Waikīkī Aquarium

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

Weekend Guide


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School your keiki on shark essentials before seeing the Baby Shark show in November. Read more

Parent to Parent


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Join a food-truck rally, quench your thirst for gardening, and cool off with your canine. 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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Picnic on the Pier

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Eleven family-focused summer events at the botanical gardens, Waikīkī Aquarium, Waimea Valley, Wet'n'Wild Hawai‘i and a slew of inexpensive and free film days around O‘ahu. Read more

Our Guide

Earth Day Turtle

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7 keiki-friendly events to help your family celebrate Earth Day. Read more

Our Guide

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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Living Reef Exhibit Waikiki Aquarium

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Here's a new reason to visit Waikīkī Aquarium. Read more


Okinawan Festival Girls Kimono

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Snore with dinosaurs, bang a paranku and say hello to manta rays. 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

lea lea little planet room

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Play in a virtual-reality sandbox, listen to a child's story of poverty, and watch newsboys strike. Read more

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PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue

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Munch on mangoes, dance with puppies, and find the best viewing spots for 4th of July fireworks. Read more

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Kids First! Film Festival Two Balloons

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On a tight budget? Here are 10 affordable ways to entertain your kids this summer. Read more

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Lemonade Alley

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Celebrate Earth Day, visit a school fair, and stop by the aquarium for free admission and a native plant to take home. Read more

Weekend Guide


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Race, snack and snap selfies at the HONOLULU Family Fun Run, jump in monk seal inflatables, hunt for more than 10,500 eggs, look for whales and the Easter Bunny and make springtime peeps. Read more

Weekend Guide


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

Best of


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Climb inside a T-Rex's mouth, make dog puppets and dragon headbands, judge koi, dress up for an etiquette class and take home an aquaponics garden. Read more

Weekend Guide


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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. Read more

Things to Do


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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. Read more

Weekend Guide


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. Read more

Weekend Guide

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    Photo: Laura Dornbush


    Keiki can get their shark fix at Waikīkī Aquarium.

  • Paint for Your Soul Whale Shark

    Photo: Courtesy of Paint for your Soul

    Paint for Your Soul Whale Shark

  • Paint for Your Soul Seahorse

    Photo: Courtesy of Paint for Your Soul

    Paint for Your Soul Seahorse

  • Living Reef Exhibit Waikiki Aquarium

    Photo: Courtesy of Waikīkī Aquarium

    Living Reef Exhibit Waikiki Aquarium

    The new "Living Reef Exhibit" at Waikīkī Aquarium opened on Feb. 18.

  • Little Planet Spray Paint

    Photo: Courtesy of Little Planet

    Little Planet Spray Paint

    Tag a wall with virtual cans of spray paint at the "Lea Lea Little Planet Digital Aquarium" exhibit, now through Sept. 30 at the Waikīkī Aquarium.

  • Waikiki Aquarium encounter

    Photo: Courtesy of Waikīkī Aquarium

    Waikiki Aquarium encounter

    A marine-creature encounter at Waikīkī Aquarium.