Author: Odeelo Dayondon

2015 Amazing Hawai‘i Comic Con

The first-ever Amazing Hawai‘i Comic Con came to Honolulu on Sept. 18–20 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. The three-day event included special guests, such as Stan Lee, Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld, Bob’s Burgers character designer Devin Roth, local cartoonist Jon Murakami and many more.

Greek Festival Honolulu 2015

Opa! The 34th annual Greek Festival celebrated Greek foods, music and culture at the McCoy Pavilion Ala Moana Beach Park.

Gridiron 2015

More than 50 journalists and public relations professionals performed sketches making fun of recent Hawai‘i news events at Gridiron’s “On Time and On Budget” at the Diamond Head Theatre. All proceeds from the event fund paid journalism internships at a variety of media outlets across the state.

Cuisines of Eight50

Eight50 introduced its new gourmet menu prepared by Chef Cef Maduli. The private event was held on Friday, Aug. 14.

2015 Mango Jam Honolulu

The first-ever Mango Jam Honolulu celebrated the beloved O‘ahu fruit at the Honolulu Hale on Aug. 7.

2015 Goodwill Goes Glam! Gala Night

The Goodwill Goes Glam! fashion show was held at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on Thursday, July 16. The event raises awareness of Goodwill’s mission.

2015 David Choi Concert

YouTube star David Choi wrapped up his 2015 World Tour concert with a performance at the Republik on April 25.

2015 Kawaii Kon Hawai‘i

O‘ahu’s largest Japanese art, anime, manga and animation convention was held at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Fans, artists and guests attended the event from April 8–10.

2015 Wanderlust Festival

A North Shore festival celebrating beachside yoga, sunrise surfing, SUP adventures and jungle hikes.

Canine Game Day 2015

On Jan. 10, dog owners and their pooches mingled with other pet owners at the Hawaiian Humane Society’s Canine Game Day. The event featured a photo booth and an obstacle and agility course at the Neal Blaisdell Park in ‘Aiea.

Jingle Rock Run 2014

Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i’s festive 5K run/walk helped to raise money for the nonprofit to grant wishes to local children with life-threatening medical conditions.

HONOLULU Fashion Week Day 2 & 3

The world premiere of HONOLULU Fashion Week showcased international and Hawaiian designer collaborations. The event featured captivating designer runway shows, the Bank of Hawai‘i Pop-Up Boutique, W Salon, Paul Brown and Rice Force beauty bars, Inspiration Interiors lounge areas and a Hawaiian Airlines exhibit and first class lounge.

Hawaiian Airlines Presents MAMo Wearable Art Fashion Show

Hawaiian Airlines showcased 85 years of retro uniforms at HONOLULU Fashion Week on Nov. 8, 2014. Native Hawaiian artists and designers presented Hawaiian tattoo, traditional designs, contemporary designs and traditional cultural practices. Featured designers include Keone Nunes, Kapono‘ai Molitau, Puamana Crabbe, Nita Pilago and Marques Marzan.