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Give Back YMCA Hurricane Harvey Donation Drive

Courtesy: YMCA of Greater Houston

Donate keiki items to family hurricane shelters in Houston. more

Sep 15, 2017 9:55 AM Things to Do

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Photo: Honolulu Museum of Art

Make a garden tree sculpture or a collage out of mirrors, watch a keiki conch shell blowing contest or see sea creatures and build them out of LEGO this weekend. more

Sep 14, 2017 10:40 AM Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-September 7

Photo: Courtesy of Kristi Yamaguchi's Golden Moment

See a frozen Blaisdell Arena filled with Olympic skating stars, print a T-shirt and get a scoop of ice cream for free, or start a day at the beach with a clean up. more

Sep 7, 2017 10:00 AM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Okinawan Festival

Eat andagi and watch a lion dog dance, celebrate the Hawaiian monk seal with free keiki admission to Sea Life Park, make and shoot an air cannon and see a giant T. rex before it's too late. more

Aug 31, 2017 8:59 AM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Hawai‘i Greek Festival

Wear a toga, dance and eat Greek food, see a circus under the sea, splash in a hotel pool without paying for a room, meet a Power Ranger or learn how to dream big and do good. more

Aug 24, 2017 9:58 AM Weekend Guide

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

Aug 17, 2017 10:00 AM Weekend Guide

Inside Look: Best of HONOLULU Festival 2017

Photo: Kelli Bullock

Our top tips on what to eat, where to play and what not to miss at this second annual festival. more

Aug 2, 2017 10:57 AM Things to Do

A 20-foot-tall climbing structure adds a place for kids to play at Hawai‘i's largest shopping center. more

Aug 2, 2017 9:00 AM Things to Do

We Tried It: Mini-Golf Courses on Oahu

Photo: Cathy Cruz-George

We test out the putting greens at five courses on O’ahu. more

Jul 28, 2017 8:00 AM We Tried It!

Our readers’ and editors’ 11 picks for the best places to shop in Honolulu. more

Jul 19, 2017 4:00 PM Guides & Resources

Inside Look: Honolulu Family Fun Run

Photo: David Croxford

What would parents want in a fun run? We tried to answer your wish list for our first keiki dash and family run. more

Jul 19, 2017 12:23 PM Our Guide

Midsummer Night's Gleam

Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Dept. of Parks & Recreation

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

Jul 13, 2017 9:30 AM Things to Do

HONOLULU Family is planning our first ever fun run. Sign up now! more

Jul 6, 2017 11:27 AM Things to Do

Our Guide: ESPN 1420 Sports Festival

Photo: Courtesy ESPN 1420

Sliding darts, a UFC fighter meet-and-greet and a prize giveaway for all ages are just some of the new ways to have fun at this active, annual family festival. more

Jun 29, 2017 9:01 AM Things to Do

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-May 18

Photo: Rich Downs courtesy of Manu O Kū Festival

Ride a pony, go bird spotting, do arts and crafts in a garden or watch animated films from around the world for free this weekend. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Things to Do

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

May 16, 2017 8:00 AM Our Guide

Ready to Play: Playground Updates on O‘ahu Ka‘onohi

Photo: Christi Young

Since 2015, the City and County of Honolulu has installed and repaired playground equipment at more than 90 of the islandʻs parks. Here is the list. more

May 12, 2017 10:00 AM News

Free Fun: 9 Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

Photo: Karen DB Photography

Eating out is fun, but as your keiki grow so does your restaurant bill. Luckily, these 11 restaurants, including Best of Honolulu Family Winner Gyotaku, Auntie Pasto's and Wahoo's Fish Taco offer free keiki meals. more

Apr 26, 2017 10:51 AM Things to Do

Discover hidden trails, tucked-away huts and thousands of plants at this Mānoa oasis. more

Mar 30, 2017 6:37 PM Things to Do

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Photo: Jennifer Carlile Dalgamouni

We make cheetahs run, try to crush teeth and flap our wings to spin around. But parents will need to wear their thinking caps to help younger kids enjoy this packed exhibit about animals' mechanical powers. more

Mar 1, 2017 11:16 PM We Tried It!