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(Sponsored) Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum brings the history of Pearl Harbor and aviation exploration to life for free at its annual Living History Day on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more

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Photo: By Laura Dornbush

That red plastic card taking up space in your wallet is more valuable than you think. Read more

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5 things to know about this supercharged summer program for kid artists. Read more

We Tried It!

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This year’s Best of Honolulu Festival presented by American Savings Bank took place on Saturday, July 20, bringing the best food, shopping and fun to the Honolulu Hale civic grounds. 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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Our nine tips for parking, playing and exploring at this free, illuminated family event. Read more

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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: Aaron K. Yoshino

Volunteer at a lo‘i, visit cattle, watch kids films from around the world for free and meet dozens of local artists. Read more

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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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Photo: By Tien Enga for HONOLULU Magazine.

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

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Free Fun: 9 Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

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Eating out is fun, but as your keiki grow so does your restaurant bill. Luckily, these 15 restaurants, including Best of Honolulu Family Winner Gyotaku, Auntie Pasto's and Wahoo's Fish Taco offer free keiki meals. 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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How to reserve your spot for free tours at the fire museum in Kakaʻako. Read more

We Tried It!


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

We Tried It!

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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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Find your zany zen at this free weekly class in Kapolei. Read more

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    Rocket Pencil Box Workshop at Home Depot

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    Kids First! Film Festival

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    Photo: Courtesy of Windward Community College

    Windward Hoolaulea 2018

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    Photo: Courtesy of Popoki + Tea

    Caturday Cat Cafe Pop Up

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    Twilight Summer Concert Series

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    Home Depot Kids Workshop: Windmill Planter