We Tried It!

We Tried It: Superpower Academy

Photo: Courtesy of Superpower Academy Children of this generation are so lucky. Thanks to technology, they may never know what it's like to open a mailbox filled with credit card statements and utility bills. My daughter thinks our mailbox is a fun place to…

We Tried It: Kids City Hawaiʻi in Kapolei

An indoor play space opened Dec. 21 in the Ka Makana Aliʻi shopping center in Kapolei. It’s called Kids City, and it's the brainchild of Minko Goeun Cabuyao, a mother who got inspired by posh playgrounds she saw in Asia.  Located in the Macy’s wing of the mall, Kids City…

We Tried It: Biba Playground App

Photo: Chris Damitio Updated in 2020 Sunny skies, no hurricanes in the forecast and a beautiful day off from work and school. Sounded like a perfect opportunity to give my wife some solo time and hit one of the new…

We Tried It! The Home Depot Kids Workshops

Photo: By Laura Dornbush Where: The Home Depot Kids Workshop, Honolulu location. Who: A mom and her 2-year-old son. When: The first saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon. I first heard about The Home Depot Kids Workshops from a friend…

The Final Countdown: 2019 Honolulu Biennial

Crossroads is a kid-friendly installation by Chiharu Shiota, featured at the 2019 Honolulu Biennial. Can you believe it’s been eight weeks since the start of the 2019 Honolulu Biennial? If you have not been to this festival yet—featuring works by international artists—may…

We Tried It: Keiki Swap Meet

Photo: Jennifer Carlile DalgamouniFamilies sell their gently used kids' items at the Keiki Swap Meet with the Hawai‘i Children's Discovery Center in the background. Editor’s note: The swap meet has been canceled in 2020 because of new City and County…