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Bishop Museum

Listen to the music of Disney come alive, take a stuffed animal on a sleepover and watch aerialists spin in the air. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Watch a St. Paddy's Day Parade, spruce up a kids' forest and ride a ferris wheel. Read more

Weekend Guide

Total Lunar Eclipse

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Our three tips for seeing the only total lunar eclipse we'll see until 2021. Read more

Things to Do

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Staying on Oʻahu for the holidays? Sign up your kids for one of these day camps. Read more

Best of Honolulu

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Snore with dinosaurs, bang a paranku and say hello to manta rays. Read more

Weekend Guide

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At Bishop Museum, keiki play with hot lava, slide down a tube and snooze next to dinosaurs. Read more

Our Guide

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Take a "Slime Time" class, listen to and make your own music, hunt for Easter eggs, watch a new play and celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Read more

Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-March 7, 2018

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Walk into a maze and ride a train, play Japanese childrenʻs games, volunteer for an algae clean up and sign up now for a free science day. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Our roundup of camps and workshops to keep your kids busy during the spring break. Read more

Best of Honolulu

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You will have to pay a new fee when you visit Bishop Museum's latest exhibit. We have the details on how to get the best deal plus 10 other tips for visiting this interactive dinosaur adventure. Read more

We Tried It!

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Climb inside a T-Rex's mouth, make dog puppets and dragon headbands, judge koi, dress up for an etiquette class and take home an aquaponics garden. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Dash across a football field, sail on the Hōkūleʻa with a virtual reality experience, go on E.K. Fernandez rides, dress up in traditional Korean clothes, get your pet blessed or bird watch in a wetland. Read more

Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-December 13

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Play with animation for free in honor of a princess, be coached by former pro baseball players, run through the festive city lights and try your hand at pounding mochi. Read more

Weekend Guide

Our pick of winter events to celebrate this festive season. Read more

Out & About

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Ride ponies, trick-or-treat at the zoo, get moving with free admission to Bishop Museum, fly rockets and watch a clever cat. Read more

Weekend Guide

We Tried It: Animation Academy at Bishop Museum

Photo: Christi Young

Play with stop-motion, jump around in front of a white screen, play with blocks or enjoy a walk through your own childhood cartoons at the new exhibit. Read more

We Tried It!

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-October 4

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Make a stop-motion movie, play with rocket activities, eat Italian food or visit some singing monsters. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Eat andagi and watch a lion dog dance, celebrate the Hawaiian monk seal with free keiki admission to Sea Life Park, make and shoot an air cannon and see a giant T. rex before it's too late. Read more

Weekend Guide

How to Make the Most of the 2017 Solar Eclipse in Hawaii

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When to wake up, where to look, where to find viewing glasses and how to engage your child for this show in the sky on Aug. 21, 2017. Read more

Our Guide

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Watch rock turn into lava at Bishop Museum, climb into a cockpit at the Pacific Aviation Museum, learn about Hawai‘i's royalty at ‘Iolani Palace on these free admission days. Read more

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    A walking dinosaur greets keiki in "FACE to FACE Encounter," a traveling program that ended in 2018.

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    Photo: By Tina Yuen

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    T.Rex gets a reaction from kids at Bishop Museum's "Expedition: Dinosaur," a traveling exhibit that ended in 2018.

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    Photo: By Tina Yuen

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    Explore a glowing tunnel filled with neon creatures at Bishop Museum.

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    Photo: By Tina Yuen

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    At the Science Adventure Center, kids learn about snails, insects and other creatures.

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    Slide down a volcano in the Science Adventure Center.

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    Want to know how lava is formed? Head to the basement of the Science Adventure Center.