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Picnic on the Pier

Courtesy: Battleship Missouri Memorial

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

Our Guide

Earth Day Turtle

Photo: Getty Images

7 keiki-friendly events to help your family celebrate Earth Day. Read more

Our Guide

Forest Girls

Photo: Courtesy of Hawaii Forest Institute

Watch a St. Paddy's Day Parade, spruce up a kids' forest and ride a ferris wheel. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Courtesy of Hawaiʻi Nature Center

Looking for spring break camps for your keiki? Here are the programs still available. Read more

Things to Do

Missing: Southern ground hornbill Honolulu Zoo

Photos: Courtesy of the City and County of Honolulu Zoo

Here are a few facts about the endangered bird that got away during high winds this weekend. Read more

Lifestyle

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Photo: by Kristen Wong/Defense Visual Information Distribution Service

Rally for equality, get into a child's pose and remove invasive species. Read more

Weekend Guide

Honolulu Zoo Sloths Welcome Another Baby

Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Zoo

Mother and father sloths welcome their fourth baby in four years. Read more

Lifestyle

Honolulu Zoo's Japanese Giant Salamanders Could be Parents-to-be

Courtesy: Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park.

Congratulations to the zoo's breeding pair of salamanders, Panda and Peace. Their eggs may hatch as soon as December. Read more

Lifestyle

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Photo: Wahiawā Lions Club

Watch a Veterans Day parade, buy cheap books and cheer for a Hawaiian cowboy. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Zoo

Staying in town for fall break? Here are nine camps you can sign your keiki up for during the week off. Read more

Best of Honolulu

Pan-Pacific Festival

Photo: Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Ride go-karts at discounted rates, street dance in Waikīkī and celebrate Hawaiian cooking. Read more

Weekend Guide

Kids First! Film Festival Two Balloons

Photo: Courtesy of UH Mānoa.

On a tight budget? Here are 10 affordable ways to entertain your kids this summer. Read more

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Summer Programs Update 2018

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Classes and camps are filling up fast. Here’s what’s left. Read more

Things to Do

Lantern Floating Hawai‘i

Photo: Christi Catt and Lantern Floating Hawai‘i Facebook page

Ride inside a giant lollipop, strike a tree pose, and watch flying monsters in a planetarium show. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Karen DB Photography

Our roundup of camps and workshops to keep your kids busy during the spring break. Read more

Best of Honolulu

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Photo: Alyson Helwagen

All the details for our volunteer opportunities in 2018. Read more

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Photo: Gunstock Images

Ride ponies, trick-or-treat at the zoo, get moving with free admission to Bishop Museum, fly rockets and watch a clever cat. Read more

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Kahuku Farms

If you're looking for somewhere to go or something to make or bake at home, check out our list of 19 activities to keep your children from getting bored. Read more

Things to Do

New Baby Sloth at the Honolulu Zoo Teaser

Photo: Courtesy City & County of Honolulu

Baby alert at the Honolulu Zoo! We have more on the little two-toed sloth joining the zoo ‘ohana including why it has no name, how long it will cling to its mom and a surprising speed fact about sloths. Read more

Lifestyle

Weekend Guide August 17 Honolulu Zoo Children's Garden

Workday at the Honolulu Zoo Children's Discovery Forest. Photo: Courtesy of Hawai‘i Forest Institute

Watch an eclipse (with eclipse-safe viewing glasses. We found some!), play with chocolate-scented slime, work in a zoo garden or cheer on mini surfers. Read more

Weekend Guide

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    Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Zoo

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    Orangutan at Honolulu Zoo

  • Hawaiian goose

    Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Zoo

    Hawaiian goose

    Hawaiian goose

  • Honolulu Zoo Wild Tours

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    Honolulu Zoo Wild Tours

  • Honolulu Zoo's Japanese Giant Salamanders Could be Parents-to-be

    Courtesy: Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park.

    Honolulu Zoo's Japanese Giant Salamanders Could be Parents-to-be

    An example of Japanese giant salamander eggs, also called Hanzaki eggs.

  • The Honolulu Zoo's Japanese Giant Salamanders Could be Parents-to-be

    Courtesy: City & County of Honolulu

    The Honolulu Zoo's Japanese Giant Salamanders Could be Parents-to-be

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    Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Zoo

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    Honolulu Zoo Camp is one of several programs for local children during fall break.