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Honolulu Zoo's Japanese Giant Salamanders Could be Parents-to-be

Courtesy: Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park.

Congratulations to the zoo's breeding pair of salamanders, Panda and Peace. Their eggs may hatch as soon as December. more

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Okinawan Festival Girls Kimono

Photo: Courtesy of Okinawan Festival

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

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Courtesy of Duke's OceanFest

Watch surfing canines, discover new products made in Hawai'i, and head to Koko Marina Center for the 2019 Cover Kids Search. more

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Courtesy of Little Planet

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

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Courtesy of Ukulele Festival Hawaiʻi.

Our eight tips for parking, eating and, of course, winning an ‘ukulele at the annual festival dedicated to one of Hawai‘i's favorite stringed instruments. more

Our Guide

Pan-Pacific Festival

Photo: Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Ride go-karts at discounted rates, street dance in Waikīkī and celebrate Hawaiian cooking. more

Weekend Guide

Lemonade Alley

Photo: Courtesy of Lemonade Alley.

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

Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-March 7, 2018

Photo: Karen DB Photography

Walk into a maze and ride a train, play Japanese childrenʻs games, volunteer for an algae clean up and sign up now for a free science day. more

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Star of Honolulu Cruises and Events

Our 15 tips for when to go, how to get the best deals, spotting wildlife, eating and keeping the kids occupied at sea. more

We Tried It!

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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

Things to Do

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Photo: Children and Youth Day

Choose from more than 300 free activities, meet pro basketball stars, build with architects, watch a dragon dance or go to a fun fair. more

Weekend Guide

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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

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

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

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

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

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Michelle Schiffl

Would your keiki like to stand up paddle and ride in a canoe? See our 9 tips for this free, monthly event. more

We Tried It!

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

Our Guide

We Tried It: Atlantis Submarines

Photo: Lavonne Leong

We boarded a submarine for color-changing lighting, sea life galore and a dance water under the sea. more

We Tried It!

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 13 restaurants, including Best of Honolulu Family Winner Gyotaku, Auntie Pasto's and Wahoo's Fish Taco offer free keiki meals. more

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  • dukesoceanfest-surfFUR

    Photo: Courtesy of Duke's OceanFest

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    On Thursday, Aug. 23, surfing canines will compete in the 2018 Duke's OceanFest's "Going to the Dogs SurFUR ComPETition."

  • Pan Pacific Festival street dancer

    Photo: Courtesy of Pan Pacific Festival

    Pan Pacific Festival street dancer

    Pan Pacific Festival street dancer