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October 2014: The Best Halloween Events and Celebrations in Honolulu

It’s time to dust off your old costume and makeup kits for Halloween! Here’s your comprehensive guide to the best Halloween bashes and parties around Honolulu.

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October 2014

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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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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"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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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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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

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

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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

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

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OPENING NIGHT: Oct. 29 at 8pm Oct 29, 30, 31, Nov 1 at 8pm Nov 2 at 2pm   “Fall Footholds” features student choreography and thesis work. A perfect way to spend...

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

Where:
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
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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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

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

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: 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 »

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There are no tricks with our treats! Go store-to-store instead of door-to-door during Windward Mall’s Safe Trick-or-Treat event this Halloween. Dress to impress for this wicked fun occasion,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Windward Mall
46-056 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI  96744
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Sponsor: Windward Mall
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Dress up in your most terrifying outfit for this Halloween edition of Art After Dark. Watch classic horror films and try to escape a maze in the museum.   6-9 p.m., Honolulu Museum of...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art
, HI

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Are you a costume overachiever? It might be worth showing off your skills at the Hyatt Waikīkī, for a chance to win $1,000 cash in the Night’s Outrageous costume contest. The other prizes...

Where:
, HI

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Honolulu’s favorite gay-friendly bar will turn into a scene from the spooky TV series, American Horror Story. It’s a haunted house, witch coven, insane asylum and freak show rolled...

Where:
, HI

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If you’re already in Chinatown, then head over to Arts at Mark’s Garage for their Halloween-themed fundraiser. You’ll have four nights to catch a screening of the cult...

Where:
, HI

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The state’s premiere film festival with screenings of films from Asia, the Pacific and Europe is happening now. Pick through hundreds of independent films, and get your tickets early, because...

Where:
Dole Cannery Theaters
, HI

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UH Mānoa’s graduate and undergraduate dance students will perform student-choreographed work that explores different forms of dance—aerial dancing included. $18 regular, $13...

Where:
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
1770 East-West Road
, HI
View map »

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If the crowded streets of Waikīkī isn’t your thing, try this rooftop party. There’ll be music from OSNA, SuperCW and Paquimania. Dress in your best costume for a chance to win $1,000...

Where:
, HI

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Wander off to M Nightclub for this Batman-themed block party. Show off your favorite Batman, Robin, Catwoman or Joker outfit for a chance to win $1,000 cash, a trip for two to Las Vegas or other...

Where:
, 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

Before heading out for a night of Halloween partying, fill up with food at Eat the Street’s Dia De Los Muertos. There will be tacos, food truck trick-or-treating and Halloween costume...

Where:
555 South St.
Kakaako, HI
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UH Mānoa’s graduate and undergraduate dance students will perform student-choreographed work that explores different forms of dance—aerial dancing included. $18 regular, $13...

Where:
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
1770 East-West Road
, HI
View map »

More information

The state’s premiere film festival with screenings of films from Asia, the Pacific and Europe is happening now. Pick through hundreds of independent films, and get your tickets early, because...

Where:
Dole Cannery Theaters
, HI

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

This weekend, join AccesSurf at the beach for its free program for kama‘āina and visitors with disabilities who want to experience surfing. Trained volunteers will assist by using flotation...

Where:
, HI

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If you’re already in Chinatown, then head over to Arts at Mark’s Garage for their Halloween-themed fundraiser. You’ll have four nights to catch a screening of the cult...

Where:
, HI

More information

Show More...
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