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Pan-Pacific Festival

Photo: Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

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

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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. 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. more

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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. more

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

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Photo: Alyson Helwagen

All the details for our volunteer opportunities in 2018. more

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

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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. more

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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. more

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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. more

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Ever wondered what the zoo is like once everyone leaves and the gates close? We discovered several animals come out to play. more

We Tried It!

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Watch nine movies for free at an international children's film festival, see a butterfly tent and make a bee house, and find out about two cultural festivals with parades and block parties. more

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Our Guide: Family Summer Series 2017

Photo: Colleen Ricci

Seven family-focused summer events at the Honolulu Zoo, Waikīkī Aquarium and a slew of inexpensive and free film days around O‘ahu. more

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Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-May 25

Photo: David Croxford

Try two new thrill rides, wade in to pull out invasive algae or visit the zoo for free. more

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Our Guide: Honolulu Zoo Wide

Photo: Christi Young

From avoiding the playground crowd to how to get 10 percent off food, here are our seven tips to visiting this family-favorite attraction. more

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  • Our Guide: Honolulu Zoo Playgrounds

    Photo: Christi Young

    Our Guide: Honolulu Zoo Playgrounds

    The climbing apparatus is one of three newer play areas near the Keiki Zoo and snack stand.