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This Week’s Picks: Top 7 Things To Do in Honolulu

Feb. 24–March 1: Taste six handpicked whiskies, indulge in chocolate and enjoy a night of comedy.


Kings of Leon performs March 1 at the Neal Blaisdell Center.
Photo: Courtesy of Bamp Project 


12th Ave Grill Whisky Tasting

Tuesday, February 24

Master of whisky Tom Turner will lead you through six handpicked whiskies while dining on pūpū selections of baby-back pork ribs, kiawe-smoked king salmon, beef brochettes and spiced Ni‘ihau lamb albondigas.

Call for reservations. $95 includes tax and tip, 6:30 p.m., 1120 12th Ave., 732-9469


Not Safe Comedy Show

Tuesday, February 24

Enjoy a night of comedy at The Safehouse with Hawai‘i comedians James Mane, Chad Wago, Anthony Nigrelli and host Jesse Savio. Come early for happy hour, grab a bite to eat and stay to laugh all night.

No cover, 21+, show starts at 8 p.m., The Safehouse at The Republik, 1349 Kapi‘olani Blvd., jointherepublik.com


Wanderlust Festival

Thursday, February 26 to Sunday, March 1

Yoga teachers, musicians, DJs and speakers from around the world are at Turtle Bay this week for the annual Wanderlust Festival. Learn the prana danda yoga, take a surf lesson and spend your evening dancing to DJ HyFi or DJ Drez in a quest to “unplug from the ordinary and discover the extraordinary.”

Packages start at $115, or purchase classes separately, 57-091 Kamehameha Highway, oahu.wanderlustfestival.com


Art & Flea

Thursday, February 26

More than 60 vendors will be presenting fashion, art, music and food at this popular shopping event. There will also be a dance performance by Hypersquad and a lip-sync battle.

$3, 5 to 10 p.m., 1020 Auahi St., facebook.com/events/408761635963325


Eat the Street

Friday, February 27

Chocolate is the main ingredient at this month’s French-themed food-truck block party. Participating vendors include Five-O Ribs, Aloha Pops, Wow Wow Lemonade, No Ka Oi Cookie Company, Kiawe Pizza Earl Sandwich and many more.

4 to 9 p.m., 555 South St., eatthestreethawaii.com


Kamehameha School’s 90th Annual Ho‘olaule‘a

Saturday, February 28

Plan a day with the family at this year’s Ho‘olaule‘a and pick up ‘ono Hawaiian plates, malassadas, Moloka‘i fish or the famous brownies. Kids will also enjoy keiki rides and inflatables while mom and dad pick up plants or visit the country store.

Admission and parking are free. Kōnia Field, Kamehameha School, 1887 Makuakāne St.


Kings of Leon

Sunday, March 1

Kings of Leon, whose music is a blend of Southern rock and blues, makes a stop in Honolulu this weekend to perform No. 1 hits you’ll be screaming to hear. The band’s latest album, Mechanical Bull, was released in 2013.

7:30 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave., bampproject.com


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