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This Week In Honolulu

November 2017

Shop for Island fresh produce, prepared foods, tasty treats, local crafts and much more. Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 p.m. Located on Mall Level 2, fronting Genki Sushi.

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 955-9517
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Zen, Ken, Sho will exhibit the calligraphy of Omori Sogen Rotaishi and Tanouye Tenshin Rotaishi along with ceramic pieces created by Teruya Myoshin Roshi.  There will also be hojo (an old...

Cost: Free (donations accepted)

Where:
Daihonzan Chozen-ji International Zen Dojo
3565 Kalihi St.
Honolulu, HI  96819
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Sponsor: Daihonzan Chozen-ji International Zen Dojo
Telephone: 808-845-8129
Contact Name: Peg Hoefer
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Join the East-West Center for an illustrated talk on resist methods for textile embellishment with Cheri Vasek, UH Mānoa Associate Professor of Theatre (Costume Design and Technology, Makeup)....

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
Telephone: 180-894-47177
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A Hana Hou! performance of one of the most popular dance concerts presented at Kennedy Theatre. World-renowned taiko artist Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of...

Cost: $8-$25

Where:
Kennedy Theatre
1770 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: UHM Department of Theatre + Dance
Telephone: 808-956-7655
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box 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
Website »

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  Local boy and celebrated ukulele artist Jake Shimabukuro performs at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once...

Cost: $25-$45

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Website »

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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
Website »

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The UHM Department of Theatre and Dance Late Night Series brings you Almost, Maine, a whimsical, romantic, and quirky play set in a winter spectacle that takes place in a...

Cost: $5-10

Where:
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
1770 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: UH Manoa Department of Theatre and Dance
Telephone: 180-894-42697
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
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The UHM Department of Theatre and Dance Late Night Series brings you Almost, Maine, a whimsical, romantic, and quirky play set in a winter spectacle that takes place in a...

Cost: $5-10

Where:
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
1770 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: UH Manoa Department of Theatre and Dance
Telephone: 180-894-42697
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
Website »

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Amos and Juliette Cooke had the best intentions.  In 1839 Honolulu, the couple was deeply honored to be chosen to personally oversee the education of the children of the kings and queens of...

Cost: $5-$25

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 808-536-4222
Website »

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Shop for Island fresh produce, prepared foods, tasty treats, local crafts and much more. Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 p.m. Located on Mall Level 2, fronting Genki Sushi.

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

Have ideas for how to make Honolulu's roads safer and more accommodating to everyone? Join one of these upcoming neighborhood "sit down sessions" for the Urban Core #completestreets...

Cost: Free

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Center - Oahu Room
777 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Honolulu Complete Streets Program
Telephone: 808-628-5861
Contact Name: Melissa White
Website »

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Four-time Grammy-winner and master slack key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr. performs with local blues artist Bobby Ingano with special guest Timmy Abrigo at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
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The Building Industry of Hawai‘i will hold its third annual Housing Summit. The summit, "Still Houseless in Hawai‘i: A Sensible Way Forward" will include presentations...

Cost: $45-$135

Where:
Pomaika‘i Ballroom
735 Iwilei Rd.
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Sponsor: BIA-Hawai‘i
Telephone: 808-629-7503
Contact Name: Carolyn Hyman
Website »

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Shop for Island fresh produce, prepared foods, tasty treats, local crafts and much more. Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 p.m. Located on Mall Level 2, fronting Genki Sushi.

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

Have ideas for how to make Honolulu's roads safer and more accommodating to everyone? Join one of these upcoming neighborhood "sit down sessions" for the Urban Core...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawaii Community Development Authority
545 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Honolulu Complete Streets Program
Telephone: 808-628-5861
Contact Name: Melissa White
Website »

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Critically acclaimed Hawaiian musician and guitarist Willie K returns to Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once seated...

Cost: $25-$45

Where:
Blue Note Hawai‘i
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawai‘i
Telephone: 180-877-74890
Website »

More information

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Shop for Island fresh produce, prepared foods, tasty treats, local crafts and much more. Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 p.m. Located on Mall Level 2, fronting Genki Sushi.

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

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

Have ideas for how to make Honolulu's roads safer and more accommodating to everyone? Join one of these upcoming neighborhood "sit down sessions" for the Urban Core...

Cost: Free

Where:
MOA (Mokicha Okada Association)
600 Queen St.
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Honolulu Complete Streets
Telephone: 808-628-5861
Contact Name: Melissa White
Website »

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The distinctive taste of iichiko BLŪ will be featured at Asian-style eatery Panya Bistro. For guests 21 and over, Panya Bistro will have a delicious variety of cocktails featuring...

Cost: Free

Where:
 Panya Bistro
1288 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu , HI  96814
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Tony Award and Nā Hōkū Hanohano nominee Loretta Ables Sayre performs at Blue Note Hawai‘i. Seating is first come first served. There is a $10 food or beverage minimum per person once...

Cost: $15 to $35

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: 777-4890
Website »

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Kona Nui Nights is a monthly event held on the third Wednesday of every month that highlights Hawaiian language, dance and music. This event includes a rotating food vendor, a cash bar and is...

Cost: Free

Where:
IBM Courtyard
1240 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Ward Village
Telephone: 808-591-8411
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Award-winning Disney animator Renato dos Anjos will talk about his career in animation, creative inspiration and more.   Dos Anjos has worked on films such as Zootopia, Moana,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kapi‘olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Rd
ʻOhia 118
, HI
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Sponsor: Kapi‘olani Community College
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Join Chaminade University for its Graduate Open House at the Clarence T.C. Ching Conference Center (Chaminade University, Eiben Hall).  Free parking is available on campus. To...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chaminade University
3140 Wai‘alae Ave.
Clarence T.C. Ching Conference Room
Honolulu, HI  96816
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Sponsor: Chaminade University
Telephone: 808-739-7489
Contact Name: Stacey Higa
Website »

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Have ideas for how to make Honolulu's roads safer and more accommodating to everyone? Join one of these upcoming neighborhood "sit down sessions" for the Urban Core...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mo'ili'ili Community Center
2535 S. King St.
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Honolulu Complete Streets
Telephone: 808-628-5861
Contact Name: Melissa White
Website »

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Mindset is a simple idea discovered by world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success - a simple idea that makes all the difference....

Cost: $150-$199

Where:
Pomaika'i Ballrooms at Dole Cannery
735 Iwilei Road
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Sponsor: Hawai'i Health at Work Alliance
Telephone: (808)532-4000
Contact Name: Valerie Au
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Have ideas for how to make Honolulu's roads safer and more accommodating to everyone? Join one of our upcoming neighborhood "sit down sessions" for the Urban Core...

Cost: 0

Where:
AIA Center for Architecture
828 Fort Street Mall, #100
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Honolulu Complete Streets
Telephone: 808-628-5861
Contact Name: Melissa White
Website »

More information

Shop for Island fresh produce, prepared foods, tasty treats, local crafts and much more. Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 p.m. Located on Mall Level 2, fronting Genki Sushi.

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

This festival is open to all and embraces the Brazilian and Hawaiian culture in its unique blend of entertainment and dancing power. Join a weekend-long experience that includes zouk, hula, salsa,...

Cost: $10 to $270

Where:
Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel
2255 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Island Zouk Dance Company
Telephone: 683-5737
Contact Name: Jonathan Troupe
Website »

More information

This festival is open to all and embraces the Brazilian and Hawaiian culture in its unique blend of entertainment and dancing power. Join a weekend-long experience that includes zouk, hula, salsa,...

Cost: $10 to $270

Where:
Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel
2255 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Island Zouk Dance Company
Telephone: 683-5737
Contact Name: Jonathan Troupe
Website »

More information

Watch free films selected from the Hawai‘i International Film Festival in Ward Village’s IBM Building Courtyard. Free self-parking is available across the street in the Ward Village...

Cost: Free

Where:
IBM Courtyard
1240 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Ward Village
Telephone: 808-591-8411
Website »

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The Sounds of Aloha choral group is offering a free guest singer program during the month of November for men who want to try singing a cappella on stage live. Guest singers will receive...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse Ballroom
404 Kapahulu Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Sounds of Aloha Chorus
Telephone: 206.661.7038
Contact Name: Tom Hutton
Website »

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The Leeward Theatre, ongoing in its 43rd season, is proud to announce its next production—She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen. Leeward faculty member and award winning local director...

Cost: $10 LCC Students, $15 General Admission

Where:
Leeward Community College Room AM-101
96-045 Ala Ike St.
Pearl City, HI  96782
View map »


Telephone: 808-455-0549
Contact Name: Betty Burdick
Website »

More information

Amos and Juliette Cooke had the best intentions.  In 1839 Honolulu, the couple was deeply honored to be chosen to personally oversee the education of the children of the kings and queens of...

Cost: $5-$25

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 808-536-4222
Website »

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Join in on a full day of networking and learn how to better serve those experiencing homeless in the the Aloha State.

Cost: $55 to $70

Where:
The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaiʻi
91-3257 Kualakaʻi Pkwy.
ʻEwa Beach, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

Shop for Island fresh produce, prepared foods, tasty treats, local crafts and much more. Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 p.m. Located on Mall Level 2, fronting Genki Sushi.

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

Have ideas for how to make Honolulu's roads safer and more accommodating to everyone? Join one of our upcoming neighborhood "sit down sessions" for the Urban Core...

Cost: 0

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Center - Oahu Room
777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Sponsor: Honolulu Complete Streets
Telephone: 808-628-5861
Contact Name: Melissa White
Website »

More information

This festival is open to all and embraces the Brazilian and Hawaiian culture in its unique blend of entertainment and dancing power. Join a weekend-long experience that includes zouk, hula, salsa,...

Cost: $10 to $270

Where:
Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel
2255 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Island Zouk Dance Company
Telephone: 683-5737
Contact Name: Jonathan Troupe
Website »

More information

This festival is open to all and embraces the Brazilian and Hawaiian culture in its unique blend of entertainment and dancing power. Join a weekend-long experience that includes zouk, hula, salsa,...

Cost: $10 to $270

Where:
Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel
2255 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Island Zouk Dance Company
Telephone: 683-5737
Contact Name: Jonathan Troupe
Website »

More information

Check out the Butik for a pop-up event featuring special deals from fashion and clothing pop-up shops, bentos and musubis from Ma'ona Musubi, gourmet desserts...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Butik
1067 Kapiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Arts and Flavors of Hawai‘i
Website »

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Pa‘akai Marketplace, featuring locally made products from Hawaii at SALT at Our Kakaʻako, is scheduled on Friday and Saturday, November 17th and 18th. This collaboration with PAʻI...

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako
660 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

More information

Have ideas for how to make Honolulu's roads safer and more accommodating to everyone? Join one of our upcoming neighborhood "sit down sessions" for the Urban Core...

Cost: 0

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Center - Oahu Room
777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Sponsor: Honolulu Complete Streets
Telephone: 808-628-5861
Contact Name: Melissa White
Website »

More information

House. Electronic. Disco. Dub. Afrobeat. Full bar. Extra-premium coffee. Sunset views. Pool patio. Ocean breezes. Style. Living. Community. Dance.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawaiian Aroma Caffé
2300 Kalākaua Ave.
2nd floor
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Hawaiian Aroma Caffé
Contact Name: Kevin Cruze

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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

Amos and Juliette Cooke had the best intentions.  In 1839 Honolulu, the couple was deeply honored to be chosen to personally oversee the education of the children of the kings and queens of...

Cost: $5-$25

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 808-536-4222
Website »

More information

The Leeward Theatre, ongoing in its 43rd season, is proud to announce its next production—She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen. Leeward faculty member and award winning local director...

Cost: $10 LCC Students, $15 General Admission

Where:
Leeward Community College Room AM-101
96-045 Ala Ike St.
Pearl City, HI  96782
View map »


Telephone: 808-455-0549
Contact Name: Betty Burdick
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Shop for Island fresh produce, prepared foods, tasty treats, local crafts and much more. Every Sunday, 9 am to 12 p.m. Located on Mall Level 2, fronting Genki Sushi.

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 955-9517
Website »

More information

Looking for something unique and special for your dog this Holiday Season? Hawaiʻi Doggie Bakery has partnered with five local small businesses to help fill your pup's stocking with something...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawaiʻi Doggie Bakery
2961C East Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: Hawaiʻi Doggie Bakery
Telephone: 783-7390
Website »

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This festival is open to all and embraces the Brazilian and Hawaiian culture in its unique blend of entertainment and dancing power. Join a weekend-long experience that includes zouk, hula, salsa,...

Cost: $10 to $270

Where:
Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel
2255 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Island Zouk Dance Company
Telephone: 683-5737
Contact Name: Jonathan Troupe
Website »

More information

This festival is open to all and embraces the Brazilian and Hawaiian culture in its unique blend of entertainment and dancing power. Join a weekend-long experience that includes zouk, hula, salsa,...

Cost: $10 to $270

Where:
Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel
2255 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Island Zouk Dance Company
Telephone: 683-5737
Contact Name: Jonathan Troupe
Website »

More information

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

Join Toys for Tots Hawaii at the November SALT Bar Crawl by donating toys for less fortunate children in our community. Visit SALT at Our Kaka‘ako for the...

Cost: Free

Where:
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako
660 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »

More information

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

The Surfrider Foundation’s Oahu Chapter will honor leaders in environmental protection at the 15th Annual John Kelly Awards Celebration. The annual fundraiser party is a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Waimea Valley
59-864 Kamehameha Hwy.
Hale‘iwa, HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Surfrider Foundation Oahu Chapter
Telephone: 808-220-3734
Contact Name: Rebecca Pang
Website »

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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

Ja Rule and Ashanti perform at the Blaisdell Center.

Cost: $45

Where:
Neal S. Blaisdell Center
, HI


Website »

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Celebrate the grand opening of HI Design Barber & Beauty with a barber and b-boy battle. 

Cost: $10-$250

Where:
HI Design Barber and Beauty
954 Maunakea St
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Contact Name: Angel Payne
Website »

More information

The Leeward Theatre, ongoing in its 43rd season, is proud to announce its next production—She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen. Leeward faculty member and award winning local director...

Cost: $10 LCC Students, $15 General Admission

Where:
Leeward Community College Room AM-101
96-045 Ala Ike St.
Pearl City, HI  96782
View map »


Telephone: 808-455-0549
Contact Name: Betty Burdick
Website »

More information

Amos and Juliette Cooke had the best intentions.  In 1839 Honolulu, the couple was deeply honored to be chosen to personally oversee the education of the children of the kings and queens of...

Cost: $5-$25

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 808-536-4222
Website »

More information

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