Christi Young

Total Lunar Eclipse

Photo: NASA Ames Research Center/Brian Day

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

Things to Do


Photo: Courtesy The Howard Hughes Corporation

HONOLULU Magazine photographers give us their pro tips for capturing the moment at this after-dark display. Read more

Things to Do

Roy Yamaguchi’s newest family-friendly restaurant offers a special keiki-eat-free deal. Plus, 12 other places where your keiki meals are on the house. Read more

Keiki in the Kitchen

Sunrise Surprise! This festive, ready-to-decorate breakfast is sure to keep you on your child's “nice” list. Read more


Even Frosty would approve of these adorable toppers for a steaming cup of cocoa. Read more


Frozen hot chocolate

Photo: David Croxford

Sip Sip Hooray! Even Frosty would be safe sipping this icy version of a wintertime favorite. Read more


Honolulu Zoo Sloths Welcome Another Baby

Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Zoo

Mother and father sloths welcome their fourth baby in four years. Read more


How can you get your kids ready to give back? As we prepare for our fourth HONOLULU Family Volunteer Day, here is what we’ve learned. Read more

Parent to Parent

Inside Look: Holiday Princess Ball

Photo: Courtesy of Storybook Entertainment Hawaiʻi

What to expect at this first festive event by Storybook Entertainment Hawaiʻi. Read more

Our Guide

We Tried It: "Aqueous" Art Installation at Kapolei Commons

Photos: Christi Young

Our 5 tips for running around this cool interactive light-up art display. Read more

We Tried It!

The Real Story Being Honolulu City Lightʻs Giant Christmas Tree

Photo: Nathalie Walker

What is the story behind Honolulu's newest Christmas tree? It took a little detective work by a Windward O‘ahu school to find out. Read more


Restaurant Review: DB Grill

Photo: Christi Young

Big TVs, a casual atmosphere and the option to put the spice on the side makes this Kapolei sports bar an easy stop for families. Read more


Inside Look: Holy Nativity Schoolʻs Great Pumpkin Festival

Photo: Courtesy of Holy Nativity School

Our seven tips for where to go, what to bring and why you shouldn't carry around your pumpkin at this Halloween event in East O‘ahu. Read more

Our Guide

6 Pumpkin Carving Tips from a Master

Photo: Courtesy of the Pumpkin Carving Festival

Carver Ed Moody tells us how to pick, carve and keep those jack-'o'-lanterns longer. Read more

Halloween Corner

Inside Look: 16 Tips for the 2018 Ko Olina Children's Festival

Photos: Courtesy of Ko Olina Childrenʻs Festival

From your one chance to see Disney characters to which activities to hit first, what to pack and what you’ll find to eat, we asked organizers for tips to this big family event. Read more

, Our Guide

Playground Alert: Three Honolulu Parks Closing for Maintenance

Photo: City and County of Honolulu

Two of the closures will be in parks with recently updated play equipment. Read more


Bees, marine life, horses and all those animals at the zoo need to be protected when a hurricane approaches. Here is how Honolulu's animal keepers are keeping them safe. Read more


While forecasters track Hurricane Lane, we found some fun hurricane preparation games and activities that will educate and engage your family. Read more

Things to Do

Hawaii Keiki Competes in Food Network Baking Show

Courtesy: Food Network

Taylor from Kailua is one of the junior bakers vying for $25,000 in Kids Baking Championship. Read more


emagine pearlridge center

Photo: Christi Young

Design your own roller coaster then take a virtual ride on it, Eurobungy around and get tech time at E-magine Fun. We break down the attractions you'll find at Pearlridge Center. Read more

We Tried It!

  • emagine fun pearlridge center rope maze

    Photo: Christi Young

    emagine fun pearlridge center rope maze

    Racing each other in the Rope Maze.