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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. more

Jan 17, 2018 5:04 PM We Tried It!

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-December 13

Photo: Courtesy of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i.

Play with animation for free in honor of a princess, be coached by former pro baseball players, run through the festive city lights and try your hand at pounding mochi. more

Dec 13, 2017 7:45 PM Weekend Guide

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Photo: Kapolei City Lights

Watch an electric light parade, paddle a canoe, craft sustainable gifts, pay what you can for a theater production and play at sensory, interactive stations. more

Dec 6, 2017 7:23 PM Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-November 29

Photo: Ron Slauson, courtesy of Friends of Honolulu City Lights

Celebrate Christmas with a parade and big tree lighting, volunteer in a Mānoa lo‘i and go backstage to learn about the art of acting or play in the snow. more

Nov 29, 2017 7:45 PM Weekend Guide

Family Holiday Events in Hawai‘i-2017

Photo: Courtesy of Kapolei Commons.

Our roundup of more than 60 events offering festive family fun, plus where you'll find Santa this season. more

Nov 28, 2017 2:12 PM Holiday Corner

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Photo: Ka Makana Aliʻi

See our list of play areas and places to let your keiki run around while out shopping. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:00 AM Things to Do

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

Nov 20, 2017 12:06 PM Holiday Corner

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-November 15

Photo: Aaron K. Yoshino

Get in free for a seabird-themed scavenger hunt at Sea Life Park, welcome Santa in three spots across O‘ahu, play in a giant garden and snag your free basketball tickets. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:51 PM Weekend Guide

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

Nov 14, 2017 8:00 AM Out & About

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Photo: Courtesy of Aloun Farms

14 tips covering what's new, what's free and what you can pick, eat, ride and buy at this year's huge fall event. more

Oct 19, 2017 9:36 AM Our Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-October 18

Photo: UH Athletics

Face off with top UH athletes and get free tickets to the volleyball game, jump on a bungee trampoline and see a fireworks show. more

Oct 18, 2017 7:07 PM Weekend Guide

2017 Halloween Events in Hawaii

Photo: Courtesy Holy Nativity School

From costume contests to a special spooky camp, and, of course, a full roundup of trick-or-treat spots, here is our list of family friendly events for your Halloween. more

Oct 16, 2017 8:09 AM Halloween Corner

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

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!

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-July 27

Photo: Ulupō Heiau Work Day, Courtesy of YMCA Honolulu

Wade into a lo‘i for volunteer work and a free lunch, take a tour of a vintage fire truck and ambulances, see the Power Rangers and sit ringside to see bucking broncos. more

Jul 27, 2017 10:00 AM Weekend 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

Our 8 tips to splashing, diving and sliding at Hawai‘i's waterpark. more

Jul 22, 2015 8:00 PM Our Guide