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Photo: Hawaiʻi's Plantation Village

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

Weekend Guide

chinatown fish lanterns

Photo: Courtesy of Chinatown Improvement District

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

Weekend Guide

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Photo: Courtesy of Okinawan Festival

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

Weekend Guide

New Ring-Tailed Lemur Baby at the Honolulu Zoo

Photo: Rod Kuba, Courtesy of the Honolulu Zoo

The month-old ring-tailed lemur is the first for a new couple at the zoo. Read more

Lifestyle

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 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

Photo: Courtesy of Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Make wood block prints, picnic at a concert in a valley, play ocean-inspired games and buy bargain books this weekend. Read more

Weekend Guide

How to Have the Best Summer Ever for Honolulu Families

Illustration: Druscilla Santiago

22 fun events, including some astronomical, that will get your keiki dancing, skygazing, exploring and ready for outdoor movie nights. Read more

Things to Do

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

2018 Easter Activities in Hawai‘i

Photo: Courtesy of Ka Makana Ali‘i

We’re tracking your Easter Bunny appearances and other activities for springtime fun. Read more

Easter Corner

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

Weekend Guide

2019 Honolulu Biennial Crossroads

Photo: 2019 Honolulu Biennial

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

Weekend Guide

Forest Girls

Photo: Courtesy of Hawaii Forest Institute

Watch a St. Paddy's Day Parade, spruce up a kids' forest and ride a ferris wheel. Read more

Weekend Guide

honolulu festival unicycles

Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Festival

Dance to a beatboxer, watch a cultural parade and climb into a military Humvee. Read more

Weekend Guide

Missing: Southern ground hornbill Honolulu Zoo

Photos: Courtesy of the City and County of Honolulu Zoo

Here are a few facts about the endangered bird that got away during high winds this weekend. Read more

Lifestyle

Totti Candy Factory

Photo: Christi Young

We test out a DIY chocolate fountain, a giant cotton candy and all-fruit shave ice stand. Read more

Food

MLK-parade-facepainting

Photo: by Kristen Wong/Defense Visual Information Distribution Service

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

Weekend Guide

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. Read more

Lifestyle

Okinawan Festival Girls Kimono

Photo: Courtesy of Okinawan Festival

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

Weekend Guide

dukesoceanfest-surfFUR

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. Read more

Weekend Guide

lea lea little planet room

Photo: Courtesy of Little Planet

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

Weekend Guide

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    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