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This Week’s Grocery List: Everything You Need to Buy to Survive Hurricane Iselle

Do you have this in your house? The City and County of Honolulu thinks you should.

7 Slippers You Can Actually Wear To Work

These “fancy” flip flops will kick your style up a few notches.

Hawaii Braces for Hurricanes Iselle and Julio: How to Prepare for a Hurricane 101

On Aug. 5, Honolulu County’s Department of Emergency Management spokesman John Cummings educated Waikiki residents on how to prepare for a direct hit from a hurricane.

Calling All Hawaii Voters: Last Chance to Cast Your Ballot Early

Avoid the lines and potential stormy weather on primary day by voting early.

What People are Saying About Hurricane Iselle, Tropical Storm Julio on Twitter

What happens when a hurricane is headed our way? Hawaii residents dash to Costco, Walmart and Safeway to stock up on goods, then tweet about it.

Do Endorsements Hurt or Help Hawaii Political Candidates?

How relevant are endorsements?

Tucker and Bevvy: Breakfast

At this Sydney-inspired breakfast spot: kale and quinoa, waffles and ice cream.

6 Things You Must Buy at a Hawaii Bon Dance Festival

Bon Dance season is almost over—the last event is Aug. 30. Check out Lei Chic’s guide to Obon must-haves.

The Cookie Comeback King: Wally “Famous” Amos

The undauntable 77-year-old now has a new brand, The Cookie Kahuna, which brings back Amos’ cookie recipes from the 1970s. And yes, they use butter, thank you, not margarine.

This Week in Honolulu: 7 Shows, Festivals and Outdoor Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Aug. 4, 2014: Mark your calendars this week. Sample beers, geek out on Shakespeare and watch New Zealand films.

Jack Johnson at the Waikiki Shell 2014

Photos from a great concert by Jack Johnson on August 1, 2014 at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu. Mike Kiwanuka opened and Paula Fuga made a guest appearance.

Pacific Ink & Art Expo 2014

Hawaii’s only and largest annual tattoo convention showcased the work of tattoo artists from Hawaii and around the world at the Neal Blaisdell.

23 Outdoor Hawaii Adventures to Enjoy Now

Hawaii is a beautiful place. Don’t let tourists have all the fun.

Baker Faire: A Pop-up Bakeshop Featuring Honolulu Pastry Chefs and Bakers

Imagine going to one place and loading up on pastries from seven different chefs and bakers.

Hurricane Iselle Has Us Wondering: What Would Happen if a Category 4 Hurricane Hit Oahu?

On Kauai in 1992, it took four months to fully restore power, water and phone service after Iniki. What would it look like if such a hurricane hit Oahu?

New Boardshorts From Ocean-Inspired Apparel Line Of One Sea

Dip into whimsical boardshorts with retro and artsy flair.

4 Stunning Camp Sites Hidden on Oahu

With our perfect weather, camping in Hawaii couldn’t be easier. Just grab a tent and some supplies, and head out to one of these scenic spots.

Open House Pick of the Week: Hawaii Kai

Great value in East Honolulu.

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This Week In Honolulu

September 2014

Our Kaka'ako is having its first, public open house. Join us for this one-time only event to see the future of the Our Kaka'ako community, a vision by Kamehameha Schools that transforms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Our Kaka'ako
660 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Kamehameha Schools
Telephone: 808-529-6240
Contact Name: Grace Cho
Website »

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Did you know? Water buffalo used to till the rice paddies of Waikiki before the wetlands were converted to a tourist mecca. September 28, Ward Centers, free, ricefest.com

Where:
Ward Centers
, HI

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The East-West Center Gallery focuses on colorful stories told through narrative painting in its Indian Folk Paintings exhibition. Attend the gala reception on Sunday, September 28, and...

Where:
East West Center, UH Manoa
, HI

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This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

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What: Museums meet Mother Nature this weekend at Nature's Wonders, a showcase of some of the most beautiful and spectacular specimens in the the Bishop Museum collection. Gaze upon...

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Pauahi St.
, HI
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Website »

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It’s not too late to join the biggest bike ride in Hawaii, a 100-mile course from Kapiolani Park to Swanzy Beach and back. Hope your seat’s ergonomic. September 28, 6:15 a.m.,...

Where:
Honolulu, HI

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Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 100th season with an old Broadway musical favorite. Mary Poppins flies into town to help the Banks family remember the importance of what it’s like to value...

Cost: $22-$35

Where:
Diamond Head Theatre
520 Makapuu Ave.
Honolulu, HI
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Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 100th season with an old Broadway musical favorite. Mary Poppins flies into town to help the Banks family remember the importance of what it’s like to value...

Cost: $22-$35

Where:
Diamond Head Theatre
520 Makapuu Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »

More information

The East-West Center Gallery focuses on colorful stories told through narrative painting in its Indian Folk Paintings exhibition. Attend the gala reception on Sunday, September 28, and...

Where:
East West Center, UH Manoa
, HI

More information

This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

More information

What: Museums meet Mother Nature this weekend at Nature's Wonders, a showcase of some of the most beautiful and spectacular specimens in the the Bishop Museum collection. Gaze upon...

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Pauahi St.
, HI
View map »


Website »

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Watch the KITV 4 Gubernatorial Debate, live on KITV 4. September 30, 8 to 9 p.m.

Where:
On Television
, HI

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The East-West Center Gallery focuses on colorful stories told through narrative painting in its Indian Folk Paintings exhibition. Attend the gala reception on Sunday, September 28, and...

Where:
East West Center, UH Manoa
, HI

More information

Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 100th season with an old Broadway musical favorite. Mary Poppins flies into town to help the Banks family remember the importance of what it’s like to value...

Cost: $22-$35

Where:
Diamond Head Theatre
520 Makapuu Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »

More information

What: Museums meet Mother Nature this weekend at Nature's Wonders, a showcase of some of the most beautiful and spectacular specimens in the the Bishop Museum collection. Gaze upon...

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Pauahi St.
, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This exhibit will showcase photography from Haleakala and upcountry Maui. Exhibition hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cost: Free

Where:
Canon USA Gallery
210 Ward Avenue
Suite 200
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Canon USA
Telephone: (808) 522-5930
Contact Name: Masa Yamaguchi
Website »

More information

What: Museums meet Mother Nature this weekend at Nature's Wonders, a showcase of some of the most beautiful and spectacular specimens in the the Bishop Museum collection. Gaze upon...

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Pauahi St.
, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 100th season with an old Broadway musical favorite. Mary Poppins flies into town to help the Banks family remember the importance of what it’s like to value...

Cost: $22-$35

Where:
Diamond Head Theatre
520 Makapuu Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »

More information

The East-West Center Gallery focuses on colorful stories told through narrative painting in its Indian Folk Paintings exhibition. Attend the gala reception on Sunday, September 28, and...

Where:
East West Center, UH Manoa
, HI

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This exhibit will showcase photography from Haleakala and upcountry Maui. Exhibition hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cost: Free

Where:
Canon USA Gallery
210 Ward Avenue
Suite 200
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Canon USA
Telephone: (808) 522-5930
Contact Name: Masa Yamaguchi
Website »

More information

What: Museums meet Mother Nature this weekend at Nature's Wonders, a showcase of some of the most beautiful and spectacular specimens in the the Bishop Museum collection. Gaze upon...

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Pauahi St.
, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

The East-West Center Gallery focuses on colorful stories told through narrative painting in its Indian Folk Paintings exhibition. Attend the gala reception on Sunday, September 28, and...

Where:
East West Center, UH Manoa
, HI

More information

Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 100th season with an old Broadway musical favorite. Mary Poppins flies into town to help the Banks family remember the importance of what it’s like to value...

Cost: $22-$35

Where:
Diamond Head Theatre
520 Makapuu Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »

More information

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. Born and raised in...

Cost: Screening Free; Workshop $200

Where:
UHM Art Building Auditorium
2535 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: Pacific New Media
Telephone: 808-956-3422
Contact Name: Susan Horowitz
Website »

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This exhibit will showcase photography from Haleakala and upcountry Maui. Exhibition hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cost: Free

Where:
Canon USA Gallery
210 Ward Avenue
Suite 200
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Canon USA
Telephone: (808) 522-5930
Contact Name: Masa Yamaguchi
Website »

More information

OPENING NIGHT: October 3 at 8pm October 3, 4, 10, 11 at 8pm, October 5 and 12 at 2pm The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic offers up a fussy...

Cost: Get more info at: http://www.etickethawaii.com/perform.html.

Where:
Kennedy Theatre Mainstage
1770 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Telephone: (808) 956-7655
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
Website »

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OPENING NIGHT: Oct. 3 at 11pm  Oct 3, 4, 10, 11 at 11pm  Produced by Mareva Minerbi and featuring choreography by Sami Akuna, Faith Im, Ruby MacDougall, and Camille Monson as...

Cost: Get more info at: http://www.etickethawaii.com/perform.html

Where:
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
1170 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Telephone: (808) 956-7655
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
Website »

More information

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. Born and raised in...

Cost: Screening Free; Workshop $200

Where:
UHM Art Building Auditorium
2535 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: Pacific New Media
Telephone: 808-956-3422
Contact Name: Susan Horowitz
Website »

More information

What: Museums meet Mother Nature this weekend at Nature's Wonders, a showcase of some of the most beautiful and spectacular specimens in the the Bishop Museum collection. Gaze upon...

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Pauahi St.
, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

Get a chance to get to know the people growing your food at the farm dinner at the Sheraton Waikiki's Edge restaurant, then go on a farm tour the next morning. Read more in Biting Commentary....

Where:
, HI

More information

The East-West Center Gallery focuses on colorful stories told through narrative painting in its Indian Folk Paintings exhibition. Attend the gala reception on Sunday, September 28, and...

Where:
East West Center, UH Manoa
, HI

More information

Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 100th season with an old Broadway musical favorite. Mary Poppins flies into town to help the Banks family remember the importance of what it’s like to value...

Cost: $22-$35

Where:
Diamond Head Theatre
520 Makapuu Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Support the American Heart Association by taking part in its 21st annual non-competitive Oahu Heart Walk. Choose from two routes, a one-mile walk around Kapiolani Park or a 4.5-mile walk around...

Where:
Kapiolani Park
Waikiki, HI


Website »

More information

This exhibit will showcase photography from Haleakala and upcountry Maui. Exhibition hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cost: Free

Where:
Canon USA Gallery
210 Ward Avenue
Suite 200
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Canon USA
Telephone: (808) 522-5930
Contact Name: Masa Yamaguchi
Website »

More information

Grab 15,000 of your friends and head to the 14th annual festival of Hawaiian culture, entertainment, art, activities and ‘ono grinds on the Windward Side. But it is still a school,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Windward Community College
Great Lawn
, HI
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Website »

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If you're going to offer someone two tickets to the gun show, you might want to actually have them up your sleeves.

Cost: $6

Where:
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI
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On Oct. 4 and 5, the Oahu Inflatable Bounce House will feature 10 water rides and “the world’s tallest inflatable water slide.” Ages 1 and up.

Cost: $25 wristbands

Where:
Pohakea Elementary School
91-750 Fort Weaver Rd
Ewa Beach, HI  96706
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Sponsor: Most High Jump Inflatable Rentals
Telephone: 808-354-7266
Contact Name: Justin Gray
Website »

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OPENING NIGHT: Oct. 3 at 11pm  Oct 3, 4, 10, 11 at 11pm  Produced by Mareva Minerbi and featuring choreography by Sami Akuna, Faith Im, Ruby MacDougall, and Camille Monson as...

Cost: Get more info at: http://www.etickethawaii.com/perform.html

Where:
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
1170 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Telephone: (808) 956-7655
Contact Name: Kennedy Theatre Box Office
Website »

More information

Kahala Mall store Magnolia is hosting a trunk show on Saturday, October 4, with two local artists, clothing designer Elizabeth Kent and jewelry designer Bev Creamer.  See jackets,...

Where:
Kahala Mall
4211 Waialae Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

What: Museums meet Mother Nature this weekend at Nature's Wonders, a showcase of some of the most beautiful and spectacular specimens in the the Bishop Museum collection. Gaze upon...

Where:
Bishop Museum
1525 Pauahi St.
, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

The East-West Center Gallery focuses on colorful stories told through narrative painting in its Indian Folk Paintings exhibition. Attend the gala reception on Sunday, September 28, and...

Where:
East West Center, UH Manoa
, HI

More information

Get a chance to get to know the people growing your food at the farm dinner at the Sheraton Waikiki's Edge restaurant, then go on a farm tour the next morning. Read more in Biting Commentary....

Where:
, HI

More information

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. Born and raised in...

Cost: Screening Free; Workshop $200

Where:
UHM Art Building Auditorium
2535 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI  96822
View map »


Sponsor: Pacific New Media
Telephone: 808-956-3422
Contact Name: Susan Horowitz
Website »

More information

Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 100th season with an old Broadway musical favorite. Mary Poppins flies into town to help the Banks family remember the importance of what it’s like to value...

Cost: $22-$35

Where:
Diamond Head Theatre
520 Makapuu Ave.
Honolulu, HI
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...