Every year, Prince Kūhiō Day is celebrated on March 26 in a plethora of ways here on Kauaʻi. On Monday, March 27th, 2023, most businesses will be closed, and statues of the beloved prince will be adorned with lei as a symbol of love and remembrance throughout the weekend.
The Kauaʻi Outrigger Association holds an annual race on Prince Kūhiō Day where every canoe racing club sends their team to compete. This year, the 53rd Annual Kūhiō Long Distance Race will be held on March 25, 2023, at Kalapaki Beach.
Prince Kūhiō Park in Kōloa honors the prince as well with homage to his family homesite, a royal fishpond, and a heiau (shrine) to pay tribute.
Anahola Beach is known for its yearly celebration with local cuisine, vendors, music, and more.
The Kauaʻi Museum celebrated earlier this month with traditional hula, songs, and storytelling, but a visit to the museum is always a way to pay homage to Prince Kūhiō by learning more about Hawaiian culture.