Things to Do in April in Hawaii

Whether it’s attending a symphony concert, listening to the dalai lama speak, eating garlic ice cream or running a 5K, there’s something for everyone this month.

20th Annual Hawaii’s Woodshow

April 1-15

Check out the best in local woodworking at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. Each piece is handcrafted from Hawaii-grown trees. woodshow.hawaiiforest.org.


photo: courtesy hawaii’s woodshow


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Hawaii Symphony performances

April 6-7

Celebrate the return of the Hawaii Symphony at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall, featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and more. Tickets, $30 to $85. hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org.

Taste of Waialua

April 7

Eat locally-produced chocolate, listen to live entertainment and peruse art and craft booths in the old historic Waialua Sugar Mill. tasteofwaialua.com.


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The Living Mirror: Luminaries of 20th-Century Modernist Photography

April 12-Aug. 12

View iconic works from influential 20th-century photographers at the Honolulu Museum of Arts exhibition. honoluluacademy.org.

Advancing Peace Through the Power of Aloha

April 15

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th dalai lama of Tibet, speaks at the UH Stan Sheriff Center. His talk aims to exchange ideas about the many forms of peace. Tickets, $30 to $90. pillarsofpeacehawaii.org.


photo: courtesy dalailama.com


photo: courtesy columbia records

The Shins

April 17

Wince the night away as this indie band returns to Honolulu, this time at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall. Tickets, $35 to $45. bampproject.com.

National Garlic Day

April 19

"Eat, Drink and Stink" with Eat Honolulu's celebration of all that is garlic. Don’t forget breath mints. 487-7926, facebook.com/EATHonolulu.


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Honolulu 5K

April 29

Help improve physical fitness in Hawaii’s schools by running in the Honolulu 5K. Proceeds from the $20 registration fees go toward participating schools’ fitness and athletic programs. honolulu5k.org.

 

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