On Dec. 6, Hawaii Life Foundation hosted its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala at the Sheraton Waikiki.
On Friday, Dec. 6, Surfer Magazine held its 43rd annual Surfer Poll Awards at the Turtle Bay Resort. It honored the top ten male and female surfers, as voted by its magazine readers.
On Dec. 14, Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii hosted its 27th annual Brunch with Santa at the Japanese Cultural Center.
On Dec. 14, adults dressed up as Santa or elves, and paraded around Waikiki for the Honolulu SantaCon 2013 event.
On Dec. 15, Pinch of Salt for the Holidays featured pop-up shops, food vendors and DIY workshops.
More than 60 vendors sold art, vintage goods and other items at the Art and Flea's Rogue Christmas event in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event featured an Ugly Holiday Sweater contest.
The Honolulu Night Market wrapped up the last holiday shopping event for 2013 with a Rogue Christmas celebration.
On Jan. 4, The Ugly Sweater Run featured participants wearing ugly sweaters to the 5K run. Participants also donated new toys to the local Toys For Tots chapter.
The original Ramen Burger made its Honolulu debut at Taste Table on Wednesday, Jan. 15. People waited in line for hours to get taste of a hamburger patty in between grilled ramen noodles. Ramen Burger creator Keizo Shimamoto prepped 700 Ramen Burgers for the debut event.
On Jan. 15, the Hawaii State Legislature convened for the 2014 legislative session opening day ceremony. I am Haloa members gathered outside the chamber for poi pounding demonstrations.
On Jan. 22, the NFL hosted an event called Punt, Pass & Kick, featuring Special Olympics of Hawaii athletes and NFL Pro Bowl players.
On Jan. 23, the monthly art and flea market, Art & Flea relaunched at a new location on 449 Cooke St.