Spring is in the air in Hawaii. This is usually one of the most beautiful times of the year in the islands. With spring comes an amazing assortment of craft fairs that are sure to get the blood pumping for any craft and art lover in Hawaii. Below you will find a detailed 2013 Hawaii spring craft fair calendar. Most of the events are free, unless otherwise stated, so check some of your favorites out.
2013 Hawaii Spring Craft Fair Calendar
Hyatt’s Prince Kuhio Day Celebration
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa in the Great Hall of the Pualeilani Atrium Shops, 2424 Kalakaua Ave., with Hawaii-made crafts, food and hula performances beginning 2 p.m. Call 923-1234.
Creations of Hawaii
Features unique made-in-Hawaii items. Call 735-4510, ext. 2, or visit www.bymela.vpweb.com. » 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 11, Pearlridge Center, Uptown, lower level.
Waikiki Farmers Market & Specialty Craft Fair
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18 and June 22, Jefferson Elementary School, 324 Kapahulu Ave.
King Kamehameha Day Luau & Celebration
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8, Kawaiaha‘o Church grounds, 957 Punchbowl St.
Creations of Hawaii Pacifica Festival
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 15, Kapiolani Park, Waikiki. Also features food, entertainment and giveaways.
Windward Nazarene Church’s Spring Fest
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Bay View Golf Course, 45-285 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Also features games, food, entertainment and an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Visit goo.gl/f14OK.
Pacific Palisades Community Association’s Spring Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, 2106 Aamanu St., Pearl City. With food vendors, a display of farm animals, games, a bouncer, a build-your-own-cupcake station and more. Call 455-5182 or 673-6134, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association Craft Fair and Swap Meet
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13, 891 Valkenburgh St. Interested vendors may call 221-0381 or 285-2675.
St. John Vianney Student Travel Club’s Spring Craft Fair
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13, St. John Vianney Parish Hall, 940 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Features a mother-daughter look-alike contest with prizes; registration from 11 to 11:30 a.m. and judging at noon. Proceeds to help defray costs of Italy trip. Visit goo.gl/8GQBa.
Waipio Shopping Center’s Spring 2013 Swap Meet & Craft Fair
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20, 94-1040 Waipio Uka St. (across Kamehameha Highway from Central Oahu Regional Park). Household goods, gently used clothing, toys, books and handmade crafts, jewelry and decorations. Interested vendors may visit www.shopwaipio.com. For questions, email email@example.com.
Spring Bazaar at Epiphany Church
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20, along 10th and Harding avenues, Kaimuki. Baked goods, jams and jellies, plants, clothing, dishes, food and more. Metered parking available in the municipal lot at 11th and Harding avenues. Call 734-5706.
Eighth Bolts of Fabric & Fun Fair
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20, Honpa Hongwanji, Social Hall, 1727 Pali Highway; early entry at 8 a.m. for TEMARI members. Remnants, yardage, kimonos, obis, sewing notions, yarns, beads and more, with “textile talks” on identifying fiber content and caring for vintage textiles. Call 536-4566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manana PTO’s “Celebrate Spring” Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20, Manana Elementary School, Pearl City. More than 80 vendors plus keiki inflatables and games (both for a small fee), including a new game based on “Angry Birds.” Call 454-5305 or visit www.manana.k12.hi.us.
Hawaii Self Storage-Kapolei West Craft Fair and Flea Market
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26-27, May 24-25 and June 21-22, 2009 Lauwiliwili St. (behind Costco), with about 30 vendors. Interested vendors may call 682-0333 or 953-9312.
Spring Home, Garden and New Products Show
5 to 9 p.m. April 26; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 27; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28, Neal Blaisdell Center, Exhibition Hall. Cost: $3 for general admission, $1 for military, free for ages 12 and under. Call 732-6037 or visit www.pacificexpos.com.
Moanalua High School Spring Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the school, 2825 Ala Ilima St. With food, plants and entertainment. Interested vendors may call 738-5088 or email email@example.com.
Pride 4 Ewa: “Celebrating Ohana Together”
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27, Hoalauna Park, 91-1330 Keaunui Drive, Ewa Beach. Also features entertainment, rides, games, food and educational activities and exhibits. Visit goo.gl/oPlaL.
Craft, Gift & Rubber Stamp Expo, plus Crafters Clearance Sale
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28, Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites. About 30 vendors. Call 220-1002.
Islandwide Spring Crafts and Food Expo for Mother’s Day
4 to 8 p.m. May 3, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 4, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5, Neal Blaisdell Center, Exhibition Hall. More than 200 artisan and food vendors. Cost: $4 for adults, $3 for military and seniors ages 65 and older, free for keiki under age 13. Call 623-4050 or visit goo.gl/AWl1H.
Mother’s Day Sale
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4, Wai‘oli Tea Room, 2950 Manoa Road. Find handcrafted items including fine-pieced clothing, silk scarves, jewelry and more. Call 524-9594.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Spring Craft Fair
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4, Hickam Arts & Crafts Center, 335 Kuntz Ave., Hickam Air Force Base; enter via Elliott Street off Nimitz Highway. More than 130 booths, entertainment, make-and-take crafts, pony rides and bouncers for the keiki. Open to the public. Call 448-9907, ext. 103.
United Health Care New Baby Expo 2013
“Hawaii’s Largest Prenatal to Preschool Expo” with more than 150 exhibitors, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18-19, Neal Blaisdell Center, Exhibition Hall. Cost: $5.50, free for ages 5 and under. For special discounts, visit www.newbabyexpo.com. Call 239-7777.
Summer New Products Show/Hawaii Travel Mart
5 to 10 p.m. June 7; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 8; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 9, Neal Blaisdell Center, Exhibition Hall. Cost: $3 for general admission, $1 for military, free for ages 12 and under. Call 732-6037 or visit www.pacificexpos.com.
Events run through June, so make sure you get to the one you have on your list.