Our Guide

Our Guide: The 50th State Fair 2016

The 50th State Fair is a staple of summer fun in Hawaii. Every year, my entire extended family descends on Aloha Stadium for games, a whirl on the rides, live performances and, of course, funnel cake.Cassera has been eagerly awaiting…

Our Guide: Hello from Japan! Exhibit

What you'll see, study and play with at the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center's new exhibit. bento joy at "Hello from japan!" Photo: Jennifer Carlile DalgamouniWhat: “Hello from Japan!” exhibit Where: Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, 111 Ohe St.  Who: A family of…

Inside Look: ESPN 1420 Jersey Fun Run

Saturday, the Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers and even the LA Lakers and San Francisco Giants will take the field at Aloha Stadium. But the people you see donning the team jerseys may be smaller than…

Our Guide: Hawaiian Mission Houses

Photo: michele aucello Where: Hawaiian Mission Houses, the site of three restored homes that recall the 19th-century in Honolulu. Who: A family of four: mom, dad and two kids, ages 8 and 10 years. When: A Saturday afternoon and a…

Our Guide: Tropical Farms of Hawai‘i Tour

Photo: michele aucello Where: Tropical Farms of Hawai‘i, the Macadamia Nut Farm Outlet Who: A family of four, kids ages 8 and 10 years.  When: Sunday afternoon. Length: Two hours and we could have stayed longer. If you make a list…

Our Guide: Wet 'n' Wild Hawai‘i

Photo: Lavonne Leong Where: Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawai‘i. Who: Two families with five kids, ages ranging from 3 to 10 years. When:A holiday weekend afternoon, just after lunch. Perched on a hill on O‘ahu's sunny west side, Wet‘n'Wild Hawai‘i offers…

Our Guide: Sunset Mele on the Rooftop

Photo: Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)/Dana EdmundsYou have probably been inside the Hawaii Convention Center. But have you ever been on the rooftop? The 4th floor space has a garden, pond, and a open view of the sky. This weekend, it…

Our Guide: Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Photo: michele aucello Where: Hawaii State Art Museum, housed in a historic building in downtown Honolulu.  Who:  A family of four, mom, dad and two kids, ages 8 and 10 years. When: Saturday afternoon during a Second Saturday event. Length: 1-2…

Our Guide: Hawaii State Farm Fair 2015

We find out what's new, when the crowds arrive and how your keiki can get a free treat at this year's Farm Fair.    Photo: Courtesy Hawaii State Farm FairThe tents are going up at Kualoa Ranch this week. The…