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Photo: Honolulu Museum of Art

Watch Bollywood dancers, circus performers and do Indian crafts or make dough come to life with lights and sounds, paint an expressive portrait, create an aquaponic garden or volunteer with your keiki. more

Jan 17, 2018 8:12 PM Weekend Guide

Inside Look: New Yearʻs Ohana 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. more

Jan 11, 2018 12:40 PM Our Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-January 10, 2018

‘Ohana Festival is Sunday. Photo: Courtesy of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i

Celebrate the new year with games and Japanese demonstrations, race down a water slide or cruise in a lazy river for free, get the kids in a kitchen with an executive chef or travel around the world. more

Jan 10, 2018 7:45 PM Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-Jan. 3

Photo: Courtesy Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra

Visit Ariel, Cinderella, Elsa and more at a symphony concert, make musubi, sculpt an animal, work out for free or reserve free tickets to cheer on the Wahine. more

Jan 3, 2018 7:45 PM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Battleship Missouri Memorial

Snap photos with Santa at the Mighty Mo, play in snow, craft last-minute presents, learn about winter traditions on a dome screen or snack on free milk and cookies. more

Dec 20, 2017 7:45 PM Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-December 13

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

Play with animation for free in honor of a princess, be coached by former pro baseball players, run through the festive city lights and try your hand at pounding mochi. more

Dec 13, 2017 7:45 PM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Kapolei City Lights

Watch an electric light parade, paddle a canoe, craft sustainable gifts, pay what you can for a theater production and play at sensory, interactive stations. more

Dec 6, 2017 7:23 PM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Friends of Honolulu Hale - Ron Slauson

Our tips for beating the crowds, free parking, finding Santa, watching Moana and what to eat, ride and buy. more

Nov 29, 2017 6:13 PM Our Guide

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Photos: Karen DB Photography

Join us for our third parent-child volunteer day. Work in a lo‘i, tend to and harvest Hawaiian plants, work in an organic farm or clean up and get a behind-the-scenes tour of a favorite youth theater on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. more

Nov 28, 2017 5:15 PM Things to Do

Our Guide: Snow Day Play in Hawai‘i

Photo: Courtesy of Kapolei Commons

First time playing in Island-style snow? Here are our seven tips to help you avoid a deep freeze. more

Nov 24, 2017 9:01 AM Holiday Corner

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Photo: Santa for Honolulu

Ride keiki carnival rides and watch Henry Kapono for free, make an aquaponics garden, a succulent planter or shop for crafts. more

Nov 22, 2017 7:45 PM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Ka Makana Aliʻi

See our list of play areas and places to let your keiki run around while out shopping. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:00 AM Things to Do

Pack away the Play Doh for the winter. This moldable snow smells great and is so simple kids can mix it up by themselves. more

Nov 21, 2017 10:41 AM Holiday Corner

Our list of parades on O‘ahu for your family. more

Nov 20, 2017 12:06 PM Holiday Corner

Voting is now closed for our 2018 Cover Kids winners! more

Nov 16, 2017 6:13 PM Special

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Photo: Jennifer Carlile Dalgamouni

15 tips to help your young entrepreneur sell gently used toys, puzzles, games and more. more

Nov 16, 2017 8:03 AM We Tried It!

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-November 15

Photo: Aaron K. Yoshino

Get in free for a seabird-themed scavenger hunt at Sea Life Park, welcome Santa in three spots across O‘ahu, play in a giant garden and snag your free basketball tickets. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:51 PM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Jennifer Carlile Dalgamouni

Want to take your kids snorkeling? Here are our family's 12 tips for making the most of a day at this famous bay. more

Nov 7, 2017 2:15 PM We Tried It!