Arizona Aloha Festival

2022 Festival artwork
About Us How We Keep Festival Free What's At Festival Find us on facebook link Contact Us
Join us March 11 and 12, 2023
at Tempe Town Lake!

Food and Merchandise Vendor applications are now posted!
And so are Performances!

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The Arizona Aloha Festival is a FREE event.
Every wonder how we keep it that way?

We here at the Festival want everyone to experience the warm hospitality and respect that is categorized as the 'aloha spirit.'
"Free" means everyone can come and the whole family is welcome.

Explore the ways you can help to keep it that way.

Visit 'How We Keep Festival Free' to find the many ways you can help.

There's lot more besides buying our teeshirts, soda, water, and Vacation Raffle tickets. Have you tried our Airline Discount?
Can you Volunteer to help? Do you shop on Amazon? Want to be a sponsor or a donor? It's all there to explore.

What happens at Festival?
Where do I find out what's going on?

There's a whole page of information, maps, and schedules waiting for you to explore and plan your own Festival experience!

Let's see...there's shopping, eating, watching the performances, learning to play the ukulele, more eating, more shopping, dancing in a circle.
Hearing tales of old Hawaii, watching more performances, getting coco-nutty, learning to hula, checking out the outrigger canoes, exploring Micronesia, and did we mention shopping and eating?

How can anyone do all that in only one weekend?

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Will YOU be a Sponsor in 2023? Your name and logo should be here!!
See our Sponsor Info Sheet for details

Official Airline logo and link to Hawaiian Experience Spa
Lakeside Stage Sponsor
You should be here!
Marketplace Stage Sponsor
Aston Mahana Hotel logo
Raffle Hotel Sponsor

You should be here!
Volunteers Sponsor

Matson Navigation logo
Program Sponsor

Arts Grants:
Arizona Commission on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
You should be here!
Portapotties Sponsor
You should be here!

Aunty Aloha Sponsor
Azeka's Sauce logo
Hale Mana'o Sponsor
logo and link to Renewal by Andersen Renewal by Andersen
Ohana Village Sponsor

You should be here!
Keiki Activities Sponsor
Logo: FOR Energy
Information Station
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Want some fun things to do in between Festivals?
Check out our new Aloha Activities page! We're starting out
with some ono recipes for poke and activities for the keiki.

The coconut is just'll grow strong and tall! So keep checking back to see what's new!

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Who makes sure the Festival happens?
Get to know our leadership volunteers:

The Board of Directors are responsible
for the health of the organization.

The Team that plans and staffs the Festival
are all volunteers, we have no paid staff. you know what other things the Festival organization does between events? Take a quick peek at 'About Us' and get to know us.

Even better, join us!

Board of Directors
Board of Directors
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Bunny Halvorsen picture

Congratulations to our 2020 Kokua Awardee,
Bunny Halverson

Bunny is known for sharing her love and knowledge of hula and Hawaiian cultural practices across the wide community of the White Mountains (Lakeside-Pinetop and beyond.) For over 50 years (at home in Hawaii and transplanted here) she has danced and taught. She takes her dancers to schools, care homes, assisted living facilities, churches, and community and cultural events throughout the year as a service to her community. She teaches Hawaiian cultural arts freely to all who wish to learn. Auntie Bunny's lifelong mission is to serve others and her caring nature and selflessness is shared with all.
Bunny's award presentation was held Sunday at the 2022 Festival.

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Dennis and winner Kristy Gallegos, Gilbert

2022 Raffle winners announced!

Why are these people so happy?
They won the raffle!

Kristy and Dwayne each won a trip to Hawaii!

Both lucky winners will fly on
Hawaiian Air and have a 5-night stay at the Aston Mahana at Ka'anapali, Maui.

All proceeds go to the Festival.

picture of Dwayne Coon and Gary Dunn
Gary Dunn and winner Dwayne Conn,
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Mahalo! Faafetai! Malo'Aupito!
Mauruuru! Kia ora!

We asked you to come share the aloha
and you surpassed all expectations!

It was a great event - can't wait until next year!

View of dancers and crowd from lLakeside stage
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Our 2019 Annual Report is a great place to remind yourself what makes Festival Fun!
Check out the pictures and facts from our last year pre COVID as 2020 was cancelled. Please note this is a pdf file, so it takes a while to load...
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