Christi Young

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. 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. more


Inside Look: Holy Nativity Schoolʻs Great Pumpkin Festival

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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. 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. 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. more

, Our Guide

Playground Alert: Three Honolulu Parks Closing for Maintenance

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


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

Things to Do

Hawaii Keiki Competes in Food Network Baking Show

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

We Tried It!


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Our eight tips for parking, playing and exploring at this free, illuminated family event. more

Things to Do

What you’ll eat, enter to win and what activities you’ll find for keiki at our annual family festival. more

Our Guide

7 Tips for a Winning Cover Kids Entry 2019

Photo: Karen DB Photography

The Cover Kids search receives hundreds of entries every year. What sets the winning photos apart from the others? Here are seven tips for creating a great Cover Kids entry. more


Create a keiki-sized camp with touchable fire, cuddly wildlife and make-it-yourself treats for even s’more fun. more


School is out. Days are longer. Take a break from the tech with some great books by local authors and publishers. more

Good Reads

Education Cheat Sheet: Top Five

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Our most popular education guides for parents from Hawai‘i’s private schools. more


Brush up your party skills with a colorful, creative way for little guests to make their mark. more


Inside Look: Ellison Onizuka Day of Exploration

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Our 7 tips for getting into full workshops, finding the short line and trying hands-on activities at this free event by Aloha Council Boy Scouts of America. more

Our Guide

Turn extra envelopes into these oh-so-hoppy treat bags. more

Easter Corner


Photos: David Croxford & Aaron K. Yoshino

Kid-recommended books for your keiki. more

Good Reads

  • emagine fun pearlridge center rope maze

    Photo: Christi Young

    emagine fun pearlridge center rope maze

    Racing each other in the Rope Maze.