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5 Must-Attend Events: November 11-30

This week: Watch Hawaiian films, enjoy a classic children’s book on stage and glide to dubstep music.


The Haumana will screen Nov. 9 and 12 at the Ōiwi Film Festival.

Photo: Courtesy of The Haumana


Last Chance to Watch Films at the Ōiwi Film Festival

Now through Thursday, November 13

There are still a few days left in the Ōiwi Film Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art. The festival features films by Hawaiian directors, including The Haumana, Lahaina Noon, The Hawaiian Room, The Light in the Lady’s Eyes, The Spirit of Kihoalu and a free panel discussion on indigenous storytelling.

$10 general, $8 members, 900 S. Beretania St., honolulumuseum.org.


Hawai‘i Fashion Month

Now through November 30

HONOLULU Fashion Week may have ended, but there are still a few more weeks left of Hawai‘i Fashion Month. Watch fashion shows, attend workshops, and this month’s Art & Flea and Honolulu Night Market will be featuring fashion at its Kaka‘ako events.

For a schedule of events, visit hawaiifashionmonth.com.


Run the Color Vibe 5K

Tuesday, November 11

Take part in a non-competitive run (or walk) and get blasted with non-toxic, colored cornstarch throughout the course. Wear white, bring your sunglasses, and be prepared to get color sprayed all over you.

$40 regular, $45 late, $50 day of registration. Aloha Stadium, 99-500 Salt Lake Blvd., thecolorvibe.com/honolulu.php.


The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) Opens at Kennedy Theatre

November 14, 15, 22, 23

Classic Ronald Dahl children’s book The Big Friendly Giant has been adapted for stage and will open at UH Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre this week. The story is about how the BFG and a young orphan named Sophie team up and save the other children of England from the mean child-eating giants.

$20 regular, $18 seniors, $15 students, $10 children ages 2-17. Kennedy Theatre, 1770 East-West Road, hawaii.edu/kennedy.


Dubstep DJ 12th Planet is in town

Saturday, November 15

Loved Kaskade’s performance last weekend? This weekend, pop and glide to dubstep at The Republik when 12th Planet (a.k.a. John Dadzie) performs. In 2012, Spin Magazine named his track “Reasons” one of the 30 greatest dubstep songs, and he was named “Los Angeles dubstep god” by Rolling Stone.

18+, 10 p.m., $25 regular, The Republik, 1349 Kapi‘olani Blvd., bampproject.com.

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