On May 25, the Ukulele Picnic featured entertainment from Hawaii and Japan musicians at the Kakaako Waterfront Park.
The Hawaiian May! Collection Fashion Show celebrated local food and fashion in Waikiki.
On May 10, the Make-A-Wish Hawaii's annual gala, WISH! Hula-Baloo raised money to fulfill the wishes of local children battling life-threatening medical conditions.
Pet owners brought their pets to the Hawaii Pet Expo & Puppy Match at the Neal Blaisdell Center and Exhibition Hall on May 10.
Spam Jam is an annual block party in Waikiki celebrating the Island favorite, SPAM. The event on May 3 featured 12 restaurants serving up a variety of dishes made with SPAM.
The Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation honored public school graduates and a corporation during a May 1 awards banquet at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.
On May 1, ring master Thomas Sorensen presented the Hawaii launch of Kartell and Cobra Art Company at INspiration in the Honolulu Design Center. Kartell is Italy's design manufacturer of contemporary plastic furniture.
Natalie Ai Kamauu performed songs from her new album, "Moana Memories" at the Moana Surfrider Waikiki Beach on April 30.
With the canoes Hokulea and Hikianalia making final preparations for a scheduled May 17 launch on their worldwide voyage, the Polynesian Voyaging Society helped host a media sail April 29 to provide a preview of the seagoing adventure ahead.
On April 27, the Honolulu 5K for Kids started at South Beretania Street and finished at South King Street. The event helps to provide additional funding for Hawaii public and private school fitness programs.
Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle's held the 22nd annual "I Love Kailua" party at the center of Kailua on April 13. The party featured food from Kailua's best restaurants, live entertainment, arts, crafts, plants, and more.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Hawaii's annual fundraiser, MDA Spring Soiree was held at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on April 12. The event featured a silent auction and culinary delights to help raise money for the nonprofit organization.