Author: Cathy Cruz-George

Best of Honolulu 2020

We sought out the best of everything—from local sake to seafood boil, bank to barbershop—and expanded our list with a finalist in every category chosen by our readers.

Good Reads: 8 Great Books to Add to Your Library in Summer 2020

(Editor's note: As families stay home during the coronavirus pandemic, many apps for reading have made themselves available for free. We recommend Epic! for electronic books and Audible or audio books. You also can find books on the Libby app, using your library card. And if…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-June 25, 2020

Photo: Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum This week, more museums and visitor attractions have reopened—with deep discounts, membership deals and new outdoor programs just for kids. So, grab your face masks, buy tickets online and have fun exploring!  Enjoy Unlimited Visits to Pearl Harbor Attractions     Pearl…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-June 18, 2020

Photo Courtesy of: Dave and Buster Play Games In An Indoor Arcade   The arcade at Dave & Buster’s re-opens this Friday at noon! Not all of the games will be on, but customers can make special requests for their favorite machines—if social distancing is practiced. There…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-June 4, 2020

Visit Kahuku Farms Café and Waimea Valley  Dozens of restaurants have reopened their dining rooms, including “Best of HONOLULU Family” winner Kahuku Farms Café, which has a great area for kids to play. The café’s menu is created mostly from vegetables harvested from its farm—think yummy…

Best of HONOLULU Family 2020: PLAY

  Best Behind-The-Scenes Program EDITORS’ PICK HTY On Stage Workshops Approachable, fun-loving and talented, the actors and actresses of Honolulu Theatre for Youth are like rock stars to keiki of Oʻahu. What…

Your Weekend: The Best Mother's Day Ideas For Social Distancing-May 7, 2020

Photo: Getty Images Mother’s Day will be quieter than usual this year, as dine-in restaurants and malls remain closed across Hawaiʻi. After juggling work and domestic duties during the lockdown, most moms just want to chill this weekend, anyway. Here are simple, affordable activities that moms can do with or…