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19 Gluten-Free Friendly Restaurants in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Calling All Veterans: Hawaii’s First VA Housing Summit Set for Aug. 23

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Wada Introduces a New Happy Hour Menu

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Boys & Girls Club Hawaii’s Walk in the Country 2014

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Go Mauka: 5 Peaceful Mountainside Adventures for Land Lovers on Oahu

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REAL Beer Festival 2014

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New, Pretty Vintage-inspired Surfboard Fins From Roam Hawaii and Island Fins

Fun fins to keep your surf style going swimmingly.

Kealoha: Kailua’s New Hawaiian Food Eatery

It's everything that’s right about Hawaii.

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This Week In Honolulu

August 2014

Greece may be more than 8,000 miles away, but you can celebrate its culture as if you are there. Stop by Ala Moana Park this weekend for the Greek Festival and listen to Greek musicians play...

Cost: $3, active military and children 11 years and under are free

Where:
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park
Honolulu, HI


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What: Your must head must be in the sand if you haven't heard the news that Kaimuki Superette is now open. Chef Ed Kenney wows us (again) with a not-so-literal, prettier version of a...

Where:
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What: Nail your next look, from Charlotte Gainsbourg x Current/Elliot's $128 T-shirt to Rita Ora's patch-laden leather basketball shorts for adidas, with these just-released...

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Iconic Hawaiian waterman Duke Kahanamoku's birthday is Sunday, Aug. 24, and how better to celebrate than by getting into, or watching, the week-long Duke's Oceanfest in Waikiki. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kuhio and Queen's Surf Beach
Waikiki, HI

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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Inspired by Kid ‘n Play’s house-party movies, this month’s ‘90s-themed urban market features local fashion, art music and food. Custom-cake creator Kristie Sagara will...

Cost: $3

Where:
1020 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI
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Breakfast for dinner? You don’t have to ask us twice. More than 35 food vendors will be serving up your favorite breakfast foods this Friday in Kakaako at the monthly street-food festival....

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555 South St.
Kakaako, HI
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The Honolulu Museum of Art’s monthly Art After Dark party this month features an Art Deco theme. Dress in flapper gowns or vintage aloha shirts while viewing first-time-displayed-in-Hawaii...

Cost: $10

Where:
900 S. Beretania St.
, HI
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Rhythm-and-blues singer Jhene Aiko performs at Neal Blaisdell this Friday night. Best known for her song "The Worst" and as the featured vocalist in Drake’s song "From...

Cost: $45 to $95

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall
, HI


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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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We love that Honolulu has a burgeoning stand-up comedy scene, and love it even more when it includes women who are comics! Patrice Scott hosts while comedians Michelle Mak, Erika Swartzkopf, Kay...

Cost: $10

Where:
Downbeat Diner Lounge
42 N. Hotel St.
Chinatown, HI
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