Things to do in August in Hawaii

During the last month of summer, eat a gyro, fly a plane and hike the Makapuu trail.


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3660 On the Rise Summer Specials

Aug. 1-31
Skip cooking over a hot stove and treat yourself to a $27, three-course dinner. Tuesday through Friday evenings, enjoy a cremini mushroom soup, Lydell’s Famous Meatloaf with truffle gravy and a vanilla bean panna cotta with roasted strawberries. 3660.com. 
 

National Lighthouse Day

Aug. 7
Celebrate with a hike to the Makapuu Lighthouse. You can walk near the lighthouse and take in stunning views along the trail.

 

Ke Kani O Ke Kai

Aug. 12
Listen to the sounds of Hookena while enjoying food from Hula Grill Waikiki on the lawn of the Waikiki Aquarium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. waquarium.org

 

Ohina Short Film Festival

Aug. 13-14
The short-film showcase at Doris Duke Theatre highlights local filmmakers.  ohina.org

 

 

Biggest Little Airshow on Ford Island

Aug. 21-22
Witness two days of soaring remote-controlled planes, display aircrafts and the Birds of Paradise Airshow Team. The show also has prize drawings, entertainment and hangar tours. pacificaviationmuseum.org.

 

  

Duke’s Oceanfest

Aug. 22-28
Commemorate the life and athleticism of Duke Kahanamoku during the ninth annual Duke’s Oceanfest, featuring swimming, surfing, stand-up paddling, beach volleyball and more. dukefoundation.org.

 

Owl City concert

Aug. 28
On tour with John Mayer and Maroon 5 this summer, Adam Young—the man behind Owl City—will make a one-night pit stop in Honolulu. He’ll perform at Pipeline Cafe; tickets are $26. bampproject.com

 


30th Annual Greek Festival

Aug. 28-29
Feast on gyros and learn a Greek folk dance at this year’s Greek Festival. Last year, 20,000 turned out for the two-day event, which also features other ethnic food and drinks, jewelry booths and live music. greekfestivalhawaii.com.

 

 

 

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