Top 5 things to do this weekend (July 4-7) in Honolulu, Hawaii


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July 3, 2013


Photo: Courtesy Hula Hoolauna Aloha Festival


Sports

Third Bi-Annual YMCA Indoor Triathlon

Thursday, July 4

Join the YMCA for their Bi-Annual Indoor Triathlon this Independence Day. The event includes a 500-yard swim, a 10-mile bike ride and a 3-mile run. Proceeds from the race will provide financial assistance for families and youth in need. To register visit ymcahonolulu.com. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 individual, $70 team, YMCA, 401 Atkinson Dr.
 

Entertainment

Ala Moana’s 4th of July Celebration

Thursday, July 4

The Ala Moana Center invites you to its 22nd annual Fourth of July event. There will be family and community festivities, including live musical performances, a hula show and a fireworks spectacular at 8:30 p.m. Guests can also receive a 20 percent savings pass to participating stores by visiting alamoanacenter.com. 12-9 p.m., free, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
 

Nightlife

The Arts at Mark’s Garage: Zoonami Exhibition Opening Night

Friday, July 5

The Arts at Mark’s presents Party Animals—an opening reception for the animal-themed exhibit Zoonami. The night will feature a pop-up records store, live music by DJ Monkey & Friends, cocktails, and guests are invited to come dressed as their favorite animal. 6-10 p.m., free, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., artsatmarks.com.
 

Fundraiser

Kala-Bash Fundraiser and Silent Auction

Saturday, July 6

This year’s Kala-Bash Fundraiser and Silent Auction includes live music, entertainment and food from popular Honolulu restaurants. The silent auction will feature items ranging from home decor and jewelry to round-trip flights to many U.S. cities. Guests may also go on a guided architectural tour of the downtown area throughout the evening. Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 536-4441. 5-9 p.m., $50, Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., kumukahua.org.
 

Fairs & Festivals

12th Annual Hula Hoolauna Aloha Festival

Sunday, July 7

The Hula Hoolauna Aloha Festival invites the public to celebrate hula’s traditional customs and vibrant culture. There will be a Hula Halau Competition, hula demonstrations and a Hawaiian craft and products sale. 12-6:45 p.m., free, The Royal Hawaiian’s Coconut Grove, 2259 Kalakaua Ave., hoolauna.com.
 

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