Chinese New Year


Photo: By Greg Yamamoto

Want a quick introduction to the food, music and art of Hawai‘i's cultural communities? Here is a list of 21 festivals (all family-friendly), so you can experience it all. Read more

Things to Do

Punahou Carnival Rides

Photo: Punahou School

Welcome the year of the boar, spin on rides and sing happy birthday to a monster. Read more

Weekend Guide

Battleship Missouri

Photo: Battleship Missouri Memorial

Tour a 75-year-old battleship for free, remodel your home and receive a Chinese scroll. Read more

Weekend Guide

Inside Look: New Year's ʻOhana Festival

Photo: Courtesy of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i

Our 10 tips for when to go, what youʻll find and how to navigate this free family festival. Plus, where to find covered parking, the best bathrooms and spam musubi. Read more

Our Guide


Photo: Honolulu Museum of Art

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


Courtesy of Waikīkī Aquarium

Learn about the ocean, science and astronomy or take advantage of Hawai‘i's melting pot of cultures by eating and dancing at ethnic festivals and parades. Read more

Things to Do

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    Photo: Courtesy of Ka Makana Aliʻi


    Ka Makana Aliʻi kicks off Chinese New Year on Jan. 26.

  • Ka Makana Alii Chinese New Year

    Photo: Ka Makana Aliʻi

    Ka Makana Alii Chinese New Year

    Ka Makana Aliʻi kicks off Chinese New Year on Jan. 26.

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    Photo: Chinese Chamber of Commerce Hawaii


    Chinese Chamber of Commerce Hawaii

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    Photo: Courtesy of Ka Makana Alii


    Chinese New Year at Ka Makana Ali'i

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    Photo: Courtesy of Hawaii Kai Towne Center


    Chinese New Year Hawaii Kai Towne Center