Seasonal Holidays > Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving takes place in Hawaii on 24 November 2022.

Thanksgiving began in 1621 and is celebrated annually on the 4th Thursday in November. Family and friends spend time together giving thanks for life’s blessings. Book a special Thanksgiving meal!

Don’t forget, the day after Thanksgiving is Black Friday – the biggest shopping day of the year in Hawaii and all of the United States.

*As Thanksgiving approaches, events will continue to be announced. Please bookmark this page and refer back to it for updates.

Things to Do for Thanksgiving in Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu in 2022

Pre-Order Thanksgiving Meals To-Go

  • Local-Style Thanksgiving To-Go! & Al Carte Menu from Side Street Inn Kapahulu (TBC November 2022)
  • Pre-Order Thanksgiving Meals with Island Gourmet Markets (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving To-Go Dinner from Murphy’s Bar & Grill Irish Pub (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Day Turkey Plate from Diamond Head Market (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Special Meal Kit by Dean & DeLuca Hawaii (TBC November 2022)

Dine-In Thanksgiving Meals

  • Thanksgiving Menu at 100 Sails Restaurant at Prince Waikiki (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet at Plumeria Beach House at The Kahala Hotel & Resort (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet at Plumeria Beach House at The Kahala Hotel & Resort (TBC November 2022)
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving with STRIPSTEAK at the International Market Place (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Dine-In Prix Fixe at Eating House 1849 at the International Market Place (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Dinner for dine-in at Deck (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Menu at Moku Kitchen (TBC November 2022)

*For Dine-In Thanksgiving Meals, capacity is limited and reservations are highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Other Thanksgiving Ideas

  • Give Thanks Market by Aloha Home Market (TBC November 2022)
  • Thanksgiving at Rock-A-Hula “Rockin’ Show” (TBC November 2022)
  • Keep your eye out for special Thanksgiving Dinner Cruises (TBC November 2022)
  • Try Pumpkin Spice flavored beverages and snacks, they start popping up at Starbucks and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores in Hawaii around this time of year (1-30 November 2022)

Black Friday Sales

  • Shop Black Friday sales. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving but some retailers hold Black Friday sales all-month-long, launch specials on Thanksgiving Day, or open for Midnight Madness events on the eve of Black Friday. Sales continue online on Cyber Monday (the Monday after).
  • Waikele Premium Outlets Black Friday Deals (TBC November 2022)
  • Ala Moana Center Black Friday Deals (TBC November 2022)

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