayo Party offers a variety of cocktail drinks, beers, tacos, good music, and fun!

8. Cinco de Mayo Dance Party

When: May 5, 7:00 pm

Where: Puako, Hawaii

Party and Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Mai Grille and dance to the beat of Lorenzo's Army local band for only $10 cover charge.

9 . Cinco De Mayo Fiesta!

When: May 5, 7:00 pm

Where: Kohala Village HUB55-514 Hawi Rd, Hawi, Hawaii 96719

Bring your friends and family and experience Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Kohala Village HUB like no other!

 10. PowerShares Series Tennis Tournament

When: May 6


Hawaii will host its first-ever PowerShares Series Tennis Tournament, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Mardy Fish and Tommy Haas will be the four competing players in the Champions Cup Presented by Hawaii Tourism Authority. Tickets for the general public are on sale starting on February 20 at 10 am HST.

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