5 Must-Attend Events: October 29 – November 9

This week: Eat the Street, attend a film festival and join AccesSurf for a day at the beach.
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Fall Footholds dance performance

October 29, 30, 31 and November 1

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 students, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, 1770 East-West Road, Honolulu, 956-7655, etickethawaii.com.


Hawai‘i International Film Festival begins

Thursday, October 30 through Sunday, November 9

This week begins the state’s premiere film festival with screenings of films from Asia, the Pacific and Europe. Pick through hundreds of independent films, and get your tickets early, because they tend to sell out fast.

$12 general tickets, Dole Cannery, 680 Iwilei Road, 447-0577, hiff.org.


Art & Flea: Monsters Invade Tokyo

Thursday, October 30

It may be Halloween, but that doesn’t mean you can’t think about another holiday that’s only 58 days away!  At this month’s Art & Flea, browse 60 vendors with art, vintage, crafts and clothing and stock up on gifts for the holiday season.  

$3, 5 to 10 p.m., 1020 Auahi St., Kaka‘ako, facebook.com/events/807047199356201.


Eat the Street Dia De Los Muertos

Friday, October 31

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 contests every hour.

4 to 9 p.m., 555 South St., Kaka‘ako, eatthestreethawaii.com.

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AccesSurf’s Day at the Beach

Saturday, November 1

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 and special devices to give each person a worry-free and fun experience. New and prospective volunteers are welcome to attend its 8 a.m. orientation.

Free, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., White Plains Beach, ‘Ewa Beach, accessurf.org/event/day-at-the-beach-3.


For more fun events, visit honolulumagazine.com/Calendar.