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Menehune, Hauntings and Choking Ghosts: 6 Beloved Ghost Stories From Hawai‘i’s Spooky Past

Hawai‘i loves its ghosts and ghost stories. A half-dozen Islanders share their most chicken-skin moments.

Friday Frights: Ghost Stories from Nu‘uanu Pali Lookout

Mysteries of Hawai‘i takes us on a guided ghost tour of O‘ahu. First stop: Pali Lookout.

Friday Frights: Ghost Stories from Hawai’i’s “Haunted” Plantation Village

We met with Hawai‘i Plantation Village executive director Jeffrey Higa, who shared some chilling ghost stories from Waipahu’s historic sugar plantation.

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Missed the Aiona, Davis, Hanneman and Ige Face Off on PBS Hawai‘i? Here’s What You Need to Know

Gubernatorial candidates sought to paint themselves as change agents as they seek to replace ousted Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

How to Register to Vote in the Hawai‘i General Election

Want to vote in the general election on Nov. 4? Find out how to register.

Cool, New Handmade Purses from Owens & Co. and BoxEleven

These pretty cross-bodies are handmade with vintage fabric, inside and out.

New: Pono Pies, Made with Breadfruit

These breadfruit-based pies comes in flavors including liliko‘i, sweet potato and chocolate.

Get Wild: Stack Your Fashion Deck With Bold Chokers and Cuff Necklaces

These five chokers and cuff necklaces will make you stand out.

These Roads Will be Closed for the Aloha Festivals Parade

Heads up if you’re planning to drive near Ala Moana and Waikīkī.

Hanauma Bay is Open Again

Not to worry, snorkelers, one of Hawai‘i’s most popular attractions is back open.

Open House Pick of the Week: This Classic $1.2M Old Pali Home Has Great Views of the Ko‘olau Mountains

Classic Nu‘uanu home with the essence of old Hawai‘i.

To Do: Eat. Shop. Repeat.

Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

6 Exquisite Gemstones That Will Make You Feel Like a Queen

Exquisite, faceted rubies, emeralds and sapphires take your attire from modest beginnings to crowing moments.

Rock the Solo Earring Trend With Hawai‘i Designer Earrings

Hawai‘i designers take on the solo earring trend with playful mix-match styles. Couple them up, or, ditch one side to play up the other’s single status.

Hearts and Stars Salon’s Sulfate- and Paraben-Free Hair Care Line is Made in Hawai‘i

Big Island stylist Jason Harsin hits a high note with his Hawai‘i-made, luxury hair care line.

Perfect a Seductive Pout With Fall’s Wine-Red Lip Pencils

War of the Roses: Put the posies back in your pout with fall’s dramatic lip pencils in deep, wine-red hues.

Quiz: Can You Guess The Price of These O‘ahu Rentals?

There’s a price to pay for living in paradise. Can you guess what it is?

3 Great Dishes and 1 Spicy Drink We Fell in Love With This Month

Finding new favorites at old spots: carne asada fries, roasted cauliflower, cornish game hen and angry balls.

Be Among the First to Get a Tour of Luxury Condos in Kaka‘ako

First open house for three new Kaka‘ako condos with a tour of the area.

Get the Look: 8 His and Hers Denim-Inspired Pieces

He said, she said—but everyone says they love blue jeans and chambray.

5 Honolulu Chefs Answer One Essential Question: “What’s in Your Fridge?”

Peering into someone else’s refrigerator feels like an invasion of privacy. Even with permission. Lucky for you, we handled all the awkwardness so you can go straight to the voyeurism: Find out what these chefs always have in their home refrigerator.

 

 

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This Week In Honolulu

October 2014

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

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"A-bombs Exhibit for Peace" by Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) Admission Free, educational exhibition to show not only war related materials from Hiroshima and...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Palolo Hongwanji
1641 Palolo Avenue
(Ample Parking; Sunday from 11 AM)
Honolulu, HI  96816
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Sponsor: Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP)
Contact Name: Masago Asai
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Enjoy the gardens of Lyon Arboretum with music by George Kuo and Friends, hula performances, cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, shave ice and beer and wine tastings. The staff...

Cost: $20 for ages 21 and over, $10 for ages 20 and younger

Where:
Lyon Arboretum
, HI

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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
View map »


Website »

More information

"A-bombs Exhibit for Peace" by Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) Admission Free, educational exhibition to show not only war related materials from Hiroshima and...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Palolo Hongwanji
1641 Palolo Avenue
(Ample Parking; Sunday from 11 AM)
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP)
Contact Name: Masago Asai
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

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

"A-bombs Exhibit for Peace" by Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) Admission Free, educational exhibition to show not only war related materials from Hiroshima and...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Palolo Hongwanji
1641 Palolo Avenue
(Ample Parking; Sunday from 11 AM)
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP)
Contact Name: Masago Asai
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

Show More...
Show Less...

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 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

"A-bombs Exhibit for Peace" by Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) Admission Free, educational exhibition to show not only war related materials from Hiroshima and...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Palolo Hongwanji
1641 Palolo Avenue
(Ample Parking; Sunday from 11 AM)
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP)
Contact Name: Masago Asai
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

"A-bombs Exhibit for Peace" by Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) Admission Free, educational exhibition to show not only war related materials from Hiroshima and...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Palolo Hongwanji
1641 Palolo Avenue
(Ample Parking; Sunday from 11 AM)
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP)
Contact Name: Masago Asai
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

If you’re a fan of Koko Head Café’s chef Lee Anne Wong, you won’t want to miss this fried chicken and whiskey dinner that’s in partnership with Jason Fukedo of...

Where:
Koko Head Cafe
, HI

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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
View map »


Website »

More information

For a pure adrenaline rush, search out and attack General Savage’s army of zombies with paintballs before they find you, in this interactive haunted attraction. If that’s not scary...

Cost: $12 pre-sale

Where:
Hawai‘i Extreme Paintball
96-1041 Midway St.
Kapolei, HI
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Join women around the state for a day filled with workshops and networking at Hawai‘i Business’ Wāhine Forum. Learn how to manage your time, find a mentor, push limits, receive...

Cost: $195 regular rate

Where:
Hilton Hawaiian Village
, HI

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What: The Annabelle trailer has already given us a couple sleepless nights and those Sawmonstrosities make us feel like gagging. No, our idea of a spooktacular, October-appropriate...

Cost: $7

Where:
Consolidated Ward 16 Theatres
Ward Center
Honolulu, HI
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For a pure adrenaline rush, search out and attack General Savage’s army of zombies with paintballs before they find you, in this interactive haunted attraction. If that’s not scary...

Cost: $12 pre-sale

Where:
Hawai‘i Extreme Paintball
96-1041 Midway St.
Kapolei, HI
View map »

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

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

"A-bombs Exhibit for Peace" by Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) Admission Free, educational exhibition to show not only war related materials from Hiroshima and...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Palolo Hongwanji
1641 Palolo Avenue
(Ample Parking; Sunday from 11 AM)
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP)
Contact Name: Masago Asai
Website »

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Moving Day Hawaii is the National Parkinson Foundation Hawaii's annual fundraising walk event and will be held on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds at 9 am. ...

Cost: Free but fundraising is encouraged

Where:
Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds
530 South King Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: NationalParkinson Foundation of Hawaii
Telephone: 808-383-0163
Contact Name: Melanie Moore
Website »

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Give that plain old pumpkin a makeover and join the Pumpkin Carving Festival on October 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Windward Mall is celebrating Halloween in style with a fun-filled day of...

Cost: $0

Where:
Windward Mall
46-056 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI  96744
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Sponsor: Windward Mall
Website »

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If you’re looking for huge crowds, but you hate Waikīkī, Hallowballoo is the place to be. Expect about 15,000 costumed party-goers to pack the streets of the Chinatown Arts District. This...

Where:
, HI

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"A-bombs Exhibit for Peace" by Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) Admission Free, educational exhibition to show not only war related materials from Hiroshima and...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Palolo Hongwanji
1641 Palolo Avenue
(Ample Parking; Sunday from 11 AM)
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Sponsor: Hawai'i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP)
Contact Name: Masago Asai
Website »

More information

For a pure adrenaline rush, search out and attack General Savage’s army of zombies with paintballs before they find you, in this interactive haunted attraction. If that’s not scary...

Cost: $12 pre-sale

Where:
Hawai‘i Extreme Paintball
96-1041 Midway St.
Kapolei, 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

For one night only, watch principal dancers from the New York City Ballet perform choreography from ballets Swan Lake, Who Cares and Liturgy. Watch the country’s best ballet dancers without...

Cost: $35-$75

Where:
Hawaii Theatre
, HI

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The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu will be joined by multiple-Po‘okela-award-winner Tricia Marciel, who is currently starring in Diamond Head Theatre’s Mary Poppins, for a...

Cost: $75

Where:
Sheraton Waikiki
, HI

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

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