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You Could Have Your Very Own Ossipoff for 3.2 Million Dollars

A midcentury masterpiece comes on the market for the first time.
2018.02.16 11:04 AM

What’s Open or Closed in Honolulu for Presidents Day 2018

Your guide to which Honolulu City and County services will be available or suspended in observance of Presidents Day on Feb. 19, 2018.
2018.02.16 10:31 AM

Vote for Your Favorites in HONOLULU Magazine’s Best of Honolulu 2018

Cast your vote by Feb. 28. Entrants age 21 and over are automatically entered to win a dine around town package worth $250.
2018.02.16 09:12 AM

Field Notes: Ring in the Lunar New Year with These Okinawan Lion Dancers

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Okinawa Lion Dancers.
2018.02.16 08:55 AM

Our Waikīkī: Meet the Hawai‘i Beachboys Keeping the Tradition Alive

The Waikīkī beachboys are a holdover from a bygone era, when this legendary band of Hawaiian watermen ruled the beach as Waikīkī rose to become Hawai‘i’s premier resort destination.
2018.02.16 08:55 AM

8 Lucky Chinese New Year Foods to Celebrate the Year of the Dog in 2018

Make a stop in Chinatown and downtown Honolulu for these foods to welcome a lucky 2018.
2018.02.16 08:00 AM

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s Past–February Edition

A look back at Honolulu from February 1933 to 2013. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2018.02.15 08:55 AM

This New Local Sunglasses Line Grants Girls a Bright Future

Ashley Mariko Johnson is brilliant. She created a supah stylish accessory line—we refer to it as specs-n-affect—that shines a spotlight on women and education.
2018.02.14 01:23 PM

Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: Feb. 14–18, 2018

Love, the lunar new year and gorgeous murals converge.
2018.02.14 01:08 PM

Get This Exclusive Off-The-Menu Cocktail at Harry’s Hardware Emporium

Dave Newman, co-owner of this new speakeasy next to Pint + Jigger, has crafted a special drink just for you—but you gotta watch the entire video.
2018.02.14 12:48 PM

Our Waikīkī: The Stories Behind Four Longtime Waikīkī Holdouts

Find out how these local spots survive the test of time.
2018.02.14 08:55 AM

Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i 2018: Mural Painting

This year’s Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i takes place between Feb. 10 and 18. Artists from across the globe congregate in Kaka‘ako to transform the urban neighborhood with murals, exhibits, discussion panels, parties and more.
2018.02.13 12:16 PM

Meet the Local Designer Behind Spring’s Must-Have Statement Earring

There’s no single jewelry piece more impactful than an attention-demanding earring, and Indian Giver designer Margaret Steinmeier’s bold tasseled stunners are turning heads.
2018.02.13 11:28 AM

Adult Braces Are a Growing Trend. Find Out Why—and Why Now

Getting braces isn’t just something for kids anymore. Turns out more grown-ups getting their teeth straightened is a growing trend, locally and nationally. We find out why.
2018.02.13 09:28 AM

5 Delicious Facts About Roy’s 30th Anniversary

(Sponsored) Roy Yamaguchi celebrated 30 years in business on Thursday, Feb. 8 with a sold-out house and 10 of Hawai‘i’s elite chefs.
2018.02.12 05:23 PM

Our Waikīkī: Living Local in O‘ahu’s Most Famous Neighborhood

Waikīkī is much more than a tourist destination and faces the same challenges of other urban neighborhoods on O‘ahu. It has public schools, family-run restaurants, places people call home. Here are their stories.
2018.02.12 04:08 PM

Roy’s 30th Anniversary Food Tour Kick-Off

(Sponsored) On Thursday, Feb. 8, Roy Yamaguchi celebrated 30 years in business at Roy’s in Hawai‘i Kai. The evening featured live music, cocktails and dishes prepared by 10 of Hawai‘i’s best chefs.
2018.02.12 04:00 PM

Our Waikīkī: King Tides, Beach Erosion and Water Pollution—Can Waikīkī Be Saved?

How the state is dealing with king tides, eroding beaches and trash in the Ala Wai.
2018.02.12 03:34 PM

10 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day With Your Gal Pals in Honolulu

Because it’s only the best day of the year.
2018.02.12 02:15 PM

17 Honolulu Restaurants Offering Impress-Your-Date Dishes for Valentine’s Day 2018

These menus boast Keāhole lobster, lamb lollipops, oyster shooters and a lot of decadent desserts.
2018.02.12 10:51 AM

Fat Tuesday Fun: 6 Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Honolulu

From indulgent malassadas and great meals to a block party, this year’s guide takes you reveling in Mardi Gras on Feb. 13, the eve of Valentine’s Day.
2018.02.09 05:12 PM

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Cast your vote by Feb. 28. Entrants age 21 and over are automatically entered to win a dine around town package worth $250.
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5 Delicious Facts About Roy’s 30th Anniversary

(Sponsored) Roy Yamaguchi celebrated 30 years in business on Thursday, Feb. 8 with a sold-out house and 10 of Hawai‘i’s elite chefs.
2018.02.12 05:23 PM

Roy’s 30th Anniversary Food Tour Kick-Off

(Sponsored) On Thursday, Feb. 8, Roy Yamaguchi celebrated 30 years in business at Roy’s in Hawai‘i Kai. The evening featured live music, cocktails and dishes prepared by 10 of Hawai‘i’s best chefs.
2018.02.12 04:00 PM

Check Out This Magical, “Harry Potter”-Inspired Hideaway Built by Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i

(Sponsored) On her wish day, cancer patient Pomai Tollefsen received her own wizardly hideout inspired by her favorite movies.
2018.02.06 10:58 AM

Giveaway: Enter to Win Two Tickets to See John Craigie

You could win two tickets to see John Craigie perform live at The Republik on Feb. 10. Enter today!
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Learn Wellness and Sustainable Living at EAT THINK DRINK: Healthy People, Healthy Planet

(Sponsored) Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation’s second event in the series takes place on Monday, Jan. 29 at The Modern Honolulu.
2018.01.19 04:18 PM

Roy Yamaguchi is Throwing a 30th Anniversary Bash—And You’re Invited

(Sponsored) The father of Hawaiian-fusion will celebrate 30 years of success with an Islandwide food tour, kicking off on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the original Roy’s in Hawai‘i Kai.
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February 2018

‘Ukulele Picnic in Hawaiʻi, starts at 9 a.m. and goes till sunset at Kakaʻako Makai Gateway Park. This year’s event will offer two stages with live entertainment, each featuring...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kakaʻako Makai Gateway Park
461 Cooke Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: ʻUkulele Picnic in Hawaiʻi
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This Saturday marks the inaugural “Paint the Mall Pink” event at Windward Mall. The mall has partnered with the American Cancer Society to raise awareness during Breast Cancer...

Cost: Free

Where:
Windward Mall
46-056 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI
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Japanese cuisine has an intimidating reputation that has convinced most home cooks that its beloved preparations are best left to the experts. But legendary chef Masaharu Morimoto, owner of the...

Cost: $46.80

Where:
Williams Sonoma
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
#3406
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Honolulu Museum of Art’s textile curator Sara Oka will be speaking about trade cloth from India's Coromandel Coast on Feb. 11. This illustrated talk is a part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
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Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: 808-944-7177
Contact Name: Eric Chang
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Donizetti’s comedy is about Marie, the army brat who is raised by a troop of soldiers. A true tomboy, she has fallen in love with Tonio, a handsome lad who must join the regiment in order to...

Cost: $15 and up

Where:
Neil S. Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Hawaiʻi Opera Theatre
Telephone: (808) 596-7858
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The annual Law School Insider seminar will be held at the William S. Richardson School of Law, Moot Courtroom. This event is for students who are interested in law school, giving them the chance...

Cost: Free

Where:
William S. Richardson School of Law, Moot Courtroom
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI
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Telephone: (808) 956-7966
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View the exhibition “Quintessence,” showcasing Kakaʻako’s art murals at Salt at Our Kakaʻako Barn. The art show kicks off Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and will be open for viewing from Feb....

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka'ako
691 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Chick Corea is a keyboardist, composer, bandleader, DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, as well as the fourth-most nominated artist in Grammy Awards history, with 63 nods and 22 wins,...

Cost: $45 to $65

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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French producer and DJ Habstrakt continues to make waves with his forward-thinking creations, splitting his time between working in the studio and playing out to thousands on sold-out tours and...

Cost: $15 to $20

Where:
Hawaiian Brian's
1680 Kapiʻolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI
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View the exhibition “Quintessence,” showcasing Kakaʻako’s art murals at Salt at Our Kakaʻako Barn. The art show kicks off Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and will be open for viewing from Feb....

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka'ako
691 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Website »

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View the exhibition “Quintessence,” showcasing Kakaʻako’s art murals at Salt at Our Kakaʻako Barn. The art show kicks off Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and will be open for viewing from Feb....

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka'ako
691 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Mike Lewis has toured and performed with Buddy Rich, Sarah Vaughn, Sammy Davis, Sonny and Cher, Billy Joel, Natalie Cole, Rosemary Clooney, The Temptations, Tony Bennett, Gladys Knight and...

Cost: $15 to $35

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: 808-777-4890
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Donizetti’s comedy is about Marie, the army brat who is raised by a troop of soldiers. A true tomboy, she has fallen in love with Tonio, a handsome lad who must join the regiment in order to...

Cost: $15 and up

Where:
Neil S. Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Hawaiʻi Opera Theatre
Telephone: (808) 596-7858
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone at Taormina Sicilian Cuisine. Enjoy a five-course menu by chef Hiro. The San Valentino prix fixe dinner is available on Feb. 14...

Cost: $75 or $110 with wine pairing

Where:
Taormina Sicilian Cuisine
227 Lewers St.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Treat your Valentine to a special prix fixe dinner at M.A.C. 24/7. The three-course meal is $49 per person. See the full menu online. To make reservations visit mac247waikiki.com or call...

Cost: $49 per person

Where:
M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar
2500 Kuhio Ave.
Honolulu , HI  96815
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Sponsor: M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar
Telephone: 808-921-5564
Contact Name: Mark Turina
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Enjoy a special Valentine's Dinner by Ke Nui Kitchen. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Dinner will be served at The Proud Peacock...

Cost: $74

Where:
Waimea Valley
59-864 Kamehameha Hwy.
Kahuku, HI
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Enjoy Valentine's Day dinner with front-row ocean views. Tickets include a four-course prix fixe menu by Chef Ronnie Nasuti, as well as a bottle of Tattinger champagne. 

Cost: $200 to $250

Where:
Tikis Grill and Bar
2570 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI
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View the exhibition “Quintessence,” showcasing Kakaʻako’s art murals at Salt at Our Kakaʻako Barn. The art show kicks off Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and will be open for viewing from Feb....

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka'ako
691 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

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Sometimes called the “concert king of the Philippines,” local boy Martin Nievera has performed at sold-out concerts all over Asia, Europe, Australia, Canada, the Middle East,...

Cost: $35 to $55

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Bring your receipts totaling $300 or more from designated Waikele Premium Outlets retailers to receive a $15 gift card. Visit the Information Center to redeem between February 15 to 21,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waikele Premium Outlets
94-790 Lumiaina St.
Waipahu, HI  96797
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Sponsor: Simon Premium Outlets

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View the exhibition “Quintessence,” showcasing Kakaʻako’s art murals at Salt at Our Kakaʻako Barn. The art show kicks off Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and will be open for viewing from Feb....

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka'ako
691 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

More information

Sometimes called the “concert king of the Philippines,” local boy Martin Nievera has performed at sold-out concerts all over Asia, Europe, Australia, Canada, the Middle East,...

Cost: $35 to $55

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Website »

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The Presidents' Day sale at Waikele Premium Outlets means additional savings on already-discounted prices at Adidas, Furla, Kate Spade New York, Levi's, Tommy Hilfiger and more. 

Cost: Free to Attend

Where:
Waikele Premium Outlets
94-790 Lumiaina St.
Waipahu, HI  96797


Sponsor: Simon Premium Outlets

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Bring your receipts totaling $300 or more from designated Waikele Premium Outlets retailers to receive a $15 gift card. Visit the Information Center to redeem between February 15 to 21,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waikele Premium Outlets
94-790 Lumiaina St.
Waipahu, HI  96797
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Sponsor: Simon Premium Outlets

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Stop by South Shore Market at Ward Village to design your own mini manapua to celebrate the Lunar New Year. This event is part of New Wave Fridays.

Cost: Free

Where:
South Shore Market
1170 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Ward Village
Telephone: 808-591-8411
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View the exhibition “Quintessence,” showcasing Kakaʻako’s art murals at Salt at Our Kakaʻako Barn. The art show kicks off Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and will be open for viewing from Feb....

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka'ako
691 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

More information

Sometimes called the “concert king of the Philippines,” local boy Martin Nievera has performed at sold-out concerts all over Asia, Europe, Australia, Canada, the Middle East,...

Cost: $35 to $55

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


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Slack key guitarist Makana will be featured in the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra for their Valentine’s Day weekend “Sinfonia d’ Amore,” performance of love...

Cost: $34 and up

Where:
Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 808-946-8742
Contact Name: HSO Box Office
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​Showcasing the vibrancy of traditional Chinese theatre, these contrasting plays celebrate the chou – or comic – character, an irrepressible force of comedy who...

Cost: $8-25

Where:
Kennedy Theatre
1770 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: UH Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance
Telephone: 180-894-42697
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
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​Showcasing the vibrancy of traditional Chinese theatre, these contrasting plays celebrate the chou – or comic – character, an irrepressible force of comedy who...

Cost: $8-25

Where:
Kennedy Theatre
1770 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: UH Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance
Telephone: 180-894-42697
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
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The Presidents' Day sale at Waikele Premium Outlets means additional savings on already-discounted prices at Adidas, Furla, Kate Spade New York, Levi's, Tommy Hilfiger and more. 

Cost: Free to Attend

Where:
Waikele Premium Outlets
94-790 Lumiaina St.
Waipahu, HI  96797


Sponsor: Simon Premium Outlets

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Here’s your chance to participate in judging koi (tank by tank) at the Aloha Koi Show event “You Be the Judge.” You’ll get to partake in a hands-on seminar...

Cost: $12 (non-members), $8 (kama‘aina and military with ID), $5 (seniors, ages 4-12)

Where:
Waikīkī Aquarium
2777 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Bring your receipts totaling $300 or more from designated Waikele Premium Outlets retailers to receive a $15 gift card. Visit the Information Center to redeem between February 15 to 21,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waikele Premium Outlets
94-790 Lumiaina St.
Waipahu, HI  96797
View map »


Sponsor: Simon Premium Outlets

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Dress up your dog in a Chinese New Year themed outfit for a costume contest and parade celebrating the Year of the Dog. Post a picture on Instagram with the hashtag...

Cost: Free

Where:
Royal Hawaiian Center
2201 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Royal Hawaiian Center
Telephone: 808-535-9099
Contact Name: Jen Hughes
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Maryknoll School’s 20th Annual Monsignor Charles A. Kekumano Award and Scholarship Dinner will recognize Master Navigator Nainoa Thompson for his remarkable contributions to navigation,...

Cost: Sponsor tables (seating for 8-12) from $3,000 to $25,000. Individual seats $300.

Where:
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
2255 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Maryknoll School
Telephone: (808) 952-7310
Contact Name: Institutional Advancement Office
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
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Try specially selected brews and drinks at Bevy Bar, Moku Kitchen, Pitch Sports Bar and Village Bottle Shop & Tasting room. The Salt Bar Crawl features Stone Brewing Company. The Blood Bank of...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Salt at Our Kakaʻako
660 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Explore love in various formats, from creative expression to relationships. There will also be a guided meditation and art activity. Pūpū and drinks are included. Each guest will also...

Cost: $45

Where:
Jazz Minds
1661 Kapʻiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Brandi Kiana-Jo
Telephone: (808) 393-5527
Contact Name: Brandi Kiana-Jo
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Rick Springfield is a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician who has sold 25 million albums and had 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,”...

Cost: $75 to $125

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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With more than 800 performances a year, including a daily hula show at 1 p.m., the world’s largest open-air shopping center hosts a variety of fashion, music, cultural and community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

​Showcasing the vibrancy of traditional Chinese theatre, these contrasting plays celebrate the chou – or comic – character, an irrepressible force of comedy who...

Cost: $8-25

Where:
Kennedy Theatre
1770 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: UH Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance
Telephone: 180-894-42697
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
Website »

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​Showcasing the vibrancy of traditional Chinese theatre, these contrasting plays celebrate the chou – or comic – character, an irrepressible force of comedy who...

Cost: $8-25

Where:
Kennedy Theatre
1770 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: UH Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance
Telephone: 180-894-42697
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
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Guitarist Andy Kimbel delivers spirited, dynamic performances while showcasing both self-penned original songs and strong interpretations of early classic country blues, as well as early...

Cost: $15 to $25

Where:
Atherton Performing Arts Studio
738 Kaheka Street
Honolulu, HI
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