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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The Hitt List: Halloween in Honolulu

The Hitt List: Halloween in Honolulu

Last Friday, Tiffany Hill and I partied at Crazy, Sexy, Ghoul.

Eric Wehner

With Halloween being on a Sunday this year, all of the bars have things happening on different nights of the week. Here's my Halloween Hitt List, and your guide to what’s happening:


The Honolulu Academy of Arts’ last Art After Dark party of the year is its “Seven Deadly Sins” Halloween event. Listen to DJ Vegas Mike, DJ Spikedelic and YOZA in the courtyards. Participate in a costume contest with host Star 101.9 DJ Maleko, get your body painted by Nicholas the Artist, go on a scavenger hunt, and don’t forget to eat and drink. 6 to 9 p.m., 900 S. Beretania St., 


Hallowbaloo is a massive block party in Chinatown, which will have over 10,000 people in attendance. It begins at 5 p.m. on Nuuanu Avenue with five stages of live music and entertainment, including performances by Mano Kane, Kings of Spade, Shopping List, The Budos Band, Cherry Blossom Cabaret and more.

At the block party, you may pick up a club crawl wristband, giving you entry into eight clubs ($3 with costume, $5 without). Purchase your wristbands early before they sell out. The bars included are SoHo Mixed Media Bar, The Venue, Mercury Bar, Indigo, Bar 35, Thirtyninehotel, Next Door and Manifest. Or, if you prefer to pick a bar and settle in, see each club’s schedule.

If you have a fear of large crowds, then head to Ward Centre for Ka Restaurant and Lounge’s Halloween Party “Teach Me How To Wiggie.” There will be $2,000 in costume contest prizes for best costume, wig couple, best overall costume and a dance contest. Ward Centre, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd.

Spooky Lau is the theme at Oceans 808 with 93.1 the Zone and Lanai Media. It features a costume contest, a Michael Jackson dance off and music by DJ Mikie D. 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Restaurant Row, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.

Apartment3 is having a Halloween party all weekend, but Sunday it will feature DJs Eskae and Compose from the Nocturnal Sound Krew, free Halloween makeovers with professional make-up artist Jayme Kavanaugh and a full kitchen open until 12:30 a.m. Century Center, 3rd Floor, 1750 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu.


Sunday night is the night to spend in Waikiki with a number of Halloween parties happening along Kalakaua Avenue. Walk the streets and people watch, or head inside to check out one of these promotions:

Fire and Feathers is the promotion happening at RumFire this Sunday night with DJ Betty and drink specials by Skyy, Cuervo and X-Rated. Sheraton Waikiki, 2255 Kalakaua Ave., 7 to 11 p.m., 922-4422,

There’s no doubt that Zanzabar Nightclub’s Sizzlin Sunday promotion will be filled with a mass of people on Halloween night. There will be a $2,000 best costume contest. Waikiki Trade Center, 2255 Kuhio Ave., Waikiki.

Halloween at the Hyatt is always a popular party with multiple dance floors, DJs and a $1,000 costume contest. Hyatt Regency Waikiki, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., 2424 Kalakaua Ave.,

Senor Frogs’ Purgatory Party takes place Sunday night with $2,000 in cash and prizes, and drink specials including $3 Cuervo and $4 Captain Morgan. Royal Hawaiian Center, 3rd Floor, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki.



Posted on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 in Permalink

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This Kamehameha Schools and UH graduate manages the website for HONOLULU. In her free time she researches Hawaiian genealogy, when she’s not out and about or taking care of her 5-year-old son. She blogs about Honolulu bars, Hawaii nightlife and entertainment.

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