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O‘ahu’s March 2020 Event Update

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This article was originally published on March 1. Due to event cancelations we updated this event guide on March 20.

 

ARTS

30 Americans, Organized by the Rubell Museum in Miami

HoMA has closed temporarily

30 americans

photo: hank willis thomas (b. 1976). basketball and chain, 2003. digital chromogenic print, ed. 2/3. courtesy rubell museum, miami. © hank willis thomas.

 

Forty pieces of art, 30 artists, 18 museums. The exhibit 30 Americans has been traveling across the country for the last nine years. This month, it stops in Hawai‘i at the Honolulu Museum of Art. Along with sculptures, collages, paintings and photographs by significant African American artists examining race and identity—including Hank Willis Thomas’ commentary on athletes as a commodity in “Basketball and Chain”—the exhibition includes workshops and portraiture opportunities with local artists. Register now to sit for a free portrait, reverse decoupage or just walk through the introspective gallery of external appearances and add your own selfie to the show. —RD

Feb. 22–June 21. Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., honolulumuseum.org, @honolulumuseum


 

THEATER & ARTS

Carol Burnett

March 6 and 7 | 7:30 p.m.

Spend a night at the Blaisdell with television, stage and sketch comedy legend Carol Burnett. A recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2013, Kennedy Center Honors in 2003, and numerous Golden Globes, Emmys and even a Grammy throughout her five-decades-long career, Burnett will undoubtedly offer a hilarious interactive evening with the audience. If you go, ask her about the ending of Hawai‘i Five-0—she did play Alex O’Loughlin’s TV Aunt Deb.

Blaisdell Concert Hall, $65–$175, ticketmaster.com


 

CULTURE

Honolulu Festival

CANCELED

caligraphy

PHOTO: COURTESY OF HONOLULU FESTIVAL FOUNDATION

 

Multiple locations, free, honolulufestival.com


SEE ALSO: Popular Honolulu Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns


 

BEER FESTIVAL

Like a Girl Street Festival

March 7 | noon–9 p.m.

Honolulu Beerworks, $20

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SEE ALSO: Honolulu Beerworks Hosts the First Like a Girl Street Festival and Debuts a New Pink Boots Beer


 

FESTIVAL

BrunchFest Presented by American Savings Bank

Sunday, March 8 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

brunch

Photo: Enjy El-Kadi

 

HONOLULU Magazine is gathering the top breakfast and brunch restaurants for BrunchFest presented by American Savings Bank. It will be a morning of delicious sweet and savory bites, drinks, lawn games and entertainment. Get your tickets now to enjoy dishes from Over EasySmith and KingsCafé KailaDean & DeLuca and more. Don’t wait too long though—VIP tickets are already sold out. Arrange a ride so you can enjoy bloody marys and mimosas (valet parking will also be available). Join us for a relaxed Sunday Funday vibe on March 8 at the new waterfront Ho‘okupu Center at Kewalo Basin.

What We’re Eating at BrunchFest 


 

Editor’s Note: Mariah Carey has postponed her concert in Hawai‘i to later this year. Sad, yes, but she’s promising a “All I Want for Christmas Is You and Hits” show, which seems perfect for the Christmas queen.

 

CONCERT

Mariah Carey

Rescheduled to Saturday, November 28, 2020

mariah carey

Photo: courtesy of rick bartalini presents / Kate Wade

 

The legend. The powerhouse. The obsession. Doesn’t ring a bell? You may know Mariah from the 2001 film Glitter, 2017’s memorable live New Year’s Eve performance (followed by a fun string of tweets) or a few feuds here and there with the likes of Madonna, J.-“I don’t know her”-Lo and Nicki Minaj. No but seriously, we can bet that the queen of Christmas ballads will give us one heck of a musical performance. But that’s it: just the one. Additional shows will not be added—she’s on a tight schedule and will not bend to your will. Why you so obsessed with her?


 

CHARITY

ADA Tour de Cure

March 14 | 6 a.m.–1 p.m.

Kapi‘olani Park, $30

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HEALTH & FITNESS

North Shore Triathlon

March 14 | 6:15 a.m.

Mokulē‘ia Beach Park, $40–$135, northshoretriathlon.com


 

SHOPPING

The Spring Mom Made Market

March 14 & 15 | 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Ward Village, free, hnltix.com


 

HOLIDAY

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

March 17 | 5–8 p.m.

Waimea Valley Hi'ipaka LLC, $39.50

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CONCERT

KT Tunstall with Charlie Mars

Postponed to 2021

 


 

THEATER & ARTS

The Bodyguard The Musical

Rescheduled to May 15 - June 7, 2020

Diamond Head Theatre, $23–$35, diamondheadtheatre.com


 

CONCERT

Joan Osborne & Cracker

Rescheduled to October 3, 2020

Hawai‘i Theatre, $78–$98, hawaiitheatre.com


 

CONCERT

DMX

March 26 & 27 | 10 p.m.–midnight

The Republik, $35–$65

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CONCERT

Daryl Hall & John Oates

Postponed to October 23, 2020


 

CULTURE

Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Canceled

scottish hawaii

Photo: Courtesy of Hawaiian Scottish Association

 

Think March is all about the Irish and St. Paddy’s Day? Think again, ya bonnie lass. Double up on your Celtic celebrations this month at the annual Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games. The two-day festival will feature live musical and dance entertainment, swordplay and weaving demonstrations, and vendors offering traditional garb, jewelry, housewares and food. Clans from far and near will gather to participate in the Highland games, which include tossing a tree. Yes, a tree. 

 

Kapi‘olani Park, $3–$5, hawaiianscottishassociation.org


 

FESTIVAL

Honolulu on Tap

Postponed to October 31, 2020

honolulu on tap

Photo: Courtesy of america on tap

 

We are blessed with a number of tasty local breweries here in Hawai‘i. But every so often it’s nice to see what all the fuss is about over on the Mainland. Enter the Honolulu edition of America On Tap’s national tour, which features more than 130 American craft brews, live music, food and vendors. Everyone gets a souvenir sampling glass but VIP ticket holders also get an extra hour of drinking time (from 1 p.m.), food vouchers and a snazzy hat. Designated driver tickets include food and entry and are only $10 and sold at the door (even if the event is already sold out).

 

Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, $35–$55, americaontap.com


 

FESTIVAL

Sun Noodle Presents the 3rd Annual Noodle Fest Hawai‘i

Postponed to Summer 2020

Shiro’s Saimin Haven will be at Noodle Fest Hawai‘i.
Photo: Courtesy of Noodle Fest Hawai‘i

 

noodlefesthi.com

 

Looking to get the word out about your upcoming event? Email me at katiek@honolulumagazine.com.

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Find more events at honolulufamily.com/calendar and honolulumagazine.com/calendar.

 

 

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