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Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: Sept. 14–16, 2018

Watch a scintillating burlesque show, shop one-of-a-kind local furniture and walk to defeat ALS.


2018 Hawai‘i Burlesque Festival & Revue

PHOTO: COURTESY Of hawai‘i burlesque festival & Revue


Hawai‘i Burlesque Festival & Revue

Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m.

The Hawai‘i Burlesque Festival & Revue celebrates seven years of glitzy, glamorous, scintillating fun. Featured burlesque superstar Bunny Pistol leads a cast of international, national and local cabaret talents in two back-to-back nights of shows, each featuring its own theme and cast. On Friday, The TwinNight Show showcases a variety of talents in a performance that’s equal parts hilarious, sexy and unconventional (and maybe just a tad inappropriate). On Saturday, come dressed in your best jammies to Super Fun Slumber Party at Camp BurlyQ!, where performers will shake things up with campy moves, crazy games and riveting campfire tales. Both performances follow a cocktail reception and pre-show entertainment. Parents, leave the little ones at home—these shows are meant for your eyes only.

$40–$95, Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre, 901 Kīnaʻu St. For more information and to purchase tickets, go here.

This month’s Weekend Picks Sponsored by:
2018 LA Clippers Hawai‘i Classic


Aloha Home Market

Sunday, Sept. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

As its name suggests, Kailua pop-up Aloha Home Market features some of the Islands’ best furniture makers and artisans, and lots of local home goods with which to adorn your abode. But that’s not all—the monthly marketplace also showcases Hawai‘i-made fashions, flower and succulent arrangements, handmade jewelry and one-of-a-kind artworks, many of which can’t be found in stores. Admission is free; get there early for best pick of these market treasures.

Free, 340 Uluniu St., Kailua. For more information, go here.


Hawai‘i Walk to Defeat ALS

photo: courtesy of als association


Hawai‘i Walk to Defeat ALS

Saturday, Sept. 15, at 9 a.m.

Every 90 minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and every 90 minutes someone loses their life to the disease. Support those battling Lou Gehrig’s disease by participating in a 1.5-mile walk followed by family-friendly activities.

Free, Kapiʻolani Park, 3840 Pākī Ave. For more information and to register or donate, go here.


Save the Date: 2019 Hale ‘Aina Awards Celebration

Sunday, Sept. 30, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Eat, drink, mingle, repeat! Dine under the stars on signature dishes from award-winning chefs at the 35th annual Hale ‘Aina Awards Celebration. Indulge your taste buds on plates by Artizen, Koko Head Café, Pai Honolulu, The Pig & The Lady and more, plus sip on signature cocktails and mingle with friends and family over live entertainment at the iconic Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort.

First Hawaiian Bank cardholders, use your First Hawaiian Bank credit card at checkout and enter the first six digits of your card number in the discount code field for an exclusive $25 discount on one general admission ticket.

$150, The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, 2259 Kalākaua Ave. For more information and to purchase tickets, go here.

Looking for more things to do? Check out our events calendar.


Looking for fun new ways to experience the city? HONOLULU’s got you covered with HNLTix, your brand-new local resource for all things social—fundraisers, concerts, comedy shows, expos and everything in between. Discover your next can’t-miss event, share your favorites with friends, or promote your own event and sell tickets online. To see what’s coming up next in Honolulu, visit HNLTix.com.



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