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This Week In Honolulu

September 2014

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor presents Under the Blood-Red Sun Day. Join author Graham Salisbury for a family Sunday at the museum to celebrate the 20th anniversary edition of this...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor
3019 Lexington Blvd.
Honolulu, HI  96818
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The Hawaii Symphony opens its 2014-2015 season this weekend with conductor Stuart Chafetz leading the orchestra through works that include the Overture Fantasy to Romeo & Juliet by...

Cost: $32-$90

Where:
, HI


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This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


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This weekend, Ala Moana Center is hosting its very own high-style soiree, The Fall Fashion Event. Check out fashion shows from designers such as Reyn Spooner, Diane von Furstenberg, Caroline...

Where:
Ala Moana Center
, HI


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Sept. 14 has been marked on our calendar for weeks for the much-anticipated Target and Altuzarra collab. The lookbook came out last month and features gorgeous, dramatic orchid prints, luxurious...

Where:
Target
4380 Lawehana St.
, HI
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Picnic on the lawn while the sounds of Shari Lynn, Jimmy Borges and special guests fill the evening. Wine, coffee and dessert will be provided, or purchase a table for more goodies. The concert...

Cost: $65

Where:
La Pietra, Great Lawn
, HI


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This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

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Not that we don't LOVE ourselves, but there's something about the promise of a makeover that makes us all jump for joy. Well, get hopping, because T Galleria Hawaii by DFS is hosting two...

Where:
T Galleria Hawaii by DFS
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
, HI
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Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
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Telephone: 988-6131
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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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Not that we don't LOVE ourselves, but there's something about the promise of a makeover that makes us all jump for joy. Well, get hopping, because T Galleria Hawaii by DFS is hosting two...

Where:
T Galleria Hawaii by DFS
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
, HI
View map »

More information

Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
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

This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

More information

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Not that we don't LOVE ourselves, but there's something about the promise of a makeover that makes us all jump for joy. Well, get hopping, because T Galleria Hawaii by DFS is hosting two...

Where:
T Galleria Hawaii by DFS
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
, HI
View map »

More information

Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
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

This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


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The Hawai‘i Ecotourism Association will honor local tour operators and tour guides for environmentally-friendly tourism practices and providing culturally accurate...

Cost: $55 for members, $60 for nonmembers

Where:
Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel- Prince Kuhio Ballroom
2500 Kuhio Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Hawaii Ecotourism Association
Telephone: 808-235-5431
Contact Name: Annette Kaohelaulii
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OPENING NIGHT: Sept. 17 at 8pm Sept 17, 18, 19, 20 at 8pm Sept 21 at 2pm  By Lynn Nottage Directed by MFA Directing candidate Troy M. Apostol  Winner of the 2009...

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
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Not that we don't LOVE ourselves, but there's something about the promise of a makeover that makes us all jump for joy. Well, get hopping, because T Galleria Hawaii by DFS is hosting two...

Where:
T Galleria Hawaii by DFS
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
, HI
View map »

More information

Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
Website »

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Reserve your spot for the upcoming next generation dinner at Alan Wong’s, featuring the “leading ladies” in the kitchen. Alan Wong’s restaurant is helmed by chef de...

Cost: $85/$135 with wine pairings

Where:
Alan Wong's
1857 S. King St.
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
View map »


Website »

More information

This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

More information

Not that we don't LOVE ourselves, but there's something about the promise of a makeover that makes us all jump for joy. Well, get hopping, because T Galleria Hawaii by DFS is hosting two...

Where:
T Galleria Hawaii by DFS
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
, HI
View map »

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The next Hiroshi Eurasian Tapas contemporary kaiseki dinner will actually be at Sansei Waikiki, and it will bring together some of Honolulu’s best bartenders around town for cocktail...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sansei Waikiki
2552 Kalakaua 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
View map »


Website »

More information

Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
Website »

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Start the weekend with cocktails, food, and fun benefiting the Hawaiian Humane Society. Casino opens at 5 p.m. at the Plaza Club. Try your luck at blackjack, craps and roulette table games. Go...

Cost: $50

Where:
Plaza Club
900 Fort Street Mall
20th Floor
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Plaza Club
Telephone: (808) 599-9334
Contact Name: Kelli Shintani
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Join the Honolulu Firefighters Foundation for its fifth annual Signature Chefs Food Festival and spend an evening being wined and dined by Honolulu’s firefighters, along with Starwood...

Where:
The Royal Hawaiian
, HI

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Arashi, a Japanese five-member boy band, was initially formed in Hawai‘i in September, 1999. Now it’s back to its hometown for a 15th anniversary concert at Kō ‘Olina Resort,...

Cost: $75 kids, $150 adults

Where:
Ko Olina Resort
, HI

More information

For the first time, Marion Lyman-Mersereau's book Eddie Wen' Go, The Story of the Upside-Down Canoe will be adapted into a stage performance at Hawaii Theatre Center. It will be playing...

Where:
Hawaii Theatre
1130 Bethel St.
, HI
View map »

More information

Not that we don't LOVE ourselves, but there's something about the promise of a makeover that makes us all jump for joy. Well, get hopping, because T Galleria Hawaii by DFS is hosting two...

Where:
T Galleria Hawaii by DFS
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
, HI
View map »

More information

This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

More information

Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
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 »

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Lion-I will be performing live Roots Rock Reggae music in 432 Hz frequency. Originals and covers! This Saturday, September 20th starting at 9pm! Support local conscious music and the scene....

Cost: No Cover

Where:
OnStage Drinks & Grinds
802 Kapahulu Ave
Honolulu, HI  96816-1429
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Sponsor: Organic Hawaii
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Not that we don't LOVE ourselves, but there's something about the promise of a makeover that makes us all jump for joy. Well, get hopping, because T Galleria Hawaii by DFS is hosting two...

Where:
T Galleria Hawaii by DFS
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave.
, HI
View map »

More information

She may have jumped the gun by calling it Platinum, but country music star Miranda Lambert’s latest album is well on its way: Platinum debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and sold a...

Where:
Blaisdell Arena
Honolulu, HI

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This month, six artists from New York City; Miami; Toulouse, France; and Hawaii Island will take up residence in Kakaako for this project that aims to expand Hawaii’s role in the arts...

Where:
Various locations
Kakaako, HI


Website »

More information

Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
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

Thousands will be roaming Kalākaua Avenue for this annual block party—and ultimate people-watching event—that celebrates the aloha spirit and Hawaiian culture.  Meander through...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kalakaua Avenue
Waikiki, HI
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Arashi, a Japanese five-member boy band, was initially formed in Hawai‘i in September, 1999. Now it’s back to its hometown for a 15th anniversary concert at Kō ‘Olina Resort,...

Cost: $75 kids, $150 adults

Where:
Ko Olina Resort
, HI

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Samadhi Hawaii, the aerial acrobatic troupe, celebrates 10 years with a performance along with some musical friends: Vocalist Starr Kalahiki, composer John Signor, ukulele queen Taimane Gardner,...

Where:
Mamiya Theatre, St. Louis School
Honolulu, HI

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This month’s Night Market partners with Present Project, a month-long artist residency program. Artists from around the country have taken over two Kakaʻako warehouses and filled them...

Where:
449 Cooke Street.
, HI
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For the first time, Marion Lyman-Mersereau's book Eddie Wen' Go, The Story of the Upside-Down Canoe will be adapted into a stage performance at Hawaii Theatre Center. It will be playing...

Where:
Hawaii Theatre
1130 Bethel St.
, HI
View map »

More information

A non-competitive run that supports nonprofit JDRF Hawai‘i and ends with a glow-in-the-dark street party? We’re sold! The 5K course begins at 7 p.m. at Kewalo Basin and snakes...

Where:
Ward Village
, HI

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