Arizona Aloha Festival

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    Join us for our 25th Anniversary in 2019!
    Arizona Aloha Festival
    March 9 & 10
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    A free family event at Tempe Beach Park!
    Watch this page and our Facebook page for Breaking News!

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    WHAT'S NEW ...breaking news, updates, and opportunities
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    Do you ever wonder how we keep the Festival free?
    It takes a lot of money.
    We compete for grants and gifts by writing proposals. We look for Sponsors and appreciate that you visit them. We collect fees from our vendors. But that's never quite enough.

    YOU help us too! You buy our Hawaiian Vacation raffle tickets and teeshirts. You buy soda and water from our booths. When you fly on Hawaiian Air, you use our Affiliate Code to save yourself some money and miles are donated to us as well. Some even make cash donations, especially at tax time. You volunteer! And now, you Amazon shoppers can even help through our SMILE account!

    So when it comes time to pay for the rental of the park; Police, Fire and Security services; the stages and sound; the pickup and haul off of trash (and we like to eat, so there's LOTS of trash!); and all those tents and tables and chairs...we can do it without an admission fee!

    We want the whole ohana to come, enjoy, learn about the rich cultures of the South Pacific, and have a lot of FUN! Share the aloha with us!

    link to printable flyer
    Click for a flyer on 'Ways to Help.'

    And here's a link to 'Smile' for us:
    Logo & link to Amazon Smile program
    Check these handy links for more info to plan your visit:
  • Use the Location and Maps page to find area parking info, although we recommend using the Light Rail or our new valet parking for bicycles! There's also bus info and a google map to find the Beach Park.

  • Use the Festival Map to locate stages, food vendors, kids activities, shopping, and the very important port-a-potties! (Flushies are near the Mountain Stage.) Plus more!

  • Keep our keiki (kids) safe! The Festival MAP points out the 'Lost Parents' booth to get a wristband in case you are separated from your little one. Write your cell phone number on it. If you find a lost child - take the child to this booth, any stage, or the nearest Police Officer.
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    Information Station supporter
    Festival map image

    Information Station has handy Map available
    On the back of your program, you'll find this handy map. There's a lot going on at Festival and this will help you find it!

    And our Program has lots more info!
    So if you're hungry or thirsty, trying to find a stage and performance, hunting that shopping bargain or looking for all the family fun can find it in our program.

    Find our Programs at the Information Station, at the Festival entrance by Rio Salado.

    Disney's Dumbo movie logo
    Sponsor: Printed Program
    Enter their drawing for Family four-packs of movie tickets!
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    Want to know if we have ATMs? How to get to the Festival? Our Festival Tips & Facts gives that info and more. Did you know beach umbrellas or popup tents are not allowed? That you can't ride bikes or scooters in the event? Or our recommendations on bringing dogs? Or where the best parking is? And more!

    Tips & Facts
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    FOOD! What deliciousness will you find this year at one of our TWO Island Food Courts!

    Nobody can resist shave ice!

    Food vendors list and locations
    East and West Food Courts!

    Discovery & Center Marketplaces
    Plate lunch, mmmmmm
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    When you pick up a program at the Arizona Aloha Festival, please look through
    and note our advertisers. (And support them!)
    Hawaiian Airlines ad
    Hawaiian Airlines
    Do you see our Airline Discount code?

    Hawaii Flower Lei ad
    Hawaii Flower Lei
    (enter to win)

    Other ads page 1
    Other Advertisers
    Other Ads page 2
    More other ads
    Ad for Tattooing Workshop
    Tattooing Workshop
    Ad for Tattooing Workshop
    Kamoali'i Dezigns
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    Check out the schedules for Hale Mana'o
    and the Lakeside, Mountain and Discovery stages:

    Saturday: Discovery Stage & Hale Mana'o
    Saturday: Discovery Stage & Hale Mana'o
    Saturday: Lakeside & Mountain Stages
    Saturday: Lakeside & Mountain Stages
    Sunday: Discovery Stage & Hale Mana'o
    Sunday: Discovery Stage & Hale Mana'o
    Sunday: Lakeside & Mountain Stages
    Sunday: Lakeside & Mountain Stages
    Sponsor logo Hawaiian Airlines

    Sponsor logo Hawaii Flower Lei

    Sponsor logo

    And give Aloha to the sponsors!
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    Shop our Island Marketplaces!
    No better shopping unless you cross the Pacific

    NEW this year! We've expanded our Mountain Marketplace to two areas!
    Our new area is just inside the entrance, on the way to the Mountain Stage in its new space!
    picture of vendor arts and crafts Lakeside vendor list and locations
    Lakeside Marketplace East and West
    List of vendors at the Mountain Marketplaces Mountain Marketplace
    Picture of people shopping
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    Look for our billboard!
    It will be running on the 202 west, near the Tempe Marketplace, but we know there's others! Anybody see them on I-10? I-17? the 101? They're running from February 25 until March your 'spotting' on our Facebook page!

    Arizona Aloha Festival Billboard
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    picture of ukulele students Learn to play Ukulele
    Take a free uke lesson and learn to play on our 'loaner' ukes. Our volunteers will help you learn a few chords and how to strum. You'll be playing in no time! Find our Lesson tent at Aunty Aloha's Ukulele Corner.

    For ALL ages. No musical experience necessary.
    (10a.m. to 4 p.m.)

    Here's our schedule
    Schedule of teachers and Jam leaders
    link to Sam Ash Webpage
    Don't have an ukulele? Visit Sam Ash Music, our sponsor, and enter to WIN one in their daily drawing!
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    Sponsored by:
    Polynesia Pearls logo and linkStop by their booth for a Festival Special of 30% off select jewelry.

    Hale Mana'o: Where fun gets interesting
    Where can you find out about the Hawaiian Pa'u riders, how Mexico influenced a Hawaiian music tradition, how to play a bamboo rattle or carve your own tiki? Or learn how to string a lei or to dance a hula?

    Maybe you'll be fascinated by petroglyphs, or how a lomi lomi massage is different. Those and many more topics are at Hale Mana'o - what will YOU find interesting?

    Schedule of fun:
    schedule for Hale Mana'o
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    Kathy Nieboer
    Why are these people so happy?
    They each won a trip to Hawaii! Both lucky winners last year flew on Hawaiian Air stayed 5-night stay Aston Mahana at Ka'anapali, Maui.

    Tickets are just $5 and all proceeds go to the Festival. Buy them at our 'Tickets & Tees' booth where our smiling volunteers will be happy to help you be a winner!

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    Danny & Pam Adams
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    picture of kids making paper flower lei Keiki Activities for 'Make and Take' fun
    Create a paper flower lei, stamp a postcard with Polynesian designs, or make your own mini poi ball. You can also learn to play Chongka, a game popular in Guam and Saipan.
    (10a.m. to 4 p.m.)

    Read about this year's activities here

    Keiki can enter their hand drawn design and WIN an engraved silver bracelet for their mom!
    Get the entry form here!
    Sponsored by: Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry website

    Turn in your design at Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry's booth

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    picture of ukulele players link to Sam Ash Webpage
    Don't have an ukulele? Visit Sam Ash Music, our sponsor, and enter to WIN one in their daily drawing!
    Join our Kanikapila: jam sessions for ukulele
    Aunty Aloha's Kanikapila hosts an all-day uke fest of Hawaiian music. Everyone is welcome! Bring your favorite uke, hang out under the tent, and enjoy a laid-back island-style jam session. (10a.m. to 4 p.m.)

    Here's our schedule
    Schedule of Aunty Aloha Activities
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    link to informational flyer
    Here's a flyer to tell you more about them...
    So many choices! Three colors this year!
    Choose you favorite color at our Tickets & Tees booth.
    $17 for S-XL and $20 for 2XL-3XL (while supplies last.)
    Women's styles are also available.
    Please bring cash as we can't accept credit cards, sorry

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    Ohana Village list Family fun in the Ohana Village
    Ohana means family and our area has lots of fun family things to explore: outrigger canoes, rugby players, displays, clubs, and more. There's great fun to be discovered.

    Sponsored by:Sponsor logo Renewal by Andersen
    Visit them and enter a drawing to WIN new windows or doors for your house!
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    Check out our poster!
    Click on the image for a pdf printable on letter-sized paper.
    You'll also find this beautiful artwork on our Program and teeshirts.

    Our Facebook page also will have the latest info and connection with other Festival-goers.
    Watch for the Performance schedules, vendor lists, and other information to be posted
    to find all the Festival fun!

    link to printable flyer
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    Mahalo to our 2019 Sponsors!
    Hawaiian Airlines Logo
    Laskeside Stage Sponsor
    (Check out our Affiliate Discount code!)
    Hawaii Flower Lei logo
    Mountain Stage Sponsor logo
    Discovery Stage Sponsor
    Aston Mahana Hotel logo
    Raffle Hotel Sponsor

    GEICO logo
    Volunteers Sponsor

    logo and link for Disny's Dumbo movie
    Program Sponsor

    Arts Grants:
    Arizona Commission on the Arts
    National Endowment for the Arts
    Sam Ash Music Stores logo
    Grant to support our Information Booth
    Sam Ash Music Stores logo
    Aunty Aloha Sponsor
    Renewal by Andersen logo
    Ohana Village Sponsor
    Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry logo
    Keiki Activities Sponsor
    T Mobile logo and link to website
    Coconut Wireless Sponsor


    Planning a Hawaiian vacation? Use our Hawaiian Airlines discount code...
    Did you know you can save 5% AND benefit Arizona Aloha Festival too? When you fly Hawaiian Air, you get the discount and the Festival earns miles!

    Surf over to our Airline Discount page for details...

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    Are you an Amazon shopper? Shop through the SMILE program and help the Festival!...

    Amazon Smile is a program that gives nonprofit chaitable organizations (like us!) 0.5% of the total of any qualifying orders placed by YOU. The trick is that you need to select your preferred nonprofit (!) and shop by signing in under the Smile program. Go to for more information and select Arizona Aloha Festivals as your charitable organization. Then, happy shopping!

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    Our 2018 Annual Report is a great place to remind yourself what makes Festival Fun!
    Check out the pictures and facts from last year. Please note this is a pdf file, so it takes a while to load...

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    Danny & Pam Adams
    Guess who won one of our trips to Maui last year?
    Imagine getting a phone call about
    winning a trip to Maui....

    Danny Adams and Kathy Nieboer did!

    They each won a vacation to fly to the Valley Isle on Hawaiian Air
    and stay at the Aston Mahana at Ka'anapali
    in a one bedroom oceanfront condo for five glorious nights.

    Our Raffle Page has more information.

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    Stacie Myers picture, link to raffle flyer
    Kathy Nieboer!
    How we Keep the Festival free:
  • Airline Discount
  • Donations
  • Grants
  • Raffle
  • Program ads
  • Soda, water & teeshirt sales
  • Sponsors
  • Volunteers
  •   About the Festival:
  • Media Resources
  • Aunty Aloha's Ukulele Corner
  • Hale Mana'o
  • Island Foods
  • Keiki Activities
  • Location & map
  • Marketplace
  • Ohana Village
  • Performances
  • Vendor info

























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