Don’t have Halloween plans? Here’s What’s Happening on Oct. 31 in Honolulu
From ghost walks to parties to a screening of a Hitchcock favorite, here are options to have a thrilling Halloween.
We know it’s Monday, and many of the biggest Halloween events have already past. But if you’re still in the mood for some spooky, haunted or frightful fun, we’ve rounded up some cool things happening on Oct. 31 in Honolulu.
Watch Psycho at Kāhala Theatres
Oct. 31, 7 p.m.
Hitchcock’s 1960 psychological thriller screens on Halloween night, with Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates, the creepy proprietor at the Bates Motel. Considered one of Hitchcock’s best films, the black-and-white flick will still leave you horrifically shaken. Special concessions will also available, including the Alfred Hitch-cocktail, a sunrise mimosa, and the Master Sandwich of Suspense, a grilled thriller of cheddar cheese, tomatoes, turkey and dried basil, served with a side of warm marinara sauce.
$16.75 a ticket, Consolidated Theatres at Kāhala Mall, 4211 Wai‘alae Ave., For tickets, visit consolidatedtheatres.com
Trick-or-Treating at the Malls
O‘ahu’s malls are ready for keiki for some trick-or-treating fun today. Here’s the schedule:
Kāhala Mall: Dress up the keiki on for a trick-or-treat event from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Ala Moana Center: From 4 to 7 p.m., more than 100 merchants twill hand out candy and other sweet surprises, while supplies last. Also in the Ewa Wing Court, keiki can receive a custom creation from Adventure Balloons and dance the Monster Mash with DJ Kurious.
Windward Mall: Trick-or-treating from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Ka Makana Ali‘i: Bring the keiki for a magic show starting at 6 p.m., followed by trick-or-treating throughout the center at participating stores from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Royal Hawaiian Center: Trick-or-treating at participating merchants from 11 a.m. to close.
Mysteries of Hawai‘i Ghost Tours
Various days and times, now through Oct. 31
We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui’s Mysteries of Hawai‘i ghost tours. Though they run all year, the terrifying tours are especially popular during the month of October. Check out the Ghosts of Old Honolulu Tour, Waikīkī Night Marchers Ghost Tour and Honolulu’s Haunted Crime Tour. Just don’t expect any scare tactics or any funny business—whatever happens on the tour is real, err, supernatural.
Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, 6 p.m.-midnight
This Halloween-themed pop-up bar is back! Don your costume (or not) and sip on seasonally-inspired specialty cocktails, beers and non-alcoholic beverages. The concept of this terrifyingly entertaining space is by the creators of Haunted Plantation, so they know how fun spooky can be.
Tiki’s Grill & Bar Halloween Bash
Monday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m.
Tiki’s Grill & Bar will be hosting their Halloween Bash with DJ, dancing, drinks and more. Costumes are encouraged, so be sure to show up with your best look. If you show up before 8 p.m., there will be free entry as well as two live bands performing for entertainment. This is a 21+ event.
Dead End: The Aftermath
Weekends, Oct. 7 through 31, 7-11 p.m.
Experience Hawai‘i’s first drive-through haunted house at Aloha Stadium. Expect six interactive and downright eerie scenes, as monsters, deranged doctors and killer clowns surround your car. Be sure to lock your doors.
Skeleton Key Hawai‘i
Various days and times, Oct. 7 through 31
Skeleton Key Hawai‘i is back with a new out-of-this-world theme as it celebrates five years of haunting Hawai‘i. Expect new sets, costumes, characters and the like, corresponding with Terror Planet. The hair-raising haunt is created by theater practitioners whose attention to detail in sets, lights and performance is sure to make it an unforgettable experience. There will also be keiki viewings, with very mild scares, and candy stations (recommended for ages 10 and younger), as well as a VIP ticket option.
Halloween Costume Karaoke at Skybox Taphouse
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-31, 7-11 p.m.
Hawai‘i’s Plantation Village is an outdoor museum of historical homes and gardens where you can learn the stories of Hawai‘i’s people. And people swear it’s haunted. Around Halloween, this historic sugar plantation in Waipahu turns into a truly scary site. It’s even been named one of the scariest haunted houses in the world by media and technology company Pop Sugar. But beware, this terrifying attraction is geared toward the bravest souls ages 12 and up.
Ghost Bus Hawai‘i
Hop aboard Ghost Bus Hawai‘i for a 15-minute fright—if you dare. Legendary Japanese haunted house producer Michaelty Yamaguchi brings his eerie expertise to Honolulu, and terrifying things are sure to happen. FYI, the bus uses audio and visual effects, but doesn’t actually move while you’re inside. Children 8-13 years old are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Trial of Fears
Every Friday and Saturday in Oct. & Oct. 30 – 31, 7-11 p.m
Help save Kailani from the evil demon, Korgrak, by completing three thrilling challenges. This escape room is accompanied with warnings as there are strobe lights, fog and uneven grounds. Keiki over 13 years old are welcome.