Punahou Carnival

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How to find the shortest line for scrip, the prices for almost everything and a quiet place to picnic at this annual tradition. Read more

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Lion Dance Chinatown

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Gung Hee Fat Choy! Here is our list of lion dances in Honolulu and our five tips for first-timers to celebrate the Year of the Rat. Read more

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Pineapple Drop Town Center of Mililani

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Not all of us can stay up until midnight! We have a few family-friendly celebrations that end before bedtime. Read more


Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-December 11, 2019

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Watch women athletes on horses, run past the city lights and watch the Polar Express roll on the big screen. Read more

Weekend Guide


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Our 11 tips for beating the crowds, free parking, finding Santa and what to eat, ride and buy. Read more


Our Guide: Snow Day Play in Hawai‘i

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



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Sign up for our fifth annual Volunteer Day is open now. Here is a look at the six locations hosting parent-child teams in 2020. Read more

Things to Do


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


2017 Halloween Events in Hawaii Wooftacular

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


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



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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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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

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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

Weekend Guide


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

Things to Do

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

Weekend Guide


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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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    Rocket Pencil Box Workshop at Home Depot

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    Kids First! Film Festival

  • Windward Hoolaulea 2018

    Photo: Courtesy of Windward Community College

    Windward Hoolaulea 2018

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    Caturday Cat Cafe Pop Up

  • Twilight Summer Concert Series

    Twilight Summer Concert Series

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    Home Depot Kids Workshop: Windmill Planter