Things to do in July in Hawaii

This month, treat yourself to a tasty hot dog, learn about Korean culture and beef up your rare coin collection.


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Photo: Courtesy Hank's Haute Dogs

Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

Ongoing
At Hank’s Haute Dogs, every Monday from 2:30 to 3:30—during the Happy Haute Hour—when you buy one of Hank’s dogs, such as the chorizo or Hawaiian dog, you get one free. Hankshautedogs.com.
 


Courtesy Diamond Head Theatre

The Sound of Music

July 9-July 25
Watch this classic musical at Diamond Head Theatre. The play was inspired by the memoir, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, written by nun-turned-baroness Maria Augusta von Trapp. Diamondheadtheatre.com.
 

9th Annual Korean Festival

July 10
Celebrate Korean culture, food, music and dance at at Kapiolani Park. Don’t miss the kimchee-eating contest. Koreanfestivalhawaii.com.
 


Photo: Courtesy Moanalua Gardens Foundation

33rd Annual Prince Lot Hula Festival

July 17
This is Hawaii’s largest noncompetitive hula event, honoring the ancient dance and chant. Mgf-hawaii.org.
 


Photo: Courtesy Ukulele Festival

40th Ukulele Festival

July 18
Listen to the sweet sounds of the ukulele at this popular festival, featuring performances from solo virtuosos to an ukulele orchestra of more than 800 students. Ukulelefestivalhawaii.org.
 

14th Annual Molokai to Oahu  Paddleboard Race

July 25
Two hundred traditional and standup paddle boarders will take to the waters during the Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard race through the challenging waters of the Kaiwi Channel. molokai2oahu.com.
 


Photo: Rae Huo

 

20th Annual Hawaii All-Collectors Show

July 30-31
Hunt for that rare coin for your collection at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Center. The show features 180 vendors. Blaisdellcenter.com.
 

 

 

 

 

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