Family/All Ages

Get Ready to Ice Skate at the Hawai‘i Convention Center this Winter

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We have the scoops on ticket prices, photos with Santa, other activities and when you can see Olympic gold medal-winning skater (and mom!) Kristi Yamaguchi. Read more

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2017 Halloween Events in Hawaii Wooftacular

Photo: Courtesy Hawai‘i Doggie Bakery

From costume contests to a special spooky camp, here is our list of 40+ family-friendly events for your Halloween. Read more


Our Guide: Aloun Farms Pumpkin Festival-2019

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14 tips covering what's new, what's free and what you can pick, eat, ride and buy at this year's huge fall event. Read more

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Looking for a safe place to trick-or-treat this Halloween? Here is our list of malls offering free treats for your keiki's big night. Read more


Have the catchy song on repeat on your phone? Here's where you can watch Baby Shark and Pinkfong live this November. Read more

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Inside Look: Best of HONOLULU Festival 2017

Photo: Kelli Bullock

Enter your child in our Cover Kids Search and eat, play in a garden lit up at night, explore space in film and interactive activities and listen to Jake Shimabukuro for free. Read more

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Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Department of Parks & Recreation

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

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Education Cheat Sheet: Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Photo: Courtesy of Montessori Community School

Preparing for school goes beyond the ABCs and 123s. Here are six things you can do at home to get your little one ready to enter the classroom. Read more


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

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Photo Op Alert: Waialua Sunflower Fields Are Open

Photo: David Croxford

Families have just 10 days to visit before it closes again. Read more

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Photo: Hawai‘i Farm Bureau

Our tips for seeing livestock, riding a tractor, entering a giant-burger-eating contest, jumping on rides, inflatables and more. Read more

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Summer Fest 2018 dancers

Photo: By Tien Enga for HONOLULU Magazine.

All your questions answered about the free July 6 summer fest. Read more

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4th of July Fireworks Shows in Hawai‘i 2017

Photo: Courtesy Ala Moana Center

Of course there are fireworks, but fourth of July fun this year also includes cruises, carnival games, country stars and more. Read more

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Here is a cheat sheet of easy lessons you can work into your summer adventures. Read more


How to Have the Best Summer Ever for Honolulu Families

Illustration: Druscilla Santiago

22 fun events, including some astronomical, that will get your keiki dancing, skygazing, exploring and ready for outdoor movie nights. Read more

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Photo: Courtesy of Lance Tominaga

5 things to know about this family-friendly sports festival. Read more

Keiki-friendly movies. Arts and crafts. Live music. All for FREE. Read more

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Photo: By Christopher Damitio

Play paleontologist and collect robots with this augmented-reality addition to more than a dozen local playgrounds. Read more

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50th State Fair

Photo: Tien Enga

The scoop on the new rides, discount days and all the entertainment you'll find at this year's fair at Aloha Stadium. Read more

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Picnic on the Pier

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Eleven family-focused summer events at the botanical gardens, Waikīkī Aquarium, Waimea Valley, Wet'n'Wild Hawai‘i and a slew of inexpensive and free film days around O‘ahu. Read more

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  • Inside Look: Hawai‘i State Farm Fair

  • Girls Day Gifts

    Photo: Aaron K. Yoshino

    Girls Day Gifts

  • PetWalk Paina 2018

    Photo: Courtesy of Hawaiian Humane Society

    PetWalk Paina 2018

  • Twilight Summer Concert Series

    Twilight Summer Concert Series