The private, invitation-only event Whiskey & Whisky featured Young's Market Company of Hawaii's elite whiskey portfolio. Guests sampled Irish, Kentucky, Canadian and Scotch whiskeys at the Trump International Hotel Waikiki.
The Haleiwa Arts Festival hosted its Sixteenth Annual Summer ArtFest on July 20-21, 2013. The event featured the works of about 130 juried visual artists.
On July 20, Kakaako's Night Market celebrated music, food and a Back to School kids fashion show. It was highlighted with several performances throughout the night by local artists, such as Yoza and Aidan James.
The American Heart Association of Hawaii hosted its Honolulu Black Tie Blue Jeans event, Disco Party.
The monthly art and flea market, Art and Flea celebrated its 3-year anniversary at Fresh Cafe.
Honolulu's biggest celebration of craft beer welcomed 34 breweries and 15 of Hawaii's restaurants for a Saturday afternoon tasting. Patrons also enjoyed onstage entertainment by the Piranha Brothersm Natural T and the Hop Heads and Saloon Pilots, but the beer sampling was the highlight of the event with more than 60 brews on tap. The event was organized by REAL, a Gastropub at Ward Centers.
Vivien Tham celebrated the grand opening of her new opthamology practice at 1401 S. Beretania St. Suite 560.
The Honolulu Museum of Art fundraiser August Moon featured small plates from restaurants, and wines from more than 20 Hawaii, northern California, Oregon and Australia winemakers. Proceeds from the event supports the museum’s art education programs.
From Aug. 2-4, the Pacific Ink and Art Expo showcased the work of tattoo artists from Hawaii and around the world at the Neal Blaisdell Expo Hall.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie proclaimed October as Hawaii Fashion Month.
On Saturday, Aug. 17, thousands participated in the obstacle racing challenge Hawaii Spartan Race at Kualoa Ranch.