The Hawaii International Film Festival's closing night ceremony was held at the Modern Honolulu Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. The winning films for Halekulani Golden Orchid Award for Best Narrative, Halekulani Golden Orchid Award for Best Documentary and NETPAC Award were announced at the event.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, the Slopes of Diamondhead HUI hosted its annual pre-Halloween costume party "Crazy, Sexy, Ghoul" at the Aloha Tower. Proceeds from the event benefited Make-a-Wish Hawaii.
The Honolulu Night Market celebrated Hawaii Fashion Month on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, HONOLULU Magazine's fashion editors Brie Thalmann and Stacey Makiya styled a fashion runway show at Honolulu Night Market. Wardrobe was provided by CUSP by Neiman Marcus. All models were from Premier Models & Talent. Hair and makeup by Kecia Littman, Ashlee Valeros, Risa Hoshino, Mary Morales and Isabella Hashimoto. Music by DJ-XL.
Honolulu Museum of Art's last ARTafterDARK of 2013. Visitors to the event dressed up in Halloween costumes for this month's Ghost Story theme.
Hawaii lawmakers begin debating legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. If approved and signed into law by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii would become the 15th state to allow gay couples to wed.
The Hawaii House committees continued a 14-hour special session on Saturday, Nov. 2 to hear public testimony on SB1. The legislation would allow gay couples to wed in the state.
On Oct. 31, the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa hosted Halloween At Hyatt.
Each year, HONOLULU Magazine readers vote for their favorite restaurants in the Islands. Categories include Best New Restaurant, Best Service, Best Place to Take Visitors, Best Wine Program and many more. The winning restaurants were announced at a gala reception held Nov. 10 at the Royal Hawaiian's Monarch Ballroom. See our upcoming January 2014 issue for more on the Hale Aina Awards.
The Hawaii State House of Representatives on Friday, Nov. 8, voted to approve same-sex marriage legislation. Scenes from the state Capitol.
On Nov. 7, Waikiki business owners and Cedar Street Galleries celebrated Hawaii's Modern Masters which combines the fashion and arts of Luxury Row on Kalakaua Avenue.
On Saturday, Nov. 16, Nordstrom Hawaii's Fall Beauty Trend Show highlighted the latest trends in makeup, skincare and fragrance.