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What’s Open and Closed in Honolulu for Labor Day 2015

Here is a list of city services that will be available or suspended in observance of Labor Day on Sept. 7, 2015.
2015.09.03 10:40 AM

Hoku’s New Menu and Chef de Cuisine Are Full of Surprises

The Kāhala Hotel and Resort’s Asian-Mediterranean-Hawaiian fusion restaurant begins a new era with an innovative chef and a totally revamped menu.
2015.09.03 08:44 AM

Open House Pick of the Week: Relaxed Island Home Set on Golf Course

(Sponsored) Wide-open fairways and Lanikai views create the perfect setting for this Kailua house.
2015.09.02 03:41 PM

A Legendary Cocktail in a Legendary Setting

(Sponsored) Join us at The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort’s Mai Tai Bar.
2015.09.02 12:08 PM

Downtown General Store’s Newest Vintage-Style Kitchen Towels

Rustic and retro, these towels are the perfect kitchen accessory.
2015.09.02 10:30 AM

New Island-Inspired Goods From Two Hawai‘i Card Companies

Bradley and Lily and Kawaihae Card Company have the write idea.
2015.09.01 10:30 AM

Editor’s Page: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Saying aloha, to those leaving and those arriving.
2015.09.01 10:15 AM

The 8 Best Things to Do in September 2015

Since we know you’ve already got your tickets for the Hale ‘Aina Awards on Sept. 27, here are eight more ways to get out this month.
2015.09.01 10:00 AM

First Look: Urban Bistro in Honolulu Serves American Classics With a Twist

The first restaurant in the 808 Center opens its doors.
2015.09.01 09:54 AM

Greek Festival Honolulu 2015

Opa! The 34th annual Greek Festival celebrated Greek foods, music and culture at the McCoy Pavilion Ala Moana Beach Park.
2015.08.31 05:11 PM

Consider the Cost of Commuting When Buying a Home in Honolulu

With O‘ahu’s roadways gridlocked, consider commute time when buying a home.
2015.08.31 03:34 PM

First Look: Sky Waikīkī Opens

After more than a year of anticipation, Sky Waikīkī finally opened its doors this past weekend, with the best view in town.
2015.08.31 02:41 PM

2015 Great Waikīkī Beer Festival

Beer lovers and drinkers celebrated 100 beers at the Great Waikīkī Beer Festival on Friday, Aug. 28 to Aug. 30 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The three-day event included performances by Anuhea, Backwards Shaka and Kailua Bay Buddies.
2015.08.31 11:33 AM

Sky Waikīkī VIP Event

SKY Waikīkī kicked off an invitation-only VIP event on Aug. 28. Caitlyn Jenner’s son, Brody Jenner, was a celebrity guest DJ for the event. Other celebrity appearances included actress Victoria Justice, former NFL player Terrell Owens, actress Kelly Monaco and dancer Cheryl Burke.
2015.08.31 10:58 AM

Are You Prepared For Hurricanes Ignacio and Jimena?

Hurricane season in Hawai‘i is not over yet.
2015.08.28 04:09 PM

Gridiron 2015

More than 50 journalists and public relations professionals performed sketches making fun of recent Hawai‘i news events at Gridiron’s “On Time and On Budget” at the Diamond Head Theatre. All proceeds from the event fund paid journalism internships at a variety of media outlets across the state.
2015.08.28 11:56 AM

Open House Pick of the Week: Live in This Downtown Honolulu Condo For $415,000

Relax in the pool or hang out at the recreation area at this Harbor Square building.
2015.08.28 11:24 AM

6 Reasons This Weekend Will Rock

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
2015.08.28 10:30 AM

Eat the Street Has a New Home at Kewalo Basin

Don’t miss the grand opening on Friday, Aug. 28!
2015.08.28 09:50 AM

This Kaka‘ako Café Serves Some of the Best Bagels in the Islands

Café Grace takes bagels to a new level.
2015.08.27 10:29 AM

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s Past—August Edition

A look back at Honolulu from August 1915 to 1980. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2015.08.27 10:00 AM

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Open House Pick of the Week: Relaxed Island Home Set on Golf Course

(Sponsored) Wide-open fairways and Lanikai views create the perfect setting for this Kailua house.
2015.09.02 03:41 PM

A Legendary Cocktail in a Legendary Setting

(Sponsored) Join us at The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort’s Mai Tai Bar.
2015.09.02 12:08 PM

2015 Made in Hawai‘i Festival

2015.08.21 11:20 AM

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August 2015

Wrap up the weekend of this year's Great Waikiki Beer Festival.with a festive Brewer’s Brunch featuring island brunch favorites, $4 Beer selections and Bloody Marys.

Cost: $4+

Where:
Tropics Bar & Grill
2005 Kalia Rd
Honolulu, HI  96815
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The 34th Annual Greek Festival will be held at McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Park on August 29th and 30th from 12 noon until 9PM. This marks the 34th year for the popular festival and the 50th...

Cost: Free - $3

Where:
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Greek Festival
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Learn about the history of chocolate, enjoy a chocolate tasting and learn how how chocolate is made. Explore the many varieties of cocoa beans and chocolate, and the Aztec and Mayan...

Cost: $54

Where:
Madre Chocolate
8 N Pauahi St.
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Sponsor: Madre Chocolate
Telephone: (808) 377-6440
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Scott Groeniger, associate professor at the Department of Art + Art History, discusses his digital prints and videos during a gallery walk-through of "GROENIGER [META]."  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
UH Manoa, Art Gallery
2500 Campus Rd.
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Telephone: (808) 956-6888
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
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Watch the film Listen to Me Marlon, which charts Marlon Brando's exceptional career as an actor and his extraordinary life away from the stage and screen. The film tells the...

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawai‘i, Joker by YiLong Lu is a play about Joe, a man who is unable to let go of a lover who has passed away, which negatively affects...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 536-4441
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Celebrate the grand opening of new rooftop nightclub and lounge Sky Waikiki, featuring guest DJ Brody Jenner with additional sounds by Devin Lucien. Free admission for locals with ID and VIP...

Cost: Free - $10

Where:
Sky Waikiki
2270 Kalakaua Ave 19th Fl
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Telephone: 808-923-3877
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Watch the film Jazz on a Summer's Day, directed by Bert Stern in 1959. The movie is an invaluable time capsule of the late 1950's jazz scene, capturing the sounds and performances...

Cost: $5

Where:
Fresh Cafe Downtown
1113 Nuuanu Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Telephone: 808-436-4326
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Watch the film Listen to Me Marlon, which charts Marlon Brando's exceptional career as an actor and his extraordinary life away from the stage and screen. The film tells the...

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Website »

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Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawai‘i, Joker by YiLong Lu is a play about Joe, a man who is unable to let go of a lover who has passed away, which negatively affects...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 536-4441
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Product Hunt is an online community that shares best new products everyday for product-loving enthusiasts. Share and geek out about the latest mobile apps, websites, hardware...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mori
1050 Ala Moana Boulevard #1550
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Watch the film Listen to Me Marlon, which charts Marlon Brando's exceptional career as an actor and his extraordinary life away from the stage and screen. The film tells the...

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Website »

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Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawai‘i, Joker by YiLong Lu is a play about Joe, a man who is unable to let go of a lover who has passed away, which negatively affects...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 536-4441
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Top stories from the past season of HIKI NŌ, PBS Hawaii's statewide student news network, will be shown at a free public screening as part of the 2015 HIKI NŌ Festival....

Cost: Free

Where:
Consolidated Ward 16 Theatres
1044 Auahi Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: 808-497-4917
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Oahu-born reggae musician Mike Love performs live at the Republik for his "Love Will Find A Way" tour. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. 

Cost: $15-$20

Where:
The Republik
1349 Kapiolani Blvd #30
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawai‘i, Joker by YiLong Lu is a play about Joe, a man who is unable to let go of a lover who has passed away, which negatively affects...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 536-4441
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This year's benefit concert will raise money for the Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu, with live performances from Henry Kapono, Augie T, Lehua Kalima and DJ Kutmaster...

Cost: $50-$500

Where:
Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery
735 Iwilei Road
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Telephone: (808) 733-7060 ext. 0
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Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawai‘i, Joker by YiLong Lu is a play about Joe, a man who is unable to let go of a lover who has passed away, which negatively affects...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 536-4441
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“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
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American indie pop act "Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness" perform live in the Republik. Singer, songwriter and pianist Andrew McMahon's self-titled debut album was released...

Cost: $33.50

Where:
The Republik
1349 Kapiolani Blvd #30
Honolulu, HI  96814
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“Pasties Across The Pacific" is the opening show to this year's 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival and Revue. Cocktails begin at 5 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m., featuring...

Cost: $30-80

Where:
Doris Duke Theater
900 S. Beretania
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Cherry Blossom Cabaret
Contact Name: Cherry Blossom Cabaret
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Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawai‘i, Joker by YiLong Lu is a play about Joe, a man who is unable to let go of a lover who has passed away, which negatively affects...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 536-4441
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DJ Candyland bridges the gap between trap, dubstep, and house music with her music as she performs live on O'ahu with electronic musician Felix Cartal, a remix artist who...

Cost: $15-$20

Where:
The Republik
1349 Kapiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Spend the weekend with your dog-loving family and see Hawai'i's annual dog show competition. Doors open to the public at 8 a.m. and competition begins at 8:30 a.m. ...

Cost: $5

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Center
777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: (808) 768-5252
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Local vendors will be selling rubberstamps, scrapbooking supplies, a variety of ribbons, craft supplies, fabric, embellishments, jewelry and gift and handcrafted items.

Cost: Free

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Center
777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96814
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“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
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To kick off the festivities of the Aloha Festivals, the Royal Court will be introduced on the grounds of Helumoa, which was originally the home of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop. At the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Royal Grove
2259 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Pepsi's nationwide music campaign makes its stop in Hawai'i with two "Drink Aloha" concerts by The Green (8/29) and Katchafire (9/5).  Ticket fees for Katchafire...

Cost: $25

Where:
Sea Life Park
41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy
Waimanalo, HI  96795
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Sponsor: Pepsi
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Los-Angeles based stand-up comedian, writer and actor Chris D'Elia performs live at O'ahu. He is currently playing the role of Danny Burton on the sitcom Undateable,...

Cost: $19.50-$39.50

Where:
The Republik
1349 Kapiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawai‘i, Joker by YiLong Lu is a play about Joe, a man who is unable to let go of a lover who has passed away, which negatively affects...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 536-4441
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Okinawan Festival celebrates the Okinawan culture with taiko, eisa and dance performances, children's games, and classic food like andagi, andagi ala mode, champuru...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kapi'olani Park
840 Paki Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Telephone: (808) 676-5400
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Experience Hawai'i’s culinary diversity with the largest rice festival on the island. There will be live entertainment by Heart & Soul, Honoka & Azita and the Ukulele...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ward Village behind Office Depot
340 Kamakee St.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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