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Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i: Waffles for Wishes

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Marriage Equality Rally at the Hawai‘i State Capitol

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June 2015

Join Make-A-Wish Hawaii at Ward Village's monthly Courtyard Brunch, featuring brunch-inspired beats, cocktails and plates from Bread+Butter, Morimoto Waikiki, MW Restaurant, The Pig &...

Cost: $85

Where:
Ward Village IBM Courtyard
1240 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Make-A-Wish Hawaii
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
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Hawaii’s “Pidgin Guerilla” Lee Tonouchi returns to Kumu Kahua's stage with a darkly humorous play about a bright but unmotivated man still living at home with his...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Kumu Kahua Theatre
Telephone: 808-536-4441
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Polo season kicks off Sunday, April 12, with a well-known father-and-son team from England: Howard and Oliver Taylor and Johnny Coddington. Gates open 11 a.m. and matches start 2...

Cost: $12 for general; $10 for military/student; $28 clubhouse area

Where:
Hawai‘i Polo Club
68-411 Farrington Highway
Waialua, HI  96791
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Sponsor: Hawaii Polo Club
Telephone: 808-439-6394, ext. 101
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
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Hang out with Oahu's top social media gurus and bring any questions you might want to know about social media. This year's event highlights Snapchat, so be sure to download the...

Cost: Free

Where:
eleven44
1144 Bethel St
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Social Media Club Hawaii
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
Website »

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Visit the Honolulu Zoo and enjoy the summer’s best family concert, the Wildest Show in Town, featuring live local entertainment. Hosted by Hawaii’s ukulele teacher...

Cost: $3

Where:
The Honolulu Zoo
151 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96816
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Sponsor: The Honolulu Zoo
Telephone: 808-926-3191
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
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In benefit of the International Dyslexia Association Hawaii branch and Hawaii Literacy, the Honolulu Professionals Foundation is throwing a party with heavy pupus, all-you-can-drink...

Cost: $100

Where:
Pomaikai Ballrooms
735 Iwilei Rd
Honolulu, HI  96817
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The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is making the 4th of July holiday a three-day celebration for the whole family to enjoy, featuring fun activities, great food, free movies, a sidewalk sale with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hukilau Marketplace – Polynesian Cultural Center
55-370 Kamehameha Hwy
Laie, HI  96762
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Telephone: 808-293-3333
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Enjoy the city’s largest Japanese bon dance of the season and eat fresh, local foods including The Nook, Aloha Pops and Kamitoku Ramen. Shop at retail vendors...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varsity Office Building
1100 University Avenue
Honolulu, HI  96826
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Art + Flea hosts a pop-up event at FIND ART, an arts and music festival on the lawn and museum grounds featuring more than 25 vendors, live performances and workshops.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawaii State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: Art + Flea
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
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J.J. Dolan's annual pizza eating contest takes place in July's First Friday in downtown. The winner gets $250, bragging rights for a year and possibly a stomach ache. If interested in...

Cost: Free

Where:
J.J. Dolans
1147 Bethel Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: J.J. Dolans
Telephone: (808) 537-4992
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Test your Dr. Who trivia, dress up as your favorite character and win giveaways along with a special offer in this special Time Travel Weekend, held at Barnes &...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Nobles
450 Ala Moana Blvd #1272
Honolulu, HI  96814
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The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is making the 4th of July holiday a three-day celebration for the whole family to enjoy, featuring fun activities, great food, free movies, a sidewalk sale with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hukilau Marketplace – Polynesian Cultural Center
55-370 Kamehameha Hwy
Laie, HI  96762
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Telephone: 808-293-3333
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Camp Bennett, a local non-profit, presents a healthy way to celebrate this July 4th weekend with a series of races that include trail runs, a 1K ocean swim, 20K and 40K mountain bike...

Cost: Varies by race (run, swim, bike, triathlon).

Where:
Kualoa Ranch
49-560 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaaawa, HI  96730
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Sponsor: Camp Bennett
Telephone: (808) 478-3694
Contact Name: Xterra Freedom Fest
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If all you wanted to see was Michelle Branch, now you can. She will be performing at Schofield’s annual Fourth of July Spectacular. Collective Soul and some local bands will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Schofield Barracks
Honolulu, HI  96857


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Celebrate Independence Day with Eat The Street. If you were thinking about grilling up steaks at home, now you don’t have to, because food trucks will be serving up all kinds of barbecue...

Cost: Free

Where:
Turtle Bay Resort
57-091 Kamehameha Hwy
Kahuku, HI  96731
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Military members and their guests can take their kids out to this Fourth of July celebration. There will be activities for keiki to enjoy, some of them free. If you’re hungry, you can...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ward Field Pearl Harbor
Inside Nimitz Gate JBPHH
Honolulu, HI  96860
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In this exhibition of his recent paintings from the Cloisters Last Supper—Triptych Series, Hawai‘i-based, internationally known artist Masami Teraoka lays out his concern...

Cost: $10 general admission; children 17 and under are free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Honolulu Museum of Art
Telephone: 808-532-8700
Website »

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Watch the sunset with a spectacular fireworks show from one of Hawaii’s most historic locations: Pier Foxtrot-5 on Ford Island, home to the battleship USS Missouri. Bring your own picnic...

Cost: $5-$15

Where:
Battleship Missouri Memorial
63 Cowpens St.
Honolulu, HI  96818
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Telephone: (877) 644-4896
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Bring your own picnic and lawn chairs at Kailua Beach Park and watch the town's annual Twilight Airshow, where each pilot will perform 30 of aviation's most exciting maneuvers. The show...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kailua Beach Park
450 Kawailoa Rd
Kailua, HI, HI  96734
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If you’re 21 or older, you can party at eight different bars in downtown Honolulu. Purchase a $35 bar-hop card and get one drink per venue and access to Bar 35, Manifest, Smith &...

Cost: $35

Where:
Participating downtown bars
, HI


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Celebrate the Fourth of July on the Star of Honolulu or Dolphin Star. Enjoy 360-degree views of the sunset and fireworks show on a boat with a French style, seven-, five-, or three-course...

Cost: $104-$244

Where:
Aloha Tower Pier 8
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Test your Dr. Who trivia, dress up as your favorite character and win giveaways along with a special offer in this special Time Travel Weekend, held at Barnes &...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Nobles
450 Ala Moana Blvd #1272
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Website »

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Ala Moana Center celebrates Fourth of July weekend with 20% savings, live entertainment and a free annual Fourth of July firework show from three separate platforms at Ala...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Telephone: (808) 955-9517
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The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is making the 4th of July holiday a three-day celebration for the whole family to enjoy, featuring fun activities, great food, free movies, a sidewalk sale with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hukilau Marketplace – Polynesian Cultural Center
55-370 Kamehameha Hwy
Laie, HI  96762
View map »


Telephone: 808-293-3333
Website »

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