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

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


Get Ready to Ice Skate at the Hawai‘i Convention Center this Winter

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We have the scoops on ticket prices, photos with Santa, other activities and when you can see Olympic gold medal-winning skater (and mom!) Kristi Yamaguchi. Read more

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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


Have the catchy song on repeat on your phone? Here's where you can watch Baby Shark and Pinkfong live this November. 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

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

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Free Fun: 9 Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

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Eating out is fun, but as your keiki grow so does your restaurant bill. Luckily, these 15 restaurants, including Best of Honolulu Family Winner Gyotaku, Auntie Pasto's and Wahoo's Fish Taco offer free keiki meals. Read more

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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

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Keiki-friendly movies. Arts and crafts. Live music. All for FREE. Read more

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Your Weekend-May 1, 2019

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Taste honey at local farms, listen to stories by Kristi Yamaguchi and watch monster truck races. Read more

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Inside Look: Ellison Onizuka Day of Exploration

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Our 7 tips for getting into full workshops, paying for parking and trying hands-on activities at this free event by Aloha Council Boy Scouts of America. Read more

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Listen to the music of Disney come alive, take a stuffed animal on a sleepover and watch aerialists spin in the air. Read more

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2019 Honolulu Biennial Crossroads

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Go on a scavenger hunt downtown, join a big art experience for free, watch a movie from the wave pool or say "Happy Anniversary" to a favorite family spot. Read more

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Inside Look: 2018 HONOLULU Family Fun Run Presented by First Hawaiian Bank

Photo: Gregory Yamamoto

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

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Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-Feb. 6, 2019

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Learn about life as a child in a military family, buy unusual roses or build a big piece of art with a Honolulu artist. Read more

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Our 10 tips for avoiding crowds, buying malassadas and reloading your Fun Passes. Read more

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From funny to embarrassing, here's our list of 23 moments only parents understand. How many can you check off? Read more


Inside Look: New Year's ʻOhana Festival

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Our 10 tips for when to go, what youʻll find and how to navigate this free family festival. Plus, where to find covered parking, the best bathrooms and spam musubi. Read more

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  • PetWalk Paina 2018

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    PetWalk Paina 2018

  • Family Restaurant Review: Fête

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    Family Restaurant Review: Fête

    Jaffer and the quinoa cakes from Fête.

  • Family Restaurant Review: Fête

    Photo: Wendy Awai-Dakroub

    Family Restaurant Review: Fête

    Fresh oysters on the half shell.

  • Family Restaurant Review: Fête

    Photo: Wendy Awai-Dakroub

    Family Restaurant Review: Fête

    Korean Fried Chicken Sliders at Fête.