Cathy Cruz-George

kick butts candy lawn

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On "Kick Butts Day," youth advocates want to stop the sale of candy-flavored tobacco in Hawaiʻi. Read more

Out & About


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Sports-related injuries. Childhood depression. Nasal flu vaccines. And other topics related to kids' health. Read more


An exhibit that triggers all kinds of emotions. Fear, joy, sadness, surprise, you name it. Read more

We Tried It!


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This new book captures the hearts of kids who love canines and cooking. Read more



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Holiday book recommendations for your kiddos. Read more

Good Reads

Our picks of the best family events this season. Read more

Out & About

Our list of parades on O‘ahu for your family. Read more


Santa meet and greet

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Need to get that photo for your Christmas card? Your keiki can find Santa Claus at four locations this weekend. Read more

Things to Do


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Looking for a playdate venue? Take your keiki to this whimsical store at Ala Moana Center. Read more

We Tried It!


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Here are 12 tips for navigating Hawaiʻi's largest free outdoor festival for kids. Plus, where to find free parking. Read more

Our Guide


Photo: by Christi Young

A local subscription kit to boost kids' emotional intelligence is on Kickstarter right now. We had four keiki testers try it out. Read more

We Tried It!

When your parents are part of the child care or after-school-pickup picture, things can get tricky. Here’s what you should consider to avoid making a generational gaffe. Read more

Parent to Parent

Prepare one week of school lunches in less than three hours. Read more

Keiki in the Kitchen

Madre Chocolate offers a kid-friendly farm-to-factory chocolate tour. Read more

We Tried It!


Photo: By Tina Yuen

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

Our Guide

Our five tips for making the best of ʻIolani Palace on Kamaʻāina Sundays Read more

Our Guide

Ukulele Festival kids fist in the air

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Our eight tips for parking, eating and, of course, winning an ‘ukulele at the annual festival dedicated to one of Hawai‘i's favorite stringed instruments. Read more

Our Guide

Turtle Bay Resort Horseback Ride

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From horseback rides to water slides, moms receive special discounts this weekend. Read more

Things to Do

2015 Hawaii Book & Music Festival

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When to arrive, who you'll see and what you should do first at the annual free family event. Read more

Our Guide

Hawaii Childrens Discovery Center Your Rainbow World

Photo by David Croxford.

Our kids caught fish in Hanoi, sang karaoke in Tokyo and danced away in Manila at the Hawai'i Children's Discovery Center's remodeled "Your Rainbow World." Read more

Things to Do