Best of HONOLULU Family: Party



Best Party Entertainment

Balloon Monsoon

Readers’ Pick

Balloon king Greg Hirashiki has been entertaining Hawaii’s keiki for more than 20 years. You can spot Hirashiki in action at Wahoo’s Fish Tacos, Kahala, on Wednesdays at “Kids-Eat-Free” night or at the Farrell’s in Pearlridge on the first and third Friday of every month. 455-3186,


Best Baby Luau Location

Paradise Cove

Readers' Pick

92-1089 Alii Nui Drive, Kapolei,842-5911,





Best Party Location with a Black Light

Glow Putt Mini Golf

Editors’ Pick

You bring the food, they do the rest. Everything in the party room is set up when you arrive, and they’ll clean up after. Your guests get two rounds of golf and glow-in-the-dark goodies, all for reasonable prices. Windward Mall, Kaneohe, 235-6600,



Best Place for a Boy’s Birthday Party

Dave & Buster’s Hawaii

Readers’ Pick

Bring the kids and you’re all set. The food and entertainment are included with all kids’ birthday packages. Choose from a family-style menu or buffet option. Guests score unlimited soft drinks and Power Cards. Ward Center, 589-2215,


Best Place for a Girl’s Birthday Party

Lisa Rose Doll House & Tea Room

Readers’ Pick

The little princess in your life will feel like a queen for a day as she and her friends enjoy pampering and fun. Pretty hair. Check. Lovely nails. Check. Fancy clothes. Check. Teatime awaits!  1365 Nuuanu Ave., Nuuanu, 528-4552,