7 Absolutely Free Honolulu Events to Check Out in December 2017

The holidays are here! But there’s more to do than shop and carol. Ride a bike, build with Lego blocks or unleash your inner yogi this December.
Biki Bikes
Photo: Courtesy of Biki Hawai‘i


Biki Bicycling Basics

Dec. 3

Feel more comfortable and confident on a bicycle. At this Biki Bicycling Basics workshop, instructors will go over safe riding habits and how to have fun on Oʻahu’s roadways with Biki. Biki bicycles and helmets will be provided for free by request. Registration is required online, or by calling (808) 735-5756.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Biki Stop 120, 304 S. Hotel St., hbl.org/bikibasics


Holiday Brick Party

Dec. 3

Have fun on a day full of holiday-themed Lego block building, displays, a building contest (with prizes!) and more. All ages are welcome to this free, family friendly event by Salt at Our Kakaʻako and Hawaiʻi Lego Users Group.

10 a.m., Salt at Our Kakaʻako, 660 Ala Moana Blvd., saltatkakaako.com/events/holiday-brick-party


Community Work Day at Hoʻokuaʻāina

Dec. 9

Community Work Day
Photo: Courtesy of Hoʻokuaʻāina

Take a break from the gift giving and give a little of your time instead. Community work days at the Hoʻokuaʻāina loʻi, nestled in the heart of Maunawili, will give you a chance to give back while enjoying nature in a beautiful and serene setting. Bring a towel, dress comfortably and get ready to get dirty while having fun! Online registration is required.

8 to 11:30 a.m., 916C Auloa Road, Kailua, eventbrite.com


Open-Air Yoga

Dec. 10

Bring your yoga mat, a towel and a water bottle for a yoga session with Amy Peters. A distance runner turned avid yogi, Peters was once told she would never be able to do a back bend or run again due to a back injury. She rebuilt both her identity and her strength through yoga, and is sharing her expertise for free at the International Market Place. Register online.

10 to 11 a.m., International Market Place, Queen’s Court, 2330 Kālakaua Ave., eventbrite.com


UH West Oʻahu University Band Community Concert

Dec. 6

Join the University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu Band for a special community concert at Ka Makana Aliʻi Center Court in Kapolei. Enjoy holiday favorites and concert band music from the talented students of UH West Oʻahu.

7 to 8 p.m., 91-5431 Kapolei Parkway., Kapolei, facebook.com


New Wave Friday

Dec. 8

New Wave Friday
Photo: Courtesy of Ward Village

This month, Ward Village's monthly family friendly event, New Wave Friday, is getting into the spirit of the season with New Wave Holiday. Enjoy fun activities for the keiki, discounts at participating Ward Village retailers and live music by 15-year-old Instagram sensation Aidan James. Guests who RSVP online will be treated to a free scoop from Lucy's Lab Creamery or Via Gelato. 

5 to 9 p.m., Ward Village, 1170 Auahi St., wardvillage.com


Voices of Aloha Holiday Concert

Dec. 29

Enjoy the sounds of the Voices of Aloha Chorus as they sing a selection of uplifting holiday, contemporary, classical and spiritual songs. Admission is free, but online registration is required and donations are accepted. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

7 to 8:30 p.m., Kawaiahaʻo Church, 957 Punchbowl St., eventbrite.com