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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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Friday Frights: The Legend of Hawai‘i’s Night Marchers

We consulted with Lopaka Kapanui, owner of Mysteries of Hawai‘i, for some spine-tingling Island ghost stories. This week: Night marchers.

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Texting While Driving in Hawaii? Watch Out For These Most Common Times and Places to Get Fined

It took lawmakers a year to revise a bill cracking down on drivers using mobile devices. We asked for a year’s worth of citations to uncover the most common places and times to get a ticket. Consider yourself warned.

Da Meter: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Honolulu

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

VIDEO: Meet Koko Head Café Chef Lee Anne Wong, a Former “Top Chef” Contestant

Watch this exclusive video from our September cover shoot. We talk behind the scenes with chef Lee Anne Wong.

Coming Soon: 6 New Restaurants and Food Concepts in Chinatown’s Encore Saloon Building

Expect a bakery, a coffee and juice bar, a takeaway spot with sandwiches and pizzas, and a small plates concept with a bar.

Run or Dye Honolulu 2014

On Sept. 1, Honolulu racers participated in the colorful 5K race, Run or Dye Honolulu. At the Aloha Stadium, racers were showered in colorful cornstarch dyes.

The 7 Best Things to Do in Honolulu This Week

This week, learn, eat, drink, dance and have fun.

Hawaiian Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show

On Aug. 30 and 31, the Hawaiian Kennel Club’s All-Breed Dog Show featured a dog show competition at the Neal Blaisdell.

New Gypsy Hawaii Lingerie + 8 More Date Night Staples

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Diamond Head Theatre Celebrates 100 Years of Drama

This year, Diamond Head Theatre celebrates its 100th season. We take a look back on Diamond Head Theatre’s first century... and ahead to the next one.

Editor’s Page: The Right Reasons

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The 8 Best Things To Do in Honolulu This Month

From the Miss Chinatown pageant to a country superstar, September 2014 is filled with some major girl power! (And wine. No girls’ night out is complete without wine.)

VIDEO: Michael Jackson Emerges From Spaceship at Hawaii’s Aloha Stadium

Happy birthday to the King of Pop.

Open House Pick of the Week: Waialae Iki

Architectural design makes this hilltop home an interesting find.

Lei Chic’s Greatest Hits of August

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Cool New Sculpture Made of Sticks Debuts at Honolulu Museum of Art

Through our partnership with the Honolulu Museum of Art, HONOLULU Magazine publishes a monthly blog written by Lesa Griffith, the museum’s communications director and a talented Hawaii writer on arts, culture and food.

 

 

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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
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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

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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

"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
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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
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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

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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

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