2017 Hale ‘Aina Awards

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This Week In Honolulu

February 2019

Hawai‘i Lions Foundation annual fundraiser for the blind, deaf and vision/hearing impaired at Ala Moana Beach Park. All Lions and their friends are invited to register at 7...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Hawai'i Lions Foundation
Telephone: 808-536-7416
Contact Name: Robert M. Armstrong
Website »

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The 31st Annual Law Enforcement Canoe Regatta will be held at Waikīkī Beach. The special event is open to all federal, state and county law enforcement officers and personnel within Hawaiʻi and...

Cost: $100–$120

Where:
Waikīkī Beach
Honolulu, HI


Sponsor: Special Olympics Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 371-2914
Contact Name: Sergeant James "Kahai" Canario

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Bishop Museum presents a new exhibit that delves into the wonders of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. Showcasing Bishop Museum’s extensive cultural and natural science collections from...

Cost: Free with purchase of Bishop Museum admission

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, 1525
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Sponsor: Bishop Museum
Telephone: (808) 847-3511
Website »

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Join Hideout Waikīkī at The Laylow for Sunday Brunch with a side of shopping.     Pop-up shops by Bikini Bird, Misha Lam Jewelry, Hontas Higa, and at Dawn. Live music by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Laylow
2299 Kūhiō Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: The Laylow
Telephone: (808) 628-3060
Website »

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Puppets of Asia exhibition presents the myths and legends of cultures from the Asia Pacific region, many of which display influences of shamanism, animism, Hinduism and...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
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Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: (808) 944-7341
Contact Name: Eric Chang
Website »

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Come hang out with Cherry Blossom Cabaret, some of the most dazzling and enchanting performers in town, at the HiBrau Room!    Elevate your evening at The...

Cost: $20

Where:
The HI Brau Room
700 Queen St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Cherry Blossom Cabaret
Contact Name: Cherry Blossom Cabaret
Website »

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Tūtū’s Kitchen at Highway Inn is bringing back the Sunday night family dinners we grew up with! Share a family-style meal with our ʻohana, featuring beloved dishes from local families....

Cost: $35

Where:
Highway Inn, Kakaʻako
680 Ala Moana Blvd.
#105
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Highway Inn, Kakaʻako
Website »

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Blue Note Hawaiʻi parties ’90s style with four powerhouses: Smokestack, Maryanne Ito, Melodie Soul and Maile.   These four local ladies of soul will highlight...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 777-4890
Contact Name: Alika Durham
Website »

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A special one-night screening of the documentary “The Edge of Paradise” will take place on Sunday, February 17 at 7 p.m. at the historic Hawai'i Theatre.   Produced by...

Cost: $10–$15

Where:
Hawai'i Theatre
1130 Bethel St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Come out to the newest open mic in Honolulu every Thursday at Kavachino in Chinatown with signups starting at 7:30 p.m. for a 5–7 min. act.    Participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kavachino
16 Merchant St.
Honolulu , HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Kavachino
Telephone: (808) 542-8345
Contact Name: Erika Swartzkopf

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Hawai‘i Lions Foundation annual fundraiser for the blind, deaf and vision/hearing impaired at Ala Moana Beach Park. All Lions and their friends are invited to register at 7...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Lions Foundation
Telephone: 808-536-7416
Contact Name: Robert M. Armstrong
Website »

More information

Bishop Museum presents a new exhibit that delves into the wonders of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. Showcasing Bishop Museum’s extensive cultural and natural science collections from...

Cost: Free with purchase of Bishop Museum admission

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, 1525
Honolulu, HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Bishop Museum
Telephone: (808) 847-3511
Website »

More information

Puppets of Asia exhibition presents the myths and legends of cultures from the Asia Pacific region, many of which display influences of shamanism, animism, Hinduism and...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: (808) 944-7341
Contact Name: Eric Chang
Website »

More information

Come out to the newest open mic in Honolulu every Thursday at Kavachino in Chinatown with signups starting at 7:30 p.m. for a 5–7 min. act.    Participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kavachino
16 Merchant St.
Honolulu , HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Kavachino
Telephone: (808) 542-8345
Contact Name: Erika Swartzkopf

More information

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Hawai‘i Lions Foundation annual fundraiser for the blind, deaf and vision/hearing impaired at Ala Moana Beach Park. All Lions and their friends are invited to register at 7...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Lions Foundation
Telephone: 808-536-7416
Contact Name: Robert M. Armstrong
Website »

More information

Bishop Museum presents a new exhibit that delves into the wonders of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. Showcasing Bishop Museum’s extensive cultural and natural science collections from...

Cost: Free with purchase of Bishop Museum admission

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, 1525
Honolulu, HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Bishop Museum
Telephone: (808) 847-3511
Website »

More information

Puppets of Asia exhibition presents the myths and legends of cultures from the Asia Pacific region, many of which display influences of shamanism, animism, Hinduism and...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: (808) 944-7341
Contact Name: Eric Chang
Website »

More information

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz,...

Cost: $30–$45

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


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 777-4890
Contact Name: Marley
Website »

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The hottest and only bachata social in Honolulu, Hawai‘i!   Calling all bachateros, bachateras, dancers, and anyone who’s down for some fun on a Tuesday night. Bachata...

Cost: $12 - $15

Where:
Aloha Dancesport Center
350 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: School of Salsa Hawaii
Telephone: (808) 741-4541
Contact Name: Farah
Website »

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Come out to the newest open mic in Honolulu every Thursday at Kavachino in Chinatown with signups starting at 7:30 p.m. for a 5–7 min. act.    Participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kavachino
16 Merchant St.
Honolulu , HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Kavachino
Telephone: (808) 542-8345
Contact Name: Erika Swartzkopf

More information

Show More...
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Hawai‘i Lions Foundation annual fundraiser for the blind, deaf and vision/hearing impaired at Ala Moana Beach Park. All Lions and their friends are invited to register at 7...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Lions Foundation
Telephone: 808-536-7416
Contact Name: Robert M. Armstrong
Website »

More information

Bishop Museum presents a new exhibit that delves into the wonders of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. Showcasing Bishop Museum’s extensive cultural and natural science collections from...

Cost: Free with purchase of Bishop Museum admission

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, 1525
Honolulu, HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Bishop Museum
Telephone: (808) 847-3511
Website »

More information

Puppets of Asia exhibition presents the myths and legends of cultures from the Asia Pacific region, many of which display influences of shamanism, animism, Hinduism and...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: (808) 944-7341
Contact Name: Eric Chang
Website »

More information

Come on down and experience our Wednesday trivia night at the Brewseum. This weekly fast-paced interactive trivia game from 6 – 8 p.m. boasts new questions every week, which are...

Cost: Free!

Where:
The Brewseum
901 Waimanu Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: The Brewseum
Telephone: 808-396-8112
Contact Name: Glen
Website »

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Film talk & showcase featuring local filmmakers Justyn Ah Ching, Erin Lau, Bradley Crawford, Oner Champ and Michael Tanji. A collaboration with the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x Mori.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai‘i State Art Museum
250 South Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Website »

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Henry Kapono continues the second season of his hit “Artists 2 Artist Concert Series” with a special showcase of his new album, Welcome 2 My Paradise. Join Grammy Award...

Cost: $25–$275

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 777-4890
Website »

More information

Come out to the newest open mic in Honolulu every Thursday at Kavachino in Chinatown with signups starting at 7:30 p.m. for a 5–7 min. act.    Participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kavachino
16 Merchant St.
Honolulu , HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Kavachino
Telephone: (808) 542-8345
Contact Name: Erika Swartzkopf

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Hawai‘i Lions Foundation annual fundraiser for the blind, deaf and vision/hearing impaired at Ala Moana Beach Park. All Lions and their friends are invited to register at 7...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Lions Foundation
Telephone: 808-536-7416
Contact Name: Robert M. Armstrong
Website »

More information

Bishop Museum presents a new exhibit that delves into the wonders of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. Showcasing Bishop Museum’s extensive cultural and natural science collections from...

Cost: Free with purchase of Bishop Museum admission

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, 1525
Honolulu, HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Bishop Museum
Telephone: (808) 847-3511
Website »

More information

Puppets of Asia exhibition presents the myths and legends of cultures from the Asia Pacific region, many of which display influences of shamanism, animism, Hinduism and...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: (808) 944-7341
Contact Name: Eric Chang
Website »

More information

Join us for an evening of conversation and sharing.   The purpose of this event is to engage the public in the goals we have for 2019, learn about the needs and wants of the local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Impact Hub Honolulu
1050 Queen St.
Suite 100
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Impact Hub Honolulu
Telephone: (808) 664-3306
Contact Name: Andrea B.
Website »

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Island 98.5 Rocksteady Reggae Series presents Pato Banton at Blue Note Hawaiʻi.   Positive vibrations abound with a beat to keep you on your dancing feet,...

Cost: $25

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


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 777-4890
Contact Name: Alika Durham
Website »

More information

Come out to the newest open mic in Honolulu every Thursday at Kavachino in Chinatown with signups starting at 7:30 p.m. for a 5–7 min. act.    Participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kavachino
16 Merchant St.
Honolulu , HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Kavachino
Telephone: (808) 542-8345
Contact Name: Erika Swartzkopf

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Hawai‘i Lions Foundation annual fundraiser for the blind, deaf and vision/hearing impaired at Ala Moana Beach Park. All Lions and their friends are invited to register at 7...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Lions Foundation
Telephone: 808-536-7416
Contact Name: Robert M. Armstrong
Website »

More information

Bishop Museum presents a new exhibit that delves into the wonders of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. Showcasing Bishop Museum’s extensive cultural and natural science collections from...

Cost: Free with purchase of Bishop Museum admission

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, 1525
Honolulu, HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Bishop Museum
Telephone: (808) 847-3511
Website »

More information

Puppets of Asia exhibition presents the myths and legends of cultures from the Asia Pacific region, many of which display influences of shamanism, animism, Hinduism and...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: (808) 944-7341
Contact Name: Eric Chang
Website »

More information

The Yellowjackets formed in the late 1970’s as the backup band for guitarist Robben Ford. They recorded their first album together in 1980. Shortly after that recording, however, Ford decided...

Cost: $35–$45

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 777-4890
Contact Name: Marley
Website »

More information

Looking for the hottest new Friday night destination? Head to the Prince Waikīkī on for SunSets Live at the poolside Hinana Bar!   Enjoy live music by...

Cost: Free

Where:
Prince Waikīkī
100 Holomoana St.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »

More information

Come out to the newest open mic in Honolulu every Thursday at Kavachino in Chinatown with signups starting at 7:30 p.m. for a 5–7 min. act.    Participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kavachino
16 Merchant St.
Honolulu , HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Kavachino
Telephone: (808) 542-8345
Contact Name: Erika Swartzkopf

More information

Join Hideout for nightly live music from a wide range of artists on the lanai. No cover charge.    Sunday–Thursday, 7–10 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
The Laylow
2299 Kūhiō Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Sponsor: The Laylow
Telephone: (808) 922-6600
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Hawai‘i Lions Foundation annual fundraiser for the blind, deaf and vision/hearing impaired at Ala Moana Beach Park. All Lions and their friends are invited to register at 7...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Lions Foundation
Telephone: 808-536-7416
Contact Name: Robert M. Armstrong
Website »

More information

The Rotary Club of Waikīkī presents the 9th Annual Garage Sale to help benefit Waikīkī Elementary School and their youth activity programs.   The fundraiser will feature...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waikīkī Elementary School Cafeteria
3710 Lēʻahi Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Rotary Club of Waikīkī
Website »

More information

Bishop Museum presents a new exhibit that delves into the wonders of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. Showcasing Bishop Museum’s extensive cultural and natural science collections from...

Cost: Free with purchase of Bishop Museum admission

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, 1525
Honolulu, HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Bishop Museum
Telephone: (808) 847-3511
Website »

More information

Puppets of Asia exhibition presents the myths and legends of cultures from the Asia Pacific region, many of which display influences of shamanism, animism, Hinduism and...

Cost: Free

Where:
East-West Center
John A. Burns Hall
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Sponsor: East-West Center Arts Program
Telephone: (808) 944-7341
Contact Name: Eric Chang
Website »

More information

The Yellowjackets formed in the late 1970’s as the backup band for guitarist Robben Ford. They recorded their first album together in 1980. Shortly after that recording, however, Ford decided...

Cost: $35–$45

Where:
Blue Note Hawaiʻi
2335 Kalākaua Ave.
2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI  96815
View map »


Sponsor: Blue Note Hawaiʻi
Telephone: (808) 777-4890
Contact Name: Marley
Website »

More information

The HSO welcomes the debut of Austrian maestro and esteemed former Houston Symphony Music Director, Hans Graf, in this all-Austrian program of Mozart and Bruckner. HSO brass will provide the power...

Cost: $34–$92

Where:
Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI
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Sponsor: Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: (808) 946-8742
Website »

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West Coast Recording Artist: J.C. Smith and the Oʻahu All-Stars   Come join us for a fun night of blues, drinks, dining and dancing with J.C. Smith and the Oʻahu All-Stars!

Cost: $10

Where:
Boardriders Bar and Grill
201 Hāmākua Dr.
Kailua , HI  96734
View map »


Contact Name: Deo Uno

More information

Come out to the newest open mic in Honolulu every Thursday at Kavachino in Chinatown with signups starting at 7:30 p.m. for a 5–7 min. act.    Participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kavachino
16 Merchant St.
Honolulu , HI  96817
View map »


Sponsor: Kavachino
Telephone: (808) 542-8345
Contact Name: Erika Swartzkopf

More information

Join Hideout for nightly live music from a wide range of artists on the lanai. No cover charge.    Sunday–Thursday, 7–10 p.m....

Cost: Free

Where:
The Laylow
2299 Kūhiō Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Sponsor: The Laylow
Telephone: (808) 922-6600
Website »

More information

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