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LEI DAY

May 1, 2014; Queen Kapi‘olani Park, 2806 Mon­sar­rat Ave. lei­day.net Take part in the cel­e­bra­tion of Hawai­ian cul­ture and the spirit of aloha, and en­joy the sweet smells of the flower lei, the sym­bol of the Hawai­ian Is­lands.

UNI­VER­SAL SHOW QUEEN

May 10, 2014; Hawai‘i Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, 1801 Kalakaua Ave. uni­ver­sal­showqueen­pageant.com Es­tab­lished in 1984, Uni­ver­sal Show Queen is one of Hawai‘i’s most pres­ti­gious fe­male im­per­son­ation pageants, con­tin­u­ing to pos­i­tively pro­mote and en­hance the art of fe­male il­lu­sion and im­per­son­ation.

HONOLULU AIDS WALK

May 24, 2014; Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King St. life­foun­da­tion.org Run past land­marks such as Honolulu Hale and ‘Iolani Palace dur­ing this spon­sored 3K walk or run while sup­port­ing those who live with HIV/AIDS.

IRON­MAN WORLD CHAM­PI­ONSHIP

May 31, 2014; Ha­puna Beach State Park to Mauna Lani Re­sort iron­man.com Known for its gru­el­ing com­po­nents in­clud­ing a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bi­cy­cle ride, and 26.2-mile run, the Iron­man Triathlon has been chal­leng­ing ath­letes from around the world since it kicked off in Kona in 1978.

HONOLULU PRIDE PA­RADE

June 7, 2014; from Magic Is­land to Kapi‘olani Park hon­olulupride.org With the 2014 theme Pupukahi I Holo­mua (United to Move For­ward), the pa­rade aims to bring to­gether the LGBT com­mu­nity and the peo­ple of Hawai‘i.

HAWAI‘I RAIN­BOW FILM FES­TI­VAL

June 10–15, 2014; Doris Duke The­ater, 900 Kinau St. hglcf.org This year marks the 25th in­stall­ment of this LGBT film fes­ti­val, one of the long­est-run­ning and cel­e­brated fes­ti­vals, fea­tur­ing both na­tional and in­ter­na­tional films.

MAUI PRIDE

Oc­to­ber 3–5, 2014 mauipride.org Pride Week­end on Maui cel­e­brates, en­cour­ages, and ed­u­cates all peo­ple on the pos­i­tive di­ver­sity of the LGBT com­mu­nity.

HAWAI‘I IN­TER­NA­TIONAL FILM FES­TI­VAL

Oc­to­ber 30–Novem­ber 9, 2014; var­i­ous lo­ca­tions hiff.org Es­tab­lished in 1981, the Hawai‘i In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val is ded­i­cated to the ad­vance­ment of cul­tural ex­change and me­dia aware­ness in the Pa­cific Rim, show­cas­ing an av­er­age of 150 fea­tures each fall.

HAWAI‘I FASH­ION MONTH

Novem­ber, 2014; var­i­ous lo­ca­tions hawai­ifash­ion­month.com A month-long cal­en­dar of events to pro­mote and el­e­vate all aspects of Hawai‘i’s fash­ion in­dus­try, in­clud­ing de­sign, man­u­fac­tur­ing, education, art, and retail.

TRANS­GEN­DER DAY OF RE­MEM­BRANCE

Novem­ber 20, 2014; Univer­sity of Hawai‘i at Hilo, Cam­pus Cen­ter Plaza, 200 W. Kaw­ili St. trans­gen­der­dor.org This an­nual day of re­mem­brance raises pub­lic aware­ness of hate crimes against trans­gen­der peo­ple and memo­ri­al­izes those who have died due to anti-trans­gen­der vi­o­lence.

HONOLULU MARATHON

De­cem­ber 14, 2014; Ala Moana Blvd. to Kapi’olani Park hon­olu­lumarathon.org Whether you are a fast run­ner or a ca­sual walker, with around 30,000 par­tic­i­pants each year, this marathon is a great ex­pe­ri­ence.

GREAT ALOHA RUN

Fe­bru­ary 16, 2015; Aloha Tower to Aloha Sta­dium great­alo­harun.com Since 1985, this 8.15-mile race at­tracts pro­fes­sional run­ners as well as par­ents with chil­dren, all tak­ing part to sup­port the lo­cal com­mu­nity.

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