The History of Koloa Plantation Days

Held every year on Kauai’s South Shore, Koloa Plantation Days celebrates the many ethnic groups that came to Hawaii to work on sugar plantations, and the Hawaiians who welcomed them.

The festival is spread over ten days from July 21st to 30th and is held where Hawaii’s first sugar plantation was founded in 1835! It’s a family oriented event that features the social and natural history of the area along with it’s diverse cultural traditions.

Many events make use of the facilities in Poipu and Koloa to allow sporting activities to go on. And most events are free of charge!

Events include: Rodeo, Church Services, History Talks and Walks, Mini Golf, Live Music, Movies, Craft Fairs, Polynesian Revue, Cooking Demos, Talk Story, Fun Run/Walk, and many Keiki only events such as Fishing, Keiki Run, and Keiki Ukulele Competition.

The huge list of events can be seen here, with more details on each one,

Have fun celebrating Kauai’s unique past!

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