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6 Reasons This Weekend Will Rock

Shop a trunk show, browse Barbie's Instagram and win a bikini.
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Mahaloha Burger opened a second location, in Kailua.
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Quote Unquote: Conventional Wisdom From Hawai‘i Convention Center’s Teri Orton

After working for 17 years as an executive in the hospitality industry, Teri Orton was named general manager of the Hawai‘i Convention Center in late 2013.
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What Are We Doing to Fix Hawai‘i’s Homeless Crisis?

The Aloha State now has the highest number of homeless per capita in the nation. What are we doing to help the individuals and families living on the streets?
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Designer Jana Higa Quit Her Day Job to Spread Her Brand’s Wings

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Popular Kailua Taco Truck Attracts Late-Night Crowd

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Honolulu Night Market: Passport

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Eat Local Comfort Food in a Historic Setting

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2015 Honolulu Brewers Festival

The Honolulu Brewers Festival showcased more than 80 craft beers at the Kaka‘ako Makai Gateway Park.
2015.04.20 10:57 AM

Field Notes: Taiko Drumming Promotes Culture and Cardio

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: taiko drumming.
2015.04.20 09:23 AM

6 Ways To While the Weekend Away

Check out fancy fast food, a local-tastic pop-up and a crafty workshop.
2015.04.17 10:30 AM

Open House Pick of the Week: A Boat Lover’s Dream on the Shores of Kāne‘ohe Bay

This Kāne‘ohe Bay townhouse is located in an exclusive gated yachting community.
2015.04.17 10:24 AM

2015 LPGA LOTTE Championship

Pro golfers competed in the 2015 LOTTE Championship at the Ko Olina Golf Club.
2015.04.17 09:45 AM

Grab a Cocktail and Sunday Brunch at Ward Village’s New Monthly Event

Think morning cocktails and a yummy range of small plates in a stylish setting.
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Sneak Peek: The New S.TORY Standards Orange Crush Collection

We can’t wait for this early-’90s-inspired collection.
2015.04.15 10:30 AM

6 Events Worth Checking Out at the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival

Tickets are now available for the fifth Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival.
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Keani Jewelry’s Aquatic Designs Are Making Waves

You'll love this ocean-inspired accessories brand.
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This Week In Honolulu

April 2015

Windward Mall presents its annual Spring Fling with a fashion show, model casting call, giveaways and farmers market. Here are the highlights:  Farmer’s Market at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Windward Mall
46-056 Kamehameha Highway
Kaneohe, HI  96744
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Sponsor: Windward Mall
Telephone: 808-235-1143
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The 2014-2015 Hawaii Opera Theatre’s season ends with Sweeney Todd, about a vengeful man who sets foot in London for the first time in 15 years, after wrongly accused of a crime. Armed with a...

Cost: $34 and up

Where:
Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu , HI  96813
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Telephone: 808-596-7858
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Join us on Thursday, April 2nd, for our opening night ceremony at the Honolulu Museum of Art School (Linekona Building).  Ancient is a collection of 15 beautiful photographic images based...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Art Museum School- Linekona Building
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI
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Polo season kicks off Sunday, April 12, with a well-known team from England: father and son Howard and Oliver Taylor, and Johnny Coddington. Gates open 11 a.m., and matches start 2 p.m. ...

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

Where:
Hawaii 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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A Kumu Kahua revival by Dennis Carroll, Victoria Kneubuhl, Robert Nelson and Ryan Page A poetic rendering of the short life of Hawai‘i’s half-Hawaiian, half-Scottish princess....

Cost: $5 - $20

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Telephone: 808-536-4441
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Join us on Thursday, April 2nd, for our opening night ceremony at the Honolulu Museum of Art School (Linekona Building).  Ancient is a collection of 15 beautiful photographic images based...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Art Museum School- Linekona Building
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI
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Honolulu Habitat for Humanity's "ReStore" project recently completed a makeover, and it's time to celebrate the re-opening of the space that holds donated...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Habitat ReStore
922 Austin Lane
#C-1
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Sponsor: Honolulu Habitat ReStore
Telephone: 808-380-8617
Contact Name: Rebeckah Lynn
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The 2014-2015 Hawaii Opera Theatre’s season ends with Sweeney Todd, about a vengeful man who sets foot in London for the first time in 15 years, after wrongly accused of a crime. Armed with a...

Cost: $34 and up

Where:
Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 808-596-7858
Website »

More information

Join us on Thursday, April 2nd, for our opening night ceremony at the Honolulu Museum of Art School (Linekona Building).  Ancient is a collection of 15 beautiful photographic images based...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Art Museum School- Linekona Building
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI
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Website »

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Shop at the weekly Honolulu Farmers' Market and listen to the melodic sounds of the symphony, which will perform a free concert on the Blaisdell Concert Hall's lanai. Bring a picnic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Blaisdell Concert Hall Lanai
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu , HI  96813
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Sponsor: Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
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Join us on Thursday, April 2nd, for our opening night ceremony at the Honolulu Museum of Art School (Linekona Building).  Ancient is a collection of 15 beautiful photographic images based...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Art Museum School- Linekona Building
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

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Join us on Thursday, April 2nd, for our opening night ceremony at the Honolulu Museum of Art School (Linekona Building).  Ancient is a collection of 15 beautiful photographic images based...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Art Museum School- Linekona Building
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI
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Website »

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 "Canvas of a Different Nature" showcases four talented artists over two days. The event is to support 808 Urban, an art collective for Hawaii's youth. ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cupola Events Room
1250 Kapiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: INspiration
Telephone: 808-782-8920
Contact Name: Joett Colgan
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The 88th annual Lei Day Celebration takes place May 1 at Queen Kapiolani Regional Park. Enjoy performances by the Royal Hawaiian Band, hula dancers, Melveen Leed and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Queen Kapiolani Regional Park Bandstand
Monsarrat Avenue
, HI
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Doug Jago, a.k.a. Babe Jago, is showing his works of art done in acrylic paint and ink at designer eyeglass shop Paris Miki at Ala Moana Center. Jago is an artist who paints on canvas, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center, Paris Miki
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Paris Miki
Telephone: 808-269-9146
Contact Name: House of Lion
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Shop your heart out at Ward Village Shops' Festival of Giving in the Spring. Local charity groups will sell Passports for $5, for exclusive deals throughout the weekend at over...

Cost: $5 passports

Where:
Ward Warehouse
1240 Ala Moana Blvd.
, HI  96814
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Telephone: 807-591-8411
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Celebrate Lei Day at the historic Club Hubba Hubba, as Chinatown merchants and the Chinatown Improvement District host an all-day art and treasures sale featuring work by local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Club Hubba Hubba
25 N. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI  96817
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Sponsor: Chinatown Improvement District
Telephone: 808-589-9927
Contact Name: Lee Stack
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The 18th annual Islandwide Spring Crafts & Food Expo offers tasty island treats and handcrafted creations. This year's highlights include a Sony HD TV daily giveaway and...

Cost: $5 adult general admission; discounts for seniors and military

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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The Jamba Banana Man Chase is known as Hawaii’s Wackiest Race because runners chase life-sized bananas around the 5K course! ALSO, participants over the age of 18 can dress up in their most...

Cost: $15-$30

Where:
Ala Moana Beach Park – Magic Island
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard,
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Jamba Juice Hawaii
Telephone: 808-457-1858
Contact Name: Christy Davis
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 Find your inner peace at the 6th annual Martial Arts, Tai Chi and Qigong Festival from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on May 2 in the Palama Settlement Gym near downtown...

Cost: Free

Where:
Palama Settlement Gym
810 N. Vineyard Blvd.
Honolulu , HI  96817
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Telephone: 808-445-6034
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 "Canvas of a Different Nature" showcases four talented artists over two days. The event is to support 808 Urban, an art collective for Hawaii's youth. ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cupola Events Room
1250 Kapiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: INspiration
Telephone: 808-782-8920
Contact Name: Joett Colgan
Website »

More information

Doug Jago, a.k.a. Babe Jago, is showing his works of art done in acrylic paint and ink at designer eyeglass shop Paris Miki at Ala Moana Center. Jago is an artist who paints on canvas, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ala Moana Center, Paris Miki
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Sponsor: Paris Miki
Telephone: 808-269-9146
Contact Name: House of Lion
Website »

More information

Shop your heart out at Ward Village Shops' Festival of Giving in the Spring. Local charity groups will sell Passports for $5, for exclusive deals throughout the weekend at over...

Cost: $5 passports

Where:
Ward Warehouse
1240 Ala Moana Blvd.
, HI  96814
View map »


Telephone: 807-591-8411
Website »

More information

It's the 10th anniversary of the Hawaii Book & Music Festival, once again held at the Frank Fasi Civic Grounds. Enjoy nonstop music, brand-new and used-book sales,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds
, HI


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The highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will be live on three large, high-definition screens, May 2, in the Hilton...

Cost: $79.50 or $50 with room reservation

Where:
Hilton Hawaiian Village
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu , HI  96815
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Telephone: 808-947-7954
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The annual Waikiki SPAM Jam street festival is back, with creative dishes from Hawaii’s top chefs, live music on two stages, SPAM merchandise and plenty of hashtag opportunities.  All...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki
Between Lewers Street and Kaiulani Avenue
, HI
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Website »

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The 18th annual Islandwide Spring Crafts & Food Expo offers tasty island treats and handcrafted creations. This year's highlights include a Sony HD TV daily giveaway and...

Cost: $5 adult general admission; discounts for seniors and military

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall
777 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

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The annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" block party festival brings awareness to Oahu's 121,000 Hispanics from more than 22 nations.  Enjoy live music, food booths, a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Restaurant Row
500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Relax to the sounds of popular classics with "Symphony In The Park," a free concert on May 2 in Kailua District Park. The family-friendly event will showcase classics, such...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kailua District Park
21 S. Kainalu Drive
Kailua , HI  96734
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Sponsor: Kailua Chamber of Commerce and Le Jardin Academy
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