Top 5 things to do this weekend (May 9-12) in Honolulu, Hawaii


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May 9, 2013


photo: courtesy eisa drum festival


Charitable

RED Day Golf Tournament

Friday, May 10

Short for “Renew, Energize and Donate,” RED Day acts as an international day of service. This year, RED Day will benefit the children’s charities Camp Agape and Harvest Family Life Ministries with a day of golf, food and entertainment. To register or for information on how to get involved, visit kellerwilliamsrealtyhonolulugolftournament.com. 8:30 a.m., $100 golf package, $300 luncheon table of 8, $40 individual lunch buffet, Bay View Golf Course, 45-285 Kaneohe Bay Dr.
 

Nightlife

Three Walls Music Festival

Saturday, May 11

This will be the first Three Walls Music Festival, presented by CoXist Studio and Mi Casa Entertainment.  There will be two stages with live music and dance performances beginning at 4 p.m. A hookah lounge will also be on-site with two bars. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., $25 adults, $20 students, $12 youth, children under 9 are free, 331 Keawe St., threewallsmusicfestival.com.
 

Fairs & Festivals

Third Annual Eisa Drum Festival

Saturday, May 11

The Eisa Drum Festival is back to celebrate another year of Okinawan culture. There will be food prepared by the Kapiolani Community College culinary program, Okinawan drumming, music and karate. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this evening of festivities under the stars. 5:30-9 p.m., free, Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Rd.
 

Entertainment

21st Annual World Fireknife Championship

Saturday, May 11

The traditional Samoan fireknife dance uses modern innovations on ancient move that were used to express victory in battle. Come watch the world’s most talented fireknife dancers heat things up as they battle for the title of “World Fireknife Champion.” 9 p.m., $45 per reserved seating ticket, Polynesian Culture Center, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., 800-367-7060, worldfireknife.com.
 

SPORTS

Ekiden & Music Festival 2013

Sunday, May 12

Ekiden is a popular Japanese relay race and this will be the first of its kind outside of Japan. Sign up as a team and race 26 miles from Kapiolani Park to Sandy Beach and back. The race will be followed by an awards ceremony and a music festival with Japanese musicians and singers. Read more from Biting Commentary. 5:30 a.m., prices start from $60 kamaaina for an individual entry fee, and $90 for a 2-person team up to $210 for a 6-person team, hnlekiden.com.

 

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