Kapolei Commons

Our Guide: Snow Day Play in Hawai‘i

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First time playing in Island-style snow? Here are our seven tips to help you avoid a deep freeze. Read more



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Our picks for the weekend’s best family events. Read more

Weekend Guide

chinatown fish lanterns

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Our picks for the weekend's best family events. Read more

Weekend Guide


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Get bubbly, take two free yoga classes, and shoot baskets to win round-trip plane tickets. Read more

Weekend Guide

Your Weekend-May 1, 2019

Courtesy of: Hawai‘i Book and Music Festival

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

Weekend Guide

Pinocchio puppet

Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Theatre for Youth

Run through colored powder, meet a pirate and have a kid-free dinner. 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

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

Weekend Guide


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

Weekend Guide

We Tried It: "Aqueous" Art Installation at Kapolei Commons

Photos: Christi Young

Our 5 tips for running around this cool interactive light-up art display. Read more

We Tried It!


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Control a Mars rover, play on a flickering lawn and hike with your preschooler. Read more

Weekend Guide


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Stand inside a giant bubble, make candy art and bring home a free tree. Read more

Weekend Guide

Kamaaina Wednesday Waimea Valley

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Swim next to Wā'ihi Falls, party under the stars, and enter your keiki in the Cover Kids 2019 search. Read more

Weekend Guide

We Tried It: Are Luxury Movie Theaters Really Worth the Splurge?

Photo: Cathy Cruz-George

Pearlridge Theatres is the latest location to receive electric reclining seats. Is the extra comfort is worth the extra cost? We tried out other theaters with our little moviegoer to find out. Read more

We Tried It!

Voting is now closed for our 2018 Cover Kids winners! Read more


Our pick of winter events to celebrate this festive season. Read more

Out & About

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    Photo: Courtesy of Family Dance Party


  • Touch Truck

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    Touch Truck

    Usually, construction vehicles are off-limits to kids. Not this Saturday at Kapolei Commons' "Touch A Truck" event.

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    Photo: Jen Lewin Studio


    Jen Lewin's installation

  • Family Dance Party

    Photo: Courtesy of Kapolei Commons

    Family Dance Party

    Family Dance Party

  • Coco Movie

    Photo: Courtesy of Disney Pixar website

    Coco Movie

    Coco movie