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Super Saturday at HiSam

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Make wood block prints, picnic at a concert in a valley, play ocean-inspired games and buy bargain books this weekend. Read more

Weekend Guide


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Climb inside a big truck, join a reading challenge and climb into vintage planes for free. Read more

Weekend Guide

honolulu festival unicycles

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Dance to a beatboxer, watch a cultural parade and climb into a military Humvee. Read more

Weekend Guide


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Holiday book recommendations for your kiddos. Read more

Good Reads

2017 Halloween Events in Hawaii Wooftacular

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

Halloween Corner


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Here are 12 tips for navigating Hawaiʻi's largest free outdoor festival for kids. Plus, where to find free parking. Read more

Our Guide

West ʻOahu Pet Walk

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Watch a volcano shoot confetti, fly a remote-control plane, and register for summer-reading prizes. Read more

Weekend Guide

Ghoulish reads and films for every age at the Hawai‘i State Public Library. Read more

Halloween Corner


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Play in a glowing garden (or get into a light saber fight), visit cows and pigs or browse through thousands of bargain books. Read more

Weekend Guide


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Climb into a cockpit and watch planes dogfight overhead, build Honolulu out of 20,000 LEGO bricks or take advantage of free keiki admission to Sea Life Park this weekend. Read more

Things to Do

Free Story Time

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Hit the books with free keiki story times available every day, all around O‘ahu. Read more

Our Guide

Sketches and renderings of the new Nānākuli Public Library. Read more


  • Hardware Science: Space Crafts for Children

    Hardware Science: Space Crafts for Children

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    Challenge your keiki to read more when the Hawaii State Library's annual summer reading program kicks off this weekend throughout the state.

  • Keiki Music with Aunty Ilene

    Keiki Music with Aunty Ilene

  • Kahuku Cool Lab Car Wash Mitt

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    Kahuku Cool Lab Car Wash Mitt

  • Mr-Kneel-Hip-Hop

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    Mr. Kneel Hip-Hop

  • Free Comic Book Day

    Free Comic Book Day