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Top 5 things to do this weekend (July 12-14) in Honolulu


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July 10, 2013

Photo: Courtesy Discover Kakaako


Walk Like Madd & Madd Dash 5K Run

Friday, July 12

Mothers Against Drunk Driving invites the public to its biggest event of the year—the Walk Like Madd and the Madd Dash—to celebrate creating a brighter future without drunk driving. This event offers a fun, community-driven 5K walk and run to raise funds and save lives. To register for the walk or run, visit walklikemadd.org. 5:30 a.m., $5 per pet, $20 adult walker, $15 youth walker, $25 runner, Kakaako Waterfront Park, 102 Ohe St.


Fairs & Festivals

12th Annual Korean Festival

Friday, July 12 - Saturday, July 13

The Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce presents this year’s two-day Korean Festival to share and promote Korean culture in the community. Guests will be able to view cultural exhibits of Korean artifacts and enjoy Korean food, dance, art, music and entertainment. To view the lineup of festivities, visit koreanfestivalhi.com. Friday 4-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., free, Kapiolani Park, 3840 Paki Ave.



Mangoes at the Moana

Saturday, July 13

Mango enthusiasts are invited to the Moana Surfrider for the fifth annual Mangoes at the Moana Festival. The day will feature all things mango, including food and activity booths, recipe contests, cooking demoes, mango cocktails and more. To view the various activities offered throughout the day, visit moana-surfrider.com. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., free, 2365 Kalakaua Ave.



Discover Kakaako at Ward Centers

Saturday, July 13

This month, Discover Kakaako is throwing a back-to-school bash for all ages to enjoy. There will be food, live music and entertainment, free health screenings, art activities and a fashion show to celebrate the start of a new school year. Guests may also donate new or gently used school supplies at the Hawaii Literacy Booth. 5-9 p.m., free, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd.


Art & Culture

RAW: Natural Born Artists Presents Elevation

Sunday, July 14

The independent arts organization RAW is back, showcasing work from over 25 local artists. Guests can enjoy an evening of music, food and drinks, visual art, performance art, fashion, film and more. To purchase tickets, and for more information about the artists, visit rawartists.org/honolulu. 5-10 p.m., $10 online, $15 at the door, The Villa, 1 Aloha Tower Drive.


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