2017 Hale ‘Aina Awards

HONOLULU Magazine celebrated the 33rd Annual Hale ‘Aina Awards presented by First Hawaiian Bank. Guests dined on dishes from 13 top Hawai‘i restaurants, including Piggy Smalls and Lucky Belly, while sipping on cocktails and enjoying live entertainment under the stars at the luxurious Royal Hawaiian Hotel.



Hale Aina Awards Ceremony Royal Hawaiian

Photo: Tien Enga

SEE ALSO: 2017 Hale ‘Aina Award Winners: The Best Restaurants in Hawai‘i

 

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August 2018

Yoga & Brunch at Salt at Our Kakaʻako, features a class by Jesa Simpkins and live accompanying music from DJ Super Christa Wittimer.   Following the...

Cost: $25

Where:
Salt at our Kaka'ako
691 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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A three-day showcase of the Islands' best, the annual Made in Hawai‘i Festival will feature nearly 400 vendors selling local-kine goods from food to fashion, as well as live...

Cost: $6

Where:
Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: (808) 234-0404
Contact Name: Amy Hammond
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Prosecco on the Patio is an opportunity to mingle and socialize with a wine tasting on the patio and a special menu from Doraku Izakaya and Sushi.   Ticket holders will be able to sample...

Cost: $10

Where:
Doraku Izakaya and Sushi
1009 Kapiʻolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Shop at more than 60+ craft, food and activity vendors at Moanalua 99 in Māpunapuna. Admission to the indoor event is free. The event is held every third Sunday of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Moanalua 99
1151 Māpunapuna St.
Honolulu, HI  96818
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Sponsor: 808 Craft and Gift Fairs
Telephone: 808-479-5525
Contact Name: Lauren Mori
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All amateurs are invited to compete in this annual competition highlighting ocean sports dear to late legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Competitions are free to watch—they’re held...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Various locations in Waikiki
, HI  96815


Contact Name: Brent Imonen
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All amateurs are invited to compete in this annual competition highlighting ocean sports dear to late legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Competitions are free to watch—they’re held...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Various locations in Waikiki
, HI  96815


Contact Name: Brent Imonen
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Enjoy an evening of traditional Hawaiian music from Island-classic Willie K. From jazz to country to contemporary Hawaiian music, Willie K. has proved himself as an artist of many genres. Listen to...

Cost: $30–$45

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 777-4890
Contact Name: Kepola Welch
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All amateurs are invited to compete in this annual competition highlighting ocean sports dear to late legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Competitions are free to watch—they’re held...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Various locations in Waikiki
, HI  96815


Contact Name: Brent Imonen
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Join us for the 5th Annual Hawaiʻi Shorts International Film Festival at the Waikīkī Aquarium on Tuesday, August 21.   Bring a picnic and a blanket and sit on the...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Waikīkī Aquarium
2777 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Telephone: (808) 923-9741
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Peek up close at rare Hawaiian wildlife through portraits shot by author, artist and endangered species expert Susan Middleton. A meet-and-greet reception and book signing of her latest, Spineless:...

Cost: $15-$20

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: The Merwin Conservancy
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Get your local groceries and crafts from the Momilani Community Center at their weekly Wednesday craft and farmers market. Shop for a variety of produce, crafts and food. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Momilani Community Center
715 Hoʻomoana St.
Pearl City, HI  96782
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Sponsor: Pearl City Foundation
Telephone: 808-479-5525
Contact Name: Lauren Mori
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All amateurs are invited to compete in this annual competition highlighting ocean sports dear to late legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Competitions are free to watch—they’re held...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Various locations in Waikiki
, HI  96815


Contact Name: Brent Imonen
Website »

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All amateurs are invited to compete in this annual competition highlighting ocean sports dear to late legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Competitions are free to watch—they’re held...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Various locations in Waikiki
, HI  96815


Contact Name: Brent Imonen
Website »

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All amateurs are invited to compete in this annual competition highlighting ocean sports dear to late legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Competitions are free to watch—they’re held...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Various locations in Waikiki
, HI  96815


Contact Name: Brent Imonen
Website »

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A celebration of the many rich cultural traditions of the Philippines, this production combines music, dance, design and story to illuminate one of the largest and most important communities in...

Cost: $10–$20

Where:
Honolulu Theatre for Youth
229 Queen Emma Square
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: (808) 839-9885
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Now in its fourteenth year, the Kailua Shorebreak Classic is a free, amateur surf competition for keiki aged 2 to 16, held annually on the last Saturday of August at Kalama Beach Park in Kailua,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kalama Beach Park
248 N. Kalāheo Avenue
Kailua, HI  96734
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Bento Homes Hawaii and Smart Living Hawaii in cooperation with Go Farm Hawaii, present “Meet Your Farmer”, a free community event to connect with local farmers and agricultural...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bento Homes Hawaiʻi
441 Cooke Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Bento Homes Hawaiʻi & Smart Living Hawaii
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Grab some Greek favorites to munch on, including spanakopita (spinach pie), gyro sandwiches, Greek chicken, souvlaki (shish-kabob), loukaniko (Greek sausage) a variety of Greek salads, ouzo...

Cost: $3 for adults, free for children under 11 and active military families

Where:
McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Pacific
Telephone: (808) 394-8644
Contact Name: Austin Vali
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The Mele on the Marina Festival, presented by Hawaii State FCU, returns to Hawaii Kai Towne Center, with Makaha Sons, on Saturday, August 25.   The free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawaiʻi Kai Towne Center
333 Keahole St.
Honolulu, HI  96825
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Pick up vinyl records at Downbeat Lounge’s Secret Record Store, a mobile vinyl pop-up store. Albums range from a variety of genres such as Motown, Soul, and Reggae.

Cost: Free

Where:
42 N. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Sponsor: Secret Record Store
Contact Name: John Friend
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A celebration of the many rich cultural traditions of the Philippines, this production combines music, dance, design and story to illuminate one of the largest and most important communities in...

Cost: $10–$20

Where:
Honolulu Theatre for Youth
229 Queen Emma Square
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: (808) 839-9885
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Soak in Honolulu Harbor views while enjoying more than 10 food stations and fine wines from makers Orin Swift, Treasury Wine Estates, EJ Gallo and more at Pier 38’s first-ever wine...

Cost: $75

Where:
Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38
1129 North Nimitz Highway
Honolulu, HI  96817
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All amateurs are invited to compete in this annual competition highlighting ocean sports dear to late legendary waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Competitions are free to watch—they’re held...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Various locations in Waikiki
, HI  96815


Contact Name: Brent Imonen
Website »

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